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Reservations and distribution startup BookingPal banks $1.5M for vacation rental push
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Reservations and distribution startup BookingPal banks $1.5M for vacation rental push
By Nick Vivion | September 19, 2013
BookingPal now has $1.5 million in the tank to fuel an ambitious goal: building a global distribution... Read More
Thayer Ventures backs TripBAM vision to transform hotel shopping with $1 million round
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Thayer Ventures backs TripBAM vision to transform hotel shopping with $1 million round
By Nick Vivion | September 19, 2013
Still a fair amount of investment money kicking about for newbies in the hotel sector as TripBAM picks... Read More
Groupon handpicks SideTour for tours and activities play
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Groupon handpicks SideTour for tours and activities play
By Linda Fox | September 18, 2013
Groupon has acquired tours and activities marketplace SideTour with terms of the deal undisclosed.... Read More
Hot Hotels acquires ReallyLateBooking, more consolidation in last-minute hotel booking sector
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Hot Hotels acquires ReallyLateBooking, more consolidation in last-minute hotel booking sector
By Karthick Prabu | September 18, 2013
While the debate hasn't still settled over long-term viability of last minute hotel booking providers... Read More
Who needs an API? Maybe YOU don't after all
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Who needs an API? Maybe YOU don't after all
By PhocusWire | September 17, 2013
The API "industry" has matured a great deal. Major vendors have been acquired, there is an uptick in... Read More
Everything you need to know about Google Carousel and its effect on hotels [hint: a lot]
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Everything you need to know about Google Carousel and its effect on hotels [hint: a lot]
By Viewpoints | September 17, 2013
Since early 2010, we have been advising our clients that improved online review scores drive demand... Read More
EasyJet looks to drive further agency bookings via Amadeus light ticketing tech
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EasyJet looks to drive further agency bookings via Amadeus light ticketing tech
By Linda Fox | September 16, 2013
Amadeus has unveiled a service improving the process for travel agents making easyJet reservations.... Read More
Skyscanner goes it alone on hotel search, acquires Spanish meta startup Fogg
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Skyscanner goes it alone on hotel search, acquires Spanish meta startup Fogg
By Nick Vivion | September 6, 2013
Four years after first trying out hotel search as a bolt-on to its original flight service, Skyscanner... Read More
Tnooz-Amadeus Webinar VIDEO: Can Big Data really transform travel?
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Tnooz-Amadeus Webinar VIDEO: Can Big Data really transform travel?
By PhocusWire | September 6, 2013
We have probably all heard about it, read about it, seen people discuss it on stage at conferences -... Read More
With $5 million, Vacatia builds a vacation ownership marketplace for timeshares
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With $5 million, Vacatia builds a vacation ownership marketplace for timeshares
By Nick Vivion | September 4, 2013
The latest entry into the vacation rentals listing/management space is Vacatia, a site wholly owned... Read More
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REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
March 26, 2019
REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
In this white paper, carried out in partnership with PROS, we look at the various stages of airlines... Read More
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