digital-health-passport
As governments diverge on health passports, consumers accept them
By Linda Fox | April 7, 2021
Fear of having personal information compromized by hackers is the main concern of travelers when it comes to sharing health data. Read More
News | Technology
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How digital health passes bring biometrics in aviation much closer
By Linda Fox | April 7, 2021
Progress in facial recognition technology and reduced development costs are bringing seamless travel a step closer. Read More
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Hipmunk founders launch Flight Penguin to take on Kayak in metasearch
Hipmunk founders launch Flight Penguin to take on Kayak in metasearch
By Jill Menze | April 5, 2021
Founded by Hipmunk's Adam Goldstein and Steve Huffman, Flight Penguin is a Chrome extension that shows "unbiased and uncorrupted" search results. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Bringing loyalty to travel's hottest sector
VIDEO: Bringing loyalty to travel's hottest sector
By PhocusWire | April 5, 2021
While the sector is not new by any means, brands are still unsure of the best way to gain loyalty from their guests and ensure they have the attention of travelers every time they consider a new trip. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Ticknovate is a new ticketing solution for attractions and ferries
By Mitra Sorrells | April 5, 2021
 Founded in March 2019, Ticknovate is a ticketing solution to handle complex inventories and is built for upselling and cross-selling. Read More
Interview | Startups
Sounding Off: Airbnb isn't a community - it's a business
Sounding Off: Airbnb isn't a community - it's a business
By PhocusWire | April 2, 2021
The real test of the company comes from hereon with its quarterly figures, strategic initiatives that boost them and destroying the competition. Read More
Interview | Online
Future-Proofing Travel: Stephanie Jones of National Blacks in Travel & Tourism Collaborative
Future-Proofing Travel: Stephanie Jones of National Blacks in Travel & Tourism Collaborative
By PhocusWire | April 2, 2021
Our guest for this episode of Future-Proofing Travel is Stephanie Jones, founder and CEO of the National Blacks in Travel & Tourism Collective. Read More
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Xie Zhu lands $46M for smart hotel technology
By Linda Fox | April 2, 2021
This latest investment comes on top of $37 million in funding announced in January 2020. Read More
News | Technology
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Vrbo targets Airbnb “Superhosts” as rental competition heats up
By Jill Menze | April 1, 2021
Vrbo is offering experienced short-term rental hosts increased visibility through its new Fast Start program. Read More
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airline-loyalty
VIDEO: Reaping the emotional and financial value of airline loyalty
By PhocusWire | April 1, 2021
Mark Ross-Smith discusses the evolution to lifestyle programs from airlines and the drive toward personalization during a session at the PhocusWire Pulse event in March. Read More
News | Distribution
How I Got Here, episode 58 - Rami Zeidan of Life House
How I Got Here, episode 58 - Rami Zeidan of Life House
By PhocusWire | April 1, 2021
After working in the finance and real estate worlds for the early part of his career, Rami Zeidan tells Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May of PhocusWire how he took the plunge into the operational part... Read More
Interview | Distribution
sabre-airline-storefront
Sabre unveils storefront technology enabling comparison of airline products and services
By Linda Fox | March 31, 2021
The technology is available via Sabre’s shopping APIs enabling users and developers to create their own storefront. Read More
News | Distribution
Google Maps adds augmented reality for airports and stations
Google Maps adds augmented reality for airports and stations
By Linda Fox | March 31, 2021
Google Maps says it's making 100 AI-led improvements this year. Read More
News | Online
In The Big Chair - Patrick Andrä of HomeToGo
In The Big Chair - Patrick Andrä of HomeToGo
By Mitra Sorrells | March 31, 2021
Patrick Andrä is the co-founder and CEO of HomeToGo, a search engine for vacation rentals with more than 250 employees. It also operates the Wimdu and Tripping.com websites. Read More
Interview | Online
Webjet invests $4.1M into blockchain startup LockTrip
Webjet invests $4.1M into blockchain startup LockTrip
By Jill Menze | March 31, 2021
As part of the deal, Webjet has agreed to a second optional tranche of $4.2 million for a total of $8.3 million. Read More
News | Technology
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