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COMING SOON: New Reality With... Kurt Ekert of CWT
COMING SOON: New Reality With... Kurt Ekert of CWT
By PhocusWire | September 18, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Kurt Ekert, CEO of CWT, one of the world's largest corporate travel management companies. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Gamitee - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
VIDEO: Gamitee - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
By PhocusWire | September 5, 2020
Convert more users into buyers by removing the hassle from group booking with Gamitee's collaborative browsing plug-in. Read More
Interview | Online
VIDEO: MeetingPackage - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
VIDEO: MeetingPackage - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
By PhocusWire | September 5, 2020
Learn how hotel chains and distribution partners have digitized their meetings and events sales with MeetingPackage software. Read More
Interview | Technology
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
News | Online
Travizory lands $2M investment for its traveler identity tech platform
Travizory lands $2M investment for its traveler identity tech platform
By Kevin May | August 17, 2020
The platform allows countries to obtain passenger details, biographic, biometric, itineraries and health information, so that airports and border officials can validate entry requirements. Read More
News | Technology
Uber commits to being “anti-racist” company, pledges change in leadership and $10M for Black-owned businesses
Uber commits to being “anti-racist” company, pledges change in leadership and $10M for Black-owned businesses
By Jill Menze | July 20, 2020
“Black representation and opportunity at Uber is not where we want it to be, especially on our technical teams and in leadership,” says Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. Read More
News | Online
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How one startup used the downtime to improve life for travel buyers and suppliers
By Linda Fox | June 29, 2020
The team at vintage car tour company Nowaday has spent the downtime created by COVID-19 to build an online workplace for travel buyers and suppliers. Read More
News | Startups
Using data to inform your hotel's rebound and recovery
Using data to inform your hotel's rebound and recovery
By Cori Uddenberg - Screen Pilot | June 29, 2020
The age of coronavirus is high on questions and low on answers. Many of the challenges COVID-19 brought with it have no precedent, leaving brands scrambling for solutions.   Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
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Marriott’s Sorenson: Open hotels pass 20% occupancy, new construction projects will continue
By Mitra Sorrells | June 2, 2020
Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson gave business updates during Goldman Sachs' Travel and Leisure Conference. Read More
News | Online
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Startup Troop Travel sees momentum as COVID-19 changes meeting planning strategy
By Mitra Sorrells | May 15, 2020
Startup Troop Travel is seeing increased interest and adding new features to help planners factor safety and security into destination selection. Read More
News | Startups
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Destination X - Smart strategies to do right now (instead of making promo videos)
By PhocusWire | May 12, 2020
There are some extremely important things destinations should be doing during this period of, for many, zero tourists coming in. Read More
News | Online
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Marriott sees net income fall to $31M for Q1 2020, notes trend towards hotel reopenings
By Linda Fox | May 11, 2020
Marriott International boss Arne Sorenson notes encouraging signs of recovery in China and U.S. drive markets. Read More
News | Distribution
Online travel stocks have fallen 38% in 2020 (mainly due to the coronavirus)
Online travel stocks have fallen 38% in 2020 (mainly due to the coronavirus)
By Steven Lerner | March 13, 2020
Most of the value has been decimated due to the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, with bookings declining and analysts anticipating a long-term impact.  Read More
News | Online
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STARTUP STAGE - ACT II: Bacarai reflects on past year's challenges, new funding expedition
By Steven Lerner | February 21, 2020
Bacarai discusses its new vice president of technology, the launch of new funding rounds and future goals. Read More
Interview | Startups
Lessons learned from a failed travel loyalty startup
Lessons learned from a failed travel loyalty startup
By Steven Lerner | February 20, 2020
Without the cooperation or support of hotels, airlines, banks or credit card companies, developing a loyalty startup is challenging. Read More
News | Startups
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