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.


Corporate Traveller claims there is demand for business trips in Bitcoin
Corporate Traveller claims there is demand for business trips in Bitcoin
By Linda Fox | June 3, 2019
U.K. travel management company Corporate Traveller says customers, particularly in fintech, want to... Read More
News | Distribution
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Kiwi.com takes big investment as General Atlantic becomes majority owner
By Linda Fox | June 3, 2019
Private equity firm General Atlantic is believed to be investing more than $125 million to become the... Read More
News | Distribution
Are your demand channels taking more than commission?
Are your demand channels taking more than commission?
By Chinmai Sharma - DHISCO  | May 31, 2019
Let me start by getting something out of the way: commissions in hospitality distribution are fair.... Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
Travelport completes $4.4BN sale to private equity
Travelport completes $4.4BN sale to private equity
By Kevin May | May 30, 2019
Travelport has officially ended its almost five-year stint on the public markets and is now back in... Read More
News | Distribution
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Discount carriers taking off in South America
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly  | May 30, 2019
In South America over the past few years, Chile, Argentina and Peru have seen an explosion of domestic... Read More
News | Distribution
Airbnb signs Shiji distribution deal to bolster China hotel strategy
Airbnb signs Shiji distribution deal to bolster China hotel strategy
By Kevin May | May 28, 2019
Airbnb has another distribution partner to help bolster its hotel inventory. But this time it is aimed... Read More
News | Distribution
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Agent organization accuses IATA of abusing dominant distribution role
European agents and operators' body ECTAA has filed an antitrust complaint with the European... Read More
News | Distribution
Latin America, part 4: Challenges and opportunities in travel distribution
Latin America, part 4: Challenges and opportunities in travel distribution
By Mitra Sorrells | May 28, 2019
For the final piece in our series on Latin America, we take a look at the current state and future... Read More
News | Distribution
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Ctrip sees huge potential in customized travel for growing affluent segment
By Linda Fox | May 24, 2019
Research from Ctrip and COTRI reveals the potential in the growing high-net income traveler segment.... Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Zizoo - Launch pitch winner at Phocuswright Europe 2019
VIDEO: Zizoo - Launch pitch winner at Phocuswright Europe 2019
By PhocusWire | May 24, 2019
A leading global boat holiday platform wants to change the entire travel space with a first-ever GDS.... 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