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Looking to Las Vegas: Why hotels should think like tech companies to survive
Looking to Las Vegas: Why hotels should think like tech companies to survive
By Carlisle Connally - Koddi | July 14, 2020
Like many others in the hospitality industry, Las Vegas hotel properties will need to operate more like tech companies and less like real estate holding companies if they’re going to weather the storm... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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Koala adds €1.6M in seed funding to boost expansion and develop new products
By Linda Fox | July 10, 2020
Travel insurance specialist Koala is bringing its first airlines and travel agencies on board following seed investment. Read More
News | Startups
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TravelPerk acquires Albatross to boost risk-management capability
By Linda Fox | July 9, 2020
TravelPerk is rounding out its duty of care functionality through its acquisition of Albatross, although the startup will continue to operate as a standalone unit and sell its services to other... Read More
News | Distribution
Corporate travelers eye possibility of trips but need a green light from companies
Corporate travelers eye possibility of trips but need a green light from companies
By Linda Fox | July 8, 2020
Travel management companies are developing travel assistant-style services to aggregate the latest COVID-19 travel information. Read More
News | Technology
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VIDEO: New Reality With... Andrea Kates of Futureproofing:Next
By PhocusWire | July 6, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Andrea Kates, managing director at Futureproofing: Next, a U.S.-based community for corporate innovation. Read More
News | Technology
Six ways to improve travel program compliance
Six ways to improve travel program compliance
By Terri Buscemi - Amex GBT | July 6, 2020
Concerns about travelers’ well-being and cost control have renewed travel managers’ focus on improving policy compliance and program guidelines. Let’s explore actions to optimise budgets while... Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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Travelport returns corporate travel tech Locomote to original founders
By Linda Fox | July 3, 2020
The company originally announced the acquisition of a 49% stake in Australia-based Locomote in August 2014, ahead of its IPO in late-September of the same year. Read More
News | Technology
How I Got Here, episode 31 - Randy Petersen of FlyerTalk
How I Got Here, episode 31 - Randy Petersen of FlyerTalk
By PhocusWire | July 2, 2020
The creator of FlyerTalk, BoardingArea and the Freddie Awards speaks to PhocusWire's Kevin May and David Litwak of Mozio about his career as a frequent flyer guru. Read More
Interview | Online
How travel brands can communicate, establish trust and build loyalty in a crisis
How travel brands can communicate, establish trust and build loyalty in a crisis
By Kevin May | June 29, 2020
PhocusWire spoke to Salesforce about how the company helped many of its customers through the COVID-19 outbreak and what lessons should be noted by those looking to be better prepared for disruption of... Read More
From Our Partners | Online
Traveler safety and hygiene emerge as the dominant themes at TravelScrum hackathon
Traveler safety and hygiene emerge as the dominant themes at TravelScrum hackathon
By Linda Fox | June 24, 2020
The three themes for the marathon coding event were Health & Hygiene, Travel & Experiences and Sustainability & Relief. Read More
News | Technology
NextRetreat lands €600,000 to build team travel service
NextRetreat lands €600,000 to build team travel service
By Linda Fox | June 23, 2020
Slovakia-based NextRetreat helps teams find the right destination and accommodation for their meetings. Read More
News | Startups
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WEBINAR REPLAY! A permanent shift in business traveler behavior
By PhocusWire | June 16, 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
News | Online
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TripActions finds opportunity in crisis, adds $125M in new funding and 265 new customers
By Mitra Sorrells | June 16, 2020
TripActions has raised $125 million in new funding as it focuses on expanding globally and building its payment product. Read More
News | Online
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Wingly soars with €3M in funding, expands into commercial aviation
By Linda Fox | June 16, 2020
Wingly will extend its flight-sharing platform to small aviation operators following a round led by Innovacom Fund. Read More
News | Startups
Accelya swoops in to buy Farelogix
Accelya swoops in to buy Farelogix
By Kevin May | June 16, 2020
Accelya has pounced to buy Farelogix just six weeks after Sabre pulled out an existing plan to acquire the company, first announced in November 2018 and for $360 million. No terms are... Read More
News | Distribution
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