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.


Where travel brand loyalty sits in a super app world
Where travel brand loyalty sits in a super app world
By Linda Fox | February 18, 2020
It’s hard for major travel brands to ignore super apps given the huge volume of consumers that they... Read More
News | Distribution
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Lufthansa Group renews IT partnership with Amadeus, adds digital services
By Linda Fox | February 18, 2020
While the deal was agreed in principle about a year ago, Amadeus says it has taken time to negotiate... Read More
News | Distribution
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International expansion swells losses for OYO to $335M
By Linda Fox | February 17, 2020
The company reported revenue of $951 million in its full-year earnings for 2019, a more than... Read More
News | Distribution
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Hotel websites hold firm in booking rankings, Airbnb makes progress
By Linda Fox | February 14, 2020
SiteMinder reveals the top sources of online bookings for hotels in 2019.... Read More
News | Distribution
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TUI alters forecast for 2020, 737 MAX grounding bites but digital investment continues
By Linda Fox | February 11, 2020
The tour operator estimated earnings before interest and income tax of between €850 million and €1,050... Read More
News | Distribution
What are the building blocks of direct sales for hotels?
What are the building blocks of direct sales for hotels?
By Pablo Delgado - Mirai  | February 11, 2020
Every single hotel, without any exception, whether large or small, independent or part of a hotel... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
How Kiwi.com is becoming the first virtual global supercarrier
How Kiwi.com is becoming the first virtual global supercarrier
By Julia Gumeniuk - Kiwi.com  | February 5, 2020
Oliver Dlouhý, CEO and co-founder of Kiwi.com, shares the company’s journey and its brand-new vision.... Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
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Amadeus acquires airline network planning software from Optym
By Linda Fox | February 4, 2020
For more than three years, Amadeus has partnered with and invested in U.S.-based Optym to develop its... Read More
News | Technology
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Travel suppliers need to be thinking more about "second wallets"
By Linda Fox | February 3, 2020
With newer technologies enabling the creation of more personalized offers, it's time for travel to... Read More
News | Distribution
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VIDEO: How SAS is taking action towards more sustainable flying
By Linda Fox | January 30, 2020
The carrier for Denmark, Norway and Sweden cautions that if the industry cannot “quickly articulate... Read More
News | Distribution
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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
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