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.


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OYO teams up with Yahoo to launch home rental business in Japan
By Jill Menze | February 22, 2019
OYO is expanding its affordable housing services to Japan, in a joint effort with Yahoo dubbed OYO... Read More
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Travelport posts final full-year results ahead of sale to private equity
Travelport posts final full-year results ahead of sale to private equity
By Kevin May | February 22, 2019
Travelport passed the $2.5 billion annual revenue mark for the first time in its history during 2018.... Read More
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Accor goes down experiences route as it unveils All loyalty platform
By Linda Fox | February 22, 2019
Accor has unveiled its new loyalty platform All combining its loyalty program and distribution.... Read More
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Japan latest country to book first NDC-hosted air ticket
By Kevin May | February 20, 2019
Tokyo-based travel agency F-ness issued the Lufthansa air ticket using a platform developed... Read More
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The false promise of hospitality technology integration
The false promise of hospitality technology integration
By Gaurav Singh - RateGain  | February 19, 2019
The industry should do more to give hoteliers a seamless end-to-end experience for them to... Read More
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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... Read More
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Home-sharing is ready to write its second chapter
Home-sharing is ready to write its second chapter
By Christina Jelski - Travel Weekly  | February 18, 2019
Startups are mounting fresh challenges to both traditional hotels, whose forays into the home-rental... Read More
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TourRadar works with Google Zoo for unusual multi-continent tour contest
By Mitra Sorrells | February 18, 2019
TourRadar's "Tour the World" campaign, with help from Google Zoo, is intended to introduce a new... Read More
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Dynamic pricing for airlines - its role in digital retail thinking
By Alan Dunne - Datalex | February 17, 2019
Dynamic pricing is often thought of as the ability to offer a product at different price points - it... Read More
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Hilton maintains focus on direct relationships as growth outstrips agency channel
Hilton maintains focus on direct relationships as growth outstrips agency channel
By Linda Fox | February 14, 2019
Hilton boosted its loyalty program by 14 million members in 2018 and continues to focus on direct... Read More
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With the massive shift of people using mobile phones, travel companies should look to offer a seamless... Read More
The false promise of hospitality technology integration
February 19, 2019
The false promise of hospitality technology integration
The industry should do more to give hoteliers a seamless end-to-end experience for them to... Read More
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February 13, 2019
Building blocks of the group experience - considering needs of planners, groups and guests
The changing face of “groups” is an interesting case study in how hotels must be on top of industry... Read More