How I Got Here, episode 1 - Gareth Williams of Skyscanner
How I Got Here, episode 1 - Gareth Williams of Skyscanner
By Kevin May | August 22, 2019
For the debut of the How I Got Here weekly podcast, hosted by PhocusWire's Kevin May and David Litwak from Mozio, we talk to Gareth Williams, one of the co-founders, ex CEO and now chairperson at... Read More
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In The Big Chair - Jan Gerlach of Peakwork
By Linda Fox | August 21, 2019
Peakwork was founded in 2009 and provides software to connect supply from airlines, bedbank and other travel companies with online and off distributors. Read More
Interview | Technology
U.S. government sues to block Farelogix sale to Sabre
U.S. government sues to block Farelogix sale to Sabre
By Kevin May | August 20, 2019
Sabre dared regulators last week to block its $360 million acquisition of Farelogix - and now the U.S. government has taken up the challenge. Read More
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On the road to gender parity... are we there yet?
On the road to gender parity... are we there yet?
By Traci Mercer - Sabre Travel Network  | August 20, 2019
As an idealistic young woman, I was confident that, after the decades of accomplishments from women, we had proved that gender has no bearing on intelligence - yet a striking gender imbalance in... Read More
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Kara Swisher joins growing speaker roster for The Phocuswright Conference 2019
Kara Swisher joins growing speaker roster for The Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | August 20, 2019
Kara Swisher was once described as Silicon Valley's "most-feared and well-liked journalist" in a profile piece for New York Magazine. Read More
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Choice Hotels is the latest chain suffering data breach exposing customer details
Choice Hotels is the latest chain suffering data breach exposing customer details
By Linda Fox | August 19, 2019
Choice Hotels has suffered a security breach said to involve 700,000 customer records. It blames a third-party vendor that “copied the impacted data from our environment without authorization." Read More
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RedDoorz opens $70M round, has big plans for $115M raised this year
RedDoorz opens $70M round, has big plans for $115M raised this year
By Kevin May | August 19, 2019
The Singapore-based hotel brand is aiming for new markets and will invest in a number of other areas of the business after securing another sizeable funding round. Read More
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Business travel, part 3: How technology is improving risk management
Business travel, part 3: How technology is improving risk management
By Mitra Sorrells | August 19, 2019
Artificial intelligence and mobile technology are improving both the quality of risk management information that business travelers can receive and the speed at which they receive it. Read More
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Sounding Off: True innovation in business travel is more than cosmetic
By PhocusWire | August 16, 2019
The number of startups targeting the corporate travel market in recent years is interesting. It is a sector full of pain points and frustration for business travelers and those trying to manage their... Read More
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Sabre pushes to close Farelogix acquisition, awaits potential D.O.J. block
By Linda Fox | August 15, 2019
Sabre says it intends to close its acquisition of Farelogix by August 21 but will extend the agreement until the end of April to overcome regulatory hurdles. Read More
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CEO interview Amex GBT Doug Anderson
In The Big Chair - Doug Anderson of American Express Global Business Travel
By Mitra Sorrells | August 14, 2019
The CEO of the global TMC discusses business travel pain points, the impact of NDC in the corporate channel and new startups entering the market. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Exosonic wants to cut flight times in half with supersonic airliners
STARTUP STAGE: Exosonic wants to cut flight times in half with supersonic airliners
By Jill Menze | August 14, 2019
Exosonic - winner of Phocuswright's Battleground competition - sells quiet supersonic airliners to the commercial aviation industry. Read More
Interview | Technology
Amex GBT acquires Middle East Kanoo Travel
American Express GBT acquires stake in Middle East TMC
By Mitra Sorrells | August 13, 2019
American Express Global Business Travel has taken a 65% stake in Kanoo Travel, a TMC focused on the Middle East. Read More
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VIDEO: Getting to One Order - is the airline industry there yet?
VIDEO: Getting to One Order - is the airline industry there yet?
By Jill Menze | August 13, 2019
At GBTA 2019, IATA's Yanik Hoyles and Travelport's Ian Heywood engaged in a spirited discussion on the status of IATA's One Order initiative. Read More
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Business travel part 2 TMC innovation
Business travel, part 2: TMCs focus on innovation to stay competitive
By Mitra Sorrells | August 12, 2019
For part two of our series on business travel we explore how some of the legacy TMCs are pursuing innovation. Read More
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