LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | September 20, 2020
PhocusWire's live blog is charting the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry and the sector's efforts to recover. Read More
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Sounding Off: Changing the message to nudge consumers back to travel
By PhocusWire | September 18, 2020
Perhaps there are things the industry can do now to help consumers calculate the risk of travel. Read More
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COMING SOON: New Reality With... Kurt Ekert of CWT
COMING SOON: New Reality With... Kurt Ekert of CWT
By PhocusWire | September 18, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Kurt Ekert, CEO of CWT, one of the world's largest corporate travel management companies. Read More
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From travel manager to travel enabler: How policies, standards and roles must change as travel resumes
From travel manager to travel enabler: How policies, standards and roles must change as travel resumes
By Mike Koetting - SAP Concur | September 18, 2020
As organizations revisit travel policies and safety standards, travel managers will find themselves playing a new role, shifting from a traditional gatekeeper to an enabler. Read More
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Travel employees don't feel valued - but companies can turn the employee experience around
Travel employees don't feel valued - but companies can turn the employee experience around
By Jill Menze | September 18, 2020
According to a new study from Qualtrics, 42% of travel and hospitality employees say they don't feel valued by their employer, but the COVID-19 crisis presents an opportunity for travel companies to... Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! Why social media holds the key to recovery for luxury hospitality
WEBINAR REPLAY! Why social media holds the key to recovery for luxury hospitality
By PhocusWire | September 17, 2020
While enough has been spoken about what hotels need to do in communicating on social media, the real challenge would lie in converting these communications into bookings and building trust with the... Read More
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Touchless tech: Cruise lines adapt to prepare for a healthy return to sailing
By Mitra Sorrells | September 17, 2020
While cruising remains on hold for many lines, companies are finding news ways to add contactless solutions into the guest experience to minimize risk in the future. Read More
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Airbnb will get to its long-awaited IPO with a spring in its step
Airbnb will get to its long-awaited IPO with a spring in its step
By Steven Jankowski - AllTheRooms | September 17, 2020
Higher volumes of short-term rental bookings have allowed Airbnb to get its IPO plans back on track. Read More
Opinion | Online
WEBINAR ALERT! Future-proof your hotel marketing strategy for 2020 and beyond
WEBINAR ALERT! Future-proof your hotel marketing strategy for 2020 and beyond
By PhocusWire | September 16, 2020
In this webinar we look at how hotel marketers can navigate these changes and plan for the future with robust marketing strategies. Read More
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NDC in 2020: so close but too far?
NDC in 2020: so close but too far?
By Pedro Anderson - Winding Tree | September 16, 2020
There are a few hurdles that remain along our journey towards a more innovative, flexible and extensible distribution capability. Read More
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Touchless tech: The simple - and advanced - ways ground transport providers are encouraging travel
Touchless tech: The simple - and advanced - ways ground transport providers are encouraging travel
By Jill Menze | September 16, 2020
For ground transportation providers, COVID-19 is accelerating the need for both simple touch-free technology as well as more advanced solutions to rebuild traveler confidence and restore revenues. Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! Remix your hotel’s business model for crisis recovery
By PhocusWire | September 15, 2020
In this webinar produced by Amadeus and PhocusWire, learn what the global hotel industry looks like today and the traveler trends to be aware of as you plan the next phase of crisis recovery. Read More
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Destinations join forces with private companies to boost tourism
By Linda Fox | September 15, 2020
Travel companies and tourism organizations are devising various initiatives to bring back travelers in recent months. It's not just lip service, but a collaborative effort by all parties. Read More
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Identifying areas for innovation as travelers embrace their "conscience"
By Linda Fox | September 15, 2020
Smart Travel Lab believes travelers now have a heightened sense of wanting to do better and travel more sustainably. Brands should take advantage of this shift. Read More
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WEBINAR ALERT: How NBCUniversal powers individual experiences with people-based data
WEBINAR ALERT: How NBCUniversal powers individual experiences with people-based data
By PhocusWire | September 15, 2020
In this new climate, people-based marketing is no longer a “nice to have” philosophy, but rather a requirement for brands to activate meaningful and valuable experiences for individuals. Read More
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