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Kayak ploughs ahead with international expansion as travel search gets super hot
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Kayak ploughs ahead with international expansion as travel search gets super hot
By Linda Fox | October 3, 2013
Kayak has had its thunder stolen with news of Europe-based Skyscanner's investment windfall on the... Read More
Skyscanner gets backing from Sequoia Capital, valuation pegged at $800 million
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Skyscanner gets backing from Sequoia Capital, valuation pegged at $800 million
By Kevin May | October 3, 2013
If any more evidence was needed that the metasearch sector is getting red hot, then here it is -... Read More
THack is coming to Bangalore - the first travel hackathon in the Silicon Valley of India
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THack is coming to Bangalore - the first travel hackathon in the Silicon Valley of India
By Karthick Prabu | October 2, 2013
It's raining hackathons at Tnooz. In September, we took our THack roadshow to San Francisco. Later... Read More
Chatting in Seattle about harnessing Big Data, defining disruption and evolving distribution
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Chatting in Seattle about harnessing Big Data, defining disruption and evolving distribution
By Nick Vivion | October 2, 2013
This week marked the second annual Travel & Technology Conference in Seattle, Washington, where a slew... Read More
Electronic payment trends for travel companies worldwide: A study
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Electronic payment trends for travel companies worldwide: A study
By Sean O'Neil | October 2, 2013
Electronic payments are becoming more popular among travel companies, yet not much has been reported... Read More
Myth-busting Big Data in travel
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Myth-busting Big Data in travel
By Viewpoints | October 2, 2013
Big data and predictive analytics can help companies build a very accurate picture of their customers,... Read More
Google gains EU thumbs up to latest search proposals
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Google gains EU thumbs up to latest search proposals
By Linda Fox | October 2, 2013
Google could be nearer a resolution of some of its EU antitrust wranglings as its latest proposals... Read More
Traxo lands $4.2 million, boosting the travel organizer service
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Traxo lands $4.2 million, boosting the travel organizer service
By Sean O'Neil | October 2, 2013
Traxo, the Dallas company behind a travel organizer service, acknowledged today that it has raised... Read More
Could a European joint rail initiative finally be on track?
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Could a European joint rail initiative finally be on track?
By Linda Fox | October 2, 2013
*Update* - ETTSA secretary general Christoph Klenner says the Amadeus-led consortium is a study and... Read More
Travel DISTRIBUTION roundup - Travelport, Amadeus, SiteMinder, Vayant
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Travel DISTRIBUTION roundup - Travelport, Amadeus, SiteMinder, Vayant
By Kevin May | October 2, 2013
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for DISTRIBUTION in travel, tourism and... 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