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The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - five questions for sustainability executives
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The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - five questions for sustainability executives
By PhocusWire | October 28, 2021
A panel this year, focusing on sustainability and the efforts of brands in travel, features Megan Morikawa (Iberostar Group), Aaron Gowell (SilverRail Technologies) and Jeremy Sampson (The Travel... Read More
MakeMyTrip continues solid revenue rebound
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MakeMyTrip continues solid revenue rebound
By Kevin May | October 28, 2021
The company says its financial performance leads and is instrumental in the country's travel industry recovery strategy, coinciding with a signifcant decline in COVID-19 infections and the roll-out of... Read More
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
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LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | October 28, 2021
PhocusWire's live blog is charting the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry and the sector's efforts to recover. Read More
VIDEO: The Big Picture for travel startups
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VIDEO: The Big Picture for travel startups
By PhocusWire | October 27, 2021
travel startups have faced a tough time as they juggle costs, strategy and hopes for the future, against a continued backdrop of uncertainty in a pandemic world. Read More
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Airline execs push back on tech naivete claims
By Linda Fox | October 26, 2021
Airline industry figures believe carriers are moving to modern technology such as cloud as they look to match the experience of online retailers. Read More
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - five questions for activity executives
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The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - five questions for activity executives
By PhocusWire | October 26, 2021
This year's panel focusing on tours, activities and experiences features Blanca Menchaca (BeMyGuest), Christian Watts (Magpie) and Luuc Elzinga (Tiqets). Read More
VIDEO: Embracing the travel rebound
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VIDEO: Embracing the travel rebound
By PhocusWire | October 25, 2021
Brands are evaluating how best to service their existing customers pre-pandemic and establishing ways of attracting new travelers to their services. Read More
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Travel Chapter files for IPO in bid to expand rental services
By Linda Fox | October 22, 2021
Travel Chapter, which has 8,000 homes in its portfolio, plans organic growth as well as acquisitions after listing on the London Stock Exchange. Read More
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Wander bags $7M for home rental platform
By Linda Fox | October 21, 2021
The investment is led by Redpoint Ventures and will go towards developing the platform and expanding the number of vacation rental homes in its portfolio. Read More
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Moving beyond the PNR in corporate travel
By Linda Fox | October 21, 2021
The corporate travel landscape could see significant change if plug and play micro-services gain traction, according to some travel buyers, managers tech suppliers. Read More
Innovation chief envisions big future for AI and biometrics at U.S. airports
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Innovation chief envisions big future for AI and biometrics at U.S. airports
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | October 21, 2021
AI, coupled with multinational information sharing, will bring a day relatively soon when transportation security officers won't have to view the contents of most carry-ons brought through screening... Read More
VIDEO: Quest for the ultimate travel retail experience
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VIDEO: Quest for the ultimate travel retail experience
By PhocusWire | October 20, 2021
A panel at ATPCO's recent event looks at how as cross-border travel picks up and airlines and channels vie for customers, many are accelerating efforts to modernize their customer experience. Read More
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - five questions for Peter Kern
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The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - five questions for Peter Kern
By PhocusWire | October 19, 2021
Kern oversees a portfolio of brands such as Expedia, Vrbo, Hotels.com and Trivago, as well as a number of B2B services including Expedia Group Media Solutions and Expedia Group Partner Solutions. Read More
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Is the neoluxury traveler leading industry recovery?
By Linda Fox | October 18, 2021
The neoluxury traveler is demanding an experience throughout the travel process and the trip itself. Read More
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - a renaissance is here
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The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - a renaissance is here
By PhocusWire | October 18, 2021
Business leaders now have some choices to make - decisions and shifts in strategy that will help shape travel for the years ahead in both positive and fundamental ways. Read More