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Sounding Off: A new travel sheriff is needed but will be hard to find
Sounding Off: A new travel sheriff is needed but will be hard to find
By PhocusWire | September 20, 2019
It won't be easy bringing every element of the industry together to take a tech-led approach to sustainability and other issues in destinations. Read More
Interview | Technology
Airbnb says it will IPO in 2020
Airbnb says it will IPO in 2020
By Kevin May | September 19, 2019
A listing of Airbnb on the public markets will, following those for Uber and Lyft during 2019, be one of the most eagerly awaited IPOs in the travel industry in years. Read More
News | Online
Sojern DMO co-op program
Sojern launches co-op marketing program for DMOs and local businesses
By Mitra Sorrells | September 19, 2019
Sojern's new Digital Co-Op Program is intended to help DMOs create campaigns in collaboration with local hotels and attractions. Read More
News | Online
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Loyalty programs still the biggest ancillary earner for most airlines
By Linda Fox | September 19, 2019
The latest study of airline ancillary revenue reveals those earning the most for extras such as legroom, meals and bags. Read More
News | Distribution
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AvantStay locks in $20M in funding, looks to expand short-term rental portfolio
By Linda Fox | September 18, 2019
AvantStay is looking to bring in more properties for its short-term rentals for groups concept following $20 million in funding. Read More
News | Startups
What’s good for millennial travelers is good for all generations
What’s good for millennial travelers is good for all generations
By Matt Walker - LikeWhere  | September 18, 2019
The soft boundary lines have come in this not-so-exact science of generation naming and these parameters no longer circumscribe the soundest foundation on which to base travel's marketing efforts.  Read More
Opinion | Online
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Marriott tightens reins on wholesale rates by tapping Expedia to manage distribution
By Mitra Sorrells | September 17, 2019
Expedia Group and Marriott International have signed an agreement that makes Expedia Group the single gateway and redistributor for Marriott wholesale inventory.   Read More
News | Distribution
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Trust and finding the right option are top traveler frustrations online
By Linda Fox | September 17, 2019
Trust issues and lengthy search processes are the top frustrations for travelers in Travelport's Global Digital Traveler study. Read More
News | Technology
tripadvisor new transparency report
TripAdvisor shares fake review data in new “Transparency Report”
By Mitra Sorrells | September 16, 2019
TripAdvisor has created its first "Review Transparency Report" detailing its processes and rate of fraud detection. Read More
News | Online
Beekeeper grabs $45M to add buzz to hotel staff communications
Beekeeper grabs $45M to add buzz to hotel staff communications
By Kevin May | September 16, 2019
The Switzerland-based company works with a string of hotels around the world, as well as providing tools for companies in the manufacturing and retail industries. Read More
News | Technology
Trip Planning 3.0 – this time it’s more than personal
Trip Planning 3.0 – this time it’s more than personal
By Manuel Hilty - Nezasa  | September 13, 2019
Some survivors are learning from the past, making the most of today’s tech landscape to create fit-for-purpose planning and booking tools for today’s travelers. Read More
Opinion | Online
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Davinci Travel System looks to expansion following €2.1M in funding
By Linda Fox | September 13, 2019
The Prague-based startup specializing in group bookings tech for hotels has announced funding of €2.1 million. Read More
News | Startups
WEBINAR REPLAY! Battle of the brand: How guest reviews steal the show
WEBINAR REPLAY! Battle of the brand: How guest reviews steal the show
By PhocusWire | September 12, 2019
The webinar will showcase the results of multiple research efforts and emphasize the fact that investments in online reputation result in the highest return on investment. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: How Booking.com will weave every element of a trip together
VIDEO: How Booking.com will weave every element of a trip together
By Kevin May | September 12, 2019
Details of exactly how the giant will achieve its ambition to connect hotel guests with activities and transportation, plus a myriad of other travel-related services, are becoming clearer now. Read More
News | Online
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WEBINAR REPLAY! Budgeting for the future of hospitality
By PhocusWire | September 11, 2019
In this webinar produced by Amadeus and PhocusWire, you’ll hear exclusive data to help prepare you for 2020. Read More
News | Technology