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.


VIDEO: Hilton on loyalty, millennials and digital marketing
VIDEO: Hilton on loyalty, millennials and digital marketing
By Mitra Sorrells | November 16, 2018
With experience at Microsoft, Capital One and Uber, Kellyn Smith Kenny joined Hilton in January as the... Read More
News | Distribution
Hotelbeds to build out ancillary services with the acquisition of HolidayTaxis
Hotelbeds to build out ancillary services with the acquisition of HolidayTaxis
By Linda Fox | November 15, 2018
Spain-based Hotelbeds is boosting its ancillary business through the acquisition of HolidayTaxis - a... Read More
News | Distribution
Sabre to acquire Farelogix in $360M deal, touts benefits to entire industry
Sabre to acquire Farelogix in $360M deal, touts benefits to entire industry
By Linda Fox | November 14, 2018
Sabre acquires Farelogix to accelerate its next-gen distribution strategy, with claims that the NDC... Read More
News | Distribution
OTA Insight European parity report
Price parity a major issue for European hoteliers
By Mitra Sorrells | November 14, 2018
Hoteliers across Europe trying to drive direct bookings on their websites are being undercut by online... Read More
News | Distribution
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Blablacar drives off with €101M in funding, plans intermodal transport platform
By Linda Fox | November 13, 2018
A significant funding round for Blablacar as it partners with SNCF and looks to widen its own... Read More
News | Distribution
Hotelmize unlocks $3.8M in funding, plans local offices
Hotelmize unlocks $3.8M in funding, plans local offices
By Linda Fox | November 9, 2018
Hotelmize, a startup that optimizes profit for bed banks, wholesalers and travel agents, has raised... Read More
News | Technology
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Technically Speaking - Rajnish Kumar of Ixigo
By Mitra Sorrells | November 9, 2018
Ixigo CTO Rajnish Kumar co-founded the travel marketplace in 2007. The platform provides price... Read More
Interview | Distribution
Ctrip reports growth across all fronts despite slight loss in Q3
Ctrip reports growth across all fronts despite slight loss in Q3
By Linda Fox | November 8, 2018
Ctrip reports revenue gains across hotels, transport, packaging and corporate travel for Q3, 2018.... Read More
News | Online
Direct vs. third-party: The distribution landscape for vacation rental property managers
Direct vs. third-party: The distribution landscape for vacation rental property managers
By Jill Menze | November 7, 2018
Vacation rental property managers in Europe are increasingly turning to Airbnb and Booking.com as... Read More
News | Distribution
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Technically Speaking - David Thompson of Amex Global Business Travel
By PhocusWire | November 7, 2018
For our November theme, PhocusWire talks to technology heads on the challenges of their roles and the... Read More
Interview | Technology
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VIDEO: Global survey points to travel trends here and now
November 15, 2018
VIDEO: Global survey points to travel trends here and now
Travelers say technology is key to a great experience on a trip - but to what extent?... Read More
REPORT: Virtual interlining - seizing the opportunity for airlines and airports
November 12, 2018
REPORT: Virtual interlining - seizing the opportunity for airlines and airports
Interlining in aviation, where passengers can connect between partner carriers, is on the cusp of... Read More
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November 5, 2018
Travel fraud trends you need to know
Online fraud is rampant and travel brands are feeling the pain more than ever before. Fraud attack... Read More