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Is travel at a do or die moment in big data?
News / Distribution
Is travel at a do or die moment in big data?
By Linda Fox | June 26, 2013
While there might already be fatigue at the overuse of the term 'big data' now is the time to act if... Read More
Introducing the largest travel metasearch engine in the world: Google
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Introducing the largest travel metasearch engine in the world: Google
By Alex Kremer | June 10, 2013
Did you notice? Google recently indicated exactly what it is aiming to ultimately become in the travel... Read More
Thomas Cook axes real agents but taps Triporati for discovery and online tips
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Thomas Cook axes real agents but taps Triporati for discovery and online tips
By Linda Fox | May 17, 2013
Just days after First Choice released its 'Happiness Included' online service, Thomas Cook gives us... Read More
Emirates becomes latest airline to tee up activities and inspiration as part of trip search
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Emirates becomes latest airline to tee up activities and inspiration as part of trip search
By Kevin May | April 23, 2013
Over three years on from Lufthansa and two years after British Airways, Emirates is trying to change... Read More
Applying some Googlezon magic dust to airline retailing
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Applying some Googlezon magic dust to airline retailing
By Linda Fox | April 15, 2013
Gather a bunch of airline bosses in a room and ask them what they want from technology – the answer... Read More
PointsHound gets seed funding to take hotel booking and loyalty miles model forward
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PointsHound gets seed funding to take hotel booking and loyalty miles model forward
By Linda Fox | March 20, 2013
PointsHound, a hotel booking service enabling guests to collect points from the airline loyalty scheme... Read More
Concur continues spending spree, acquires ConTgo for location-based services
News / Technology
Concur continues spending spree, acquires ConTgo for location-based services
By Linda Fox | March 11, 2013
Concur has acquired mobile specialist ConTgo with terms of the deal undisclosed... Read More
European rail should be a big opportunity - but what needs to happen?
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European rail should be a big opportunity - but what needs to happen?
By Linda Fox | February 25, 2013
There's a deja vu moment in the latest study from Amadeus on the growth of European rail between now... Read More
Closing in on the perfect trip - soothing the nightmare or pipe dream
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Closing in on the perfect trip - soothing the nightmare or pipe dream
By Linda Fox | February 7, 2013
When Concur unveiled the extension of ground transportation via GroundScope to Europe this week... Read More
Middle East hotel prices - February to April 2013
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Middle East hotel prices - February to April 2013
By PhocusWire | January 31, 2013
Data trends on cheapest hotel rates as well as median rate for three months of three, four and five... 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