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Airbnb celebrates New York victory, vows to fight on [UPDATED]
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Airbnb celebrates New York victory, vows to fight on [UPDATED]
By Linda Fox | September 30, 2013
Airbnb is claiming a victory for the sharing economy after a New York appeal board overturned an... Read More
Human touch - Personalization can define the future of the travel industry
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Human touch - Personalization can define the future of the travel industry
By Viewpoints | September 30, 2013
Henry Ford – the pioneer of mass production - made motor vehicles affordable for the man on the... Read More
Tnooz takes hackathons to a new level in travel [hint: we are using Big Data]
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Tnooz takes hackathons to a new level in travel [hint: we are using Big Data]
By Kevin May | September 30, 2013
If Big Data is the (valid, we think) buzzy phrase kicking about in travel, then perhaps it's time to... Read More
In travel marketing it's all about optimising for search and last clicks
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In travel marketing it's all about optimising for search and last clicks
By Viewpoints | September 27, 2013
Without getting too deep into the problem of attribution, I want to put something out there for... Read More
Middle East hotel prices - August to October 2013
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Middle East hotel prices - August to October 2013
By PhocusWire | September 27, 2013
Data trends on cheapest hotel rates as well as median rate for three months of three, four and five... Read More
Amex plans joint venture for business travel, heralds digital investment
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Amex plans joint venture for business travel, heralds digital investment
By Linda Fox | September 25, 2013
American Express is in talks to form a joint venture for its business travel division with an investor... Read More
TravelClick boosts its revenue, staffing, and debt
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TravelClick boosts its revenue, staffing, and debt
By Sean O'Neil | September 25, 2013
October marks Larry Kutscher's third anniversary as CEO of TravelClick, a New York consultancy that... Read More
Nor1 acquires FlexTrip, brings tours and activities to customer systems for hotels
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Nor1 acquires FlexTrip, brings tours and activities to customer systems for hotels
By Kevin May | September 25, 2013
More movement at the tours and activities end of the industry as hospitality technology company... Read More
The last-minute hotel market is alive and kicking, HotelQuickly raises $1.2 million funding
News / Technology
The last-minute hotel market is alive and kicking, HotelQuickly raises $1.2 million funding
By Karthick Prabu | September 24, 2013
HotelQuickly, the last-minute hotel provider remains bullish about the market as it raises $1.2... Read More
Tap into Asia by building apps for Xiaomi smartphones
News / Technology
Tap into Asia by building apps for Xiaomi smartphones
By Viewpoints | September 24, 2013
NB: This is viewpoint on Xiaomi is by Diego Saez-Gil, CEO of WeHostels. The media is full of headlines... 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