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Airline and agency groups repeat pleas for urgent financial aid
By Linda Fox | April 6, 2020
Airline and travel agent organizations across Europe repeat calls to regulators and member states for aid. Read More
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Tracking declines in online travel web traffic as restrictions hit across the globe
By Linda Fox | April 6, 2020
SimilarWeb has marked a "pivot point" in website traffic to online travel companies when consumer and business behavior changed and traffic declined sharply. Read More
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Investors on travel survivors, pent-up demand and bailouts
By Linda Fox | April 2, 2020
Seeking Alpha asked some of its marketplace authors to comment on the outlook for travel stocks, the likelihood of travel returning to pre-coronavirus levels and the segments that might come... Read More
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How to manage your hotel’s revenue strategy during a crisis
How to manage your hotel’s revenue strategy during a crisis
By Kevin Brown - Amadeus  | April 2, 2020
In times of uncertainty, it’s critical for hoteliers to focus on building trust with customers and future guests through compassion and flexibility. Read More
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Loyalty in travel during a time of fear starts with the refund
Loyalty in travel during a time of fear starts with the refund
By Matt Walker - LikeWhere  | April 1, 2020
The refund process for travel brands, at a moment when the operational parts of a business are in overdrive, is going to expose the culture of many brands, in the coming days. Read More
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Search data reveals some positive trends but industry should remain cautious
By Linda Fox | March 30, 2020
Sojern looks at search trends to analyze whether there are any signs of recovery for the travel industry. Read More
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Airbnb hosts in China are “confident” about market recovery
By Jill Menze | March 27, 2020
According to data from Airbnb, 99% of hosts in China feel positively or neutral about engaging in the short-term rental market following the COVID-19 outbreak, while 1% say they will “definitely not”... Read More
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Travel intermediaries look to regulators for help with airline refunds
By Linda Fox | March 27, 2020
ECTAA, a body representing European agents and operators, is urging the European Commission to take action on airlines not refunding tickets. Read More
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Travel value chain under scrutiny as airlines get bailouts and intermediaries plead for help
Travel value chain under scrutiny as airlines get bailouts and intermediaries plead for help
By Linda Fox | March 26, 2020
IATA's mention of the value chain has faced significant criticism in the past week from some areas of the intermediary community, seemingly for acting in isolation. They believe the industry is in this... Read More
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Airline partnerships at forefront of building the most efficient global air transport ecosystem
Airline partnerships at forefront of building the most efficient global air transport ecosystem
By Dohop  | March 26, 2020
Many airlines maintain partnerships with each other, be it in the form of bilateral arrangements or by joining an alliance. But the technology that has enabled these partnerships, however, hasn’t... Read More
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Amadeus plans for €300M cost-cutting program as coronavirus slams aviation
By Linda Fox | March 25, 2020
The company has been hit by a combination of trip cancellations and restrictions on international flights, impacting the volume of bookings and passengers boarded. Read More
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Digital travel brands want the same bailouts from governments as hotels and airlines
Digital travel brands want the same bailouts from governments as hotels and airlines
By Kevin May | March 24, 2020
A lobbying organization, which includes the likes of Amadeus, Travelport, Booking.com, Expedia Group, Skyscanner, Tripadvisor and eDreams ODIGEO as members, says the COVID-19 outbreak is hitting the... Read More
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Expedia will refund hotel guests during COVID-19 outbreak regardless of existing booking policy
Expedia will refund hotel guests during COVID-19 outbreak regardless of existing booking policy
The operator of accommodation booking sites including Expedia, Hotels.com, Hotwire and others says it was facing an "unprecedented volume of calls" from travelers asking for help with non-refundable... Read More
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China sees uptick in flight searches and bookings
By Mitra Sorrells | March 20, 2020
ADARA says flight search and booking data indicates signs of a rebound for travel to and within China. Read More
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Sabre makes $200M in cuts to offset coronavirus impact
Sabre makes $200M in cuts to offset coronavirus impact
By Kevin May | March 20, 2020
The cuts range from offering voluntary unpaid leave, severance and early retirement to staff across the world to scaling back its third-party contracting and vendor costs. Read More
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