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STARTUP STAGE: Saba Hospitality builds tools to maximize guest and hotel staff engagement
By Mitra Sorrells | August 12, 2019
 Saba Hospitality is building solutions for the hospitality industry using artificial intelligence and scalable chatbot technology.    Read More
Interview | Startups
TripActions new consultant-led services
TripActions takes on legacy TMCs with new consultancy services
By Mitra Sorrells | August 4, 2019
TripActions is expanding its suite of enterprise solutions with the launch of TripActions Consulting. Read More
News | Online
Cendyn Rainmaker acquisition
Cendyn adds revenue management tools with acquisition of Rainmaker
By Mitra Sorrells | August 1, 2019
Cendyn, a provider of CRM and sales platforms for the hospitality industry, has acquired the Rainmaker Group, a revenue and profit optimization platform for hotels, resorts and casinos.   Read More
News | Online
Amadeus TravelClick alternative accommodation data
TravelClick claims first-of-its-kind alternative accommodations tool
By Mitra Sorrells | July 22, 2019
TravelClick, an Amadeus company, has created a data tool providing supply, demand and rate information for 27 million alternative accommodations worldwide. Read More
News | Technology
My Method... Pegasus/Travel Tripper on using predictive analytics to find corporate business
My Method... Pegasus/Travel Tripper on using predictive analytics to find corporate business
By Alexander Ryll and Dean Ismael  | July 4, 2019
Phocuswire asked Alexander Ryll and Dean Ismael of Pegasus/Travel Tripper to explain the thinking behind the geoanalytics platform as well as the benefits it brings to hotels. Read More
News | Technology
Getting out of the way of "innovation" in travel
Getting out of the way of "innovation" in travel
By Linda Fox | June 26, 2019
Amazon Web Services believes the travel industry is stuck in silos and an “old way of thinking about IT”, with disparate systems that don’t talk to each other. Read More
News | Technology
Cendyn Accel-KKR investment
Cendyn eyes growth and acquisitions, transitions leadership with Accel-KKR investment
By Mitra Sorrells | June 20, 2019
The hospitality tech supplier is making plans to grow on the heels of an equity investment from Accel-KKR and under the leadership of new president Tim Sullivan. Read More
News | Technology
In The Big Chair LIVE - Mat Orrego of Cornerstone
In The Big Chair LIVE - Mat Orrego of Cornerstone
By Kevin May | June 18, 2019
Alongside running CIS since 1992, Orrego is an active supporter of the travel startup world through his work with RunUp Labs and as a regular and vocal judge at pitch competitions. Read More
Interview | Technology
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Mary Meeker's annual report: Growing giants, next-gen data and super apps
By Linda Fox | June 17, 2019
Many in the digital and wider industrial world await Mary Meeker’s annual trends report with anticipation for what can be expected for their sector. We look at the travel-related elements. Read More
News | Online
Are your demand channels taking more than commission?
Are your demand channels taking more than commission?
By Chinmai Sharma - DHISCO  | May 31, 2019
Let me start by getting something out of the way: commissions in hospitality distribution are fair. Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
VIDEO: RateGain on getting Smart with distribution
VIDEO: RateGain on getting Smart with distribution
By PhocusWire | May 29, 2019
When hospitality brands and intermediaries consider what is happening in other sectors and how the status quo is effectively the same as it was years ago, then the "zero innovation" argument might be a... Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
Using tech to overhaul one of the most troublesome parts of the travel experience
Using tech to overhaul one of the most troublesome parts of the travel experience
By Mitra Sorrells | May 8, 2019
Dubai Airports' Michael Ibbitson explains how the facility is using technology to provide exceptional customer service for the nearly 90 million passengers that pass through it each year.   Read More
News | Technology
sounding off travel mistakes
Sounding Off: A financial downturn could fuel the power of the platforms
By PhocusWire | April 26, 2019
Platforms may continue to dominate but downturns often see the emergence of new players to take on the existing giants at their own game. Read More
Interview | Online
Travel recession opinion MMGY Clayton Reid part 2
It's time to call it - we are heading for a travel recession, part 2
By Clayton Reid - MMGY Global  | April 26, 2019
In part two of his analysis of the economic outlook for travel, MMGY Global CEO Clayton Reid offers advice on how to prepare for a downturn. Read More
Opinion | Online
Travel recession opinion MMGY Clayton Reid
It's time to call it - we are heading for a travel recession, part 1
By Clayton Reid - MMGY Global  | April 24, 2019
MMGY Global CEO Clayton Reid sees a looming slowdown that will impact travel. The first part of his analysis explains why this has come about. Read More
Opinion | Online