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PhocusWire's in-depth coverage of the cruise sector, featuring news, analysis, interviews, research and more on cruise operators, ships and their use of technology.

LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | February 26, 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
The vital, the obvious and the hopeful: Tech trends to watch in travel
The vital, the obvious and the hopeful: Tech trends to watch in travel
By Kevin May | February 22, 2021
We list some of the trends noted by a recent CBInsights report and how they might strike a chord with the industry's strategies to move forward in 2021. Read More
News | Technology
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In The Big Chair - Anand Krishnan of IBS Software
By Jill Menze | February 4, 2021
In 2018, Anand Krishnan was brought on as CEO of IBS Software, a leading SaaS solutions provider managing mission-critical operations for airlines, airports, hotels and cruise companies. Read More
Interview | Technology
Once upon a time, a cruise ship left the harbor... 366 days in the life of the travel industry
Once upon a time, a cruise ship left the harbor... 366 days in the life of the travel industry
By Mitra Sorrells / Linda Fox | January 20, 2021
As we mark the one-year milestone of COVID's first impact on the travel industry, we review how key sectors have fared and what is one the horizon. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Using tech to go from overtourism to sustainable tourism
VIDEO: Using tech to go from overtourism to sustainable tourism
By PhocusWire | January 13, 2021
Now is the time for destinations to build strategies to manage the recovery and avoid some of the problems that developed as a result of too many tourists flooding popular areas. Read More
News | Technology
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Uplift adds $68M credit line for travel payments service
By Linda Fox | January 11, 2021
Uplift sees pent-up demand for travel later in 2021 and is also looking to expand to other sectors. Read More
News | Startups
Here's what happened in 2020, now be prepared for 2021
Here's what happened in 2020, now be prepared for 2021
By PhocusWire | January 8, 2021
While many are eager to banish 2020 to a tightly sealed box, how the industry considers its options for the year ahead is based almost exclusively on what has come before. Read More
News | Online
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VIDEO: How the cruise industry can get back to sailing
By Linda Fox | January 4, 2021
The Healthy Sail Panel brings together many voices from across the cruise industry to ensure a safe return to sailing. Read More
News | Distribution
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WTTC proposes best practices for biometric digital identities to speed recovery
By Mitra Sorrells | December 11, 2020
The report provides detailed steps to create and implement biometric-enabled digital identities that could be used to secure and expedite travel around the world. Read More
News | Technology
WEBINAR REPLAY! Transforming travel for the new normal
WEBINAR REPLAY! Transforming travel for the new normal
By PhocusWire | December 9, 2020
An agile, integrated and empathetic approach across journey touchpoints is critical to instill a sense of confidence within the stakeholder community, both internal and external.  Read More
News | Technology
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Opportunities and challenges for travel brands using AI
By Mitra Sorrells | December 4, 2020
In an online event hosted by DataArt, panelists from Sabre, BD4Travel, IDeaS, Mobi Systems, Norwegian Cruise Line, AirHelp and more discussed the outlook for AI in travel. Read More
News | Technology
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Thriving in an experience economy
By Erik Tengen - Oaky | November 26, 2020
We look at how emotion affects memory, what types of experiences are most effective in inciting emotion, and the role of hotels in the system of experiences we know as tourism – a vital part of the... Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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VIDEO: Diversity and inclusion in travel is about more than recruitment - is your organization ready?
By Linda Fox | November 19, 2020
A session at The Phocuswright Conference 2020 says travel companies need to create a welcoming environment to attract and retain diverse talent. Read More
News | Distribution
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Where are they now? Revisiting the Hot 25 Startups for 2020
By Mitra Sorrells | November 6, 2020
Find out how these startups have shifted priorities, created new partnerships and adjusted their products to meet the challenges created by COVID-19. Read More
News | Startups
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: Travelers should finally get the attention they deserve
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: Travelers should finally get the attention they deserve
By Kevin May | November 3, 2020
Brands, industry associations and government have a unique opportunity to do the right thing and put customers in the middle of their strategic prism. Read More
News | Online
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