VIDEO: OYO's Ritesh Agarwal on growth and plans to address hotel owners’ concerns
VIDEO: OYO's Ritesh Agarwal on growth and plans to address hotel owners’ concerns
By Mitra Sorrells | December 4, 2019
OYO CEO Ritesh Agarwal speaks about the company's growth and priorities for the coming year at The Phocuswright Conference. Read More
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Amazon expands travel offerings in India with RedBus partnership
By Mitra Sorrells | December 4, 2019
Amazon in India is adding bus ticketing through a partnership with RedBus. Read More
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VIDEO: Expedia Group on Vrbo growth, search challenges and workplace diversity
By Linda Fox | December 3, 2019
During an interview at the Phocuswright Conference in Florida last month, Okerstrom discusses developments for the business and the recent "headwinds." Read More
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VIDEO: Financial analysts on Airbnb, travel stocks in 2020
VIDEO: Financial analysts on Airbnb, travel stocks in 2020
By Steven Lerner | December 3, 2019
Top Wall Street analysts discuss Airbnb going public and other travel stock trends for 2020. Read More
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PhocusWire's theme months for 2019 - all in one place
PhocusWire's theme months for 2019 - all in one place
By PhocusWire | December 2, 2019
This year we continued our coverage on key trends and added regions into the mix on our theme months. Here are the highlights from those months. Read More
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VIDEO: American Express GBT on NDC, TripActions and tech investments
VIDEO: American Express GBT on NDC, TripActions and tech investments
By Linda Fox | December 2, 2019
As founder and senior director of investment firm Certares and executive chairman of American Express GBT, Greg O’Hara is in an ideal spot to comment on business travel and the sector's... Read More
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Sounding Off: Google will have the lunch of tours and activities as well
Sounding Off: Google will have the lunch of tours and activities as well
By PhocusWire | November 29, 2019
It is only a question of time before Google seeks to build out an ecosystem in tours and activities that mirrors its efforts in hotels and flights. Read More
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The PhocusWire PundIT Show #20
The PhocusWire PundIT Show #20
By Kevin May | November 29, 2019
Three days of innovation and lots of chatter about what's hot (or not) in the travel industry as we approach the end of 2019. It must be The PundIT Show. Read More
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When should travel startups hire a CMO?
When should travel startups hire a CMO?
By Steven Lerner | November 27, 2019
Two experts in venture capital, Chris Hemmeter and William Bao Bean, explain why travel startups should hold off on hiring a CMO. Read More
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Brand Business - Emil Martinsek of GetYourGuide
Brand Business - Emil Martinsek of GetYourGuide
By Steven Lerner | November 26, 2019
GetYourGuide's Emil Martinsek speaks with PhocusWire about his role as chief marketing officer. Read More
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VIDEO: Kara Swisher on the tech trends shaping the travel industry
VIDEO: Kara Swisher on the tech trends shaping the travel industry
By Jill Menze | November 26, 2019
At The Phocuswright Conference 2019, journalist Kara Swisher said recurring revenue bundles, augmented reality and transportation are trends to watch in the travel industry. Read More
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VIDEO: Skyscanner's Bryan Dove on being a new type of travel brand
By Kevin May | November 25, 2019
The company's CEO joined us in the PhocusWire Studio during The Phocuswright Conference 2019 to discuss its move to a "marketplace" and share some of the early feedback to its decision. Read More
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Brand Business - Arjan Dijk of Booking.com
Brand Business - Arjan Dijk of Booking.com
By Linda Fox | November 25, 2019
As chief marketing officer, Arjan Dijk is responsible for the strategy and implementation of brand, social and performance marketing of Booking.com worldwide. He was previously vice president for global... Read More
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Northstar Travel Group joins CEO Action pledge to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace
Northstar Travel Group joins CEO Action pledge to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace
By Jill Menze | November 25, 2019
The parent company of PhocusWire and Phocuswright joins travel brands including Expedia Group in a commitment to advance equality in the workplace. Read More
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VIDEO: Booking Holdings' Glenn Fogel on platforms, search and check-in issues
VIDEO: Booking Holdings' Glenn Fogel on platforms, search and check-in issues
By Kevin May | November 22, 2019
Following a lengthy outburst about his check-in experience at a hotel, Glenn Fogel also had plenty to cover about what the company is trying to do. Read More
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