Distribution


Travel distribution comes in a myriad of shapes and sizes, with a dizzying array of processes to match  - but at its most basic level, it is the mechanism to connect suppliers of travel products to their end-users.

In every aspect of the industry, developments in technology, changing consumer shopping habits and new players constantly entering the market have caused distribution to go through significant levels of transformation.


Booking acquires FareHarbor
Booking Holdings buys FareHarbor in push for share of tours and activities
By Mitra Sorrells | April 19, 2018
Booking Holdings has agreed to acquire FareHarbor, a Denver-based software company focused on tours... Read More
News | Distribution
Aruba blockchain Winding Tree3
Can blockchain help a tiny, travel-dependent island reinvent its economy?
By Mitra Sorrells | April 18, 2018
On the tiny Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba – population just over 100,000 – tourism is the foundation... Read More
News | Technology
Eatwith partnerships Chinese travel
Food experiences platform Eatwith partners with five Chinese travel providers
Travelers that use any of China’s five largest online travel sites now have direct access to book food... Read More
News | Distribution
phocuswright europe 2018 citizenm hotels
Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with CitizenM Hotels' Michael Levie
By PhocusWire | April 17, 2018
Ahead of the event, he discusses the importance of data, what it means to be a mobile traveler and... Read More
Interview | Distribution
eDreams ODIGEO machine learning
Machine learning drives 50% increase in flight bookings for eDreams ODIGEO
By Mitra Sorrells | April 17, 2018
Barcelona-based eDreams ODIGEO reports a significant boost in business since it began using machine... Read More
News | Distribution
QOTW: Something about keeping things alive
QOTW: Something about keeping things alive
By PhocusWire | April 13, 2018
Quote from Kathy Morgan, vice president of product management at Sabre Travel Network, in an article... Read More
News | Distribution
Sabre makes NDC push, launches new airline commercial platform
Sabre makes NDC push, launches new airline commercial platform
By Jill Menze | April 12, 2018
While airlines are still adjusting their attitudes toward IATA’s New Distribution Capability, Sabre... Read More
News | Distribution
Vacation rental new association
Vacation rental "disruption" triggers new focus for association
By Mitra Sorrells | April 10, 2018
A new non-profit association is positioning itself to be the voice of vacation rental owners and... Read More
News | Distribution
EAN Points Loyalty Program report 2
Experiences and products - not financial rewards - drive customer loyalty for travel brands
By Mitra Sorrells | April 10, 2018
The key to long-term loyalty for travel brands comes from creating memorable experiences based on... Read More
News | Distribution
MakeMyTrip Flipkart partnership
MakeMyTrip boosts distribution with Flipkart partnership
By Mitra Sorrells | April 5, 2018
Less than a month after buzz circulated that Amazon could make a move into travel – again – one of its... Read More
News | Distribution
Sponsored Content
From Our Partners
The real state of tours, activities and attractions distribution
March 26, 2018
The real state of tours, activities and attractions distribution
First of all, apologies to Viator, Expedia and GetYourGuide...... Read More
Unleash the power of genuine intelligence
March 16, 2018
Unleash the power of genuine intelligence
The diversity of products and services in the travel industry creates a complex need for technology... Read More
Do travel advertisers know what underwear you are wearing?
March 12, 2018
Do travel advertisers know what underwear you are wearing?
(I’ll break the suspense up front – thank goodness, no)... Read More