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PhocusWire's in-depth coverage of airports, featuring news, analysis, interviews, research and more on airport facilities, their use of technology, passenger experience and relationships with airlines.

ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
News / Technology
ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
By PhocusWire | August 4, 2021
The backbone of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry is powered by technology and digital services. Here we capture new deals and partnerships, product launches and important hires, all in... Read More
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
News / Online
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | August 4, 2021
PhocusWire's live blog is charting the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry and the sector's efforts to recover. Read More
What destinations can do about Apple's location data overhaul
Opinion / Technology
What destinations can do about Apple's location data overhaul
By Nikolai Scholz - Adara | August 3, 2021
Building a strategy that isn’t solely reliant on IP address is a smart investment in the future, especially for travel organizations that use location data for targeting and information-gathering. Read More
How airports must adapt to ensure a seamless intermodal journey
Opinion / Distribution
How airports must adapt to ensure a seamless intermodal journey
By David Gunnarsson - Dohop | August 2, 2021
Seamless intermodal connectivity in Europe, as well as the rest of the world, comes with many challenges, barriers and problems to overcome. Read More
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News / Distribution
Amadeus scores some financial improvements as traveler restrictions ease
By Linda Fox | July 30, 2021
The distribution company reported improvements in revenue and EBITDA compared to Q1, while air bookings are recovering in all regions. Read More
Airlines must embrace tech to improve passenger experience
Opinion / Technology
Airlines must embrace tech to improve passenger experience
By Juan Hoyos - Cinq | July 30, 2021
How can airlines use technology to improve the overall customer journey as travelers take off in growing numbers? Here are three areas that airlines can focus on to improve the passenger... Read More
PhocusWire Pulse: Progress In Travel Payments
News / Technology
PhocusWire Pulse: Progress In Travel Payments
By PhocusWire | July 29, 2021
We look at issues and trends ranging from delayed payment programs, fintech divisions in major travel brands, credit cards, customer trust and much more. Read More
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News / Technology
Amadeus launches IBM Digital Health Pass for COVID document verification
By Mitra Sorrells | July 22, 2021
Amadeus is adding the IBM Digital Health Pass to its Traveler ID for Safe Travel platform, used by airlines and other travel partners to automatically verify identification and COVID-19... Read More
VIDEO: Can the travel industry avoid a post-pandemic social divide?
News / Online
VIDEO: Can the travel industry avoid a post-pandemic social divide?
By PhocusWire | July 21, 2021
Issues range from those that do not have the ability to travel from a vaccination perspective to, in particular, those that do not have the money to resume the same types of trips that they took... Read More
VIDEO: How one airline is unravelling from its last 18 months and looking ahead
News / Distribution
VIDEO: How one airline is unravelling from its last 18 months and looking ahead
By PhocusWire | July 16, 2021
It's been a tough year and a half for almost very airline on the planet. Some, as traffic fell away within days, ran medical supply flights and others pivoted to use some of their aircraft for... Read More
For airlines, customer journeys begin long before takeoff
From Our Partners / Technology
For airlines, customer journeys begin long before takeoff
By Mario Ciabarra - Quantum Metric | July 14, 2021
Long before the physical journey starts, the digital journey begins in earnest.  Read More
SITA acquires aviation sustainability tech platform Safety Line
News / Technology
SITA acquires aviation sustainability tech platform Safety Line
By Kevin May | July 13, 2021
Safety Line was created in 2010 by Pierre Jouniaux, with a strategy to organize and manage data for airlines so that they can make decisions that reduce fuel consumption and subsequent CO2 levels. Read More
Phocuswright Conference 2021: Price discount, theme announced
News / Online
Phocuswright Conference 2021: Price discount, theme announced
By PhocusWire | July 12, 2021
Now is travel’s renaissance as it wakens to greater energy and bright possibilities – a time to engage with colleagues, customers and partners with fresh perspective. Read More
Sounding Off: Some customers will need reassurance as travel reopens
Interview / Online
Sounding Off: Some customers will need reassurance as travel reopens
By PhocusWire | July 9, 2021
Travel brands need to ensure that they are aware of the psychological impact that lockdown has had on people and reassure their customers that they recognize that a gung-ho approach to recovery does not... Read More
VIDEO: Zytlyn - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2021
Interview / Startups
VIDEO: Zytlyn - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2021
By PhocusWire | July 9, 2021
Zytlyn captures every data signal that matters and uses machine learning to generate hyper-accurate predictions of air travel demand. Read More