Channel Management


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
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
Direct vs. third-party: The distribution landscape for vacation rental property managers
Direct vs. third-party: The distribution landscape for vacation rental property managers
By Jill Menze | November 7, 2018
Vacation rental property managers in Europe are increasingly turning to Airbnb and Booking.com as distribution channels, however they are seeing gains in direct bookings for certain kinds of properties. Read More
News | Distribution
Ctrip's plans for localization: A look at Trip.com one year in
Ctrip's plans for localization: A look at Trip.com one year in
By Jill Menze | November 1, 2018
It’s been exactly one year since Ctrip purchased Trip.com - a strategic move by the Chinese online travel powerhouse to bring its services into local Asia Pacific markets. And the past 365 days have so... Read More
News | Online
Metasearch can survive and thrive (with some tweaks along the way)
Metasearch can survive and thrive (with some tweaks along the way)
By PhocusWire | October 31, 2018
We now admit to starting our theme month in October pondering how much discussion there was to be had around metasearch in travel. Read More
News | Online
Three ways hoteliers are kicking silos of technology for good (finally)
Three ways hoteliers are kicking silos of technology for good (finally)
By Klaus Kohlmayr - IDEAS | October 18, 2018
Stop me if you’ve heard this before: In the age of OTAs and industry disruption, effectively managing a complex channel and distribution strategy is critical to a hotelier’s bottom line. Read More
Opinion | Technology
VIDEO: How digital changed it all for a Mexican boat tour operator
VIDEO: How digital changed it all for a Mexican boat tour operator
By Kevin May | October 15, 2018
Typically, medium to large-size brands mostly have the profile and attract coverage in developments that happen in every corner of the travel industry. Read More
News | Distribution
QOTW: Something about a magician's tricks
QOTW: Something about a magician's tricks
By PhocusWire | October 12, 2018
Quote from Stephen Joyce, CEO of Rezgo, in an article on PhocusWire this week. Read More
News | Technology