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GetYourGuide tries the vertically-integrated strategy in activities race
GetYourGuide tries the vertically-integrated strategy in activities race
By Kevin May | June 18, 2018
GetYourGuide accepts there is a risk involved but claims it wants to "transform the tour experience itself" with the introduction of its own branded products. Read More
News | Online
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Are hoteliers too skeptical of artificial intelligence?
By Klaus Kohlmayr - IDEAS | June 5, 2018
Despite the negative depictions in science fiction and widespread public concern over privacy, security and safety, artificial intelligence presents the possibility for real positive change, human... Read More
Opinion | Technology
Mews raises €6M to expand property management services
Mews raises €6M to expand property management services
By Jill Menze | June 4, 2018
Cloud-based property management system Mews has nabbed €6 million in Series A funding to develop its platform and services for hotels. Read More
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Rategain on a utopian vision for revenue management
Rategain on a utopian vision for revenue management
By PhocusWire | May 30, 2018
Revenue management is a discipline in the travel industry that has evolved exponentially in both sophistication and importance over recent years. Read More
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VIDEO: AccorHotels on facing up to digital and not dying
By PhocusWire | May 24, 2018
A string of acquisitions into new areas of hospitality and a focus on digital services have made AccorHotels one of the chains to watch in recent years. Read More
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Trekksoft buys DigiTickets attraction ticket system
Trekksoft buys DigiTickets attraction ticket system
By Kevin May | May 21, 2018
DigiTickets is now part of the Trekksoft family following an acquisition of the U.K.-based attraction and event ticketing platform. Read More
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Travelport up in revenue but Flight Centre exit hits other metrics
Travelport up in revenue but Flight Centre exit hits other metrics
By Kevin May | May 3, 2018
Travelport saw its revenues increase to $678 million in the first quarter of 2018 but the loss of its large Flight Centre account has hit profits to the tune of 9%. Read More
News | Distribution
Rocketrip scoops $15M from Google Ventures to expand business travel platform
Rocketrip scoops $15M from Google Ventures to expand business travel platform
By Kevin May | April 25, 2018
Google Ventures has led a $15 million investment in Rocketrip, the tool that gives employees rewards if they "travel smart". Read More
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TravelPerk captures $21 million to boost corporate booking tool
TravelPerk captures $21 million to boost corporate booking tool
By Kevin May | April 11, 2018
A series B round of $21 million has come to Travelperk from a group of new and existing investors in its bid to "fix business travel". Read More
News | Startups
Amadeus takes majority control of Hiberus, changes name to Travel IMS
Amadeus takes majority control of Hiberus, changes name to Travel IMS
By Kevin May | March 26, 2018
Hiberus Travel IO Solutions, an inventory management provider to tour operators, is now 95% owned by Amadeus. Read More
News | Technology
The state of the computer reservation system nation
The state of the computer reservation system nation
By Kevin May | March 20, 2018
A major new study has shown how hotel chains are using technology to capture bookings, at the same time as illustrating how they want the ecosystem to evolve. Read More
News | Technology
Unleash the power of genuine intelligence
Unleash the power of genuine intelligence
By Mary Pat Sullivan | March 16, 2018
The diversity of products and services in the travel industry creates a complex need for technology solutions that can translate content and deliver it to every B2B and B2C channel available. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
Everything hoteliers need to know about GDPR
Everything hoteliers need to know about GDPR
By William Beckler - ALICE | March 16, 2018
At ALICE, we've been working hard to fully understand the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its obligations on us and our customers. In order to help hoteliers figure out what is going on,... Read More
Opinion | Technology
OTA Insight new Revenue Insight tool
New data analytics tool aims to help hoteliers maximize revenue
By Mitra Sorrells | March 7, 2018
OTA Insight has released a new data visualization platform for hotel revenue management and optimization.   Read More
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Rezdy lands new $3M round for North America activities tech push
Rezdy lands new $3M round for North America activities tech push
By Kevin May | March 6, 2018
Tours and activities booking tech specialist Rezdy has raised a further $3 million as part of an expansion warchest in the North America region. Read More
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