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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VIDEO: IATA on NDC, One Order and how it views innovation
By Linda Fox | September 10, 2019
PhocusWire spoke to IATA CEO Alexandre de Juniac about developments beyond NDC, innovation and the... Read More
News | Distribution
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Google price-matching: Are hotel bookings next?
By Gino Engels - OTA Insight  | September 6, 2019
With Google testing a "lowest fare" price guarantee  on flights, what happens if the guarantee... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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Google adds Vacasa to vacation rental search
By Jill Menze | September 5, 2019
In March, Google added vacation rental properties to its Hotel Search function, and it’s now adding... Read More
News | Distribution
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China online hotel channels getting a boost by youth travelers
By Linda Fox | September 5, 2019
China's online hotel platforms are attracting younger demographics with diverse expectations.... Read More
News | Online
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OYO acquires data shop Danamica to help drive dynamic pricing in rentals
By Linda Fox | September 3, 2019
OYO is seeking to refine its dynamic pricing capabilities for vacation rentals through the acquisition... Read More
News | Technology
How smart tourism developments in Thailand can help attract visitors
How smart tourism developments in Thailand can help attract visitors
By Linda Fox | September 2, 2019
Investment in infrastructure - especially tech-led - is needed for Thailand to keep maintaining its... Read More
News | Technology
How predictive analytics is helping airlines see through the clouds
How predictive analytics is helping airlines see through the clouds
By Benjamin Cany - Amadeus  | August 30, 2019
With so many business, sports and cultural events happening around the world, airlines have... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Ixigo shifts to “full OTA experience” in deal with Indian e-commerce site Flipkart
By Mitra Sorrells | August 30, 2019
Ixigo is now managing domestic and international flight bookings on Flipkart, and additional verticals... Read More
News | Distribution
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Q&A: Southwest Airlines on its GDS, corporate business strategy
By Business Travel News  | August 29, 2019
Southwest Airlines president Tom Nealon spoke with BTN about the airline's decision... Read More
News | Distribution
How I Got Here, episode 2 - Aaron Gowell of SilverRail Technologies
How I Got Here, episode 2 - Aaron Gowell of SilverRail Technologies
By Kevin May | August 29, 2019
Aaron Gowell is an outspoken and realistic CEO who knows the challenges of any business trying to... Read More
Interview | 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