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Furthering its digital ambitions, Lonely Planet launches experiences
Furthering its digital ambitions, Lonely Planet launches experiences
By Linda Fox | January 23, 2020
Lonely Planet Experiences launches via a partnership with Intrepid Travel to offer day and multi-day sustainable tours. Read More
News | Online
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In The Big Chair - Mathias Hedlund of Etraveli
By Linda Fox | January 14, 2020
Etraveli chief executive Mathias Hedlund talks to Phocuswire about acquisitions, airline distribution and sustainability. Read More
Interview | Online
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Travel tech pros put sustainability behind economy as key challenges for 2020
By Linda Fox | January 9, 2020
A Travel Technology Europe survey highlights economic uncertainty as the greatest challenge facing the industry - but sustainability and climate change follow close behind. Read More
News | Technology
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In The Big Chair - Justin Francis of Responsible Travel
By Linda Fox | January 7, 2020
The online travel agency was one of the first to offer carbon offsetting in 2002, just a year after co-founder Justin Francis created the brand with Harold Goodwin. Read More
Interview | Online
In The Big Chair LIVE - Henrik Kjellberg of Awaze
In The Big Chair LIVE - Henrik Kjellberg of Awaze
By Linda Fox | December 12, 2019
The CEO of the European vacation rental provider, who spent 16 years beforehand at various brands in Expedia Group, joins us in the PhocusWire Studio. Read More
Interview | Distribution
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Airline industry could create additional $40B a year via retailing
By Linda Fox | December 9, 2019
A McKinsey report details the potential value opportunity for airlines from different retailing strategies. Read More
News | Distribution
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Amiad Soto
By PhocusWire | November 11, 2019
In a series of interviews with executives participating at the event in Florida in November, PhocusWire finds out what makes them tick. Welcome to Amiad Soto of Guesty. Read More
Interview | Distribution
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Singapore Tourism Board opens accelerator to improve the visitor experience
By Linda Fox | October 31, 2019
Singapore Tourism has announced the first cohort of startups for its accelerator which has been set up to boost the visitor experience. Read More
News | Startups
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Flybook opens up tours and activities distribution via Rezdy partnership
By Linda Fox | October 28, 2019
The partnership enables tours and experiences providers using Flybook to distribute their products through thousands of online and offline agents. Read More
News | Distribution
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In The Big Chair - Amit Saberwal of RedDoorz
By Linda Fox | October 28, 2019
RedDoorz was founded five years ago and has raised $115 million in 2019. Expansion to new markets is part of the strategy, as is technology development. Read More
Interview | Distribution
STARTUP STAGE:  Wheel the World wants to make travel more accessible
STARTUP STAGE: Wheel the World wants to make travel more accessible
By Linda Fox | October 24, 2019
As part of its bid to open up travel in more destinations, the company carries out accessibility assessments and scores of travel partners and suppliers. Read More
Interview | Startups
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Greg Abbott
By PhocusWire | October 23, 2019
In a series of interviews with executives participating at the event in Florida in November, PhocusWire finds out what makes them tick... Next up: Greg Abbott of DataArt Solutions. Read More
Interview | Technology
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Digital transformation still in its infancy for airlines
By Linda Fox | October 16, 2019
A study from PROS reveals perceptions from the aviation industry on the state of digital transformation. Read More
News | Distribution
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Hoist Group acquires HotelEngine booking platform
By Linda Fox | October 14, 2019
Hoist also acquired Locatel in 2014 and Swisscom Hospitality in 2015. The company runs a number of products including property management systems, in-room tech, smart locks and WiFi services. Read More
News | Technology
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VIDEO: 15below on taking traveler communications to the next level
By Linda Fox | October 9, 2019
At the World Aviation Festival 2019, PhocusWire spoke wiht 15below on the challenges of airline communications, especially during disruption. Read More
News | Technology