Analytics

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News / Technology
Flyr lands $150M funding to expand travel revenue system
By Kevin May | September 22, 2021
The U.S.-based company has won the backing from lead investor and growth equity company WestCap. Read More
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From Our Partners / Distribution
Discover how to track worldwide recovery and spot early signs of demand
By Nadine Böttcher - OTA insight | September 22, 2021
Despite hoteliers across the globe eager to capitalize on recovery efforts, strategic decision-making is more difficult in a post-pandemic world than ever before. Read More
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News / Online
Q&A: Klook on taking risks, collaboration and new trends
By Mitra Sorrells | September 20, 2021
As Klook marks seven years since its launch, chief commercial officer Wilfred Fan shares the company's COVD recovery strategy and future plans. Read More
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News / Technology
VIDEO: Location targeting as a travel marketing tactic
By PhocusWire | September 14, 2021
Even with the looming threat of Big Tech hanging over the technical capabilities of travel brands to target consumers in a destination, brands still have plenty of tactics at their disposal. Read More
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News / Technology
Travel innovation "faceoff" brands unveiled for Business Travel Show
By PhocusWire | September 13, 2021
The companies will present their services in series of head-to-head battles at the in person event, which takes place later this month. Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: StayTick is a membership-based hotel booking platform
By Mitra Sorrells | August 23, 2021
For an annual membership fee of €25, StayTick says its members save up to 25% on bookings at more than 500,000 hotels worldwide. Read More
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News / Technology
How COVID-19 has changed travel's chief technology officers
By Linda Fox | August 19, 2021
Travel CTOs have had to acquire new skills, upend their priority list and think carefully about how to combine new tech with legacy systems and practices, for maximum efficiency. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
My Method… How this airport uses queue management technology
By Meghan Hussey - Xovis | August 18, 2021
This Michigan airport is using a system that notifies stakeholders if wait times exceed 25 minutes and if the queue has hit capacity.  Read More
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News / Startups
SendSquared raises $1M for guest communications platform
By Linda Fox | August 11, 2021
SendSquared will put the seed funding toward product development and expanding its sales, marketing and product teams. Read More
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News / Startups
Accessible travel OTA Wheel the World raises $2M
By Mitra Sorrells | August 10, 2021
Founded in 2018, Wheel the World’s site offers accommodations, things to do and trips in more than 50 destinations worldwide. Read More
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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
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News / Distribution
Expedia down, Airbnb up for bookings for some hotels in Europe and Asia
By Mitra Sorrells | July 26, 2021
An analysis by D-Edge Hospitality Solutions finds that while online travel agencies remain the dominant source of online revenue for its client hotels, in the last five years the share of bookings... Read More
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Opinion / Online
The sustainable DMO: Building a future for destinations of all sizes
By Luca Romozzi & Katy Gallagher - Sojern | July 22, 2021
Technology and data-driven strategies can help destinations of all sizes build sustainable business models. Read More
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News / Online
Google expands Travel Insights tools with new features, U.S. search data
By Mitra Sorrells | July 15, 2021
Following a partnership with the UNWTO announced in May, Google is now also working with Destinations International and HSMAI to hep destinations and hoteliers use travel search data more effectively. Read More
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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