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News / Technology
WTTC calls on governments to introduce a digital travel portal
By Jill Menze | May 20, 2022
In a new report, the WTTC outlines how governments can implement a digital travel portal to check a traveler’s health status prior to traveling. Read More
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News / Startups
Faye collects $8M in funding for its travel insurance app
By Jill Menze | May 11, 2022
Built amid the pandemic and launched earlier this year, Faye allows travelers to file claims and receive reimbursement via its app. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Rethinking traveler experience for the loyalty land grab
By Tom Arundel - Quantum Metric | March 18, 2022
Optimizing the traveler experience isn’t just about getting travelers where they need to go but being empathetic to their unique situations and easing the stress and frustrations associated with travel. Read More
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News / Online
Airbnb adds guest insurance, partial credit for some COVID-related cancellations
By Mitra Sorrells | January 20, 2022
Airbnb is dedicating $20 million in coupons for guests that have cancelled due to COVID-related government mandates.   Read More
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News / Technology
Singapore Airlines creates lab for digital push
By Linda Fox | January 18, 2022
The lab is described as a £24 million “research facility to develop cutting-edge solutions" across passenger services, revenue management and operations. Read More
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Interview / Technology
VIDEO: MogulRecruiter - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
By PhocusWire | December 21, 2021
Mogul is a technology and data sciences company that provides talent, booking and management solutions for the service industry starting with hospitality. Read More
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Opinion / Online
Travel marketers must focus on the new customer-first experience
By Kurt Weinsheimer - Sojern | December 14, 2021
Sojern’s chief solutions officer outlines three strategies travel marketers can use to entice consumers to book now and into the future.   Read More
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News / Online
VIDEO: Google on trends, recovery marketing and sustainability
By PhocusWire | December 13, 2021
Nelson Boyce goes into detail on marketing tactics, the company's role as a facilitator within the sustainability debate and segments in the industry that it has yet to dive into fully. Read More
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News / Technology
Czech cybersecurity firm Avast acquires SSI innovator Evernym
By Mitra Sorrells | December 9, 2021
Founded in 2013, Evernym powers IATA's Travel Pass and has founded the Decentralized Identity Foundation, the Good Health Pass Collaborative and the Sovrin Foundation. Read More
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News / Technology
WTTC outlines digital solutions for governments to restore international travel
By Jill Menze | December 6, 2021
In a new report, the WTTC urges governments to activate a digital travel portal to recognize travelers’ digital COVID certificates. Read More
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News / Technology
Q&A: Cvent CEO Reggie Aggarwal on hybrid futures and going public again
By Donna Airoldi - BTN | December 1, 2021
Cvent founder and CEO Reggie Aggarwal spoke with BTN in late November and says the company planned to be listed on the Nasdaq exchange the morning of December 9. Read More
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Interview / Startups
VIDEO: Wheel The World - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
By PhocusWire | December 1, 2021
Wheel The World is an accessibility booking platform for people with disabilities to book hotels and tours confidently. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Vacayou
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2021
Vacayou is building the most comprehensive content and booking platform exclusively for wellness and active travel. Read More
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News / Online
VIDEO: Trip.com Group on recovery investment strategies
By Mitra Sorrells | November 12, 2021
In an interview during WiT Experience Singapore 2021, Trip.com Group co-founder and executive chairman James Liang says the company is ready to return to a growth mindset. Read More
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News / Technology
My Method... A tale of two zoos and conversational technology
By Don White - Satisfi Labs | November 9, 2021
Travelers have put the spotlight on the trip planning process during the pandemic and providing reassurance to tourists has led to the implementation of new technologies.  Read More