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News / Online, Vrbo and Expedia gain ground in U.S. app downloads
By Kathryn Walson | January 6, 2023
Apptopia says Expedia's app downloads nearly doubled year-over-year to 16.6 million and it, along with Vrbo and, benefited from slowing growth for Hopper and Airbnb. Read More
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News / Technology
RateGain rounds out offering with acquisition of Adara
By Linda Fox | January 3, 2023
The combination of RateGain and Adara will offer travel companies travel intent data as well as pricing and inventory intelligence. Read More
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News / Online
How TMCs are blending automation with human support
By Kathryn Walson | January 3, 2023
Executives from CWT and Flight Centre Travel Group discuss challenges facing the business travel sector including the need for more customer service and a focus on sustainability. Read More
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Interview / Startups
VIDEO: Gimmonix - Phocuswright Conference Launch Innovator
By Kathryn Walson | December 16, 2022
When it launches in the first quarter of 2023, the Kodo platform will allow companies to easily share data with one another, track mutual performance and set common goals. Read More
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News / Online
Journera launches new destination marketing solution
By Mitra Sorrells | December 14, 2022
 Journera Audiences uses first-party airline and hotel data so destination marketers can create strategies based on historical and future bookings.   Read More
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News / Online
Energy costs seen as biggest challenge for European hotels
By Linda Fox | December 9, 2022
The European Accommodation Barometer 2022, carried out by Statista, reveals that 80% of hoteliers rate the energy crisis as their biggest concern across all 10 countries in the report. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Travel Startups for 2023: Gopass Global
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2022
Gopass Global is a data and analytics company focused on building real-time risk platforms for the travel industry. Read More
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News / Online
Destinations tap data to lure visitors amid travel comeback
By Kathryn Walson | October 31, 2022
Destination marketers have access to more data sources and more granular detail than they’ve ever had before. Read More
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News / Online
Skyscanner wants to help airports understand “passenger leakage”
By Mitra Sorrells | October 18, 2022
Skyscanner's new tool uses geolocation data from its more than 90 million monthly users to help airports understand the top routes, origins and destinations travelers are searching. Read More
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News / Technology
American Airlines and Black Enterprise hold hackathon for students of HBCUs
By Jill Menze | October 12, 2022
The BE Smart Hackathon, hosted by American Airlines, brought together more than 100 students from 19 historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Read More
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Opinion / Technology
How hotels can use tech to turbocharge their reputation
By Róisín O'Keeffe - P3 | October 11, 2022
A seamless and personalized digital experience can help hotels build brand value. Read More
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News / Online
AirDNA names Demi Horvat as new CEO
By Jill Menze | October 10, 2022
Horvat, who joined AirDNA as chief operating officer in March, succeeds founder Scott Shatford, who joins the board as director. Read More
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News / Technology
Microsoft on the trends and tech shaping travel
By Linda Fox | September 27, 2022
A Microsoft executive outlines the rapidly changing travel landscape and technologies to look out for. Read More
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News / Startups
B2C versus B2B travel startup funding tells an interesting story
By Phocuswright | September 26, 2022
The share of B2C versus B2B funding has trended toward B2B companies for years, and in 2021 B2B funding hit its highest share ever, at 39%. Read More
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Opinion / Online
How AI-driven performance marketing can drive growth for travel businesses
By Neel Pandya - Pixis | September 23, 2022
Well-executed marketing campaigns can generate significant ROI for travel brands. Read More