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Interview / Startups
Startup Stage: RoadRunAir offers VIP tours aboard its planes
By Jill Menze | May 23, 2022
Founded in April 2021, RoadRunAir offers travelers affordable, all-inclusive VIP tours aboard its own planes. Read More
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News / Online
Phocuswright Europe 2022: Hot topics for hospitality
By PhocusWire | May 20, 2022
Executives from three of Europe's top hotel groups gather on Center Stage at Phocuswright Europe to discuss the industry's challenges, opportunities and outlook. Read More
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News / Technology
WTTC calls on governments to introduce a digital travel portal
By Jill Menze | May 20, 2022
In a new report, the WTTC outlines how governments can implement a digital travel portal to check a traveler’s health status prior to traveling. Read More
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Event / Technology
Travel recovery in 2022 and beyond: How can businesses ride the wave?
May 19 2022
PhocusWire is joined by executives from WNS in this webinar to discuss how travel brands and operators can rethink, reimagine, and reform the travel ecosystem in this new normal. On Demand
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News / Technology
Travel fintech momentum builds as industry looks to boost revenue
By Linda Fox | May 17, 2022
Travel companies plan to equal or increase investment in fintech products and services this year. Read More
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News / Startups
Faye collects $8M in funding for its travel insurance app
By Jill Menze | May 11, 2022
Built amid the pandemic and launched earlier this year, Faye allows travelers to file claims and receive reimbursement via its app. Read More
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News / Online
Travel booking windows increasing as consumers look ahead
By Linda Fox | May 11, 2022
The seven-day booking window trend seen in the pandemic is declining across EMEA and the Americas. Read More
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Opinion / Online
Why the world needs “Meaningful Tourism”
By Wolfgang Georg Arlt - China Outbound Tourism Research Institute | May 10, 2022
“Meaningful Tourism” is based on a return to benefits for all stakeholders - guests, host communities, tourism employees, the government and the environment. Read More
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News / Distribution
Amadeus pockets highest revenue quarter in two years
By Kevin May | May 6, 2022
The Spain-based distribution and technology giant is still suffering from the impact of the coronavirus, with the quarter's revenue pegging at 65% of the same metric in Q1 2019. Read More
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News / Online
Uber hits record $6.9B revenue for a financial quarter
By Kevin May | May 4, 2022
The delivery arm business attracted almost $14 billion in gross bookings year on year in Q1, with mobility at $10.7 billion (up 58% year over year). Read More
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News / Distribution
Sabre reports revenue gains across all business units
By Linda Fox | May 3, 2022
Sabre's revenue across distribution, hospitality solutions and travel solutions were boosted by industry recovery. Read More
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News / Online
Trivago reports Q1 profit of €21M but excludes recent €30M fine
By Mitra Sorrells | May 2, 2022
On April 22, the Australian Federal Court ordered Trivago to pay a €30.2 million penalty for making misleading claims about hotel room rates online and in television advertising. Read More
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News / Online
WATCH: Digital travel brands ended 2021 with cautious optimism
By PhocusWire | April 29, 2022
The Omicron variant of COVID-19, which emerged in late 2021, illustrated how the travel, tourism and hospitality industry will likely remain at the mercy of the pandemic for some time. Read More
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Opinion / Online
Asia’s travelers are back with new preferences and expectations
By Hermione Joye - Google | April 29, 2022
Google shares data on recovery in APAC and how travel companies can seize the opportunity to capture consumer interest.   Read More
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Interview / Online
In The Big Chair - Gary Morrison of Hostelworld
By Linda Fox | April 26, 2022
Gary Morrison became CEO of Hostelworld in late 2018, joining from Expedia where he was head of retail. Read More