Hygiene


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VIDEO: How the cruise industry can get back to sailing
By Linda Fox | January 4, 2021
The Healthy Sail Panel brings together many voices from across the cruise industry to ensure a safe return to sailing. Read More
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Digital payments could go backwards with hidden charges pushing travelers to use cash
By Linda Fox | December 21, 2020
Digital payments have accelerated during the pandemic with travelers switching to contactless cards and mobile options. Read More
News | Technology
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VIDEO: How digitization impacts costs, consistency and confidence in travel
By Mitra Sorrells | December 21, 2020
A panel discussion at The Phocuswright Conference on instilling confidence in travelers included executives from CitizenM, SITA and Beachy. Read More
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VIDEO: New Reality With... Dr. Erik Lium of Mount Sinai Health System
VIDEO: New Reality With... Dr. Erik Lium of Mount Sinai Health System
By PhocusWire | December 16, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Dr. Erik Lium, chief commercial innovation officer for the Mount Sinai Health System, an integrated health care system providing medical... Read More
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WTTC proposes best practices for biometric digital identities to speed recovery
By Mitra Sorrells | December 11, 2020
The report provides detailed steps to create and implement biometric-enabled digital identities that could be used to secure and expedite travel around the world. Read More
News | Technology
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Booking.com now requires rental properties to meet minimal cleanliness score
By Mitra Sorrells | November 19, 2020
Properties that do not have an average score of at least six out of 10 by May will be removed from the Booking.com platform. Read More
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Maidbot closes Series B led by makers of Lysol
By Mitra Sorrells | November 17, 2020
Maidbot and Lysol-maker RB will also collaborate to develop new commercial cleaning solutions.   Read More
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Hot 25 Startups 2021: Maidbot
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Maidbot
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
Maidbot provides automated housekeeping robots for hotels, rentals and other commercial spaces.  Read More
Interview | Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2021: SanSee Systems
Hot 25 Startups 2021: SanSee Systems
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
SanSee Systems is a hygiene screening and certification company serving the tours and attractions industry. Read More
Interview | Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Troop Travel
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Troop Travel
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
Troop Travel is a platform to help travel and events managers make informed decisions about the best destination for convening their globally-distributed teams. Read More
Interview | Startups
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: Travelers should finally get the attention they deserve
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: Travelers should finally get the attention they deserve
By Kevin May | November 3, 2020
Brands, industry associations and government have a unique opportunity to do the right thing and put customers in the middle of their strategic prism. Read More
News | Online
How the coronavirus gave QR codes a major role in travel
How the coronavirus gave QR codes a major role in travel
By Sooho Choi - Publicis Sapient | October 28, 2020
QR codes hold even more potential as they have become an essential and welcomed tool for travel and hospitality brands, in particular, helping the industry get back on its feet in the face of adversity. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: It's a period of reckoning for hotels
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: It's a period of reckoning for hotels
By Kevin May | October 27, 2020
The pre-pandemic fierce yet healthy competition between hotels and rentals for the leisure traveler is now more acute than it has ever been. It's going to be a tough ride ahead. Read More
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Google says COVID boosted OTA usage in APAC
By Mitra Sorrells | October 26, 2020
Google's sector lead for travel and vertical search in APAC shared results of the company's consumer surveys during a keynote at ITB Asia.     Read More
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Skyscanner, Expedia, Hopper on need for transparency in travel retailing
By Mitra Sorrells | October 14, 2020
At an ATPCO virtual event, product managers from the three companies shared how they are adapting to the new needs of customers. Read More
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