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Bravofly acquires Jetcost as OTA-meta lines continue to merge
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Bravofly acquires Jetcost as OTA-meta lines continue to merge
By Kevin May | December 23, 2013
Further evidence in the world of intermediaries that umbrella companies are seeing the value adding... Read More
Ctrip helps China car rental service eHi pocket $100M investment
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Ctrip helps China car rental service eHi pocket $100M investment
By Karthick Prabu | December 20, 2013
eHi, a Shanghai-based online car rental service, has secured over $100 million investment from China's... Read More
Aerial view of Germany's airline distribution landscape - tech, ancillaries and other challenges
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Aerial view of Germany's airline distribution landscape - tech, ancillaries and other challenges
By Viewpoints | December 19, 2013
With a total 2012 travel spend of Euro 133.6 billion, Germany is one of the largest travel markets in... Read More
Startup pitch: Tiqets lands $450K round for its white-label distribution of event tickets
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Startup pitch: Tiqets lands $450K round for its white-label distribution of event tickets
By Sean O'Neil | December 18, 2013
Founded in Amsterdam in late 2013, Tiqets is a white-label business-to-business (B2B) service that... Read More
European rail: How EU initiative Shift2Rail may affect travel companies
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European rail: How EU initiative Shift2Rail may affect travel companies
By Sean O'Neil | December 18, 2013
It's not always obvious when an announcement from the European Union has real-world implications or is... Read More
Amadeus splashes out $500M on hotel specialist Newmarket International [UPDATED]
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Amadeus splashes out $500M on hotel specialist Newmarket International [UPDATED]
By Kevin May | December 18, 2013
Big deal in the sector - Amadeus has signalled its intent to move aggressively into the hospitality... Read More
BeMyGuest attracts strategic investment from online agency Tidesquare
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BeMyGuest attracts strategic investment from online agency Tidesquare
By Karthick Prabu | December 17, 2013
In an effort to expand its presence in South East Asia, South Korea's third largest OTA Tidesquare has... Read More
Blurred lines, meta, mobile and international growth: Expedia brands on the state of the business
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Blurred lines, meta, mobile and international growth: Expedia brands on the state of the business
By Nick Vivion | December 17, 2013
Expedia Inc. held its annual partner event in Las Vegas this past week, bringing together the... Read More
Startup pitch: LastRoom pushes last-minute hotel booking service to corporates
News / Technology
Startup pitch: LastRoom pushes last-minute hotel booking service to corporates
By Karthick Prabu | December 17, 2013
LastRoom is another last-minute hotel booking service, but this time with business travellers in Latin... Read More
GDS channel in from start as Tigerair and China Airlines join on low cost carrier
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GDS channel in from start as Tigerair and China Airlines join on low cost carrier
By Karthick Prabu | December 16, 2013
After marking a strong presence in the South Asian low cost carrier market, Tiger Airways is all set... Read More
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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