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Travelport BCD Hyatt blockchain hotel settlement
Travelport, BCD, Hyatt test blockchain for hotel commission settlement
By Mitra Sorrells | August 15, 2019
Travelport, in partnership with BCD Travel and Hyatt, is developing a blockchain system for hotel commission settlement. Read More
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The true cost of not protecting customer data in travel
The true cost of not protecting customer data in travel
By Peter Matthews - Nucleus  | July 30, 2019
If data breaches can happen to some of the biggest players in the business, whose cyber security budgets dwarf most businesses, how exposed are smaller groups and individual hotels? Read More
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Home-sharing is ready to write its second chapter
Home-sharing is ready to write its second chapter
By Christina Jelski - Travel Weekly  | February 18, 2019
Startups are mounting fresh challenges to both traditional hotels, whose forays into the home-rental space have met with mixed results, and to a maturing Airbnb, which is showing signs of evolving its... Read More
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Zingle hospitality messaging 11M funding
Zingle charts deeper push into hospitality with $11M capital raise
By Mitra Sorrells | February 1, 2019
B2C messaging platform Zingle has landed $11 million in new funding to support its growth in hospitality. Read More
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Shifts in European vacation rental as HomeToGo acquires Casamundo and Wimdu closes
By Linda Fox | October 8, 2018
Vacation rental metasearch specialist Hometogo buys Casamundo, with terms of the deal undisclosed. Read More
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Vacasa buys Oasis Collections to build international momentum
Vacasa buys Oasis Collections to build international momentum
By Martin Cowen | October 2, 2018
Tech-enabled vacation rentals platform Vacasa has bought Oasis Collections for an undisclosed sum, gaining access to new international markets and bringing its total inventory to some 10,600 propertie Read More
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Distribution mishmash: how the beast of rate parity is evolving
Distribution mishmash: how the beast of rate parity is evolving
By Sponsored Content | August 28, 2018
Sponsored by EyeForTravel A day in the life of somebody dealing with hotel distribution involves fighting lot of fires. “I think distribution teams are becoming more like guardians for rate an Read More
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Hyatt on Ctrip, outbound tourism and more China travel trends
Hyatt on Ctrip, outbound tourism and more China travel trends
By PhocusWire | June 4, 2018
The latest in our regular roundup of China travel trends brings news from Hyatt, highlights from ITB China and an update on the latest outbound tourism trends. ITB China highlights The ITB China Read More
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Security series part 1 threat landscape
Unlocking travel security, part 1: The threat landscape
By Mitra Sorrells | May 7, 2018
Equifax, Yahoo, Ebay – all major brands that have been the targets of cyber criminals, with millions of customers impacted in each case.   Read More
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One job in hospitality that technology cannot replace
One job in hospitality that technology cannot replace
By Jeri Clausing - Travel Weekly | December 3, 2017
Even with the most advanced technology, there's still one role no good luxury or upscale hotel can do without: its concierge. Read More
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Why Hilton's loyalty program wants to take you shopping at Amazon.com
Why Hilton's loyalty program wants to take you shopping at Amazon.com
By Michele McDonald | September 19, 2017
Members of Hilton Hotels’ loyalty program, Hilton Honors, have a new way to use their points: paying for all or part of a purchase from online retailer giant Amazon. All Hilton Honors members are e Read More
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Are hotel franchise fees a growing problem for owners?
Are hotel franchise fees a growing problem for owners?
By Viewpoints | September 5, 2017
This is a viewpoint by Peter O'Connor, professor of digital disruption at Essec Business School in Paris. While much media attention has focused on the issue of OTA cost, hotel owners have also se Read More
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Hyatt adds 3D printing to travel's digital marketing toolkit
Hyatt adds 3D printing to travel's digital marketing toolkit
By Sean O'Neil | October 12, 2016
The Hyatt Place hotels and Hyatt House extended-stay brands in the US have found a way to make their latest digital marketing campaign stand out. The campaign uses three-dimensional (3D) printers Read More
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OneFineStay enlists Accor expertise to boost expansion
OneFineStay enlists Accor expertise to boost expansion
By Kevin May | August 23, 2016
Upmarket property rental brand OneFineStay is accelerating its global ambitions, thanks to its recent acquisition by global hotel chain Accor. The first new city for the company to target will be M Read More
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Age of flying bots - what airlines should do in 2016
Age of flying bots - what airlines should do in 2016
By Viewpoints | May 6, 2016
Airlines will be one of the first sectors to push into messaging-driven experiences, as shown by KLM’s bot launched at Facebook’s F8 Conference last month. NB: This is an analysis by Nadav Gur, fou Read More
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