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.


Travel Leaders tours and activities from Viator
Travel Leaders adds Viator tours and activities for business travelers staying on
By Mitra Sorrells | August 9, 2019
Travel Leaders Corporate has created a new service that offers more than 200,000 bookable activities... Read More
News | Distribution
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In the Big Chair - Dan Ruch of Rocketrip
By Linda Fox | August 7, 2019
Before creating Rocketrip, Ruch was entrepreneur-in-residence at Genacast Ventures for 12 months. He... Read More
Interview | Distribution
Southwest Airlines adds content to two GDSs
Southwest Airlines adds content to two GDSs
By Michael B. Baker - Business Travel News  | August 7, 2019
Southwest Airlines at long last will provide content and full booking capabilities in global... Read More
News | Distribution
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Culture Trip finally unveils its online travel agency, promises to cover the full funnel
By Linda Fox | August 6, 2019
The company claims it has spent a lot of time understanding customer needs and is not just... Read More
News | Distribution
OTAs, margins and supply - lessons for tours and activities from battles elsewhere
OTAs, margins and supply - lessons for tours and activities from battles elsewhere
By Olan O’Sullivan - TrekkSoft  | August 6, 2019
Are the investments by Booking Holdings and TripAdvisor about supporting their consumer offerings... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Threatless: Why the OTA-tech alignments in activities aren’t a big deal
Threatless: Why the OTA-tech alignments in activities aren’t a big deal
By Douglas Quinby - Arival  | August 5, 2019
These developments may only pertain to a few thousand operator customers across these systems that... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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Two-decade-old hotel website LateRooms faces financial collapse
By Linda Fox | August 2, 2019
The LateRooms brand, which is part of the Malvern Group and is currently facing financial... Read More
News | Online
Sabre revenues up across the business despite challenges in Europe
Sabre revenues up across the business despite challenges in Europe
By Linda Fox | August 1, 2019
The company has reported revenue gains across its three main divisions for the second quarter of 2019.... Read More
News | Distribution
Suppliers, beware: A threat lurks in tours and activities distribution
Suppliers, beware: A threat lurks in tours and activities distribution
By Tao Tao - GetYourGuide  | August 1, 2019
There is a growing threat to the future of tours and activities: the loss of independence in... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
EasyJet uses Traxo to help businesses capture travel spend
EasyJet uses Traxo to help businesses capture travel spend
By Linda Fox | August 1, 2019
A partnership between easyJet and Traxo will help companies keep track of business travelers and their... Read More
News | Technology
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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