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Destination X - A brave new strategy for hotels and Airbnb
Destination X - A brave new strategy for hotels and Airbnb
By PhocusWire | June 16, 2020
What if, instead of competing head-to-head, these two accommodation categories worked alongside each other to harness their strengths. Read More
News | Online
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With trade shows cancelled, travel tech startup takes its show on the road - literally
By Mitra Sorrells | June 16, 2020
With all industry trade shows cancelled, the founder of travel tech startup Entrada Insights is embarking on a cross-country road trip to meet potential clients. Read More
News | Startups
Sounding Off: State-backed or multi-brand travel projects rarely work
Sounding Off: State-backed or multi-brand travel projects rarely work
By PhocusWire | June 12, 2020
There are countless ways to offer support from the state but creating, operating and maintaining a brand new service that seeks to challenge the status quo may not be the best use of a government's... Read More
Interview | Technology
InPhocus, episode 13 - Open for business, figuring out change
InPhocus, episode 13 - Open for business, figuring out change
By PhocusWire | June 11, 2020
Luuc Elzinga, president of Netherlands-based Tiqets, joins us on the latest episode of InPhocus to talk about the issues that many suppliers are facing as they recover from the COVID-19 outbreak. Read More
News | Technology
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Destination marketing is not just about the recovery - it's now a long game
By Bruce Lahood - ICF Next | June 10, 2020
The traveler of the future will be more cautious and more mindful of the adventure they are about to embark upon. But this has huge implications for marketing a destination. Read More
Opinion | Online
Destination X - How to stop tourists behaving badly
Destination X - How to stop tourists behaving badly
Another issue that tourism managers are able to tackle, as destinations approach the end of their shut-down periods, is the difficult area of guest behavior. Read More
News | Technology
Rebuilding demand requires every part of the travel industry to play a role
Rebuilding demand requires every part of the travel industry to play a role
By Tom O'Toole - Kellogg School of Management | June 5, 2020
The travel industry as a whole and individual companies are now turning attention to the marketing initiatives that will be most effective. How can they all collaborate and innovate here? Read More
Opinion | Online
Destination X - The toolkit needed for a new form of tourism
Destination X - The toolkit needed for a new form of tourism
By PhocusWire | June 2, 2020
Let's put Hyperloop, self-driving cars and drone-like helicopters aside for a moment and inspect other technologies that can help destination managers. Read More
News | Technology
Destination X - The new normal in tourism
Destination X - The new normal in tourism
By PhocusWire | May 27, 2020
Have we learned anything, or do we race back to the same mistakes that many destinations and attractions were making prior to the outbreak?  Read More
News | Technology
Destination X - Reopening for tourism after coronavirus
Destination X - Reopening for tourism after coronavirus
By PhocusWire | May 19, 2020
How to reopen for tourism after the coronavirus outbreak is tricky, with concerns around social distancing - to name just one element - added to an existing visitor strategy. Read More
News | Technology
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Destination X - Smart strategies to do right now (instead of making promo videos)
By PhocusWire | May 12, 2020
There are some extremely important things destinations should be doing during this period of, for many, zero tourists coming in. Read More
News | Online
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How to rebuild a "future-fit" tourism industry
By Justin Francis - Responsible Travel | May 11, 2020
Responsible Travel CEO Justin Francis shares what's on his wish list for the tourism industry after COVID-19. Read More
Opinion | Online
Destination X - Using the new normal to limit visitors and manage overtourism
Destination X - Using the new normal to limit visitors and manage overtourism
By PhocusWire | May 5, 2020
Aside from reduced pollution and car accidents, the crisis brought on by COVID-19 may offer an opportunity to make some much needed (and politically difficult) changes to tourism policies. Read More
News | Technology
Destination X - How coronavirus will force destinations to stop overtourism
Destination X - How coronavirus will force destinations to stop overtourism
By PhocusWire | April 28, 2020
The destruction caused by the coronavirus provides destinations an opportunity to make long-overdue smart and sustainable tourism decisions. Read More
News | Technology
Destination X - Five coronavirus recovery strategies for the tourism industry
Destination X - Five coronavirus recovery strategies for the tourism industry
By PhocusWire | April 7, 2020
The industry has the chance to reset and rethink as it looks to a future beyond COVID-19 - Destination X is a way to understand that opportunity. Read More
News | Technology
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