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Thomas Cook attempts a comeback, under new ownership and online-only
Thomas Cook attempts a comeback, under new ownership and online-only
By Kevin May | September 15, 2020
Thomas Cook will be a digital-only operation, operating as ThomasCook.com, with an emphasis on build-your-own packages to popular destinations around Europe. Read More
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How hotels can work alongside Google in the post-pandemic era, part two
How hotels can work alongside Google in the post-pandemic era, part two
By Max Starkov | September 10, 2020
In the second part of this analysis, we look at how hotels can implement a post-crisis Google strategy. Read More
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How hotels can work alongside Google in the post-pandemic era, part one
By Max Starkov | September 7, 2020
Despite the COVID-led crisis in the industry, hotel marketers cannot ignore Google in the same manner as they could not have done so over any of the previous 20 years.  Read More
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How diversity in travel can move from ideas on paper to leadership action
By Linda Fox | September 3, 2020
During the Diversity in Leadership panel at Phocuswright Europe, diversity and inclusion experts advised companies on how to create a balanced workforce. Read More
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Can travel become less dependent on Google in a post-pandemic world?
By Mario Gavira | September 1, 2020
Travel marketers may want to use this time to reinvent their strategies to avoid falling once again under the iron grip of Google.  Read More
Opinion | Online
How I Got Here, episode 39 - Martin Rastellino of Despegar
How I Got Here, episode 39 - Martin Rastellino of Despegar
By PhocusWire | August 27, 2020
Martin Rastellino and four friends co-founded Despegar in Argentina. The story of its birth, growth and eventual IPO is told to Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May of PhocusWire. Read More
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With budgets slashed, travel marketers use media mindset to drive engagement
By Mitra Sorrells | August 26, 2020
Travel brands are creating more content to drive both direct and organic traffic. Read More
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Orbitz launches microsite geared toward LGBTQ travelers
Orbitz launches microsite geared toward LGBTQ travelers
By Jill Menze | August 25, 2020
The brand's new Pride microsite lists LGBTQ-welcoming hotels that meet specific inclusivity standards. Read More
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Why hotel marketing strategies should include LGBTQIA travelers
Why hotel marketing strategies should include LGBTQIA travelers
By Expedia Group | August 18, 2020
As destinations reopen, industry experts expect to see the LGBTQIA community be among the first to hit the road. Here’s how to market to this key demographic. Read More
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Expedia expands wholesale rate management program to all medium- and large-size lodging partners
By Mitra Sorrells | August 5, 2020
Participating lodging partners can load B2B rates directly into Expedia Group, which will flow through to third-party providers. Read More
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Abysmal April pulls Expedia Group down to record lows in second quarter
By Mitra Sorrells | July 30, 2020
Expedia Group saw an uptick in business in May and June and now a leveling off in July. Read More
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Is NDC going to survive COVID-19? One airline group gives an unequivocal “Yes!”
By Philippe Der Arslanian - Answair | July 27, 2020
Resources have been slashed, investments cut, strategic programs paused and, more than ever, executive focus has zeroed in on any new project to scrutinize its rate‐of‐return. So where does that leave... Read More
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VIDEO: New Reality With... Peter Kern of Expedia Group
VIDEO: New Reality With... Peter Kern of Expedia Group
By PhocusWire | July 17, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Peter Kern, CEO and vice chairman at Expedia Group, one of the world's largest online travel companies. Read More
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How investors are taking the long view on opportunities in short-term rentals
How investors are taking the long view on opportunities in short-term rentals
By Linda Fox | July 15, 2020
Private accommodation has been hard hit by the pandemic, leading some in the investment community to ask whether the size of the opportunity will be as great when the travel industry recovers. Read More
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WATCH: Visualization of the early hit on digital travel revenues from coronavirus
WATCH: Visualization of the early hit on digital travel revenues from coronavirus
By PhocusWire | July 8, 2020
The first signs of how much impact the crisis has hit the revenues of publicly traded companies became apparent when they released their first quarter earnings reports. Read More
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