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.


Turning the ugly duckling of the travel industry into a beautiful swan
Turning the ugly duckling of the travel industry into a beautiful swan
By Stephen Joyce | October 21, 2013
There have been days in the not so distant past when I have felt like an ugly duckling, paddling about... Read More
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I'll take the standard room with the big cat, please (AKA how Agoda tests its web pages)
I'll take the standard room with the big cat, please (AKA how Agoda tests its web pages)
By Kevin May | October 19, 2013
Developers and web engineers are notorious for testing out web pages with cheeky and often weird... Read More
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Big travel data meets curious minds at THack Boston
Big travel data meets curious minds at THack Boston
By Nick Vivion | October 19, 2013
Tnooz has decamped to Boston for our latest THack, which is addressing an exciting and continually... Read More
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Travel agents feel the pinch of the Internet - and it doesn't hurt that much
Travel agents feel the pinch of the Internet - and it doesn't hurt that much
By Nick Vivion | October 17, 2013
At a recent invite-only roundup for American Express-affiliated travel agents, the assembled agents... Read More
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All signs continue to point north for tours and activities
All signs continue to point north for tours and activities
By Karthick Prabu | October 17, 2013
It seems everybody wants a piece of the tours and activities pie right now with developments across... Read More
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Five reasons TripAdvisor TripConnect will rob Google of hotel ad spend
Five reasons TripAdvisor TripConnect will rob Google of hotel ad spend
By Viewpoints | October 17, 2013
Hotels will shift a portion of their online search marketing budgets from Google to TripAdvisor's new... Read More
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12 questions about TripAdvisor TripConnect you were too embarrassed to ask
12 questions about TripAdvisor TripConnect you were too embarrassed to ask
By Sean O'Neil | October 16, 2013
TripAdvisor, the giant review site, has launched an advertising bidding tool called TripConnect. For... Read More
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TripAdvisor's TripConnect lets hotels bid for traffic and bypass Google ads
TripAdvisor's TripConnect lets hotels bid for traffic and bypass Google ads
By Sean O'Neil | October 16, 2013
Last July, Tnooz was the first to report that TripAdvisor, the user-reviews giant, planned to let... Read More
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Getting hotel search on the web past the dreaded Meh
Getting hotel search on the web past the dreaded Meh
By Viewpoints | October 16, 2013
Let's face it - hotel search today is not very different today from the gunky prototypes that sprouted... Read More
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Startup pitch - Tansler wants to become a price-driven challenger to Airbnb and HomeAway
Startup pitch - Tansler wants to become a price-driven challenger to Airbnb and HomeAway
By Kevin May | October 15, 2013
Does the internet need another vacation rental website? Tansler seems to think so, going live today... Read More
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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
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