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"Nothing will be the same": How Italian hoteliers are coping with coronavirus fallout
By Mitra Sorrells | March 16, 2020
Giancarlo Carniani - Phocuswright analyst, hotelier and president of the hotel association in Florence, Italy - explains why hoteliers are "furious" at Booking.com and why the hospitality industry will... Read More
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Sounding Off: Coronavirus could trigger the travel marketing overhaul many want
Sounding Off: Coronavirus could trigger the travel marketing overhaul many want
By PhocusWire | March 6, 2020
Many companies in the industry have wanted a shift away from relying heavily on Google for customer acquisition. They may finally get their wish. Read More
Interview | Online
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European Commission agrees to data-sharing pact with short-term rental giants
By Linda Fox | March 6, 2020
Online accommodation platforms Airbnb, Booking.com, Expedia and Tripadvisor have agreed to share short-term rental data with the European Commission. Read More
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As travel giants circle, understanding the economics in tours and activities is vital
As travel giants circle, understanding the economics in tours and activities is vital
By Olan O'Sullivan - TrekkSoft  | March 3, 2020
In the past 24 months, the tours and activities sector has moved from, to borrow a Cinderella analogy, the cinders to the palace, where its untapped potential has moved into the sights of major travel... Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: GoodBooker wants to end homelessness with every hotel booked
By Steven Lerner | March 3, 2020
For every hotel room booked on its platform, GoodBooker gives funding to leading homeless charities that offer shelter for those who need it. Read More
Interview | Startups
Booking Holdings reports positive 2019, braces for coronavirus impact
Booking Holdings reports positive 2019, braces for coronavirus impact
By Steven Lerner | February 26, 2020
Booking Holdings is expecting a “significant and negative impact” for the first quarter of 2020 due to the COVID-19 coronavirus.   Read More
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American Express GBT unveils unified accommodation platform
By Linda Fox | February 26, 2020
The travel management company aims to curb rogue hotel spend with the launch of its Rest Assured Solutions technology. Read More
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Where travel brand loyalty sits in a super app world
Where travel brand loyalty sits in a super app world
By Linda Fox | February 18, 2020
It’s hard for major travel brands to ignore super apps given the huge volume of consumers that they attract and their high-frequency usage. Read More
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Hotel websites hold firm in booking rankings, Airbnb makes progress
By Linda Fox | February 14, 2020
SiteMinder reveals the top sources of online bookings for hotels in 2019. Read More
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Booking.com launches CityBook as test app for destination tools and services
Booking.com launches CityBook as test app for destination tools and services
By Kevin May | January 16, 2020
The app, known as CityBook, is a "digital guide" for destinations that will combine content, planning tools such as maps, navigation and experiences. Read More
News | Online
How I Got Here, episode 20 - Bob Diener of Hotels.com
How I Got Here, episode 20 - Bob Diener of Hotels.com
By PhocusWire | January 16, 2020
Long before the online travel agency world took off, Bob Diener was perfecting the merchant model that would become omnipresent in later years. He talks to Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May from... Read More
Interview | Online
Booking.com building connected travel with Google Nest
Booking.com building connected travel with Google Nest
By Linda Fox | December 20, 2019
Booking.com and Google Nest say guests and hosts are looking for more safety and security features when staying in private accommodation with smart technology potentially filling gaps. Read More
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VIDEO: Booking Holdings' Glenn Fogel on being a different brand and concerns over capital
VIDEO: Booking Holdings' Glenn Fogel on being a different brand and concerns over capital
By Kevin May | December 17, 2019
In an interview in the PhocusWire Studio, Fogel discusses the "connected trip" strategy, the influx of bad investment capital and sustainability. Read More
News | Online
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Property management systems "failing" private accommodation owners
By Linda Fox | December 4, 2019
The number of property management systems, including their limitations for offering extras, is an ongoing challenge for vacation rental managers. Read More
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Sounding Off: Google will have the lunch of tours and activities as well
Sounding Off: Google will have the lunch of tours and activities as well
By PhocusWire | November 29, 2019
It is only a question of time before Google seeks to build out an ecosystem in tours and activities that mirrors its efforts in hotels and flights. Read More
Interview | Online
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