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WEBINAR ALERT! The travel industry has mastered online selling. Online retailing, not so much
WEBINAR ALERT! The travel industry has mastered online selling. Online retailing, not so much
By PhocusWire | July 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
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
beachy $1m investment
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
travelbank superitinerary product launch
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
Why loyalty programs are key to meeting business travelers' demands
Why loyalty programs are key to meeting business travelers' demands
By Phil Seward - Collinson  | August 23, 2019
With demand for business travel only continuing to increase, airlines, airports and hotels are turning towards their loyalty programs to address the needs of these frequent fliers. Read More
Opinion | Online
Booking Holdings q2 2019 earnings
Booking Holdings integrates brands, develops payment capabilities in quest for “connected trip”
By Mitra Sorrells | August 7, 2019
Booking Holdings reports positive financial results as it works toward what CEO Glenn Fogel called the "connected trip." Read More
News | Online
TripAdvisor still inspires booking confidence, new study shows
TripAdvisor still inspires booking confidence, new study shows
By Jill Menze | July 16, 2019
Despite cries of fake content infiltrating reviews sites, travelers are still turning to TripAdvisor ahead of booking trips, a new study shows. Read More
News | Online
You’re not in tourism - a digital world means you’re in entertainment
You’re not in tourism - a digital world means you’re in entertainment
By Charles Cunningham - Sparkloft Media  | July 12, 2019
In today’s social-focused world, competition for double taps, likes, favorites and shares is more intense than ever, with distractions not only coming from other brands, but also your audience’s own... Read More
Opinion | Online
Airbnb rebrands top tier to Airbnb Luxe, adds dedicated concierge services
Airbnb rebrands top tier to Airbnb Luxe, adds dedicated concierge services
By Mitra Sorrells | June 25, 2019
Airbnb is renaming its luxury tier of properties as Airbnb Luxe and is providing a dedicated concierge with each booking. Read More
News | Online
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