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VIDEO: Skyscanner CEO on mobile, Ctrip and meta disruptors
By PhocusWire | November 14, 2018
In a conversation with PhocusWire editor in chief Kevin May at the 2018 Phocuswright Conference, Skyscanner CEO Bryan Dove says he believes there's a "100%" chance another company could come along and... Read More
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Sabre to acquire Farelogix in $360M deal, touts benefits to entire industry
Sabre to acquire Farelogix in $360M deal, touts benefits to entire industry
By Linda Fox | November 14, 2018
Sabre acquires Farelogix to accelerate its next-gen distribution strategy, with claims that the NDC champion is due to bring in $40 million in revenue on an annual basis. Read More
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Travel fans are engaged on Instagram, but can brands keep up?
Travel fans on Instagram consume more content than other audiences but it remains a tough channel for brands to crack. Read More
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REPORT: Virtual interlining - seizing the opportunity for airlines and airports
REPORT: Virtual interlining - seizing the opportunity for airlines and airports
By PhocusWire | November 12, 2018
Interlining in aviation, where passengers can connect between partner carriers, is on the cusp of significant change - and for the better. Read More
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Technically Speaking - Rajnish Kumar of Ixigo
By Mitra Sorrells | November 9, 2018
Ixigo CTO Rajnish Kumar co-founded the travel marketplace in 2007. The platform provides price comparison and booking for flights, hotels, trains, busses and holiday packages. Ixigo now has 90 million... Read More
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SITA acquires MEXIA to further improve passenger management tech
By Linda Fox | November 8, 2018
SITA is boosting its passenger management capabilities with the acquisition of MEXIA. Read More
News | Technology
How engaging the silent traveler can improve the customer experience
How engaging the silent traveler can improve the customer experience
By Russ Pedder - Rant & Rave | November 8, 2018
To target the silent traveler, brands need to encourage and empower customers to share honest, real-time feedback. To do this, brands should ensure it’s easy for customers to leave feedback, in their... Read More
Opinion | Online
Amadeus sees IT and distribution growth slow but revenue numbers still big
Amadeus sees IT and distribution growth slow but revenue numbers still big
By Kevin May | November 7, 2018
Amadeus has hit over €3.5 billion in revenue for the first nine months of year for the second year in a row. Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! How to maximize hotel bookings by leveraging the right channel mix
WEBINAR REPLAY! How to maximize hotel bookings by leveraging the right channel mix
By PhocusWire | November 7, 2018
How do you know if you have the right distribution mix for your hotel? Read More
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How travel management companies are battling the content gap
How travel management companies are battling the content gap
By Amanda Metcalf - BTN | November 5, 2018
The travel management company's first purpose was to print paper airline tickets and deliver them to travelers. TMCs since have diversified into duty of care, reporting and consulting, but in order to... Read More
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Beyond Air helps Travelport through "challenging" quarter
By Linda Fox | November 1, 2018
Travelport reports third quarter 2018 results with strong gains for payment service eNett. Read More
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Biometric-led travel sees a boost as initiatives take off
By Linda Fox | November 1, 2018
Emirates is claiming a world first with the launch a “biometric path” for travelers at Dubai International Airport. It is one of a number of projects pushing the technology during 2018. Read More
News | Technology
Ctrip's plans for localization: A look at Trip.com one year in
Ctrip's plans for localization: A look at Trip.com one year in
By Jill Menze | November 1, 2018
It’s been exactly one year since Ctrip purchased Trip.com - a strategic move by the Chinese online travel powerhouse to bring its services into local Asia Pacific markets. And the past 365 days have so... Read More
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Metasearch can survive and thrive (with some tweaks along the way)
Metasearch can survive and thrive (with some tweaks along the way)
By PhocusWire | October 31, 2018
We now admit to starting our theme month in October pondering how much discussion there was to be had around metasearch in travel. Read More
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The story of Hipmunk: How the metasearch engine turned "suckage" into success
The story of Hipmunk: How the metasearch engine turned "suckage" into success
By Adam Goldstein - Hipmunk | October 31, 2018
When we started Hipmunk in 2010, we were trying to solve a problem we faced firsthand: the agony of searching and booking travel. Read More
Opinion | Online