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LIVE BLOG: Impact of coronavirus on the travel industry
By PhocusWire | April 1, 2020
PhocusWire's live blog is charting official announcements from travel brands, reports via our own family of media outlets and news from around the web. Read More
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Q&A: TripActions CEO on how he is preparing for “the day after” COVID-19
By Mitra Sorrells | March 31, 2020
TripActions CEO Ariel Coehn discusses recent layoffs, what he is hearing from his investors and why he is optimistic about the future of business travel and of TripActions. Read More
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Business travel platform Huilianyi raises $42M, aims for global expansion
By Steven Lerner | March 31, 2020
Shanghai-based business travel platform Huilianyi has landed RMB 300 million (about $42 million) in funding. Read More
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Search data reveals some positive trends but industry should remain cautious
By Linda Fox | March 30, 2020
Sojern looks at search trends to analyze whether there are any signs of recovery for the travel industry. Read More
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Travel intermediaries look to regulators for help with airline refunds
By Linda Fox | March 27, 2020
ECTAA, a body representing European agents and operators, is urging the European Commission to take action on airlines not refunding tickets. Read More
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Travel value chain under scrutiny as airlines get bailouts and intermediaries plead for help
Travel value chain under scrutiny as airlines get bailouts and intermediaries plead for help
By Linda Fox | March 26, 2020
IATA's mention of the value chain has faced significant criticism in the past week from some areas of the intermediary community, seemingly for acting in isolation. They believe the industry is in this... Read More
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Amadeus plans for €300M cost-cutting program as coronavirus slams aviation
By Linda Fox | March 25, 2020
The company has been hit by a combination of trip cancellations and restrictions on international flights, impacting the volume of bookings and passengers boarded. Read More
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Confronted by crisis, travel startups weigh difficult - and personal - decisions
By Jill Menze | March 24, 2020
Not only are startups equipped with fewer resources, funds and time, but also, the close-knit nature of their workforces means that even one shift within the company is often felt by all. Read More
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WEBINAR ALERT! A permanent shift in business traveler behavior
WEBINAR ALERT! A permanent shift in business traveler behavior
By PhocusWire | March 20, 2020
This webinar, produced by TripActions, UATP and Phocuswright, will provide insights into how business travelers shop, book and pay for travel, and the impact on corporate travel policy. Read More
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China sees uptick in flight searches and bookings
By Mitra Sorrells | March 20, 2020
ADARA says flight search and booking data indicates signs of a rebound for travel to and within China. Read More
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Sabre makes $200M in cuts to offset coronavirus impact
Sabre makes $200M in cuts to offset coronavirus impact
By Kevin May | March 20, 2020
The cuts range from offering voluntary unpaid leave, severance and early retirement to staff across the world to scaling back its third-party contracting and vendor costs. Read More
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Corporate travel on the front line of global incidents
By Linda Fox | March 18, 2020
The corporate travel industry has to deal with an increasing volume of incidents related to weather, terrorism - and now health - that impact travel. Read More
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VIDEO: Sabre talks partnerships with Google and Accor
By Linda Fox | March 16, 2020
Sabre joins PhocusWire at Travel Technology Europe 2020 to discuss recent partnerships with Google and Accor. Read More
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Aviation body says coronavirus could bankrupt most airlines in three months
Aviation body says coronavirus could bankrupt most airlines in three months
By Linda Fox | March 16, 2020
The membership organization is calling for urgent “coordinated” government and industry action in light of the impact of coronavirus on the travel industry. Read More
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VIDEO: Taptrip on partnerships, consumer tech and distribution giants
VIDEO: Taptrip on partnerships, consumer tech and distribution giants
By Linda Fox | March 12, 2020
Corporate travel tech startup Taptrip joins PhocusWire in the studio at Travel Technology Europe. Read More
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