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.


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Meituan ramps up super-app's overseas hotel distribution, signs SiteMinder deal
By Kevin May | July 3, 2019
If the so-called "super-apps" are going to offer as much travel-related content to their users as they... Read More
News | Distribution
How independent hotels can win direct bookings
How independent hotels can win direct bookings
By Max Starkov - NextGuest Digital  | July 3, 2019
Here are the action steps independent hoteliers must undertake in order to win the direct booking of... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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Emerging Travel Group raises $10M to expand RateHawk B2B hotel platform
By Linda Fox | July 3, 2019
The round is led by technology entrepreneur Lev Leviev and the family office of Igor and Dmitri... Read More
News | Distribution
Maximize Occupancy and Revenue During Big Events
Maximize Occupancy and Revenue During Big Events
By Marisa Garcia - PhocusWire | July 2, 2019
Hoteliers have an opportunity to boost revenue when major events come to town. Ensuring that bookings... Read More
Distribution
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How Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency might fit into travel
By Linda Fox | July 1, 2019
Concerns are not surprising given the probes into the social media platform around privacy and wider... Read More
News | Online
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Sabre CEO Sean Menke: Future of NDC is a "wild guess," but we remain committed
By Jill Menze | July 1, 2019
Speaking at the Sabre Technology Exchange event last week, Sabre CEO Sean Menke says the travel... Read More
News | Distribution
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Taxi2Airport hails €2.2M in funding, plots B2B partnership growth
By Linda Fox | June 28, 2019
Taxi2Airport has announced €2.2M in new funding and plans to invest in extending its B2B partnerships... Read More
News | Distribution
Sabre broadens hospitality offerings with retail push, new lodging APIs
Sabre broadens hospitality offerings with retail push, new lodging APIs
By Jill Menze | June 27, 2019
At the Sabre Technology Exchange, the company detailed how hotels can benefit from its Intelligent... Read More
News | Technology
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Duffel raises $21.5M for yet-to-launch distribution platform
By Jill Menze | June 21, 2019
Benchmark, which has invested in companies including Uber, Twitter and Snap, led the Series A round,... Read More
News | Startups
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Booking.com talks up importance of reviews in travel decisions, especially for rentals
By Linda Fox | June 14, 2019
The OTA's survey of 21,500 travelers globally reveals that 53% of travelers have decided not to book... Read More
News | Online
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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