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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
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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
Bye bye cookie: Expedia releases new innovations geared toward a post-Web future
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Bye bye cookie: Expedia releases new innovations geared toward a post-Web future
By Nick Vivion | December 16, 2013
The changing nature of the Web has been a hot topic in 2013. Namely, the evolution of Web-based... Read More
Regulatory decision close, but other moves in background with IATA NDC
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Regulatory decision close, but other moves in background with IATA NDC
By Kevin May | December 16, 2013
IATA says it expects to get some indication from US regulators in the coming weeks over approval for... Read More
What the business travel community can expect to pay in 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]
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What the business travel community can expect to pay in 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]
By Linda Fox | December 15, 2013
American Express Global Business Travel has been doing some number crunching to find out what... Read More
No let up in Russian online travel as more acquisitions and funding announced
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No let up in Russian online travel as more acquisitions and funding announced
By Linda Fox | December 13, 2013
The online travel space in Russia is seeing a week of deals with Excursiopedia announcing its... Read More
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March 26, 2019
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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