Editors Pick

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Opinion / Online
Why gambling on women in travel is a good bet
By Carrie Tayloe Keplinger - Go City | November 25, 2021
How fostering an uplifting environment for women has spurred growth for one travel company. Read More
In The Big Chair - Nicolas Huss of Hotelbeds
Interview / Distribution
In The Big Chair - Nicolas Huss of Hotelbeds
By Linda Fox | November 24, 2021
Nicolas Huss became CEO of Hotelbeds just over six months ago, taking up the reins from chairman Joan Vila. Read More
VIDEO: Kyte on being different with airline distribution tech
News / Distribution
VIDEO: Kyte on being different with airline distribution tech
By PhocusWire | November 24, 2021
It's been a strange time for the airline distribution ecosystem, as software companies have jockeyed behind the scenes for change amid a 20-month period of near-shutdown for the sector. Read More
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News / Online
Peek secures $80M Series C round led by ex-Airbnb exec
By Jill Menze | November 23, 2021
The round, which brings the tours and activities platform’s total funding to more than $100 million, was led by Laurence Tosi’s WestCap and Goldman Sachs. Read More
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News / Online
VIDEO: Tourism Australia on staying optimistic amid the travel shutdown
By PhocusWire | November 23, 2021
Speaking in the PhocusWire Studio during The Phocuswright Conference, Tourism Australia’s Jackie Dunfee explains how the destination has remained top of mind for travelers. Read More
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News / Online
Tripadvisor in transition as CEO, top exec prepare to depart
By PhocusWire | November 23, 2021
Following news of CEO Steve Kaufer's departure and his appearance at The Phocuswright Conference, it was confirmed Lindsay Nelson is also leaving Tripadvisor. Read More
VIDEO: Climate change is an inconvenient truth for travel
News / Technology
VIDEO: Climate change is an inconvenient truth for travel
By PhocusWire | November 22, 2021
This session at The Phocuswright Conference is an uncomfortable listen for any brand or executive who knows they could and should be doing better around sustainability. Read More
VIDEO: An investor on why everything is hot right now
News / Startups
VIDEO: An investor on why everything is hot right now
By Kevin May | November 19, 2021
Despite the sector being on its knees for the majority of the last two years, VCs are considering the industry as a market of opportunity as COVID-19 restrictions ease and consumers look to venture out... Read More
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News / Technology
VIDEO: Hopper on fintech and the huge opportunity in travel
By Linda Fox | November 18, 2021
During a session at the Phocuswright Conference 2021 this week, Hopper CEO Fred Lalonde discussed the size of the opportunity he sees in fintech. Read More
VIDEO: SPACs and the future of travel investing
News / Startups
VIDEO: SPACs and the future of travel investing
By PhocusWire | November 17, 2021
During a session at the Phocuswright Conference 2021 this week, a session on SPACs put the spotlight on the benefits and pitfalls of using the mechanism to go public. Read More
Google highlights three trends that will shape travel in 2022
News / Online
Google highlights three trends that will shape travel in 2022
By Jill Menze | November 16, 2021
According to the online search giant, travel will become more meaningful, inclusive and purposeful moving into 2022. Read More
What will Tripadvisor's new CEO have to deliver?
Opinion / Online
What will Tripadvisor's new CEO have to deliver?
By Alex Bainbridge - Autoura | November 16, 2021
Now that Kaufer has announced his retirement, Tripadvisor must look forward and hire a replacement to take the company through this next era of the web. Read More
Welcome to the Hot 25 Startups for 2022
News / Startups
Welcome to the Hot 25 Startups for 2022
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2021
PhocusWire presents the Hot 25 Travel Startups for 2022 - our annual list of new companies in travel, tourism and hospitality that we think will make a mark next year. Read More
Sounding Off: NDC still means different things to different people
Interview / Distribution
Sounding Off: NDC still means different things to different people
By PhocusWire | November 12, 2021
Many now admit that, perhaps in that initial phase, IATA mis-sold NDC, with one of the criticisms levelled at its development being too much talk of costs. Read More
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News / Online
VIDEO: Trip.com Group on recovery investment strategies
By Mitra Sorrells | November 12, 2021
In an interview during WiT Experience Singapore 2021, Trip.com Group co-founder and executive chairman James Liang says the company is ready to return to a growth mindset. Read More