PhocusWire Pulse: Decoding Travel Security
PhocusWire Pulse: Decoding Travel Security
By PhocusWire | May 12, 2021
Our fourth PhocusWire Pulse looks at the current state and future of security in travel, examining issues ranging from biometrics, system breaches, listing fraud and blockchain. Read More
News | Technology
The post-pandemic reality for travel: What's really changed?
The post-pandemic reality for travel: What's really changed?
By PhocusWire | May 12, 2021
As the industry starts to show some encouraging signs of movement, travel's hundreds of thousands of employees have the right to ask what has changed since those first few months of 2020. Read More
News | Online
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | May 12, 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
News | Online
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Cost, convenience increasing as considerations for air travel, ahead of health and hygiene
By Mitra Sorrells | May 12, 2021
A report from Expedia Group Media Solutions points to a shift in Q1 2021 in topics searched for when booking air travel. Read More
News | Online
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VIDEO: What's next for travel influencers?
By PhocusWire | May 12, 2021
Speaking during PhocusWire Pulse: A New Age For Social Media, Travel Mindset’s Jade Broadus discussed how influencers fit into travel marketing strategies as travel resumes. Read More
News | Online
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Signs point north for travel startup funding in 2021
By Linda Fox | May 11, 2021
Travel startups have attracted multiple smaller investments in 2021, as well as one or two sizable ones, demonstrating interest has not faded away in supporting new businesses. Read More
News | Startups
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Kayak partners with Veritas to offer self-collection COVID tests to travelers
By Mitra Sorrells | May 10, 2021
Kayak users can order the kits through a link on the metasearch site that gives them discounted pricing. Read More
News | Technology
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VIDEO: Why live video shopping is the future of travel retail
By PhocusWire | May 10, 2021
Speaking during PhocusWire Pulse: A New Age For Social Media, Local Purse co-founder Lola Akinmade Åkerström discussed the live video shopping experience and why it’s “the future of retail.” Read More
News | Online
Sounding Off: The travel management landscape had to change
Sounding Off: The travel management landscape had to change
By PhocusWire | May 7, 2021
Two significant deals in business travel this week are an indication of where that sector currently finds itself - taking a few chances and capitalizing on the digitalization of the travel... Read More
Interview | Online
Amadeus revenues halve in early 2021, vaccine programs offer hope
Amadeus revenues halve in early 2021, vaccine programs offer hope
By Kevin May | May 7, 2021
The Spain-based IT and distribution provider saw its total revenue figure come in at 50% lower in the first quarter of the year compared to the corresponding three months in 2020. Read More
News | Distribution
Debunking myths around hotel lobby kiosks
Debunking myths around hotel lobby kiosks
By Branigan Mulcahy - Virdee | May 7, 2021
Kiosks serve an important role in the hotel lobby today and will continue to do so even after COVID issues subside. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Expedia Group bets on brand marketing as it prepares for travel rebound
Expedia Group bets on brand marketing as it prepares for travel rebound
By Jill Menze | May 6, 2021
In its Q1 2021 earnings call, Expedia Group said it's focusing on brand marketing to differentiate its offerings and capitalize on returning travel demand. Read More
News | Online
WEBINAR ALERT! Survey says: The new trends shaping travel
WEBINAR ALERT! Survey says: The new trends shaping travel
By PhocusWire | May 6, 2021
Amadeus recently polled hoteliers around the world as part of a new research report, and will share valuable insight into not only what COVID-19 crisis strategies are working, but also what hoteliers... Read More
News | Distribution
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Fly Now Pay Later adds £10M to Series A
By Linda Fox | May 6, 2021
The London-based alternative payments company plans to launch in the U.S. Read More
News | Startups
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Booking Holdings sees upward trend in Q1, focuses on buildout of connected trip
By Mitra Sorrells | May 5, 2021
Booking.com’s flight product, a key part of the connected trip, is now available in 18 countries, and Q1 had the highest number of air tickets ever booked in a single quarter. Read More
News | Online
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