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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WEBINAR ALERT! How well are independent hoteliers adapting to the digital age?
By Kevin May | December 19, 2018
Phocuswright and trivago present key findings from the Independent Lodging Study 2018.  In 2018... Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: Farelogix on being acquired by Sabre and taking NDC forward
VIDEO: Farelogix on being acquired by Sabre and taking NDC forward
By Kevin May | December 19, 2018
By his own admission, Farelogix CEO Jim Davidson knows that the agreement to sell the business to... Read More
News | Distribution
Analysts watch cautiously as Travelport heads back to private equity
Analysts watch cautiously as Travelport heads back to private equity
By Kevin May | December 18, 2018
Travelport's decision to come off the public financial markets via a sale to private equity has drawn... Read More
News | Distribution
Intermediary growth, consolidation and more hotel distribution trends for 2019
Intermediary growth, consolidation and more hotel distribution trends for 2019
By Sam Turner & Peter Mansour - Hotelbeds Group | December 18, 2018
Consolidation among hotel groups, a slowdown in the alternative accommodations space and airline... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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Amadeus and Points International integrate tech to boost airline loyalty offering
By Linda Fox | December 17, 2018
Amadeus has partnered with Points International enabling the integration of its... Read More
News | Technology
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Gaps remain in vacation rental tech sector as managers seek more from systems
By Linda Fox | December 14, 2018
Vacation rental property managers want to offer more services that are currently not integrated within... Read More
News | Technology
SunExpress claims first for flight booking service via Alexa
SunExpress claims first for flight booking service via Alexa
By Linda Fox | December 13, 2018
SunExpress is enabling customers to search for and book flights via Amazon Alexa.... Read More
News | Technology
Who holds the best hand in the battle for tours, activities and experiences?
Who holds the best hand in the battle for tours, activities and experiences?
By Joost Schreve - KimKim | December 13, 2018
Four of the biggest players - TripAdvisor, Airbnb, Booking.com and Expedia - are approaching the... Read More
Opinion | Online
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VIDEO: MakeMyTrip and Yatra on the future of the Indian travel market
By Mitra Sorrells | December 11, 2018
Cheap smart phones, cheap data and a proliferation of mobile payment options are spurring massive... Read More
News | Distribution
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Kiwi.com takes stake in airline tech company AeroCRS
By Linda Fox | December 11, 2018
Kiwi.com has taken a minority stake in AeroCRS, a cloud-based airline reservation technology... Read More
News | Technology
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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