Distribution


Travel distribution comes in a myriad of shapes and sizes, with a dizzying array of processes to match  - but at its most basic level, it is the mechanism to connect suppliers of travel products to their end-users.

In every aspect of the industry, developments in technology, changing consumer shopping habits and new players constantly entering the market have caused distribution to go through significant levels of transformation.


How being smart and nimble will help hoteliers survive years of flux
How being smart and nimble will help hoteliers survive years of flux
By Klaus Kohlmayr - IDeaS | August 3, 2020
Up-to-date data, rapid forecasting and automated pricing are critical for hoteliers trying to maximize... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Creating a 360-degree customer view in a COVID-19 world
Creating a 360-degree customer view in a COVID-19 world
By Brian Lewis - Openjaw Technologies | August 3, 2020
Airlines can use device ID, browser behavior, transaction insights and other contextual data to create... Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
The real cost of issuing an interline ticket
The real cost of issuing an interline ticket
By Gaurav Agarwal | August 3, 2020
As airlines take measured steps towards recovery in a post-COVID world, the aviation industry faces a... Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
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Amadeus reports a loss of €89M, kicks off additional €250M cost-reduction plan
By Linda Fox | July 31, 2020
Announcing half-year and second-quarter 2020 results, the company says the plan is designed to... Read More
News | Distribution
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Corporate travelers expect companies to implement health and safety measures as travel resumes
By Linda Fox | July 29, 2020
A new study from SAP Concur reveals employees' top concerns once business travel resumes.... Read More
News | Distribution
Short-term rentals and misalignment of the marketplace
Short-term rentals and misalignment of the marketplace
By Jared Alster - Wildebeest | July 29, 2020
The distribution landscape for short-term vacation rentals is dominated by marketplaces. However, the... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
COVID-19 summer booking trends for hoteliers
COVID-19 summer booking trends for hoteliers
By Alison Guillot - Amadeus | July 29, 2020
Discover the latest travel and hotel booking trends during the coronavirus pandemic and how to... Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
Another ancillary revenue for airlines: seat-blocking tech during a pandemic
Another ancillary revenue for airlines: seat-blocking tech during a pandemic
By Kevin May | July 28, 2020
Buying an entire row or the seat next to you would, previously, have been a fairly niche purchase and... Read More
News | Distribution
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APAC travelers prefer international chain hotels post-pandemic, look to agents for help
By Linda Fox | July 27, 2020
The study from Sabre reveals travelers are gravitating towards branded chain properties because of... Read More
News | Distribution
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Is NDC going to survive COVID-19? One airline group gives an unequivocal “Yes!”
By Philippe Der Arslanian - Answair | July 27, 2020
Resources have been slashed, investments cut, strategic programs paused and, more than ever, executive... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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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
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