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PhocusWire's in-depth coverage of the business travel sector, featuring news, analysis, interviews, research and more on corporate travel management, technology trends, expense systems, strategies, executives and positions in the market.

LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | June 14, 2021
PhocusWire's live blog is charting the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry and the sector's efforts to recover. Read More
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The short-term rental industry is booming – but will it last?
The short-term rental industry is booming – but will it last?
By Jill Menze | June 14, 2021
The alternative accommodations market is headed for a record summer, but as people return to work and school, can that trajectory be sustained? Read More
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ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
By PhocusWire | June 12, 2021
The backbone of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry is powered by technology and digital services. Here we capture new deals and partnerships, product launches and important hires, all in... Read More
News | Technology
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Business travel restart is vital for corporate innovation
By Linda Fox | June 11, 2021
Executives fear a big innovation gap is on the way if business travel doesn’t restart soon and corporations avoid in-person meetings. Read More
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Yatra ends year on $16M loss, sees signs of improvement after deadly Indian second wave
By Linda Fox | June 8, 2021
The India-based company is beginning to see early signs of recovery after the peak of the recent second COVID-19 wave. Read More
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What is corporate travel's sequel post-pandemic?
What is corporate travel's sequel post-pandemic?
By Linda Fox | June 7, 2021
As business travelers look to get back on the road, what will change for better or worse post-pandemic? Read More
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Cosi acquires Friendly Rentals to boost presence in Spain
By Linda Fox | June 3, 2021
Germany-based Cosi is focusing on city-center locations for leisure and business travel use. Read More
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VIDEO: Are you focusing on the big issues around digital security in travel?
VIDEO: Are you focusing on the big issues around digital security in travel?
By PhocusWire | June 1, 2021
Hackers have not been put off by a global pandemic; data breaches are still occurring; and the techniques used by the protagonists are often one step ahead of the brands and the systems that they... Read More
News | Technology
Southwest, Sabre set July 26 as GDS start date
Southwest, Sabre set July 26 as GDS start date
By Michael B. Baker - BTN | June 1, 2021
The date falls on the early end of Southwest's prior guidance of the second half of 2021. Read More
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Sabre partners with ByHours to sell hotel rooms by the hour
Sabre partners with ByHours to sell hotel rooms by the hour
By Jill Menze | May 27, 2021
The agreement makes Sabre the first global platform to offer by-the-hour hotel reservations. Read More
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MakeMyTrip optimistic of domestic recovery in second half of 2021
By Linda Fox | May 25, 2021
The company has seen gains from domestic tourism in the third and fourth quarter of its 2021 fiscal year but it expects the impact of the second wave of COVID-19 on its financial results to be greater... Read More
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Corporate travel policies changing as hybrid patterns kick in
By Linda Fox | May 25, 2021
Decision makers in business travel believe remote work could lead to more business travel over time. Read More
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Portside raises $17M to grow cloud-based business aviation tech
Portside raises $17M to grow cloud-based business aviation tech
By Jill Menze | May 24, 2021
Founded in 2018, Portside helps aviation management companies, aircraft owners, corporate flight departments and fractional operators streamline their digital data operations. Read More
News | Startups
Buoyed by vaccine passports, travel managers are “optimistic” about return of business travel
Buoyed by vaccine passports, travel managers are “optimistic” about return of business travel
By Jill Menze | May 21, 2021
According to report from GBTA, three in four travel buyers feel their employees are willing to travel thanks in part to digital health passports. Read More
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New chat-based corporate travel service launches in Japan
By Mitra Sorrells | May 21, 2021
Known as Travel jp for Business, the service uses chatbots and human travel concierges to help business travelers book and manage trips for domestic and international travel. Read More
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