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.


Traxo lands $4.2 million, boosting the travel organizer service
Traxo lands $4.2 million, boosting the travel organizer service
By Sean O'Neil | October 2, 2013
Traxo, the Dallas company behind a travel organizer service, acknowledged today that it has raised... Read More
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Could a European joint rail initiative finally be on track?
Could a European joint rail initiative finally be on track?
By Linda Fox | October 2, 2013
*Update* - ETTSA secretary general Christoph Klenner says the Amadeus-led consortium is a study and... Read More
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Travel DISTRIBUTION roundup - Travelport, Amadeus, SiteMinder, Vayant
Travel DISTRIBUTION roundup - Travelport, Amadeus, SiteMinder, Vayant
By Kevin May | October 2, 2013
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for DISTRIBUTION in travel, tourism and... Read More
News | Distribution
95% of air travelers don't use mobile for check in, booking, or other services
95% of air travelers don't use mobile for check in, booking, or other services
By Sean O'Neil | October 2, 2013
It's rare to see a mobile usage survey that's based on a representative sample of global travelers,... Read More
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Why Mr & Mrs Smith insourced its booking platform: Case study
Why Mr & Mrs Smith insourced its booking platform: Case study
By Sean O'Neil | October 1, 2013
It's been four years since Mr & Mrs Smith, the UK-based luxury hotel guide, brought its information... Read More
News | Distribution
Qunar files for $125 million public listing in the US
Qunar files for $125 million public listing in the US
By Karthick Prabu | October 1, 2013
The wait is over. Qunar, the biggest metasearch engine in China has filed for a $125 million IPO under... Read More
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North America hotel prices - September to November 2013
North America hotel prices - September to November 2013
By PhocusWire | September 30, 2013
Data trends on cheapest North America hotel rates as well as median rate for three months of three,... Read More
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TripScanner's open booking tool tracks unmanaged business travel
TripScanner's open booking tool tracks unmanaged business travel
By Sean O'Neil | September 30, 2013
Launched last week, TripScanner is a browser-based, "open booking" enterprise tool to help small- and... Read More
News | Distribution
Airbnb celebrates New York victory, vows to fight on [UPDATED]
Airbnb celebrates New York victory, vows to fight on [UPDATED]
By Linda Fox | September 30, 2013
Airbnb is claiming a victory for the sharing economy after a New York appeal board overturned an... Read More
News | Distribution
Human touch - Personalization can define the future of the travel industry
Human touch - Personalization can define the future of the travel industry
By Viewpoints | September 30, 2013
Henry Ford – the pioneer of mass production - made motor vehicles affordable for the man on the... Read More
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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