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COMING SOON: New Reality With... Andrea Kates of Futureproofing:Next
By PhocusWire | June 30, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Andrea Kates, managing director at Futureproofing: Next, a U.S.-based community for corporate innovation. Read More
News | Technology
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How one startup used the downtime to improve life for travel buyers and suppliers
By Linda Fox | June 29, 2020
The team at vintage car tour company Nowaday has spent the downtime created by COVID-19 to build an online workplace for travel buyers and suppliers. Read More
News | Startups
Restoring confidence to travel: 5 tech solutions to help customers feel safe again
Restoring confidence to travel: 5 tech solutions to help customers feel safe again
By Jennifer Phillips April - Smartvel | June 29, 2020
With frequent changes and no single source of information, the travel industry is in a quandary. How can it communicate the most up-to-date information with their customers and help them feel confident? Read More
From Our Partners | Online
InPhocus, episode 15 - Racial diversity should be the challenge we accept and win
InPhocus, episode 15 - Racial diversity should be the challenge we accept and win
By PhocusWire | June 26, 2020
We speak to Jamie-Lee Abtar, executive director of U.K.-based BAME Women In Travel, to learn more about the organization and what new steps brands should be considering. Read More
News | Online
Road trips become a big option for travel sellers
Road trips become a big option for travel sellers
By Kevin May | June 22, 2020
Travel Compositor's "Routing" platform was created in two months and allows users to add and book services along a particular road trip, all with a single payment point. Read More
News | Technology
When it comes to planning trips, Black consumers feel “shut out” of the travel market
When it comes to planning trips, Black consumers feel “shut out” of the travel market
By Jill Menze | June 22, 2020
For years, Black travelers have been voicing concern about the challenges they face planning and going on trips. Is the industry ready to listen? Read More
News | Online
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Black Travel Alliance urges travel companies to address Black representation in the industry
By Linda Fox | June 17, 2020
The group of Black travel content creators is asking the travel industry to publicize metrics on Black representation. Read More
News | Distribution
Destination X - A brave new strategy for hotels and Airbnb
Destination X - A brave new strategy for hotels and Airbnb
By PhocusWire | June 16, 2020
What if, instead of competing head-to-head, these two accommodation categories worked alongside each other to harness their strengths. Read More
News | Online
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With trade shows cancelled, travel tech startup takes its show on the road - literally
By Mitra Sorrells | June 16, 2020
With all industry trade shows cancelled, the founder of travel tech startup Entrada Insights is embarking on a cross-country road trip to meet potential clients. Read More
News | Startups
Sounding Off: State-backed or multi-brand travel projects rarely work
Sounding Off: State-backed or multi-brand travel projects rarely work
By PhocusWire | June 12, 2020
There are countless ways to offer support from the state but creating, operating and maintaining a brand new service that seeks to challenge the status quo may not be the best use of a government's... Read More
Interview | Technology
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Airbnb seeks to help local tourism as cross-border travel remains uncertain
By Linda Fox | June 11, 2020
Airbnb is working with tourist organizations and governments to help bring local travel back to pre-COVID levels, recognizing that domestic is going to come first. Read More
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InPhocus, episode 13 - Open for business, figuring out change
InPhocus, episode 13 - Open for business, figuring out change
By PhocusWire | June 11, 2020
Luuc Elzinga, president of Netherlands-based Tiqets, joins us on the latest episode of InPhocus to talk about the issues that many suppliers are facing as they recover from the COVID-19 outbreak. Read More
News | Technology
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Destination marketing is not just about the recovery - it's now a long game
By Bruce Lahood - ICF Next | June 10, 2020
The traveler of the future will be more cautious and more mindful of the adventure they are about to embark upon. But this has huge implications for marketing a destination. Read More
Opinion | Online
Destination X - How to stop tourists behaving badly
Destination X - How to stop tourists behaving badly
Another issue that tourism managers are able to tackle, as destinations approach the end of their shut-down periods, is the difficult area of guest behavior. Read More
News | Technology
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Should national tourism portals be part of travel's recovery plan?
By Linda Fox | June 8, 2020
Many attempts to provide national tourism portals have fallen short in the past, some still believe they can succeed. Read More
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