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From Our Partners / Online
Report: The professionalization of U.S. short-term rentals
By Mary Ann Nedoszytko - Phocuswright | May 23, 2022
The role of property managers in the short-term rental ecosystem is growing as the industry matures.   Read More
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News / Technology
WTTC calls on governments to introduce a digital travel portal
By Jill Menze | May 20, 2022
In a new report, the WTTC outlines how governments can implement a digital travel portal to check a traveler’s health status prior to traveling. Read More
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News / Online
DMO to social enterprise – sustainability's next step?
By Mitra Sorrells | April 22, 2022
Tourism Vancouver Island is now 4VI, a social enterprise that will invest its profits into activities that support the island's people, communities and environment. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Business travel, sustainability must co‐exist in era of mobility
By Vivi Cahyadi Himmel - AltoVita | April 18, 2022
These key factors will drive conversions in the business travel space and help address climate change. Read More
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News / Online
Is global consensus on climate action in travel possible?
By Linda Fox | April 11, 2022
Travelers and businesses want a more sustainable industry, but how that's accomplished remains a major challenge. Read More
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News / Online
VIDEO: PhocusWire Flash - Crisis In Ukraine
By PhocusWire | March 11, 2022
Executives from the World Travel & Tourism Council, Tripadvisor and Road.travel join PhocusWire for a discussion of the war in Ukraine and its implications from both a humanitarian and economic... Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Airheart uses data to help travelers form plans
By Linda Fox | March 8, 2022
The social travel platform which helps users collaborate on and share travel plans, using data to help them see restrictions and get a glimpse of what a destination might be like. Read More
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News / Distribution
Sabre, Amadeus and Travelport pull fares from Russian carrier Aeroflot following Ukraine invasion
By Kevin May | March 4, 2022
Sabre was the first of the main GDSs to issue a statement that it has axed its distribution with the Russian goverment majority-owned airline, with Amadeus following shortly after. Read More
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Interview / Distribution
Sounding Off: Wartime decisions may linger long in the memory
By PhocusWire | March 4, 2022
Whatever the rationale behnd the decision, Sabre has made a calculated move that it will have to face head-on from the industry and its partners, or change in the coming days and weeks. Read More
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News / Online
Russian invasion of Ukraine triggers mass flight cancellations
By Mitra Sorrells | March 3, 2022
The day after the start of the invasion, ForwardKeys data show that for every one booking made for travel to Russia there were six cancellations of pre-existing bookings. Read More
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News / Technology
VIDEO: Building a digital connection between airlines and passengers
By PhocusWire | February 28, 2022
Speaking during PhocusWire Pulse, SITA Lab’s Gustavo Piña explains how the airport experience is changing. Read More
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News / Technology
Viselio snapped up by CIBT to improve visa process
By Linda Fox | February 9, 2022
Switzerland-based Viselio provides a simplified visa application process via its software. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Addressing the inevitability of natural disasters for DMOs
By Arianna Howe - Sparkloft Media | February 7, 2022
What can DMOs and tourism‐reliant companies do to showcase strong, adaptable vacation and business meetings markets in these impacted areas? Read More
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News / Online
Lavanda enters Middle East with new short-term rental platform
By Jill Menze | February 1, 2022
Lavanda and real estate developer Aldar are launching the Cloud Living platform with oversight from the Abu Dhabi Department of Tourism. Read More
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Interview / Technology
Sounding Off: Collaboration is key to enabling decentralized tech
By PhocusWire | January 28, 2022
It's a tremendous leap to consider, but that spirit of teamwork during the pandemic could be the framework that all of those with a vested interest will use to move things forward. Read More