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REPORT: Influencing and activating travelers as travel recovers
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REPORT: Influencing and activating travelers as travel recovers
By Hollis Thomases - PhocusWire | August 25, 2021
This exclusive report, produced by PhocusWire in association with TINT, examines what has come before and what comes next for travel brands as they utilize social to assist in their recovery efforts. Read More
Tripadvisor and Airbnb join Google as local search powerhouses
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Tripadvisor and Airbnb join Google as local search powerhouses
By Kevin May | August 23, 2021
Google is the web service of choice for the vast majority of consumers looking for information on local businesses and activities - but a new survey indicates other brands are definitely in the... Read More
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Accessible travel OTA Wheel the World raises $2M
By Mitra Sorrells | August 10, 2021
Founded in 2018, Wheel the World’s site offers accommodations, things to do and trips in more than 50 destinations worldwide. Read More
Tripadvisor hits $235M revenue, beats internal expectations
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Tripadvisor hits $235M revenue, beats internal expectations
By Kevin May | August 5, 2021
The user review and travel search service posted total revenue across the business of $235 million, up by almost 300% from just $59 million in the corresponding quarter in 2020. Read More
What destinations can do about Apple's location data overhaul
Opinion / Technology
What destinations can do about Apple's location data overhaul
By Nikolai Scholz - Adara | August 3, 2021
Building a strategy that isn’t solely reliant on IP address is a smart investment in the future, especially for travel organizations that use location data for targeting and information-gathering. Read More
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Will standardized rentals work for business travelers?
By Mitra Sorrells | August 2, 2021
A subset of alternative accommodations - ones that provide a standardized experience for travelers - could become more popular with business travelers coming out of the pandemic. Read More
Airlines must embrace tech to improve passenger experience
Opinion / Technology
Airlines must embrace tech to improve passenger experience
By Juan Hoyos - Cinq | July 30, 2021
How can airlines use technology to improve the overall customer journey as travelers take off in growing numbers? Here are three areas that airlines can focus on to improve the passenger... Read More
How to reach the next generation of travelers reigniting the industry
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How to reach the next generation of travelers reigniting the industry
By Google | July 28, 2021
As travel bounces back, industry leaders are keenly focused on next-gen travelers, who have emerged as a critical audience for post-pandemic excursions. Read More
The most informed travel agents: Artificial intelligence and consent
Opinion / Technology
The most informed travel agents: Artificial intelligence and consent
By Simon Yencken - Fanplayr | July 27, 2021
As artificial intelligence technologies continue to advance in sophistication and adoption, they will hyper-charge personalization in the travel industry. Read More
united reaches ndc deal with amadeus
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United reaches NDC deal with Amadeus
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | July 21, 2021
The airline will begin making NDC-enabled content available on the GDS later this year. Read More
For airlines, customer journeys begin long before takeoff
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For airlines, customer journeys begin long before takeoff
By Mario Ciabarra - Quantum Metric | July 14, 2021
Long before the physical journey starts, the digital journey begins in earnest.  Read More
VIDEO: Road.Travel - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2021
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VIDEO: Road.Travel - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2021
By PhocusWire | July 14, 2021
Establishing a new industry standard for car travels with curated routes and connecting travel destinations to in-car experiences. Read More
VIDEO: Travel subscriptions and the price of loyalty
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VIDEO: Travel subscriptions and the price of loyalty
By PhocusWire | July 5, 2021
Kanika Soni of Tripadvisor and Lennert De Jong at CitizenM Hotels spoke with Phocuswright's Lorraine Sileo during Phocuswright Europe 2021 about their respective approaches to subscriptions and the... Read More
VIDEO: ReTravel Technologies - Launch pitch winner at Phocuswright Europe 2021
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VIDEO: ReTravel Technologies - Launch pitch winner at Phocuswright Europe 2021
By PhocusWire | July 2, 2021
ReTravel is an autonomous up-selling and cross-selling service for the travel industry designed to maximize travelers' value. Read More
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Handiscover secures €1.65M to grow its B2B accessibility platform
By Mitra Sorrells | June 22, 2021
In the past year Handiscover has focused on developing products and content to businesses in travel and other industries to better serve people with disabilities and special needs. Read More