Channel Management


Airline distribution in 2030, part 1: Gravitating towards airlines, intermediaries or tech giants?
Airline distribution in 2030, part 1: Gravitating towards airlines, intermediaries or tech giants?
By Mario Gavira  | January 17, 2019
Airline distribution is an evolving beast - but in the first of this two-part series we outline why developments over the next decade could trigger the most fundamental changes in its history. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
VIDEO: PKFare - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: PKFare - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | January 15, 2019
A B2B travel marketplace driven by machine learning technology crashes the barriers and flattens the trades in travel industry. Read More
Interview | Distribution
VIDEO: Zuzu Hospitality Solutions - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Zuzu Hospitality Solutions - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | January 14, 2019
Zuzu shows how a people-centric approach delivers revenue maximization from its pricing and distribution technology. Read More
Interview | Startups
SiteMinder partners with RoomIt to connect hotels directly to TMC clients
SiteMinder partners with RoomIt to connect hotels directly to TMC clients
By Jill Menze | January 9, 2019
Through a new partnership with RoomIt, the hotel distribution arm of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, SiteMinder is giving its hotel customers direct access to a travel management company’s clients for the... Read More
News | Distribution
WEBINAR ALERT! Going beyond NDC: A Q&A with Sabre and partners
WEBINAR ALERT! Going beyond NDC: A Q&A with Sabre and partners
By Kevin May | January 3, 2019
Join Sabre and our industry-leading airline and agency partners as we discuss how we’re implementing NDC solutions in our organizations and collaborating across segments and regions to ensure collective... Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: LIVN - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: LIVN - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 31, 2018
Through a single integration with LIVN API, B2B partners can connect to 15,000 tour operators with over 700,000 global tours and activities. Read More
Interview | Technology
VIDEO: Amadeus For Developers on getting the right tools
VIDEO: Amadeus For Developers on getting the right tools
By Kevin May | December 27, 2018
To create new travel experiences, innovators like startups and developers need to get connected to travel data and functionalities from leading IT providers. Read More
From Our Partners | Startups
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WEBINAR ALERT! How well are independent hoteliers adapting to the digital age?
By Kevin May | December 19, 2018
Phocuswright and trivago present key findings from the Independent Lodging Study 2018.  In 2018 independent hotels are performing better in the online environment — but challenges remain. Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: Farelogix on being acquired by Sabre and taking NDC forward
VIDEO: Farelogix on being acquired by Sabre and taking NDC forward
By Kevin May | December 19, 2018
By his own admission, Farelogix CEO Jim Davidson knows that the agreement to sell the business to Sabre caused a few laughs and raised many eyebrows. Read More
News | Distribution
TripElephant - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
TripElephant - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 17, 2018
TripElephant is a digital search marketing optimization tool. It creates, manages and optimizes search campaigns for travel clients of any size and scope. Read More
Interview | Startups
Perfect Price - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
Perfect Price - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 14, 2018
The dynamic pricing platform that uses AI and machine learning to maximize profitability in an increasingly digital world. Read More
Interview | Startups
Rentals United - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
Rentals United - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 12, 2018
The vacation rental industry is drawing off new tech such as this advanced automation platform, something it claims the sector has ever seen. Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: DataArt and Hudson Crossing on giving brands a new edge
VIDEO: DataArt and Hudson Crossing on giving brands a new edge
By Kevin May | December 12, 2018
Travel brands have made no secret of a desire to evolve their underlying technology and boost their strategic position in an increasingly complicated and competitive marketplace. Read More
News | Technology
Homerez 6 million euro investment
Homerez raises €6M, aims to become European leader in vacation rental services
By Mitra Sorrells | December 4, 2018
Paris-based vacation rental management startup Homerez has raised €6 million to accelerate its growth and develop new services for homeowners.    Read More
News | Startups
Fornova allocation availability report
Data pinpoints hotel mismanagement of inventory allocation and availability
By Mitra Sorrells | November 28, 2018
The management of room inventory on both a hotel’s brand site and through contracted online travel agency partners is at the core of an effective distribution system.   Read More
News | Distribution