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NDC debate takes odd turn as anti lobby propose a new standards group
News / Distribution
NDC debate takes odd turn as anti lobby propose a new standards group
By Kevin May | October 28, 2013
With IATA in top gear with its event in Ireland this week to evangelise about its NDC initiative, it's... Read More
How technology is revolutionizing the customer experience in travel
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How technology is revolutionizing the customer experience in travel
By PhocusWire | October 27, 2013
[Go here for the recording and slides from the event] Today's traveler has evolved beyond simply... Read More
TripAdvisor says no plans to become an OTA, happy to remain booking facilitator
News / Technology
TripAdvisor says no plans to become an OTA, happy to remain booking facilitator
By Karthick Prabu | October 24, 2013
TripAdvisor has moved quickly to reassure quite possibly the entire hospitality sector and world of... Read More
Low cost carriers pose a challenge for Asia's online agents
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Low cost carriers pose a challenge for Asia's online agents
By Karthick Prabu | October 23, 2013
To study the impact of low cost carriers on (online) travel agents, Abacus surveyed agents in Asia who... Read More
Time for a deep dive into Big Data, customer analytics and loyalty marketing in travel
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Time for a deep dive into Big Data, customer analytics and loyalty marketing in travel
By PhocusWire | October 23, 2013
Travel execs are committed to improving the end-to-end customer experience while optimizing customer... Read More
Wotif preps its travel marketing push in Asia
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Wotif preps its travel marketing push in Asia
By Sean O'Neil | October 23, 2013
Online travel agency Wotif has revealed its plans for a fresh expansion for sales of all types of... Read More
Travelzoo lunges toward new hotel booking and search models
News / Distribution
Travelzoo lunges toward new hotel booking and search models
By Sean O'Neil | October 23, 2013
It's not easy to replace the wings and engine of an airplane while it's still flying at 35,000 feet.... Read More
Same-day and opaque the future as hoteliers get choosy with distribution?
News / Distribution
Same-day and opaque the future as hoteliers get choosy with distribution?
By Linda Fox | October 22, 2013
Perhaps stating what has become increasingly obvious, Hotwire has released research on how concerned... Read More
Expedia to add HomeAway vacation rentals to its travel search results
News / Distribution
Expedia to add HomeAway vacation rentals to its travel search results
By Sean O'Neil | October 22, 2013
North American online travel agent Expedia says that it will test adding HomeAway vacation rentals to... Read More
MasterCard targets TMCs with Travel Controller's virtual card tech
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MasterCard targets TMCs with Travel Controller's virtual card tech
By Sean O'Neil | October 21, 2013
Giant payment network MasterCard said today that it is piloting its own virtual card number technology... 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