Google acquires Indian rail app Where Is My Train?
Google acquires Indian rail app Where Is My Train?
By Kevin May | December 12, 2018
Google is well-known for snapping up the teams behind various cogs in the wheel of the travel industry - and this week it has flexed its muscles once again. Read More
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A review of 2018, a preview for what's next: Voice technology
By Mitra Sorrells | December 12, 2018
To provide a look ahead on this topic, Say It Now CEO Charlie Cadbury offers his take on the top five developments in voice technology he expects to see in 2019. Read More
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Travelport sold back to private equity for $4.4B
Travelport sold back to private equity for $4.4B
By Kevin May | December 10, 2018
Travelport will end just over four years on the public markets and be taken into private equity hands once more, following a $4.4 billion takeover by Elliott Management Corporation. Read More
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Women's leadership in travel: What does the industry think?
By Jill Menze | December 10, 2018
Despite there being a clear business case for hiring women in leadership positions, there is still much to be done to advance the standing of women at travel companies. Read More
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QOTW: Something about simply pressing a button
QOTW: Something about simply pressing a button
By Kevin May | December 7, 2018
Quote from Clayton Reid, CEO at MMGY Global, in an article on PhocusWire this week. Read More
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VIDEO: Kayak on the future of meta, Google and the limitations of voice search
By Mitra Sorrells | December 7, 2018
By some measures it’s been a tough year for traditional metasearch players, including Kayak. Read More
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Lyft first out of the ride-hailing blocks with filing for IPO
Lyft first out of the ride-hailing blocks with filing for IPO
By Kevin May | December 6, 2018
Ride-hailing service Lyft will be the first of the big U.S. brands to test their model on the public financial markets. Read More
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Technically Speaking - Ari Balogh of Airbnb
By Jill Menze | December 6, 2018
Ari Balogh comes to Airbnb from Google and is charged with leading infrastructure, information IT and security and engineering for payments, trust and community support as CTO. Read More
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A review of 2018, a preview for what's next: Travel marketing
A review of 2018, a preview for what's next: Travel marketing
By Mitra Sorrells | December 5, 2018
As we look ahead to 2019, we asked MMGY Global CEO Clayton Reid to share thoughts on the future of travel and what lies ahead for marketing and advertising strategies, the growing influence of Google... Read More
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Airlines urged to move quickly as cyber attacks grow in number and sophistication
By Linda Fox | December 4, 2018
Airlines and airports are increasing investment and focus on cybersecurity but need to move more quickly as attacks intensify. Read More
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Technically Speaking - Katri Harra-Salonen of Finnair
Technically Speaking - Katri Harra-Salonen of Finnair
By Linda Fox | December 3, 2018
Katri Harra-Salonen is a seasoned digital transformation exec, joining Finnair in March 2016 at its first chief digital officer. She previously ran Umbrella Strategic Advisory and Fjord, a business arm... Read More
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A review of 2018, a preview for what's next: Blockchain in travel
By Mitra Sorrells | December 3, 2018
For our look ahead, SITA Lab program manager Sherry Stein provides an update on blockchain for the air transport industry and her predictions of what to expect in 2019.   Read More
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Marriott admits 500 million guest accounts hacked
Marriott admits 500 million guest accounts hacked
By Kevin May | November 30, 2018
A major security breach impacting on half a billion guest records in the Starwood reservation system has been disclosed by Marriott. Read More
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QOTW: Something about saying nothing at all
QOTW: Something about saying nothing at all
By Kevin May | November 30, 2018
Quote from Matt Walker, chief storyteller at LikeWhere, in an article on PhocusWire this week. Read More
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PODCAST: PhocusWire PundIT Show #16
PODCAST: PhocusWire PundIT Show #16
By Kevin May | November 30, 2018
The second our podcasts recorded during The Phocuswright Conference in Los Angeles is now available. Read More
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