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Google Hangouts, a (potential) future vision of travel retail
News / Distribution
Google Hangouts, a (potential) future vision of travel retail
By Linda Fox | October 11, 2013
Once you get past the gushing excitement of participants in this online get together for an upmarket... Read More
Are you ready to demystify hotel metasearch?
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Are you ready to demystify hotel metasearch?
By PhocusWire | October 10, 2013
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Big Data? How some airlines are making a Big Deal out of yours
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Big Data? How some airlines are making a Big Deal out of yours
By Viewpoints | October 10, 2013
The age-old mantra of "customer is king" has a new twist in travel – now it’s your data that rules.... Read More
Brazilian OTA Sem Escala takes on Decolar and Hotel Urbano
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Brazilian OTA Sem Escala takes on Decolar and Hotel Urbano
By Sean O'Neil | October 10, 2013
Sem Escala is a Brazilian online travel agency (OTA) that's taking on the digital leaders of the... Read More
Sabre's Gilliland talks personalization, friction and technology [VIDEO]
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Sabre's Gilliland talks personalization, friction and technology [VIDEO]
By Nick Vivion | October 9, 2013
After recently transitioning out of the CEO role, Sabre's Sam Gilliland sat down with USA Today,... Read More
What travellers want from Google Hotel Finder
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What travellers want from Google Hotel Finder
By Viewpoints | October 9, 2013
A few weeks ago we invited users to participate in a small study on Google Hotel Finder usability. NB:... Read More
Odigeo joins the big boys in travel search, buys Liligo from SNCF
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Odigeo joins the big boys in travel search, buys Liligo from SNCF
By Kevin May | October 9, 2013
Speculation in recent months that European online travel agency powerhouse Odigeo was eyeing its own... Read More
Google's Schmidt on enterprise software disruption [VIDEO]
News / Technology
Google's Schmidt on enterprise software disruption [VIDEO]
By Sean O'Neil | October 8, 2013
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The evolving role of the transactional DMO
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The evolving role of the transactional DMO
By Viewpoints | October 8, 2013
The Destination Marketing Organization, or DMO -- also known in some cities as the Convention and... Read More
Cruise excursions - the latest tech-led battle in the travel ecosystem
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Cruise excursions - the latest tech-led battle in the travel ecosystem
By Viewpoints | October 7, 2013
"A few years ago when the cruise arrived you would see an endless line of buses waiting, 30 or 40 was... 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