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.


Rough Guides, online travel content and the Culture Trip Effect
Rough Guides, online travel content and the Culture Trip Effect
By Linda Fox | December 11, 2018
Travel guide book publisher Rough Guides has announced a move into "travel booking".... Read More
News | Online
Travelport sold back to private equity for $4.4B
Travelport sold back to private equity for $4.4B
By Kevin May | December 10, 2018
Travelport will end just over four years on the public markets and be taken into private equity hands... Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: ARC on a future for airline distribution
VIDEO: ARC on a future for airline distribution
ARC (Airlines Reporting Corporation) has powered settlement services for airlines, travel agencies and... Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
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Rental meta options narrow as Tripping.com finds a new home at HomeToGo
By Linda Fox | December 6, 2018
Holiday rental metasearch service HomeToGo has acquired the assets of U.S... Read More
News | Distribution
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Following its bike dream, Lyft plans to invest $100M in New York bikeshare scheme
By Linda Fox | December 5, 2018
Lyft has complicated its acquisition of bikeshare company Motivate and plans to invest $100... Read More
News | Distribution
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VIDEO: Funding, search bias and a need for independent tech providers for activities
By Linda Fox | December 5, 2018
Tours and activities execs took to the Center Stage at The Phocuswright Conference to talk investment,... Read More
News | Distribution
Amid hotel distribution wars, Google will be the last site standing
Amid hotel distribution wars, Google will be the last site standing
By Marco Benvenuti - Duetto | December 4, 2018
In an ideal situation for hotels, travelers looking for overnight accommodations would just come... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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Tours and activities provider Guiddoo raises $800,000 to expand operations and products
By Jill Menze | December 4, 2018
Indian in-destination experiences provider Guiddoo has raised $800,000 in pre-Series A funding.... Read More
News | Distribution
Study indicates move away from direct booking among business travelers
Study indicates move away from direct booking among business travelers
By Linda Fox | December 3, 2018
Business travelers in Europe are moving away from direct booking channels, according to new research.... Read More
News | Technology
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WEBINAR REPLAY! Making travel better by connecting the unconnected
By PhocusWire | December 1, 2018
Learn about a revolution in aviation interlining in this webinar provided by Kiwi.com and PhocusWire.... Read More
News | Distribution
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Fragmentation continues to shape the competitive landscape for hoteliers
January 23, 2019
Fragmentation continues to shape the competitive landscape for hoteliers
This analysis examines how the hospitality industry, from accommodation options to distribution... Read More
REPORT: Dynamic travel packaging - The next game-changer
January 18, 2019
REPORT: Dynamic travel packaging - The next game-changer
Dynamic packaging has been growing and evolving for the past ten years and this trend will continue to... Read More
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January 16, 2019
What customers want from travel brands on mobile in 2019
Travelers are searching more, booking more and buying more on mobile—yet most travel brands aren’t... Read More