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VIDEO: OCUS - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
Interview / Technology
VIDEO: OCUS - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
By PhocusWire | September 5, 2020
OCUS offers brands a complete photography solution anytime, anywhere in the world to drive engagement and boost revenue - all while scaling your business. Read More
VIDEO: New Reality With... Lola Åkerström of Geotraveler Media
News / Technology
VIDEO: New Reality With... Lola Åkerström of Geotraveler Media
By PhocusWire | September 2, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Lola Åkerström, founder at Geotraveler Media and an award-winning travel photographer and writer. Read More
VIDEO: New Reality With... Elliott Ferguson of Destination D.C.
News / Online
VIDEO: New Reality With... Elliott Ferguson of Destination D.C.
By PhocusWire | August 26, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Elliott Ferguson, CEO of Destination D.C, one of the most high-profile destination and tourism organizations in the world. Read More
Technology and governments (sorry) have vital roles to play in tourism's recovery
News / Technology
Technology and governments (sorry) have vital roles to play in tourism's recovery
By Kevin May | August 11, 2020
The role of digital services, governments and regional organizations will be forced to come to the fore if the globe is to get back to the $9 trillion tourism economy it had pre-pandemic. Read More
Sounding Off: Social media shouldn't sugar-coat the mid-crisis travel experience
Interview / Online
Sounding Off: Social media shouldn't sugar-coat the mid-crisis travel experience
By PhocusWire | August 7, 2020
The travel experience is going to be disruptive (health checks) or weird (everyone wearing masks) for a while so ensuring the message does not ignore those facts will be beneficial in the... Read More
WEBINAR REPLAY! The digital customer journey is broken. Let’s fix it.
News / Technology
WEBINAR REPLAY! The digital customer journey is broken. Let’s fix it.
By PhocusWire | August 6, 2020
There has never been a more urgent time for travel sellers to reimagine their digital customer journeys. And the way they achieve that is as Complete Retailers. Read More
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News / Online
My Method... Building consensus with data in uncertain times for destinations
By John Urdi - Mammoth Lakes Tourism | July 16, 2020
By relying on data in decision-making, some destinations are able to quickly pivot based on the needs of communities and build consensus around those strategic changes. Read More
Sounding Off: Collaboration has to be more than a political buzzword
Interview / Technology
Sounding Off: Collaboration has to be more than a political buzzword
By PhocusWire | July 10, 2020
"Playing politics" with the recovery is not something that is likely to ensure that it runs smoothly, let alone collaboratively. Read More
InPhocus, episode 17 - Destinations, it's over to you now
News / Technology
InPhocus, episode 17 - Destinations, it's over to you now
By PhocusWire | July 10, 2020
With the Destination X series now paused as the industry attempts to get back on its feet (AKA "recovery mode"), we wanted to reflect with its producer Doug Lansky on how the series had been received... Read More
Destination X - A brave new strategy for hotels and Airbnb
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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
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News / Startups
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
Sounding Off: State-backed or multi-brand travel projects rarely work
Interview / Technology
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
InPhocus, episode 13 - Open for business, figuring out change
News / Technology
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
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Opinion / Online
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
Destination X - How to stop tourists behaving badly
News / Technology
Destination X - How to stop tourists behaving badly
June 9, 2020
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