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GoEuro doubles its funding with new round of $150M
By Mitra Sorrells | October 23, 2018
Berlin-based GoEuro has raised $150 million to grow its multimodal travel booking platform, which currently works with more than 800 providers across Europe.   Read More
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Travelport claims NDC flight booking first
Travelport claims NDC flight booking first
By Kevin May | October 23, 2018
NDC debut alert! Travelport reckons its has become the first of the global distribution systems to manage live bookings of flights using the new connection standard. Read More
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VIDEO: The two well-funded activities brands speak out
By Kevin May & PhocusWire | October 22, 2018
It's been quite a year for Klook and GetYourGuide - both in terms of their individual strategies and the changes taking place in the tours and activities sector that they operate in. Read More
News | Online
Metasearch part 3 multimodal
The metasearch model, part 3: The complexity of multimodal
By Mitra Sorrells | October 22, 2018
This sector, what is known as multimodal metasearch, is the topic of this third piece in our series on metasearch.   Read More
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WEBINAR ALERT! How to maximize hotel bookings by leveraging the right channel mix
WEBINAR ALERT! How to maximize hotel bookings by leveraging the right channel mix
By PhocusWire | October 19, 2018
How do you know if you have the right distribution mix for your hotel? Read More
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Vacasa 64M funding
Vacasa raises $64M to boost domestic and international expansion
By Mitra Sorrells | October 18, 2018
U.S.-based vacation rental management company Vacasa has closed $64 million in new funding Read More
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Three ways hoteliers are kicking silos of technology for good (finally)
Three ways hoteliers are kicking silos of technology for good (finally)
By Klaus Kohlmayr - IDEAS | October 18, 2018
Stop me if you’ve heard this before: In the age of OTAs and industry disruption, effectively managing a complex channel and distribution strategy is critical to a hotelier’s bottom line. Read More
Opinion | Technology
ACTE report NDC confusion
NDC causing confusion, concern for corporate travel managers
By Mitra Sorrells | October 17, 2018
Corporate travel managers do not fully understand IATA’s New Distribution Capability and that lack of knowledge may make them resistant to embracing the data transmission standard. Read More
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Arlene Coyle
By PhocusWire | October 17, 2018
Arlene has lived and breathed corporate travel for 20 years and as such is an advocate of how the individual will play a key role in managed travel in the future, helped by technology.  Read More
Interview | Distribution
Tours and activities: the next frontier for airlines?
Tours and activities: the next frontier for airlines?
By Jill Menze | October 17, 2018
Do airlines want to enter the tours and activities game? On the list of priorities, airlines are interested in selling their core product - flights - first and foremost, says Tamas Hanyi, general... Read More
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VIDEO: How digital changed it all for a Mexican boat tour operator
VIDEO: How digital changed it all for a Mexican boat tour operator
By Kevin May | October 15, 2018
Typically, medium to large-size brands mostly have the profile and attract coverage in developments that happen in every corner of the travel industry. Read More
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European organizations unite to stand up for short-term rentals
European organizations unite to stand up for short-term rentals
By Linda Fox | October 15, 2018
The short-term rental (STR) industry has been the target of finger pointing and bad press in recent years as the pressure on housing grows in cities. Read More
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Metasearch part 2 meta-book
The metasearch model, part 2: The transition to meta-book
By Mitra Sorrells | October 15, 2018
In the early days of metasearch, roughly the first decade of the 21st century, the model was strictly one of price comparison and referral.    Read More
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QOTW: Something about a magician's tricks
QOTW: Something about a magician's tricks
By PhocusWire | October 12, 2018
Quote from Stephen Joyce, CEO of Rezgo, in an article on PhocusWire this week. Read More
News | Technology
How to get smart with hotel distribution during the low season
How to get smart with hotel distribution during the low season
By Gino Engels - OTA Insight | October 12, 2018
Peaks and troughs are the perennial features of every hotelier’s annual revenue graph. This is unlikely to change. Read More
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