Group Travel


VIDEO: OccasionGenius - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: OccasionGenius - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | November 29, 2019
Gain access to a premium database of upcoming events to capture and engage the experiential consumer. Read More
Interview | Startups
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VIDEO: TroopTravel - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | November 28, 2019
100 travelers. 15 origins. Where do we meet? See how to use Big Data to plan corporate meetings and events in minutes. Read More
Interview | Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2020: Groupdesk
Hot 25 Startups 2020: Groupdesk
By PhocusWire | November 18, 2019
Groupdesk streamlines the booking and payments processes so that travelers can easily service themselves, which allows businesses to focus on marketing and achieving long-term profitability. Read More
Interview | Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2020: Bacarai
Hot 25 Startups 2020: Bacarai
By PhocusWire | November 18, 2019
Bacarai has developed a digital marketplace for group airfare, which enables airlines to manage the lifecycle of a group contract with ease, while simultaneously optimizing the customer journey. Read More
Interview | Startups
How I Got Here, episode 9 - Henrik Zillmer of AirHelp
How I Got Here, episode 9 - Henrik Zillmer of AirHelp
By Kevin May | October 17, 2019
Entertaining, unconventional and smart - founder and CEO of AirHelp, Henrik Zillmer, joins David Litwak and Kevin May for the latest episode of the How I Got Here podcast. Read More
Interview | Online
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STARTUP STAGE: Flugy crowdsources private flights to exotic destinations
By Mitra Sorrells | October 9, 2019
Flugy charters private planes to destinations voted on by its members (who each pay a $25 membership fee). Those that want to take the trip pay their share of the charter plus an 18% commission. ... Read More
Interview | Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Clear Chain Travel wants to reimagine distribution through blockchain and AI
STARTUP STAGE: Clear Chain Travel wants to reimagine distribution through blockchain and AI
By Linda Fox | August 22, 2019
Clear Chain Travel is bringing blockchain principles and AI-driven robotic processes to the groups and meetings space to improve transparency, drive efficiency and save costs. Read More
Interview | Startups
Cendyn Accel-KKR investment
Cendyn eyes growth and acquisitions, transitions leadership with Accel-KKR investment
By Mitra Sorrells | June 20, 2019
The hospitality tech supplier is making plans to grow on the heels of an equity investment from Accel-KKR and under the leadership of new president Tim Sullivan. Read More
News | Technology
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Airlines leave millions in profit on the table - and they don’t even know it
By Kenny Totten - Bacarai  | March 28, 2019
Nearly all group airfare is still sold offline, in a labor- and time-intensive fashion. Innovation will improve the customer experience and bring in more revenue for airlines. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Why hoteliers should jump on the personalization bandwagon
Why hoteliers should jump on the personalization bandwagon
By Diane Merlino  | March 27, 2019
While technology plays a critical role on the facilitation side, the primary push for personalization in the travel industry is coming directly from consumers. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
The digital transformation of group business travel - are you ready?
The digital transformation of group business travel - are you ready?
By Diane Merlino  | March 20, 2019
Consumers expect online offers and recommendations that are tailored to their individual preferences. And that reality has influenced meeting planner expectations. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
Skyscanner Trello integration
Skyscanner enables flight search through Trello platform
By Mitra Sorrells | March 7, 2019
Skyscanner has created an integration with Trello, a visual organization and collaboration tool. Read More
News | Technology
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STARTUP STAGE: GAFFL connects solo travelers to plan trips, split costs
By Mitra Sorrells | March 1, 2019
GAFFL, or, Get a Friend for Life, is intended to help solo travelers find others planning similar itineraries to travel together and share costs.   Read More
Interview | Startups
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Building blocks of the group experience - considering needs of planners, groups and guests
By Amadeus  | February 13, 2019
The changing face of “groups” is an interesting case study in how hotels must be on top of industry trends, consumer technology preferences, enterprise innovations, business and leisure travel patterns,... Read More
News | Technology
WEBINAR REPLAY! Personalizing the group experience for hotels
WEBINAR REPLAY! Personalizing the group experience for hotels
By PhocusWire | February 6, 2019
Amadeus will explain how you can improve customer relationship management across your entire hotel portfolio by leveraging data to better connect with guests, filling guest rooms and function space and... Read More
News | Distribution