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Maintaining the power and influence of online travel agencies
By PhocusWire | October 4, 2018
One of the central tenets of the Power Paradox in travel is how some of the biggest brands ever assembled in the industry "have aggregated the content, established the trust and amassed the war chests... Read More
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To win with online travel in Asia, go local (or go home)
To win with online travel in Asia, go local (or go home)
By Siew Hoon Yeoh - WebInTravel | October 3, 2018
Developments in APAC will require different thinking and tactics on the part of foreign brands that wish to be part of the “next billion users” market. Read More
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Chinese millennials nearly doubled travel spending in the past year
By Mitra Sorrells | September 19, 2018
Chinese residents born after 1990 are fueling a surge in international travel, with a preference for local experiences, independent accommodations and long-haul destination.   Read More
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Bleisure on the rise among Indian business travelers
By Mitra Sorrells | August 31, 2018
Business travelers from India are increasingly investing time and money to add leisure experiences to their work trips.  Read More
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Is there enough room for another one-stop shop like Airbnb?
Is there enough room for another one-stop shop like Airbnb?
By Kevin May | August 29, 2018
It's worth remembering that Airbnb was the feisty little upstart of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry not too long ago - before it became a power player. Read More
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Online travel agency moves harming profitability: What hotels need to know
By Max Starkov - HEBS Digital | August 24, 2018
Two recent events in hotel distribution created a mild media buzz, but unfortunately were ignored by some hoteliers and quickly forgotten by the industry: Expedia’s Add‐On Advantage and Booking.Basic. Read More
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How the flywheel of innovation is propelling business travel forward
How the flywheel of innovation is propelling business travel forward
By Rob Greyber - Egencia | August 15, 2018
We are on the cusp of a new era in business travel. Advances in technology are driving us forward at breakneck speed. The industry is rife with new - but lately struggling - startups: online booking... Read More
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Expedia Group pays $60M to buy out AirAsia from AirAsiaGo platform
Expedia Group pays $60M to buy out AirAsia from AirAsiaGo platform
By Kevin May | August 14, 2018
An investment of $60 million has brought to an end a seven-year joint venture between Expedia Group and AirAsia to sell the airline's tickets alongside hotels. Read More
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Q&A: Why test-and-learn is at the heart of improving customer experience
Q&A: Why test-and-learn is at the heart of improving customer experience
By Jill Menze | July 31, 2018
Understanding the nuances of a digital strategy in the travel business is a never-ending series of projects and experimentation. Read More
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HomeAway again fuels growth for Expedia in Q2, financial results show
By Mitra Sorrells | July 26, 2018
 Double digit growth in revenue and gross bookings year-over-year highlighted an overall positive result from Expedia Group for the second quarter of 2018.   Read More
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Trivago moves to reduce advertising spend as losses mount
By Linda Fox | July 25, 2018
Trivago reports losses for the second quarter of 2018 as it reins in advertising spend. Read More
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Travel startups - pick your battles against the powerful wisely
Travel startups - pick your battles against the powerful wisely
By Alex Bainbridge - Autoura | July 19, 2018
The Phocuswright Conference in November this year comes at a point in the travel and hospitality industry life-cycle where challenger startups from 15-20 years ago are now the global incumbents. Read More
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Package bookings drive higher ADR, have longer booking windows
By Jill Menze | July 18, 2018
Analyzing data on package bookings vs. standalone hotel bookings, Expedia Group found that for full year 2017, package bookings delivered higher average daily rates and had longer booking windows,... Read More
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Who won the FIFA World Cup? Private Accommodation FC
Who won the FIFA World Cup? Private Accommodation FC
By Kevin May | July 16, 2018
France secured their second FIFA World Cup in two decades last weekend - but victory also came to the private accommodation sector during the tournament. Read More
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Reimagining customer experience, part 1: digital design
By Mitra Sorrells | July 9, 2018
This month we're exploring the topic of customer experience across the travel space. We begin with a look at how brands are designing their digital interfaces - websites and apps - to create an... Read More
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