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Despegar narrows adjusted EBITDA loss in Q3 2021
News / Online
Despegar narrows adjusted EBITDA loss in Q3 2021
By Jill Menze | November 18, 2021
Despegar ended the third quarter of 2021 with an adjusted EBITDA loss of $10.3 million, its highest adjusted EBITDA figure since the pandemic-affected second quarter of 2020. Read More
Google highlights three trends that will shape travel in 2022
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Google highlights three trends that will shape travel in 2022
By Jill Menze | November 16, 2021
According to the online search giant, travel will become more meaningful, inclusive and purposeful moving into 2022. Read More
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Flyzy
Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Flyzy
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2021
Flyzy aims to transform modern-day travel into a completely personalised and hassle-free experience by bringing innovation and the power of technology right to your fingertips. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Gordian Software
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2021
Gordian Software enables online travel agencies, travel management companies, airlines and other travel companies to sell air-related ancillaries. Read More
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Kambr
Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Kambr
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2021
Kambr delivers revenue optimization solutions through a combination of software and services. Read More
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Miles
Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Miles
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2021
The Miles platform and app allows anyone with a smartphone to earn miles for all of their travel. Read More
Sounding Off: NDC still means different things to different people
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Sounding Off: NDC still means different things to different people
By PhocusWire | November 12, 2021
Many now admit that, perhaps in that initial phase, IATA mis-sold NDC, with one of the criticisms levelled at its development being too much talk of costs. Read More
Amadeus enters into value-based distribution deal with Delta
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Amadeus enters into value-based distribution deal with Delta
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | November 12, 2021
Delta has been doing away with flat segment fees and replacing them with scaled payments to GDSs based upon the value of each booking. Read More
Collaboration: how we can overcome barriers to NDC's success
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Collaboration: how we can overcome barriers to NDC's success
By Angel Gallego - Amadeus | November 12, 2021
Now is the time to get on board and collaborate towards a shared vision to unlock these opportunities in digital travel retailing. Read More
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Travel industry urged to be more ambitious on sustainability
By Linda Fox | November 11, 2021
A Roadmap to Net Zero report from the WTTC and Accenture says some elements of travel could fully decarbonize before 2030. Read More
How airlines can scratch the traveling itch and recoup revenues
Opinion / Technology
How airlines can scratch the traveling itch and recoup revenues
By Mike Slone - PROS | November 11, 2021
Airlines are feeling empowered to recoup the revenues that they lost during the pandemic. But challenges remain and a major shift in the way airlines leverage technology is required. Read More
Airline ancillary revenue expected to top $65.8B in 2021
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Airline ancillary revenue expected to top $65.8B in 2021
By Jill Menze | November 9, 2021
According to a report from CarTrawler, 2021 passenger traffic gains and consumer support for à la carte services could lead to a 13% increase over 2020. Read More
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - five questions for aviation executives
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The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - five questions for aviation executives
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2021
A panel this year, focusing on airline retailing and distribution, features Cory Garner (T2RL), Vajid Jafri (Onriva), Traci Mercer (Sabre) and Alex Zoghlin (ATPCO). Read More
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News / Technology
The hospitality industry's €768B journey to net zero
By Linda Fox | November 8, 2021
The accommodations industry is responsible for 10% of the total tourism sector's annual emissions. Read More
Post-lockdown - new revenue streams for travel through digital services
From Our Partners / Technology
Post-lockdown - new revenue streams for travel through digital services
By Marisa Garcia | November 8, 2021
Travel brands must identify and adopt the best practices of online retailers and service apps which have been keeping their would-be customers satisfied and connected during this period of social... Read More