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News / Technology
Business travelers want tech to address travel disruptions
By Jill Menze | August 16, 2022
Since the onset of the pandemic, business travelers have increasingly turned to digital tools such as apps and virtual agents to manage travel disruptions. Read More
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Business travel recovery delayed until 2026 as travel spend slows
By Mitra Sorrells | August 15, 2022
GBTA says inflation, high energy prices, supply chain challenges and labor shortages mean spending won't reach 2019 levels until mid-2026. Read More
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Agoda’s Tim Hughes on preparing for the coming travel boom
By Mitra Sorrells | August 15, 2022
"We don’t want to be at the starting line of the COVID travel boom standing still, we want to be racing," says Agoda's vice president of corporate development. Read More
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Egencia and Tripactions on business travel evolution
By PhocusWire | August 2, 2022
Egencia and TripActions executives discuss improving the traveler experience and the evolving role of travel managers at Phocuswright Europe 2022. Read More
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News / Distribution
Amadeus reports positive quarter driven by North America recovery
By Linda Fox | July 29, 2022
The Madrid-based company saw improvement in passengers boarded and travel agency bookings. Read More
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Accor details restructure of its 43 hotel brands into two business units
By Linda Fox | July 29, 2022
Accor's reorganization, dubbed “turbo,” will create two units within the hotel group. Read More
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Google on the motivations, expectations of leisure travelers
By PhocusWire | July 29, 2022
Google shares a preview of findings from its upcoming "Expectations of the Evolving Traveler" report. Read More
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Lastminute.com plans CEO search, appoints interim amid COVID fraud probe
By Mitra Sorrells | July 25, 2022
The investigation into Cannavale, Bertoli and two other executives relates to alleged misuse of COVID aid totaling $29.5 million over two years.   Read More
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In The Big Chair - Dhruv Shringi of Yatra
By Linda Fox | July 13, 2022
Dhruv Shringi is co-founder and CEO of Yatra, having launched the company in 2006 and listing it on the Nasdaq 10 years later. Read More
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Key developments in China’s online travel market
By Phocuswright Research | July 11, 2022
While many are eager to return to travel, the China market is not anticipated to return to pre-pandemic levels before 2024. Read More
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VIDEO: Justt on how chargebacks are impacting online travel
By PhocusWire | July 8, 2022
PhocusWire talks to Justt about helping payment service providers with credit card fraud and chargebacks. Read More
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VIDEO: Go City and Withlocals on trends and challenges for activities and attractions
By PhocusWire | July 7, 2022
The two companies agree staffing is one of the biggest challenges facing both attractions and experience providers. Read More
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Fires on all fronts as airlines fight to recover
By PhocusWire | July 5, 2022
Tamur Goudarzi Pour, CCO Swiss Air Lines and SVP channel management Lufthansa Group, discusses the challenges faced by airlines at Phocuswright Europe. Read More
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Travel pundits talk plumbing, pandemic and emerging tech
By PhocusWire | June 29, 2022
The travel industry remains complex, and some are concerned the opportunity to build back better may be lost. Read More
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Trip.com Group revenue remains steady, air ticket bookings rise in Q1 2022
By Jill Menze | June 28, 2022
The COVID-19 resurgence in China impacted Trip.com Group’s operations for the first quarter of 2022, with net revenue remaining flat year-over-year. Read More