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VIDEO: Bringing governments, destinations, industry and science together safely
VIDEO: Bringing governments, destinations, industry and science together safely
By PhocusWire | March 3, 2021
PhocusWire spoke to WTTC's president and CEO, Gloria Guevara, to understand the efforts the council is making to bring its stakeholders together for a coordinated response to the pandemic. Read More
News | Online
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VIDEO: Terry Jones on health passports, standards and restoring consumer confidence
By Mitra Sorrells | March 2, 2021
Travel industry veteran Terry Jones discusses the need for collaboration and communication as the industry rolls out digital health passports and other solutions to restart travel. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Safer and seamless travel - a medical perspective
VIDEO: Safer and seamless travel - a medical perspective
By PhocusWire | March 1, 2021
In the interview we discuss vaccines, antibody testing and, crucially for the travel industry, the challenges and process that different segments are having to consider as they bring back travelers to... Read More
News | Technology
Consulting agency Compass Collective aims to guide travel brands toward positive change
Consulting agency Compass Collective aims to guide travel brands toward positive change
By Jill Menze | February 26, 2021
Founded by luxury travel advisor Courtnie Nichols, the Compass Collective aims to help travel brands serve a diverse group of travelers through marketing efforts and staff training. Read More
News | Online
PhocusWire Pulse REPLAY: Safer & Seamless
PhocusWire Pulse REPLAY: Safer & Seamless
By PhocusWire | February 26, 2021
We explore health regulatory and vaccine trends, technology provision for welcoming back customers, changes to business practices and the implementation of new processes for customers and staff. Read More
News | Technology
Travel brands need to recognize Black travelers all year long - not just during Black History Month
Travel brands need to recognize Black travelers all year long - not just during Black History Month
By Greg DeShields - Tourism Diversity Matters | February 23, 2021
To authentically connect and build trust, travel brands must continually identify and engage with genuine opportunities to connect with the Black community. Read More
Opinion | 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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STARTUP STAGE: Imagine Experiences wants to bring unique tours to locals and tourists
By Linda Fox | February 11, 2021
The company has put together a network of expert tour guides to help design fresh ideas to attract locals as well as travelers, once restrictions lift. Read More
Interview | Startups
New initiatives launch to promote diverse leadership in travel
New initiatives launch to promote diverse leadership in travel
By Jill Menze | February 2, 2021
Two new programs, Tourism Diversity Matters and WiHTL's Ethnic Minority Future Leaders in Hospitality, Travel & Leisure, are designed to help build and retain diverse leadership teams in travel. Read More
News | Online
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Klook on what it will mean to win in 2021
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WiT | February 1, 2021
Fresh from raising another $200 million, Klook co-founder and COO Eric Gnock Fah spoke to WiT’s Yeoh Siew Hoon about the new funding and investing for the future. Read More
News | Distribution
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Prince Harry-backed Travalyst coalition urges industry collaboration to “rebuild more responsibly”
By Mitra Sorrells | January 29, 2021
Former Skyscanner CEO Bryan Dove is now chairing the coalition, working alongside Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, who launched it in 2019 with Booking.com, Skyscanner, Trip.com Group, Tripadvisor and... Read More
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Tripadvisor creates virtual destination tour via Amazon Alexa
Tripadvisor creates virtual destination tour via Amazon Alexa
By Kevin May | January 29, 2021
The idea is that Alexa prompts users to choose their own tour, allowing them to visit over several minutes such attractions as nature spots, landmarks, cultural locations and restaurants. Read More
News | Online
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How travel marketers adjust to the ups and downs of COVID-19
By Mitra Sorrells | January 27, 2021
As coronavirus rates and lockdown measures shift, travel advertising strategies have centered on careful messaging through digital platforms. Read More
News | Online
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Skyscanner pinpoints unserved routes for airlines via traveler intent tech
By Linda Fox | January 19, 2021
Skyscanner is providing airlines with up-to-date information on traveler searches to uncover new opportunities. Read More
News | Technology
Mobility startup Meep hitches a ride with €4M round
Mobility startup Meep hitches a ride with €4M round
By Kevin May | January 19, 2021
The Series A funding round comes just over a year since a €1.5 million seed round into the mobility app and white label platform. Read More
News | Startups
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