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.


Travefy, a group travel startup, raises $320K
Travefy, a group travel startup, raises $320K
By Sean O'Neil | September 23, 2013
Getting all your friends or family members on the same page about planning and paying for group travel... Read More
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Hell freezes over - Ryanair heads into social media (and some other tech stuff)
Hell freezes over - Ryanair heads into social media (and some other tech stuff)
By Linda Fox | September 20, 2013
Ryanair - that low-cost airline renowned for not engaging in social media has this morning unveiled a... Read More
News | Technology
Profiling the next generation of travelers
Profiling the next generation of travelers
By Nick Vivion | September 20, 2013
Research on the habits and trends among Millennials - those roughly aged 18-30 - continues... Read More
News | Technology
Reservations and distribution startup BookingPal banks $1.5M for vacation rental push
Reservations and distribution startup BookingPal banks $1.5M for vacation rental push
By Nick Vivion | September 19, 2013
BookingPal now has $1.5 million in the tank to fuel an ambitious goal: building a global distribution... Read More
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Thayer Ventures backs TripBAM vision to transform hotel shopping with $1 million round
Thayer Ventures backs TripBAM vision to transform hotel shopping with $1 million round
By Nick Vivion | September 19, 2013
Still a fair amount of investment money kicking about for newbies in the hotel sector as TripBAM picks... Read More
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Groupon handpicks SideTour for tours and activities play
Groupon handpicks SideTour for tours and activities play
By Linda Fox | September 18, 2013
Groupon has acquired tours and activities marketplace SideTour with terms of the deal undisclosed.... Read More
News | Distribution
Hot Hotels acquires ReallyLateBooking, more consolidation in last-minute hotel booking sector
Hot Hotels acquires ReallyLateBooking, more consolidation in last-minute hotel booking sector
By Karthick Prabu | September 18, 2013
While the debate hasn't still settled over long-term viability of last minute hotel booking providers... Read More
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Who needs an API? Maybe YOU don't after all
Who needs an API? Maybe YOU don't after all
By PhocusWire | September 17, 2013
The API "industry" has matured a great deal. Major vendors have been acquired, there is an uptick in... Read More
News | Distribution
Everything you need to know about Google Carousel and its effect on hotels [hint: a lot]
Everything you need to know about Google Carousel and its effect on hotels [hint: a lot]
By Viewpoints | September 17, 2013
Since early 2010, we have been advising our clients that improved online review scores drive demand... Read More
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EasyJet looks to drive further agency bookings via Amadeus light ticketing tech
EasyJet looks to drive further agency bookings via Amadeus light ticketing tech
By Linda Fox | September 16, 2013
Amadeus has unveiled a service improving the process for travel agents making easyJet reservations.... 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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