Distribution


Key questions facing Airbnb ahead of its IPO
Key questions facing Airbnb ahead of its IPO
By Pierre Becerril - Transparent | December 3, 2020
By redefining traveler expectations and establishing a new type of lodging, Airbnb built the second-most valuable travel company in the world in just a decade. Now, as public market investors consider... Read More
Opinion | Online
trip-group-q3-2020
Trip.com Group sees ongoing financial improvement, ups marketing spend
By Linda Fox | December 2, 2020
Trip.com Group says business segments have recovered to pre-pandemic levels in China. Read More
News | Online
Revenue managers who play a pivotal role in demand generation will transform their careers
Revenue managers who play a pivotal role in demand generation will transform their careers
By PhocusWire | December 2, 2020
As properties and chains attempt to recover from the devastating impact of having far fewer numbers of guests, many are considering new strategies and models across their businesses. Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
connexpay-seriesA-funding
ConnexPay tops up Series A with $6M, plans expansion in other sectors
By Linda Fox | December 1, 2020
F-Prime Capital and existing investors are part of ConnexPay's latest funding. Read More
News | Startups
VIDEO: Sabre CEO Sean Menke on planning beyond the pandemic
VIDEO: Sabre CEO Sean Menke on planning beyond the pandemic
By Kevin May | December 1, 2020
Companies are figuring out how to position themselves for customers, consumers and partners as travel looks to restart in some capacity and back to the levels enjoyed in 2019. But Sabre's CEO is looking... Read More
News | Distribution
How tech can evolve the outdated $50B temporary housing sector
How tech can evolve the outdated $50B temporary housing sector
By Vivi Cahyadi - AltoVita | December 1, 2020
Although technology has transformed the operation and distribution of hotel and vacation rental sectors, there's one area left to be connected: the $50 billion temporary housing market. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
VIDEO: Kyte - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: Kyte - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 30, 2020
Kyte is an airline retail platform empowering airlines and travel agencies to maximise their customer experience and retailing. Read More
Interview | Startups
otas-middle-east
How travel companies are innovating in the Middle East and beyond
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WebinTravel | November 30, 2020
MakeMyTrip, Wego, Cleartrip and others discuss how they've shaped their strategy in the Middle East during the pandemic. Read More
News | Online
fareupthere-startup-stage
STARTUP STAGE: FareUpThere rewards travelers for airline reviews
By Linda Fox | November 30, 2020
The U.S. company collects flight reviews and enables travelers to earn points for giving their feedback. The startup also provides data to airlines on the passenger experience. Read More
Interview | Startups
greece-tourism-covid
How an email to the prime minister and algorithms helped Greece bring tourists back
By Linda Fox | November 27, 2020
An unsolicited email from a data scientist to the Greek prime minister helped the country reopen to tourists. Read More
News | Technology
Innovation, recovery, renewal: What the travel industry can expect in 2021
Innovation, recovery, renewal: What the travel industry can expect in 2021
By SAP Concur | November 26, 2020
In 2021, the global travel community will continue to see significant changes in nearly every sector. Read More
Opinion | Online
klook-traveloka-trip-singaporediscover
Klook, Traveloka, Trip.com among redemption partners for Singapore’s S$320M tourism recovery program
By Mitra Sorrells | November 25, 2020
The programs gives every Singapore citizen age 18 and above a S$100 voucher.  Read More
News | Online
booking-holdings-hotels-private-accommodation
Booking Holdings boss talks pressure on hotels and the private accommodation trend
By Linda Fox | November 20, 2020
Glenn Fogel discusses how changes in the lodging market could be beneficial to large distributors - meaning hotels could face an uphill battle ahead. Read More
News | Distribution
tripadvisor-travel-research
Tripadvisor says travel remains top of mind for consumers
By Linda Fox | November 18, 2020
The Tripadvisor "A Year in Travel" research, carried out in partnership with Phocuswright, reveals that between May and September, outdoor activities, nature and parks accounted for 34% of all... Read More
News | Distribution
"Perfect timing" - Travel industry reacts to Airbnb's IPO filing
"Perfect timing" - Travel industry reacts to Airbnb's IPO filing
By Jill Menze | November 18, 2020
With Airbnb filing for its long-awaited initial public offering, experts weigh in on what it means for the travel industry. Read More
News | Online
PhocuswrightThe Phocuswright ConferencePhocuswright EuropeBattlegroundTTEWeb In TravelInntopiaRetail TravelHotel Investment