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.


Halo Travel unveiled to bring booking and payments via voice assistant
Halo Travel unveiled to bring booking and payments via voice assistant
By Linda Fox | January 14, 2019
WEX and AI.io have partnered to launch Halo Travel, a voice-activated travel booking assistant.... Read More
News | Technology
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Inside cruise, part 2: Digging into distribution
By Mitra Sorrells | January 14, 2019
In the second part of our series on cruise, we analyze the sector's distribution model and future... Read More
News | Distribution
CES 2019: Carnival's innovation chief on overused words and realistic goals in digital
CES 2019: Carnival's innovation chief on overused words and realistic goals in digital
By Linda Fox | January 11, 2019
A snapshot of views on innovation and disruption from Carnival Corporation's chief experience and... Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Kiwi.com - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Kiwi.com - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | January 11, 2019
Harnessing the power of virtual interlining, Kiwi.com has gone further and made a suite of travel... Read More
Interview | Distribution
Myths about being the "Amazon Of Travel" (and other retail challenges)
Myths about being the "Amazon Of Travel" (and other retail challenges)
By Kieron Branagan - OpenJaw Technologies | January 10, 2019
I have found that there are a set of common themes and common challenges that come through during... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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OYO sees big growth in business travelers, eyes further expansion
By Linda Fox | January 10, 2019
OYO Hotels and Homes continues to build up its business travel segment with the recent addition... Read More
News | Distribution
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CES 2019: Delta boss talks data, AI and internal culture
By Linda Fox | January 10, 2019
Delta CEO Ed Bastian talks about internal culture, AI and other data initiatives during CES 2019.... Read More
News | Technology
SiteMinder partners with RoomIt to connect hotels directly to TMC clients
SiteMinder partners with RoomIt to connect hotels directly to TMC clients
By Jill Menze | January 9, 2019
Through a new partnership with RoomIt, the hotel distribution arm of Carlson Wagonlit Travel,... Read More
News | Distribution
Marriott and Expedia's battle over commissions could trigger industry-wide overhaul
Marriott and Expedia's battle over commissions could trigger industry-wide overhaul
By Linda Fox | January 8, 2019
Expedia and Marriott are said to be near agreement on fee negotiations, other large hotel players are... Read More
News | Distribution
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Online marketplaces gaining momentum in tours booking race
By Linda Fox | January 4, 2019
Tour and activity bookings through online marketplaces increased in 2018 compared to 2017.... Read More
News | Distribution
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Fragmentation continues to shape the competitive landscape for hoteliers
January 23, 2019
Fragmentation continues to shape the competitive landscape for hoteliers
This analysis examines how the hospitality industry, from accommodation options to distribution... Read More
REPORT: Dynamic travel packaging - The next game-changer
January 18, 2019
REPORT: Dynamic travel packaging - The next game-changer
Dynamic packaging has been growing and evolving for the past ten years and this trend will continue to... Read More
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January 16, 2019
What customers want from travel brands on mobile in 2019
Travelers are searching more, booking more and buying more on mobile—yet most travel brands aren’t... Read More