Ground Transportation


InPhocus, episode 23 - Time spent with Katz is never wasted
InPhocus, episode 23 - Time spent with Katz is never wasted
By PhocusWire | September 18, 2020
Jeff Katz has plenty to say about his new comrade Cory Garner but, as many will know, the Orbitz founder and former-airline exec always has a range of views on many other aspects of the industry. Read More
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Touchless tech: The simple - and advanced - ways ground transport providers are encouraging travel
Touchless tech: The simple - and advanced - ways ground transport providers are encouraging travel
By Jill Menze | September 16, 2020
For ground transportation providers, COVID-19 is accelerating the need for both simple touch-free technology as well as more advanced solutions to rebuild traveler confidence and restore revenues. Read More
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Destinations join forces with private companies to boost tourism
By Linda Fox | September 15, 2020
Travel companies and tourism organizations are devising various initiatives to bring back travelers in recent months. It's not just lip service, but a collaborative effort by all parties. Read More
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Toyota launches Woven Capital, an $800M investment fund geared toward mobility
Toyota launches Woven Capital, an $800M investment fund geared toward mobility
By Jill Menze | September 14, 2020
The global investment fund will support growth-stage companies developing technologies and business models in areas including autonomous mobility, automation, artificial intelligence, machine learning,... Read More
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How I Got Here, episode 41 - Nicolas Brusson of BlaBlaCar
How I Got Here, episode 41 - Nicolas Brusson of BlaBlaCar
By PhocusWire | September 10, 2020
David Litwak of Mozio and PhocusWire's Kevin May discuss the emergence and growth of carpooling platforms with the CEO and co-founder of one of that sector's leading brands, BlaBlaCar. Read More
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VIDEO: Prontopia - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
VIDEO: Prontopia - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
By PhocusWire | September 5, 2020
Prontopia supports city resilience with a platform that makes travel stress free, and helps seniors live safely at home. Read More
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InPhocus, episode 22 - Selling travel in a different way
InPhocus, episode 22 - Selling travel in a different way
By PhocusWire | September 4, 2020
We discuss tactics around what agencies need from tech providers and then cover the need for state support in helping the industry get back on its feet and the fate of the ski sector (pertinent for one... Read More
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VIDEO: Iomob - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Europe 2020
VIDEO: Iomob - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Europe 2020
By PhocusWire | September 4, 2020
Iomob is building the Internet of Mobility (IoM): Enabling users of any IOM-connected app to discover, route, book and pay for any IOM-connected mobility device (public, private, shared, autonomous). Read More
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Sounding Off: Hotels should think what to do with their empty space
By PhocusWire | August 28, 2020
Recovery is uncertain, perhaps long-term, so thinking "smaller and smarter" is likely the best strategy for any part of the travel ecosystem through the rest of the year and into 2021. Read More
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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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VIDEO: New Reality With... Elliott Ferguson of Destination D.C.
VIDEO: New Reality With... Elliott Ferguson of Destination D.C.
By PhocusWire | August 26, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Elliott Ferguson, CEO of Destination D.C, one of the most high-profile destination and tourism organizations in the world. Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! Power your payments – Shining light on how customers pay for flights, hotels, holidays and ground transport
WEBINAR REPLAY! Power your payments – Shining light on how customers pay for flights, hotels, holidays and ground transport
By PhocusWire | August 26, 2020
We discuss key insights from a survey of 33,000 people across 12 countries to find out how they pay for travel and the importance of payments in the booking experience. Read More
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Phocuswright Europe 2020 preview: Out of Office with... Greg Webb
By PhocusWire | August 25, 2020
In a series of interviews with executives participating in the online event in September, PhocusWire finds out what they have learned from the COVID-19 crisis. Next up: Travelport's Greg Webb. Read More
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Phocuswright Europe 2020 preview: Out of Office with... David Higgins
By PhocusWire | August 24, 2020
In a series of interviews with executives participating in the online event in September, PhocusWire finds out what they have learned from the COVID-19 crisis. Next up: Trainline's David Higgins. Read More
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Omio secures $100M in funding, eyes customer experience developments and "opportunistic acquisitions"
By Linda Fox | August 19, 2020
Existing and new investors have participated in this latest round, including Kinnevik, Temasek, Goldman Sachs, NEA and Kleiner Perkins. Read More
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