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Japan latest country to book first NDC-hosted air ticket
By Kevin May | February 20, 2019
Tokyo-based travel agency F-ness issued the Lufthansa air ticket using a platform developed by Verteil Direct Connect. Read More
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Egencia adds hotel chat, package booking features to business travel platform
Egencia adds hotel chat, package booking features to business travel platform
By Jill Menze | February 20, 2019
Egencia is rolling out platform updates to benefit both business travelers and travel managers. Read More
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Will consumer demand for convenience transform the checked baggage experience?
Will consumer demand for convenience transform the checked baggage experience?
By LugLess  | February 19, 2019
Just as the taxi business was slow to make changes with the proliferation of the on-demand economy, airlines' lack of innovation in the baggage handling area may be setting themselves up for the same... Read More
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Four notable trends and stories impacting the airline sector right now
Four notable trends and stories impacting the airline sector right now
By Phocuswright Research  | February 18, 2019
A look at the four most notable trends and stories that are impacting the U.S. airline segment in 2019. Read More
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Business travelers happy with tech and human hybrid approaches to services
By Linda Fox | February 13, 2019
Travelport research reveals the technologies business travelers are adopting, with support growing for alt-human interfaces. Read More
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TripAdvisor full year earnings 2018
TripAdvisor credits “reinvigorated” hotel segment, sees growth in experiences and restaurants during 2018
By Mitra Sorrells | February 13, 2019
TripAdvisor reports improved hotel segment profitability and growing experiences and restaurants for 2018 financial results. Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! Going beyond NDC: A Q&A with Sabre and partners
WEBINAR REPLAY! Going beyond NDC: A Q&A with Sabre and partners
By Kevin May | February 12, 2019
Join Sabre and our industry-leading airline and agency partners as we discuss how we’re implementing NDC solutions in our organizations and collaborating across segments and regions to ensure collective... Read More
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Sabre bullish for the year ahead, rounds out 2018 with revenue close to $4BN
Sabre bullish for the year ahead, rounds out 2018 with revenue close to $4BN
By Linda Fox | February 12, 2019
Sabre says it's confident of growth in revenue for 2019 as it announces 2018 full-year figures. Read More
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China, part 2: A conversation with Ctrip founder James Liang
By Mitra Sorrells | February 11, 2019
For part two of our China theme month, we talk to Ctrip co-founder and chairman James Liang about the company's growth and future plans. Read More
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How airlines can sweat existing assets to capture in-flight eyeballs
How airlines can sweat existing assets to capture in-flight eyeballs
By Dan Hurwitz - Penthera  | February 11, 2019
In-flight entertainment has evolved at a rapid pace in recent years, yet seat-back screens are already on the decline - so airlines need to think differently as their passengers are now paying more... Read More
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Airlines look to test-and-learn techniques to shift from being "laggards"
By Linda Fox | February 8, 2019
The survey divides airlines into laggards, challengers, visionaries and leaders when it comes to conversion rate optimization activities. Read More
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Expedia earnings full year 2018
Expedia reports double-digit growth in key metrics in 2018, continues international push
By Mitra Sorrells | February 8, 2019
Expedia Group turned in strong figures for 2018 as it looks to continuing strengthening its product in new international markets. Read More
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Airbnb hires airline veteran Fred Reid to oversee "transportation", but rules out obvious options
By Kevin May | February 7, 2019
The seasoned airline exec - Virgin America, Lufthansa, American Airlines and Delta - becomes the company's global head of transportation. Read More
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Qantas unveils NDC-led booking channel for agents, hints at fees down the road
By Linda Fox | February 7, 2019
Qantas will introduce an agency booking channel from August this year providing its "widest range of fares." Read More
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TripActions new flight shopping interface
TripActions introduces new flight shopping experience for business travelers
By Mitra Sorrells | February 5, 2019
TripActions is rolling out a new interface to provide a better flight shopping experience for business travelers. Read More
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