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.


Yatra directors mull over Ebix $336M acquisition bid
Yatra directors mull over Ebix $336M acquisition bid
By Linda Fox | March 12, 2019
India-based online travel agency Yatra will review a proposal from U.S.-based Ebix to acquire the... Read More
News | Online
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Google and TripAdvisor stand out for tour and activity research
By Linda Fox | March 12, 2019
More than half of travelers (56%) say they used Google and 38% say they used TripAdvisor to help plan... Read More
News | Distribution
Awaze is the new name to take European Vacation Rentals group forward
Awaze is the new name to take European Vacation Rentals group forward
By Linda Fox | March 8, 2019
The London-based company was originally formed last year when Wyndham Worldwide sold its European... Read More
News | Distribution
Fornova buys hospitality intelligence platform HotelsBI
Fornova buys hospitality intelligence platform HotelsBI
By Kevin May | March 4, 2019
HotelsBI was created in January 2016 by Leon Vaidman and includes tools for hotels to increase direct... Read More
News | Distribution
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BookingPal lands $12M round to boost vacation rental distribution platform
By Linda Fox | March 4, 2019
Valor Capital Group with Altabix and a “new strategic investor” join Existing investors Amadeus... Read More
News | Distribution
Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
By Kyle Moore - RateGain  | March 4, 2019
The cost and effort of maintaining a direct connect to the GDS may have been more than hotels had... Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
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Marriott data security breach costs the company $28M so far
By Linda Fox | March 1, 2019
Marriott revealed that the data breach disclosed in November 2018 cost the company $28 million in the... Read More
News | Distribution
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Bookingkit calls European first on Ctrip partnership for tours and activities
By Linda Fox | February 28, 2019
Ctrip's global expansion brand Trip.com included in deal to integrate tours, activities and events... Read More
News | Distribution
4 tips to help hoteliers create an effective distribution strategy
4 tips to help hoteliers create an effective distribution strategy
By Diane Merlino  | February 28, 2019
Hoteliers who want to gain and hold a competitive edge in today’s fragmented marketplace need to... Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
Amadeus reports growth across distribution and IT solutions units in 2018
Amadeus reports growth across distribution and IT solutions units in 2018
By Linda Fox | February 28, 2019
Amadeus sees revenue growth across businesses in 2018, hitting almost €5 billion total for the... Read More
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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