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LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | September 19, 2020
PhocusWire's live blog is charting the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry and the sector's efforts to recover. Read More
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Sounding Off: Changing the message to nudge consumers back to travel
By PhocusWire | September 18, 2020
Perhaps there are things the industry can do now to help consumers calculate the risk of travel. Read More
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InPhocus, episode 23 - Time spent with Katz is never wasted
InPhocus, episode 23 - Time spent with Katz is never wasted
By PhocusWire | September 18, 2020
Jeff Katz has plenty to say about his new comrade Cory Garner but, as many will know, the Orbitz founder and former-airline exec always has a range of views on many other aspects of the industry. Read More
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COMING SOON: New Reality With... Kurt Ekert of CWT
COMING SOON: New Reality With... Kurt Ekert of CWT
By PhocusWire | September 18, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Kurt Ekert, CEO of CWT, one of the world's largest corporate travel management companies. Read More
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Travel employees don't feel valued - but companies can turn the employee experience around
Travel employees don't feel valued - but companies can turn the employee experience around
By Jill Menze | September 18, 2020
According to a new study from Qualtrics, 42% of travel and hospitality employees say they don't feel valued by their employer, but the COVID-19 crisis presents an opportunity for travel companies to... Read More
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Q&A: Air France-KLM on why NDC remains core to its distribution strategy
By Linda Fox | September 17, 2020
Air France-KLM distribution boss talks to PhocusWire about its NDC strategy. Read More
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How I Got Here, episode 42 - Ben Frank of Rotabull
How I Got Here, episode 42 - Ben Frank of Rotabull
By PhocusWire | September 17, 2020
The founder of a startup attempting to overhaul one of aviation's most complex processes talks to David Litwak of Mozio and PhocusWire's Kevin May. Read More
Interview | Technology
NDC in 2020: so close but too far?
NDC in 2020: so close but too far?
By Pedro Anderson - Winding Tree | September 16, 2020
There are a few hurdles that remain along our journey towards a more innovative, flexible and extensible distribution capability. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Thomas Cook attempts a comeback, under new ownership and online-only
Thomas Cook attempts a comeback, under new ownership and online-only
By Kevin May | September 15, 2020
Thomas Cook will be a digital-only operation, operating as ThomasCook.com, with an emphasis on build-your-own packages to popular destinations around Europe. Read More
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Destinations join forces with private companies to boost tourism
By Linda Fox | September 15, 2020
Travel companies and tourism organizations are devising various initiatives to bring back travelers in recent months. It's not just lip service, but a collaborative effort by all parties. Read More
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How new approaches to interlining can help airlines rebuild capacity post-COVID
By Patrick Edmond - Air Black Box | September 15, 2020
With new interlining strategies based on better collaboration and partnerships, airlines can position themselves to generate more revenue as traffic resumes.   Read More
Opinion | Technology
VIDEO: New Reality With... Jennifer Wilson-Buttigieg of Valerie Wilson Travel
VIDEO: New Reality With... Jennifer Wilson-Buttigieg of Valerie Wilson Travel
By PhocusWire | September 15, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Jennifer Wilson-Buttigieg, co-president and owner of Valerie Wilson Travel, one of the U.S.'s leading independent retail travel agencies. Read More
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Q&A: How a pandemic has heightened the need for automation in airlines
By Linda Fox | September 14, 2020
Startups offering tech that enables passengers to rebook themselves, as well as gives carriers a better picture of what's happening, already existed - but the pandemic has thrust the need for... Read More
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Collaboration desperately needed between travel industry players if a recovery is going to be effective
Collaboration desperately needed between travel industry players if a recovery is going to be effective
By Kevin May | September 11, 2020
Some "smart initiatives" are being created to get travelers moving again, but not across the board unless there is better sense of partnership created across the industry. Read More
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Delta pauses NDC development, "doubles down" on existing distribution strategy
Delta pauses NDC development, "doubles down" on existing distribution strategy
By Linda Fox | September 10, 2020
As Delta moves away from NDC to focus on its existing infrastructure, Air France-KLM continues its NDC strategy. Read More
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