What are travelers on Google searching for?
What are travelers on Google searching for?
By Jill Menze | April 19, 2021
According to TripsToDiscover, searches are up dramatically for travel products since January 1, 2021. Read More
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Sounding Off: Remote working on a cruise will require more than curiosity
Sounding Off: Remote working on a cruise will require more than curiosity
By PhocusWire | April 16, 2021
It will take more than just a steady set of sea legs and desire to hang out with thousands of cruise passengers for a remote-working-on-a-cruise initiative to get much traction.  Read More
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Marriott partners with Uber to expand Bonvoy loyalty program
By Jill Menze | April 15, 2021
Marriott Bonvoy members can earn points by ordering food delivery via Uber Eats or requesting select Uber rides. Read More
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How I Got Here, episode 60 - Alex Zozaya of Apple Leisure Group
How I Got Here, episode 60 - Alex Zozaya of Apple Leisure Group
By PhocusWire | April 15, 2021
The history of the organization is one marked with taking opportunities when they arise, guesswork and luck, plus making some crucial strategic decisions, as Zozaya explains to Mozio's David Litwak and... Read More
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Cleartrip sold to Indian consumer products marketplace Flipkart
Cleartrip sold to Indian consumer products marketplace Flipkart
By Kevin May | April 15, 2021
The Flipkart online marketplace, which has a customer base of over 300 million members, sells goods in more than 80 consumer categories. Read More
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Princess Cruises wants remote workers to live on its tech-enabled ships
By Mitra Sorrells | April 14, 2021
Now with its entire fleet equipped with its MedallionNet Wi-Fi system, Princess Cruises says it wants remote workers to come live and work on its ships. Read More
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Short-term rental occupancy reaches all-time high
Short-term rental occupancy reaches all-time high
By Jill Menze | April 14, 2021
According to AirDNA, short-term rental occupancy in the U.S. rose to 60.9% in March 2021 – a new record. Read More
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Grab files for IPO through SPAC partnership with Altimeter
Grab files for IPO through SPAC partnership with Altimeter
By Kevin May | April 13, 2021
Grab is expected to be valued at almost $40 billion as a result the IPO announced today and slated to run under the ticker "GRAB" in the coming months. Read More
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Vrbo puts new emphasis on helping its best hosts
Vrbo puts new emphasis on helping its best hosts
By Kevin May | April 13, 2021
To qualify as a Premier Host, owners must have a 90% or higher acceptance rate of guests, have cancelled on guests on less than 5% of occasions and have higher than a 4.3 rating from guests. Read More
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In The Big Chair - Julie Brinkman of Beyond Pricing
In The Big Chair - Julie Brinkman of Beyond Pricing
By Jill Menze | April 13, 2021
Julie Brinkman joined Beyond Pricing as COO in early 2020, quickly becoming CEO as she led the short-term rental revenue management platform through the pandemic. Read More
Interview | Technology
Overwhelming majority of Americans will travel this year
Overwhelming majority of Americans will travel this year
By Jamie Biesiada - Travel Weekly | April 13, 2021
Travel Technology Association’s poll found that 80% of respondents are likely to travel in 2021.   Read More
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My Method... How Vrbo is using a privacy-conscious marketing strategy
By Wendell Lansford - Wyng | April 12, 2021
In the first three months, 80,000 users completed the Vrbo Vacay Finder quiz and 25% of them clicked to book a trip.   Read More
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Sounding Off: Travelers may have other goals than doing the right thing
Sounding Off: Travelers may have other goals than doing the right thing
By PhocusWire | April 9, 2021
The best hope that anyone can have right now is that people will actually come through on the industry's desire to capitalize on pent-up demand AND do so in a way that at least illustrates signs of a... Read More
Interview | Online
Stay home or venture out? How consumers view post-vaccine travel
Stay home or venture out? How consumers view post-vaccine travel
By Jill Menze | April 9, 2021
As the vaccine rollout continues, questions arise around what travel will ultimately look like – and how businesses can compete - in this new environment. Read More
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VIDEO: Membership is the highest form of travel loyalty
VIDEO: Membership is the highest form of travel loyalty
By PhocusWire | April 9, 2021
Bryan Rand, president at Vacation Innovations, believes that private accommodation, hotels and timeshares are ideally placed to nurture customers to become loyal members. Read More
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