DMO


The push and pull of travel advertising
The push and pull of travel advertising
By Phocuswright Research  | March 14, 2019
Products have their strengths, and travel brands need to diversify their ad channel mix to maintain a balance of brand awareness tactics, direct-response offerings and a foray into emerging technologies... Read More
News | Online
Seamless and secure cross-border travel - the tech is here, collaboration needed next
Seamless and secure cross-border travel - the tech is here, collaboration needed next
By Liselotte de Maar and Rajeev Kaul - Accenture  | February 22, 2019
Using biometrics and cryptography, KTDI enables the creation of unique, verifiable and secure digital identities for travelers that will provide them with nearly hassle-free travel. Now it needs... Read More
Opinion | Technology
Travelers have big frustrations with in-destination services online
Travelers have big frustrations with in-destination services online
By Linda Fox | February 20, 2019
The Destination X study from Amadeus spoke to 1,000 travelers about their frustrations with services and products, as well as how to access them. Read More
News | Technology
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Lonely Planet buys ArrivalGuides, plots industry partnership model
By Linda Fox | February 19, 2019
Age-old guidebook-turned-digital travel content brand Lonely Planet buys ArrivalGuides as it looks to forge B2B partnerships. Read More
News | Online
What you can learn from three of the most inspirational travel campaigns of 2018
What you can learn from three of the most inspirational travel campaigns of 2018
By Expedia Group Media Solutions  | January 30, 2019
We share some of the award‐winning digital ad campaigns that effectively tapped into strategic media collaborations to achieve business goals and unlock innovative potential. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Viselio - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Viselio - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 28, 2018
Viselio is a digital visa service, cutting the time to apply for a visa from several hours to just a couple of minutes. Read More
Interview | Startups
Simpleview JackRabbit acquisition
Simpleview acquires travel software provider JackRabbit Systems
By Mitra Sorrells | December 21, 2018
Arizona-based Simpleview, which provides CRM, CMS, website design, digital marketing, revenue generation and mobile technologies, to more than 900 travel, tourism and convention marketing customers on... Read More
News | Technology
Digital actions for every travel company in 2019
Digital actions for every travel company in 2019
By Jon Reay - RewriteDigital | December 21, 2018
Digital will continue to transform travel in 2019. You may still be selling holidays, flights or accommodation but the way you do so has significantly shifted and will keep doing so. Read More
Opinion | Online
The Gen Z and Millennial mindset: capturing the attention of these young and fast-growing generations
The Gen Z and Millennial mindset: capturing the attention of these young and fast-growing generations
By Lisa Lindberg - Expedia Group Media Solutions | December 17, 2018
Today’s younger generations are redefining the rules of engagement and asserting their role in purchasing decisions—for themselves, and their families—and travel is no exception. Read More
From Our Partners | Online
Vivere - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
Vivere - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 10, 2018
Vivere.travel transforms your vacation vision into reality. A personalized, interest-based, visual travel guide. Read More
Interview | Startups
Simpleview Tourism Media merger
Simpleview, Tourism Media merge to create global marketing organization
By Mitra Sorrells | November 30, 2018
Arizona-based Simpleview and Liverpool-based Tourism Media Group are merging, creating a global marketing organization that will serve more than 800 destination marketing organizations, regional tourism... Read More
News | Online
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TravelgateX snaps up REVVA to improve business intelligence tools
By Linda Fox | November 6, 2018
TravelgateX, a travel connectivity specialist, has acquired revenue management and business intelligence startup REVVA. Read More
News | Technology
Smartvel gets funding boost for its destination content technology
Smartvel gets funding boost for its destination content technology
By Linda Fox | October 24, 2018
Destination content technology company Smartvel has received $1.05 million in funding for further growth. Read More
News | Startups
CrowdRiff 9 million series A
CrowdRiff raises $9M to grow its visual content marketing platform
By Mitra Sorrells | October 4, 2018
Toronto-based CrowdRiff, an artificial intelligence-powered visual content management and marketing platform for travel brands, has closed a $9 million Series A funding round.   Read More
News | Startups
Sojern opinion DMO metrics
A DMO’s guide to finding the metrics that matter
By Richard Black - Sojern | September 27, 2018
Most people agree that in order for a company to stay in business, you need to market it.  Read More
Opinion | Online