Distribution

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Brazilian OTA Sem Escala takes on Decolar and Hotel Urbano
News / Distribution
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]
News / Distribution
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
News / Distribution
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
News / Distribution
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
News / Distribution
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
News / Distribution
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
On the Beach sold to private equity firm for £73m
News / Distribution
On the Beach sold to private equity firm for £73m
By Linda Fox | October 7, 2013
Online intermediary On the Beach has been sold to private equity firm Inflexion by ISIS Equity... Read More
Why the New Distribution Capability debate needs to move on
News / Distribution
Why the New Distribution Capability debate needs to move on
By Kevin May | October 4, 2013
The usual array of travel buyers, other intermediaries, suppliers, technology and distribution... Read More
TripAdvisor shows who is the boss, top source for direct hotel bookings
News / Distribution
TripAdvisor shows who is the boss, top source for direct hotel bookings
By Karthick Prabu | October 4, 2013
TripAdvisor has overtaken the OTAs and all other sources to become the number one source of traffic... 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