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Touchless tech: Cruise lines adapt to prepare for a healthy return to sailing
By Mitra Sorrells | September 17, 2020
While cruising remains on hold for many lines, companies are finding news ways to add contactless solutions into the guest experience to minimize risk in the future. Read More
News | Technology
How attractions can use AI to boost local tourism
How attractions can use AI to boost local tourism
By Don White - Satisfi Labs | September 4, 2020
Here's how three areas of the local tourism experience will be impacted by technology optimized for the COVID-19 world. Read More
Opinion | Technology
WEBINAR REPLAY! The digital customer journey is broken. Let’s fix it.
WEBINAR REPLAY! The digital customer journey is broken. Let’s fix it.
By PhocusWire | August 6, 2020
There has never been a more urgent time for travel sellers to reimagine their digital customer journeys. And the way they achieve that is as Complete Retailers. Read More
News | Technology
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Touchless tech: How hotels are preparing for a post-COVID guest experience
By Mitra Sorrells | July 28, 2020
Contactless technology solutions are now a top priority for hoteliers are around the world. Read More
News | Technology
How I Got Here, episode 33 - Caitlin Zaino von During of Porter & Sail
How I Got Here, episode 33 - Caitlin Zaino von During of Porter & Sail
By PhocusWire | July 16, 2020
The company launched in 2014 with a vision to provide hotels with a service that could act as a concierge for guests on their devices. But that had to change, she tells Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin... Read More
Interview | Online
Butler Hospitality takes in $15M to expand "ghost kitchen" service
Butler Hospitality takes in $15M to expand "ghost kitchen" service
By Kevin May | July 13, 2020
The "ghost kitchen" service, effectively taking over room service delivery for hotels, currently runs in New York City and plans to launch in Chicago, Miami and Washington D.C., by January 2021. Read More
News | Online
uber acquires postmates
Uber buys Postmates in $2.65B all-stock deal
By Jill Menze | July 6, 2020
Postmates, a competitor of the Uber Eats platform, will continue to operate as its own app following the acquisition. Read More
News | Online
Travelers lack confidence in public transit, flights returning to normal
Travelers lack confidence in public transit, flights returning to normal
By Jill Menze | May 5, 2020
According to data from Qualtrics, U.S. consumers feel largely uncomfortable about returning to business as usual. Read More
News | Online
This too shall pass - but travel will need to adjust
This too shall pass - but travel will need to adjust
By Kaushal Gandhi - FABgetaways  | April 13, 2020
With all the uncertainty around, the industry braces itself for the only certain outlook: change. We are about to witness massive shifts in travel patterns and consumer behavior. Read More
Opinion | Online
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Tourlane offsets carbon emissions for itself and travelers in 2020
By Linda Fox | February 7, 2020
The Berlin-based company, which specializes in tailor-made trips, included estimated emissions from operations as well as those generated by customers from flights, accommodation, ground transport and... Read More
News | Technology
Tripadvisor begins brand transformation with new course for Viator, executive shakeup
Tripadvisor begins brand transformation with new course for Viator, executive shakeup
By Mitra Sorrells | January 23, 2020
Tripadvisor is embarking on a dramatic realignment aimed at helping the company preserve profitability and spur new growth as it deals with competition from Google and others and with evolving... Read More
News | Online
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Beachy raises $1M to fund new ancillary booking tools for hotels
By Steven Lerner | December 16, 2019
Beachy has secured $1 million in debt financing, which will be invested into its new food and beverage product. Read More
News | Startups
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Brand Business - Lindsay Nelson of TripAdvisor
By Mitra Sorrells | November 20, 2019
Lindsay Nelson is TripAdvisor's president of core experience, overseeing brand, content development and revenue-generating products and features. Read More
Interview | Online
The influencer marketing metrics travel brands are missing
The influencer marketing metrics travel brands are missing
By Rachel Jean-Firchau - Nativo  | October 4, 2019
Influencers aren’t publishers, they’re people. While they might have incredible reach, most are focused on awareness and storytelling, not on driving bookings or conversions. Read More
Opinion | Online
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TravelBank creates "SuperItinerary" to capture bookings, spending and ancillaries in one place
By Mitra Sorrells | September 26, 2019
TravelBank's new SuperItinerary tracks appointments and bookings, trip spending and ancillary offers in one app. Read More
News | Technology
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