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.


GetYourGuide 484 million funding reaction
Investors and a rival on the impact of GetYourGuide's record-breaking funding round
By Mitra Sorrells | May 17, 2019
Industry leaders react to news that SoftBank Vision Fund has invested $484 million in GetYourGuide.... Read More
News | Distribution
GetYourGuide 484 million series E
GetYourGuide nabs $484M Series E round; CEO talks growth, Klook
By Mitra Sorrells | May 16, 2019
GetYourGuide will add new markets and inventory funded by $484 million raised in a Series E round lead... Read More
News | Distribution
How is fare disparity becoming a silent killer of airlines?
How is fare disparity becoming a silent killer of airlines?
By Apurva Chamaria - Rategain  | May 16, 2019
Rate parity for hotels has been a favorite topic that generates a lot of questions, excitement and... Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
CEO interview Almundo Juan Pablo Lafosse
In The Big Chair - Juan Pablo Lafosse of Almundo
By Mitra Sorrells | May 16, 2019
The Almundo CEO talks the power of offline, the company's strategy compared to Expedia and Booking and... Read More
Interview | Distribution
Revenues down at Travelport amid Russian regulator stalling sale
Revenues down at Travelport amid Russian regulator stalling sale
By Kevin May | May 11, 2019
Travelport's proposed move to return to private ownership has hit a hurdle in the shape of getting... Read More
News | Distribution
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Finnair unveils NDC partner program (but won't surcharge agents for non-use)
By Linda Fox | May 10, 2019
Agents will have a number of ways to access content such as building a direct connect with Finnair via... Read More
News | Distribution
Booking Holdings earnings Q1 2019
Bookings slightly up, revenue slightly down for Booking Holdings in Q1 2019
By Mitra Sorrells | May 9, 2019
Revenue was down but gross bookings were up for Booking Holdings in the first quarter of 2019,... Read More
News | Distribution
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Hostfully brings in $1M in seed funding as it looks to grow team
By Linda Fox | May 8, 2019
The round was led by Precursor Ventures with MergeLane, Wharton Alumni Angels, Blue Startups and... Read More
News | Technology
TripAdvisor sees experiences and restaurant revenue up as investment continues in new areas
TripAdvisor sees experiences and restaurant revenue up as investment continues in new areas
By Linda Fox | May 8, 2019
TripAdvisor reports a slight decrease in revenue for Q1 2019 while revenue for its experiences and... Read More
News | Distribution
Amadeus closes in on €1.5B in revenue during Q1 of 2019
Amadeus closes in on €1.5B in revenue during Q1 of 2019
By Kevin May | May 8, 2019
Amadeus secured revenue of over €1.4 billion in the first quarter of this year, following an... Read More
News | Distribution
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From Our Partners
REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
March 26, 2019
REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
In this white paper, carried out in partnership with PROS, we look at the various stages of airlines... Read More
Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
March 4, 2019
Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
The cost and effort of maintaining a direct connect to the GDS may have been more than hotels had... Read More
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
March 1, 2019
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
A detailed study by RateGain’s data science lab probes into event scenarios to get insights that will... Read More