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News / Online
How travel brands are prioritizing mobile app engagement
By Kathryn Walson | December 7, 2022
Companies like Expedia, Booking, Tripadvisor, CWT and more are using their apps to drive loyalty and provide personalization. Read More
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News / Technology
TTC launches carbon fund to reach net zero
By Linda Fox | December 5, 2022
After a year of reviewing possible routes towards achieving net zero by 2050, The Travel Corporation (TTC), whose brands include Trafalgar Tours, Contiki Tours and Uniworld River Cruises, opted for the... Read More
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News / Online
Travelers’ demand for experiences requires industry rethink
By Kathryn Walson | December 1, 2022
Industry experts are convening this week at the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Global Summit 2022 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
12 reasons travel should care about autonomous vehicles
By Alex Bainbridge - Autoura | November 29, 2022
Autoura CEO Alex Bainbridge explains why the airline, hotel, experiences and travel retail sectors should care about autonomous vehicles Read More
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News / Online
Grab reports record revenue in Q3, narrows losses
By Linda Fox | November 16, 2022
The Singapore-based super app, which offers services including ride hailing, food delivery and digital payments, says revenue for the three months ended September 30 was a record $382 million, up 143%... Read More
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From Our Partners / Technology
Amadeus boosts platform strategy with three new deals in North America
By PhocusWire | November 16, 2022
Amadeus' executive vice president for air distribution and global online, Sam Abdou, stops by the PhocusWire studio to discuss opportunities for future innovation.   Read More
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Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Travel Startups for 2023: Aeronology
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2022
Aeronology has created a simple, full-service “point of sale” travel booking platform for travel advisors, universities, government and corporate organizations. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Travel Startups for 2023: Chooose
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2022
Chooose is the all-in-one platform to bring climate action into every customer experience. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Hot 25 travel startups for 2023: Fairlyne
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2022
As a white label SaaS, Fairlyne allows companies to offer a re-commerce experience to their visitors and customers on their own direct channel.   Read More
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Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Travel Startups for 2023: Iomob
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2022
Iomob is building a decentralized internet of mobility (IoM) network that facilitates seamless passenger journeys around the globe. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Travel Startups for 2023: Jyrney
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2022
Jyrney’s vision is to integrate and better connect mobility with business travel. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Travel Startups for 2023: NeoKe
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2022
NeoKe is a digital identity infrastructure empowering friction-free travel around the world. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Travel Startups for 2023: StatusMatch
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2022
StatusMatch is a service that enables major airline and hotel brands to acquire new high-value customers through a structured, co-branded platform. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Travel Startups for 2023: Zytlyn
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2022
Zytlyn allows companies to control the future with predictive insights, to improve decision making, while redefining commercial planning and operations across the travel industries.   Read More
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News / Online
Uber adds Viator content, expands Uber Travel to 10K cities
By Mitra Sorrells | November 14, 2022
The Uber app now enables booking of a curated collection of Viator experiences in 14 cities around the United States, with the bookings fully managed by Viator.  Read More