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How to manage your hotel’s revenue strategy during a crisis
How to manage your hotel’s revenue strategy during a crisis
By Kevin Brown - Amadeus  | April 2, 2020
In times of uncertainty, it’s critical for hoteliers to focus on building trust with customers and future guests through compassion and flexibility. Read More
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Airline partnerships at forefront of building the most efficient global air transport ecosystem
Airline partnerships at forefront of building the most efficient global air transport ecosystem
By Dohop  | March 26, 2020
Many airlines maintain partnerships with each other, be it in the form of bilateral arrangements or by joining an alliance. But the technology that has enabled these partnerships, however, hasn’t... Read More
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Digital travel brands want the same bailouts from governments as hotels and airlines
Digital travel brands want the same bailouts from governments as hotels and airlines
By Kevin May | March 24, 2020
A lobbying organization, which includes the likes of Amadeus, Travelport, Booking.com, Expedia Group, Skyscanner, Tripadvisor and eDreams ODIGEO as members, says the COVID-19 outbreak is hitting the... Read More
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Looking beyond the coronavirus chicane to accelerate growth for travel
Looking beyond the coronavirus chicane to accelerate growth for travel
By Apurva Chamaria - RateGain.  | March 16, 2020
This is not the first time in this century that the travel and tourism industry is at the center of a crisis and has to deal with losses and have to adapt and survive. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
Will the coronavirus outbreak force hotels to adapt to new technologies quicker?
Will the coronavirus outbreak force hotels to adapt to new technologies quicker?
By Gregor Amon - Hotel Data Cloud  | March 13, 2020
When it comes to hotels, you can bet that hotel owners and managers are reeling, trying to come up with a plan to address coronavirus, but more importantly, to have strategies to recoup their losses... Read More
Opinion | Technology
Checkfront raises $9.3M round, talks up independent role for activities
Checkfront raises $9.3M round, talks up independent role for activities
By Kevin May | March 9, 2020
The Canada-based company, which this year celebrates a decade of operations since its creation, received the round in a deal led by Framework Venture Partners. Read More
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As travel giants circle, understanding the economics in tours and activities is vital
As travel giants circle, understanding the economics in tours and activities is vital
By Olan O'Sullivan - TrekkSoft  | March 3, 2020
In the past 24 months, the tours and activities sector has moved from, to borrow a Cinderella analogy, the cinders to the palace, where its untapped potential has moved into the sights of major travel... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
COVID-19 and the global hotel industry: A roadmap to recovery, part 1
COVID-19 and the global hotel industry: A roadmap to recovery, part 1
By Yuki Hu, Eva Liu, George Yu - IDeaS, & Yuki Hu, Eva Liu & George Yu - IDeaS | March 2, 2020
Amid the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, here are actionable steps for hotels to take now to proactively begin the road to recovery: Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Debunking the myths of the Next Generation Storefront for airlines
Debunking the myths of the Next Generation Storefront for airlines
By Gianni Cataldo - ATPCO  | February 24, 2020
As with any industry-disrupting innovation, good news travels fast but misinformation flies at Mach speed. Such is the case with the Next-Generation Storefront, or NGS.  Read More
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As short-term rental industry grows, so does use of management tech
By Mitra Sorrells | February 20, 2020
A survey by Rentals United finds short-term rental property managers are increasingly using technology.   Read More
News | Technology
What are the building blocks of direct sales for hotels?
What are the building blocks of direct sales for hotels?
By Pablo Delgado - Mirai  | February 11, 2020
Every single hotel, without any exception, whether large or small, independent or part of a hotel chain, with a good or bad reputation, in the centre or in the suburbs, has significant potential to... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Future IPO a "strong possibility" for SiteMinder as it lands fresh funding
Future IPO a "strong possibility" for SiteMinder as it lands fresh funding
By Linda Fox | January 16, 2020
SiteMinder lands significant fresh investment valuing the company at around $762 million and the prospect of a public listing in the future. Read More
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Hotels stuck in a market where online travel agency rate issues still burn
Hotels stuck in a market where online travel agency rate issues still burn
By Kevin May | January 16, 2020
In a series of questions posed to participants on a recent webinar hosted by PhocusWire with wholesaler Hotelbeds, hotels indicated a range of issues that still exist around rate parity. Read More
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VIDEO: Standards, sustainability and big tech investments in tours and activities
VIDEO: Standards, sustainability and big tech investments in tours and activities
By Kevin May | January 9, 2020
Joining us for a panel discussion in the PhocusWire Studio were Luuc Elzinga, CEO at Tiqets, and Alex Kremer, co-founder at Arival. Read More
News | Online
Origo builds out travel division with acquisition of The Booking Factory
Origo builds out travel division with acquisition of The Booking Factory
By Linda Fox | December 27, 2019
PMS-tech specialist The Booking Factor has been acquired by Origo, an Icelandic IT company. Read More
News | Technology
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