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News / Startups
Zartico raises $20M to help destinations make sense of visitor data
By Mitra Sorrells | September 21, 2022
Founded in March 2020, Zartico has raised a total of $24.5 million and says it has more than 180 customers.  Read More
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News / Online
Intrepid Travel acquires Australian tour operator Joob
By Kathryn Walson | September 13, 2022
Australia-based Intrepid Travel says the acquisition will bolster the growth of its DMC in Australia, which was created in 2021. Read More
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News / Online
Introducing The Phocuswright Conference 2022
By PhocusWire | September 13, 2022
The Phocuswright Conference 2022, taking place in November in Phoenix, will include Center Stage sessions featuring industry leaders along with dedicated programs for innovation, diversity, Young... Read More
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News / Online
Does climate change mean summer holidays are over for good?
By Carlos Cendra - Mabrian | September 8, 2022
As warmer weather trends continue, the travel industry needs to rethink its whole approach to summer holidays. Read More
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News / Online
Expedia Group launches new social impact, sustainability strategy
By Jill Menze | September 7, 2022
Expedia Group's Open World social impact and sustainability strategy addresses the traveler experience, community engagement and environmental impact. Read More
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News / Distribution
Hotelbeds claims travel-tech first with Istanbul airport partnership
By Jill Menze | August 31, 2022
The destination marketing campaign brings special rates to Hotelbeds customers as well as exposure to iGA Istanbul Airport services. Read More
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News / Technology
Holidu subsidiary Bookiply acquires Lohospo and my.IRS
By Mitra Sorrells | August 5, 2022
The merger is an expansion of a long-standing partnership among Bookiply, Lohospo and my.IRS.   Read More
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News / Online
How tech helps destinations meet sustainability goals
By PhocusWire | August 4, 2022
At Phocuswright Europe, DMOs explained the role of digitization in meeting environmental and economic objectives. Read More
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From Our Partners / Startups
VIDEO: Road.Travel on the convergence of connected cars and travel
By PhocusWire | July 22, 2022
Road.Travel works with automobile manufacturers to integrate its curated road trips into their vehicles. Read More
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News / Online
Google, Travalyst and more on travel’s path to sustainability
By PhocusWire | July 12, 2022
Travel leaders from Google, Travalyst, and Byway discuss current efforts and future plans related to sustainable travel. Read More
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News / Online
Airbnb partners with 20 destinations for new “live and work anywhere” initiative
By Mitra Sorrells | July 6, 2022
Airbnb has selected 20 destinations that will receive landing pages on the platform that are intended to serve as a “one-stop shop” for remote workers. Read More
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News / Online
WTTC offers destinations guidelines to boost resilience against future shocks
By Mitra Sorrells | June 16, 2022
The World Travel and Tourism Council's latest report explains the link between short-term resilience and long-term sustainability.  Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Using psychology over fear to market safe travel
By Michael Becker - GeoSure | June 14, 2022
Empowering people with accurate data can help them make smarter decisions while traveling. Read More
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News / Online
My Method... How Visit Brazil increased U.S. bookings by nearly $6M
By Silvio Nascimento - Embratur | June 13, 2022
With visas no longer required for visitors from the U.S., Brazil planned a campaign to encourage Americans to visit.   Read More
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News / Online
Travel advertisers ramp up spend as demand recovers
By Jill Menze | June 9, 2022
According to a new report, travel ad spend in the U.S. has already reached nearly $623 million in 2022. Read More