Ground Transportation


PhocusWire's in-depth coverage of the ground transportation sector, featuring news, analysis, interviews, research and more on car rental, ride-hailing, taxis and rail. 

Trust, confidence and responsiveness - a checklist for travel brands
Trust, confidence and responsiveness - a checklist for travel brands
By Salesforce | November 30, 2020
Airlines, cruise companies and hotels scrambled to transform their business strategies and address customer concerns ‐ all while keeping their employees and guests safe from the virus. Read More
From Our Partners | Online
WEBINAR ALERT! Transforming travel for the new normal
WEBINAR ALERT! Transforming travel for the new normal
By PhocusWire | November 26, 2020
An agile, integrated and empathetic approach across journey touchpoints is critical to instill a sense of confidence within the stakeholder community, both internal and external.  Read More
News | Technology
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Thriving in an experience economy
By Erik Tengen - Oaky | November 26, 2020
We look at how emotion affects memory, what types of experiences are most effective in inciting emotion, and the role of hotels in the system of experiences we know as tourism – a vital part of the... Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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VIDEO: Diversity and inclusion in travel is about more than recruitment - is your organization ready?
By Linda Fox | November 19, 2020
A session at The Phocuswright Conference 2020 says travel companies need to create a welcoming environment to attract and retain diverse talent. Read More
News | Distribution
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Super app Gojek gets $150M investment to help drive Indonesia's digital economy
By Linda Fox | November 17, 2020
Gojek, a ride-hailing, delivery and payments app, will help boost Indonesia's digital transformation following new investment. Read More
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Despegar gets gentle uptick in fortunes from Brazil and Mexico domestic travel
Despegar gets gentle uptick in fortunes from Brazil and Mexico domestic travel
By Kevin May | November 12, 2020
Despegar is operating on revenues down 91% year-over-year despite seeing high demand for travel in two of its major markets during the third quarter of 2020. Read More
News | Online
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Tier raises $250M to expand mobility network around Europe
By Kevin May | November 12, 2020
The Series C round brings the total taken by way of external investment into Tier to $381 million over five rounds. Read More
News | Technology
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Lyft revenue up 47% from Q2, aims for profitability by end of 2021
By Mitra Sorrells | November 10, 2020
Lyft says revenue from bikes and scooters was up about 40% collectively in Q3 2020.   Read More
News | Online
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: Vaccines, government changes should inspire higher recovery goals
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: Vaccines, government changes should inspire higher recovery goals
By Kevin May | November 10, 2020
If the chaos of 2020 is swiftly put behind us, then the devastating aspects of what has happened this year (huge job losses, brands closed, etc.) will be in vain. Read More
News | Technology
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STARTUP STAGE: Float provides price comparison, booking of local mobility options
By Mitra Sorrells | November 10, 2020
The platform launched in beta in Singapore at the start of the year and is now launching in the United States beginning in San Francisco. Read More
Interview | Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Buser
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Buser
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
Buser’s intercity bus charter marketplace enables travelers to meet other people interested on the same journey and rather than buying individual tickets from regular liners they can join together and... Read More
Interview | Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Dream Drive
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Dream Drive
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
Dream Drive builds custom vans that sleep between two and four people and can be used to explore Japan.  Read More
Interview | Startups
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Uber reports loss of $1B, mobility bookings gradually improving
By Linda Fox | November 6, 2020
The company says gross bookings are down 10% to $15 billion year-on-year with mobility gross bookings down 50%. Read More
News | Distribution
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: Travelers should finally get the attention they deserve
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: Travelers should finally get the attention they deserve
By Kevin May | November 3, 2020
Brands, industry associations and government have a unique opportunity to do the right thing and put customers in the middle of their strategic prism. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: New Reality With... Andres Fabris of Traxo
VIDEO: New Reality With... Andres Fabris of Traxo
By PhocusWire | October 30, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Andres Fabris, CEO of Traxo, a leader in travel data capture and itinerary intelligence for business travel. Read More
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