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.


Amadeus reports double-digit revenue growth for the first half of 2019
Amadeus reports double-digit revenue growth for the first half of 2019
By Linda Fox | July 31, 2019
The Spain-based company puts growth in the IT Solutions and Distribution arms of the business down to... Read More
News | Distribution
NDC Check, part 2: Next-gen airline distribution could be ready to fly
NDC Check, part 2: Next-gen airline distribution could be ready to fly
By Philippe Der Arslanian - Answair  | July 31, 2019
Transformation, Proven ROI and Push-and-pull are the three drivers that are fully interrelated and... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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MakeMyTrip narrows operating losses after growth across air, hotels and bus divisions
By Linda Fox | July 30, 2019
Group chairman and chief executive Deep Kalra hailed “strong business growth” in the “peak travel... Read More
News | Online
Agoda new mix and save program
Hoteliers have mixed response to Agoda’s new hacker rates
By Siew Hoon Yeoh - WebInTravel  | July 30, 2019
Hoteliers see both potential benefits and risks to Agoda's new Mix and Save function.... Read More
News | Distribution
Hilton focuses on engaging "lower level" loyalty program members
Hilton focuses on engaging "lower level" loyalty program members
By Linda Fox | July 29, 2019
Hilton says its loyalty program Honors has some 94 million members, an increase of more than 20%... Read More
News | Distribution
Nor1 merchandising banners
Nor1 says new banner ads help hotels better compete with OTAs
By Mitra Sorrells | July 26, 2019
Nor1 says its new merchandising banners are drawing 25% conversion rates and helping hotels compete... Read More
News | Distribution
NDC check, part 1: Is next-gen airline distribution taxiing or taking off?
NDC check, part 1: Is next-gen airline distribution taxiing or taking off?
By Philippe Der Arslanian - Answair  | July 26, 2019
Despite the ineluctable NDC promise carried aggressively by the leading airlines, others seem to be... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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Influential travel sites for booking not always the big players
By Linda Fox | July 19, 2019
Online travel agents might be spending billions on marketing yet very few make the cut when it comes... Read More
News | Online
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TravelPerk completes Series C round with an additional $60M in funding
By Linda Fox | July 18, 2019
TravelPerk has raised about $134 million in three rounds since launching in 2015.... Read More
News | Startups
Ebix acquires Yatra 337.8M
Ebix to acquire Indian online travel agency Yatra for $337.8M
By Mitra Sorrells | July 17, 2019
Yatra directors have approved a bid from Atlanta-based firm Ebix to acquire the company via merger for... Read More
News | 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