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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Frustration with online travel booking continues as consumers consult more sites
By Linda Fox | June 13, 2019
The web was supposed to make booking travel easier, faster and more accessible - but the reality is... Read More
News | Online
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TripActions launches NDC platform in partnership with United Airlines
By Mitra Sorrells | June 11, 2019
The business travel platform is launching an end-to-end flight shopping and booking experience... Read More
News | Distribution
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TravelSky adds Routehappy passenger content via latest deal with ATPCO
By Linda Fox | June 11, 2019
The deal covers the Routehappy content as well as other ATPCO retailing solutions... Read More
News | Distribution
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VIDEO: Teenage years still to come for NDC, patience required
By Linda Fox | June 11, 2019
New Distribution Capability (NDC) has broadly been accepted as a positive step in bringing value, and... Read More
News | Distribution
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Amadeus hits back at IATA over claims of "anticompetitive conduct"
By Linda Fox | June 10, 2019
Amadeus says IATA has created the current situation of adoption of the NDC standard “difficult and... Read More
News | Distribution
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EasyGuide launches tours and activities shop, uses handy easyJet branding
By Linda Fox | June 6, 2019
The airline’s founder, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, has invested a minority stake in easyGuide, which... Read More
News | Distribution
OYO talks up hospitality chain growth as it expands distribution strategy
OYO talks up hospitality chain growth as it expands distribution strategy
By Kevin May | June 4, 2019
OYO Rooms now has distribution deals in place with every major online travel agency around the world.... Read More
News | Distribution
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VIDEO: Rail faces hurdles in race for greatness
By Linda Fox | June 4, 2019
Rail experts discuss the digitalization of rail, direct distribution and the potential for... Read More
News | Distribution
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Rethinking hotel distribution with attribute-based selling
By Simone Puorto - Simone Puorto Consulting  | June 4, 2019
How the development of systems to offer room attributes might impact distribution.... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
How Airbnb threatens to disrupt traditional hotel pricing strategies
How Airbnb threatens to disrupt traditional hotel pricing strategies
By Jill Menze | June 4, 2019
A study pitted flexible-capacity Airbnb against the fixed-capacity lodging industry to uncover how the... Read More
News | 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