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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Culture Trip says online travel agency "bet" is close
By Linda Fox | May 7, 2019
The company raised $80 million last year and brought in former-Expedia U.K. managing... Read More
News | Online
Booking.com opts for partner route to expand tours and activities
Booking.com opts for partner route to expand tours and activities
By Kevin May | May 6, 2019
A year after buying FareHarbor to spearhead its move into tours and activities, Booking.com is... Read More
News | Distribution
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Flight Centre leisure and business arms test Amadeus user interface for NDC content
By Linda Fox | May 3, 2019
FCM Travel Solutions and its sister leisure brand Flight Centre are testing a user interface for NDC... Read More
News | Distribution
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In the green room at Phocuswright Europe with... Dirk Tietz
By PhocusWire | May 3, 2019
In a series of interviews with executives participating at the event in Amsterdam in May, PhocusWire... Read More
Interview | Distribution
Trivago seeks new audiences through marketing after solid start to 2019
Trivago seeks new audiences through marketing after solid start to 2019
By Linda Fox | May 2, 2019
Trivago plans to diversify its advertising as it seeks to attract a younger generation to the hotel... Read More
News | Distribution
Datalex suspends shares as it continues review process over accounts
Datalex suspends shares as it continues review process over accounts
By Linda Fox | May 1, 2019
The Ireland-based airline retail tech company stopped trading today on the Irish Stock Exchange,... Read More
News | Distribution
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New OTA targets Muslim travelers looking for halal-friendly destinations
By Mitra Sorrells | April 30, 2019
Rihaala is a new online travel agency focused on halal-friendly destinations and accommodations and... Read More
News | Distribution
Sabre sees quarterly revenue rise to $1.49B but other metrics hit by tech investments
Sabre sees quarterly revenue rise to $1.49B but other metrics hit by tech investments
By Kevin May | April 30, 2019
Sabre has filed a revenue increase of 6% in the first quarter of 2019, giving it $1.49 billion, but... Read More
News | Distribution
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Hotel loyalty should be more than just rewards and favored partners
By Linda Fox | April 30, 2019
A discussion on loyalty in hotels sparked interesting comment around how program members should be... Read More
News | Distribution
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STARTUP STAGE: Magpie wants to end content distribution woes in activities
By Linda Fox | April 29, 2019
The company was founded in November 2018 by former tour operator Christian Watts. The startup has... 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