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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
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VIDEO: Smartvel talks local content, digital experiences and funding
By Linda Fox | October 7, 2019
PhocusWire discussed dynamic destination content with Smartvel CEO IƱigo Valenzuela at the World Aviation Festival 2019. Read More
News | Online
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VIDEO: AirBaltic on NDC, Blockchain and other emerging tech
By Linda Fox | October 4, 2019
PhocusWire talked to airBaltic boss Martin Gauss about emerging tech, NDC and wider distribution challenges at the World Aviation Festival 2019. Read More
News | Distribution
Secret Escapes acquires LateRooms and LateLuxury websites
Secret Escapes acquires LateRooms and LateLuxury websites
By Linda Fox | October 1, 2019
LateRooms was part of Malvern Group, which brought in a third-party administrator to handle its operations in early August after running into financial difficulties. Read More
News | Online
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VIDEO: Airbus on the airline wishlist, sharing data and onboard connectivity
By Linda Fox | September 30, 2019
During the World Aviation Festival 2019, PhocusWire talked to Marc Fontaine about digital transformation for an aircraft manufacturer and how data is being used for the benefit of the entire industry. Read More
News | Technology
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VIDEO: Pegasus Airlines on mobile, distribution ambitions and tech as a differentiator
By Linda Fox | September 26, 2019
PhocusWire talked to Pegasus Airlines CEO Mehmet Nane about customer centricity, distribution and mobile at the World Aviation Festival 2019 in London. Read More
News | Distribution
BlaBlaCar expands multimodal service with acquisition of Busfor
BlaBlaCar expands multimodal service with acquisition of Busfor
By Linda Fox | September 25, 2019
The France-based carpooling platform says the acquisition will expand its inventory of third-party bus operators in a region where members total more than 25 million. Read More
News | Distribution