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Ctrip builds out airline content with Routehappy descriptions
Ctrip builds out airline content with Routehappy descriptions
By Linda Fox | May 21, 2019
Ctrip is the latest to partner with ATPCO bringing the Routehappy airline rich content to its websites. Read More
News | Online
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TripAdvisor adds safety features to reviews
By Linda Fox | May 15, 2019
TripAdvisor has added new features to the platform enabling travelers to find reviews that include information around safety-related incidents. Read More
News | Technology
What we’ve learned from tracking more than 280M online bookings
What we’ve learned from tracking more than 280M online bookings
By SaleCycle  | May 13, 2019
Over the past year, we have tracked more than 280 million online bookings and abandonments from their airline and travel clients. This is what we found out. Read More
From Our Partners | Online
On a strong growth curve, independent hotels look to personalization to sustain success
On a strong growth curve, independent hotels look to personalization to sustain success
By Diane Merlino  | May 10, 2019
As revenue growth for independent hotels continues to outpace branded properties, many are turning to personalization of the guest experience as a key strategy.  Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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Airbnb on being smart, technology and standing up for sustainable travel
By Linda Fox | May 9, 2019
In Igualada, a small town near Barcelona, Airbnb held its first New Destinations Summit - an event about building sustainable tourism in locations with few hotels. Read More
News | Online
TripAdvisor sees experiences and restaurant revenue up as investment continues in new areas
TripAdvisor sees experiences and restaurant revenue up as investment continues in new areas
By Linda Fox | May 8, 2019
TripAdvisor reports a slight decrease in revenue for Q1 2019 while revenue for its experiences and restaurants units is up almost a third. Read More
News | Distribution
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Culture Trip says online travel agency "bet" is close
By Linda Fox | May 7, 2019
The company raised $80 million last year and brought in former-Expedia U.K. managing director Andy Washington to help launch the OTA. Read More
News | Online
Digital natives reveal what and who gets their attention with online travel reviews
Digital natives reveal what and who gets their attention with online travel reviews
By Kevin May | May 2, 2019
TripAdvisor does not compare to Google for getting online reviews of travel products in the minds of travelers aged between 18 and 28. Read More
News | Online
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STARTUP STAGE: Magpie wants to end content distribution woes in activities
By Linda Fox | April 29, 2019
The company was founded in November 2018 by former tour operator Christian Watts. The startup has financial backing of Viator founder Rod Cuthbert as well as Venture Republic. Read More
Interview | Distribution
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TripScout signals next phase of travel discovery app with $2.1M funding
By Kevin May | April 24, 2019
The investment is being led by Corazon Capital and includes participation from a number of other funds including New Stack Ventures, MATH Ventures and Connetic Ventures. Read More
News | Startups
Travel translation app TripLingo bought by Travel and Transport
Travel translation app TripLingo bought by Travel and Transport
By Kevin May | April 24, 2019
The app was created in 2011 as a means for travelers to obtain instant voice and image translation from a database of useful phrases. Read More
News | Technology
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Transactional emails in travel: The good, the bad and the ugly
By Matt Harris - Dyspatch  | April 19, 2019
Once consumers have booked a trip, the likelihood of receiving a really bad transactional email at some point between booking and departure is far too high.  Read More
Opinion | Online
WEBINAR REPLAY! The role of social media content across the travel buyer journey
WEBINAR REPLAY! The role of social media content across the travel buyer journey
By PhocusWire | April 19, 2019
Explore how tourism brands should be using user generated content in 2019 to create the most engaging experiences both digitally and on-site. Read More
News | Online
Tripoto brings in $3.7M to boost community and travel search platform
Tripoto brings in $3.7M to boost community and travel search platform
By Kevin May | April 18, 2019
The India-based travel community secured the round from Orchid India, Hornbill Orchid India Fund, Chiratae Ventures, 3one4 Capital and Lasmer NV. Read More
News | Online
Ryanair to get new website, promises more personalization
Ryanair to get new website, promises more personalization
By Linda Fox | April 17, 2019
The move is part of the airline’s customer strategy for 2019, which aims to deliver a more personalized service on its digital channels. Read More
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