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The Phocuswright Conference 2019 preview - Hospitality in a perfect storm
The Phocuswright Conference 2019 preview - Hospitality in a perfect storm
By PhocusWire | October 18, 2019
Anyone - hotels, private accommodation, system providers - who thought the hospitality sector was immune from fundamental change should think again. Read More
News | Distribution
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Surviving Thomas Cook: Damage to hotel ecosystem shows distribution mix is vital anywhere
By Douglas Green - Duetto  | October 17, 2019
For those hotels now in the eye of the Thomas Cook storm, better days could lie ahead if they get more strategic with their channel distribution. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Steve Hafner
In a series of interviews with executives participating in the event in Florida in November, PhocusWire finds out what makes them tick. Read More
Interview | Online
Kayak, Wanderu expand transportation offerings through new partnership
Kayak, Wanderu expand transportation offerings through new partnership
By Jill Menze | October 16, 2019
The partnership will give consumers access to bus, train and flight options across both platforms. Read More
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Sabre buys airline retail platform Radixx for $110M
Sabre buys airline retail platform Radixx for $110M
By Kevin May | October 16, 2019
The deal is being positioned as a mechanism to get more low-cost carriers into the Sabre fold, with Radixx's core platforms being a passenger service system and internet booking engine Read More
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Digital transformation still in its infancy for airlines
By Linda Fox | October 16, 2019
A study from PROS reveals perceptions from the aviation industry on the state of digital transformation. Read More
News | Distribution
Accor and Expedia believe there's a path to save the hotel-OTA relationship
Accor and Expedia believe there's a path to save the hotel-OTA relationship
By Marissa Trew - WebInTravel  | October 16, 2019
The hotel-online travel agency relationship has always been a tricky one. The two are co-dependent and must care for each other, but not too much. Read More
News | Online
Bringing science and control to airline retail
Bringing science and control to airline retail
By Stanislava Yordanova - PROS  | October 10, 2019
In the next decade we should expect the disruption of the airline industry to continue to accelerate; however, it is the digital-first carriers that will lead the market. Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
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Malaysia's Zouba wants to become a meta-book marketplace for destination products
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WebInTravel  | October 10, 2019
Malaysia-based GoQuo is launching Zouba, a “meta-book marketplace” for destination products. Read More
News | Startups
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OYO founder funnels $700M into new $1.5B round, valuing company at $10B
By Mitra Sorrells | October 7, 2019
India-based hospitality company OYO Hotels & Homes will use its latest funding round – a $1.5 billion Series F – to expand its vacation rentals business in Europe and to grow its overall presence in the... Read More
News | Online
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VIDEO: Smartvel talks local content, digital experiences and funding
By Linda Fox | October 7, 2019
PhocusWire discussed dynamic destination content with Smartvel CEO Iñigo Valenzuela at the World Aviation Festival 2019. Read More
News | Online
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Southeast Asia, part 1: How low-cost options, mobile reliance are driving travel transformation
By Mitra Sorrells | October 7, 2019
We begin our monthlong exploration of travel in Southeast Asia with an overview of the market. Read More
News | Online
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VIDEO: AirBaltic on NDC, Blockchain and other emerging tech
By Linda Fox | October 4, 2019
PhocusWire talked to airBaltic boss Martin Gauss about emerging tech, NDC and wider distribution challenges at the World Aviation Festival 2019. Read More
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VIDEO: Sabre Airline Solutions talks distribution, customization and digital airlines
By Linda Fox | October 3, 2019
PhocusWire spoke to Sabre Airline Solutions on digital airlines, data and personalization at the World Aviation Festival 2019. Read More
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In The Big Chair - Rolf Purzer of ATPCO
In The Big Chair - Rolf Purzer of ATPCO
By Mitra Sorrells | October 3, 2019
Rolf Purzer has been with ATPCO 22 years, serving as CEO since 2017. Read More
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