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.


VIDEO: Lola - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Lola - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | January 4, 2019
Lola provides companies the visibility and control they want, while giving travelers the amazing... Read More
Interview | Distribution
11 uncomfortable truths about hotel revenue management
11 uncomfortable truths about hotel revenue management
By Vivek Bhogaraju - Expedia Group | January 3, 2019
Hotel revenue management (RM) is not new and has been around for 30+ years, yet only 3% of hotels... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
VIDEO: Airline distribution matures and moves on
VIDEO: Airline distribution matures and moves on
By Kevin May | January 3, 2019
It was a fairly eventful 2018, even by the standards set in airline distribution over recent years.... Read More
News | Distribution
WEBINAR ALERT! Going beyond NDC: A Q&A with Sabre and partners
WEBINAR ALERT! Going beyond NDC: A Q&A with Sabre and partners
By Kevin May | January 3, 2019
Join Sabre and our industry-leading airline and agency partners as we discuss how we’re implementing... Read More
News | Distribution
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RedAwning eyes boost for multi-unit properties through Google Hotel Ads
By Linda Fox | January 2, 2019
Vacation rental specialist RedAwning has launched Google Hotel Ads for the multi-unit... Read More
News | Distribution
Increased ship production, environmentally friendly practices to shape cruise industry in 2019
Increased ship production, environmentally friendly practices to shape cruise industry in 2019
By Tom Stieghorst - Travel Weekly  | January 2, 2019
In 2019, nearly two dozen ships are scheduled to be delivered. Two types are more popular than others.... Read More
News | Distribution
A review of 2018, a preview for what's next: Retailing and ancillaries
A review of 2018, a preview for what's next: Retailing and ancillaries
By Kevin May | December 31, 2018
To explore what lies ahead for retailing and ancillaries in relation to travel next year, we asked a... Read More
News | Distribution
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Fallacies and travel: Making sense out of 2018
By Simone Puorto | December 28, 2018
A look at the four most important trends of the year worth saluting.... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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In a world and industry ruled by technology, the important conversation is diversity in perspectives
By Siew Hoon Yeoh - Web in Travel | December 24, 2018
My first encounter with the author Ursula K Le Guin was through The Left Hand Of Darkness,... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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ETTSA takes antitrust complaint against Lufthansa to the European Commission
By Linda Fox | December 20, 2018
ETTSA, the lobbying body for GDSs and OTAs, has filed another complaint with the European Commission... 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