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Red Ventures acquires Lonely Planet
By Mitra Sorrells | December 1, 2020
Lonely Planet CEO Luis Cabrera will not remain with the company following the acquisition. Read More
News | Online
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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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How the acceleration of digital and sustainability trends is driving innovation in travel
By Linda Fox | November 10, 2020
While the industry is in no doubt as to how bad things have been, perhaps a little light at the end of tunnel comes in the form of how companies are innovating for what things might be like going... Read More
News | Technology
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: Vaccines, government changes should inspire higher recovery goals
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: Vaccines, government changes should inspire higher recovery goals
By Kevin May | November 10, 2020
If the chaos of 2020 is swiftly put behind us, then the devastating aspects of what has happened this year (huge job losses, brands closed, etc.) will be in vain. Read More
News | Technology
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Entrada Insights
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Entrada Insights
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
Entrada Insights harnesses and streamlines complex data to provide a full-spectrum of data science, benchmarking and analytical services for global destination management organizations to use in... Read More
Interview | Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2021: SanSee Systems
Hot 25 Startups 2021: SanSee Systems
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
SanSee Systems is a hygiene screening and certification company serving the tours and attractions industry. Read More
Interview | 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
Yellowstone to be first U.S. National Park to deploy autonomous vehicles for tourists
Yellowstone to be first U.S. National Park to deploy autonomous vehicles for tourists
By Kevin May | October 29, 2020
An agreement between the National Park Service and mobility-as-a-service provider Beep will see two vehicles deployed in the destination's Canyon Village area from May 2021. Read More
News | Technology
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Touchless tech: COVID has accelerated the digital evolution in tours and activities
By Linda Fox | October 14, 2020
How the tours and activities sector is evolving to a touchless future. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: To rebuild successfully and sustainably, destinations must be cautious of “empty platitudes”
VIDEO: To rebuild successfully and sustainably, destinations must be cautious of “empty platitudes”
By Jill Menze | October 6, 2020
Speaking during Phocuswright Europe, the Travel Foundation CEO Jeremy Sampson says destinations need to focus on action to build back sustainably from COVID-19. Read More
News | Online
As livestream events gain traction in Asia, Western travel brands should take note
As livestream events gain traction in Asia, Western travel brands should take note
By Linda Fox | October 5, 2020
Companies such as Trip.com Group and Alibaba are seeing positive results from livestream events, which travel marketers should consider as a new sales channel. Read More
News | Distribution
Amazon launches virtual tours and activities for destinations
Amazon launches virtual tours and activities for destinations
By Kevin May | September 29, 2020
The Amazon Explore platform includes a sizable range of products ranging from virtual walking tours of cities and visiting landmarks to cooking courses and destination retail trips. Read More
News | Online
How travel marketers can reboot and find their audiences
How travel marketers can reboot and find their audiences
By Mike Skladony - Semcasting | September 25, 2020
In order to figure out who’s in the market to travel at this moment and where they’re likely to go, marketers will have to shift focus to the top of the funnel, where audience development capabilities... Read More
Opinion | Online
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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
Interview | Distribution
InPhocus, episode 23 - Time spent with Katz is never wasted
InPhocus, episode 23 - Time spent with Katz is never wasted
By PhocusWire | September 18, 2020
Jeff Katz has plenty to say about his new comrade Cory Garner but, as many will know, the Orbitz founder and former-airline exec always has a range of views on many other aspects of the industry. Read More
News | Technology
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