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VIDEO: Can the travel industry avoid a post-pandemic social divide?
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VIDEO: Can the travel industry avoid a post-pandemic social divide?
By PhocusWire | July 21, 2021
Issues range from those that do not have the ability to travel from a vaccination perspective to, in particular, those that do not have the money to resume the same types of trips that they took... Read More
VIDEO: How one airline is unravelling from its last 18 months and looking ahead
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VIDEO: How one airline is unravelling from its last 18 months and looking ahead
By PhocusWire | July 16, 2021
It's been a tough year and a half for almost very airline on the planet. Some, as traffic fell away within days, ran medical supply flights and others pivoted to use some of their aircraft for... Read More
Phocuswright Conference 2021: Price discount, theme announced
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Phocuswright Conference 2021: Price discount, theme announced
By PhocusWire | July 12, 2021
Now is travel’s renaissance as it wakens to greater energy and bright possibilities – a time to engage with colleagues, customers and partners with fresh perspective. Read More
Sounding Off: Some customers will need reassurance as travel reopens
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Sounding Off: Some customers will need reassurance as travel reopens
By PhocusWire | July 9, 2021
Travel brands need to ensure that they are aware of the psychological impact that lockdown has had on people and reassure their customers that they recognize that a gung-ho approach to recovery does not... Read More
VIDEO: The Data Appeal Company - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2021
Interview / Technology
VIDEO: The Data Appeal Company - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2021
By PhocusWire | July 8, 2021
The company's Data Appeal Studio is a data-driven destination analysis platform based on location and experience intelligence. Read More
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Travel industry must fix “trust gaps” as it restarts
By Mitra Sorrells | June 24, 2021
Based on a results of a survey of 11,000 consumers, Travelport says the pandemic has created a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity for the travel industry to regain travelers’ trust. Read More
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Sabre integrates travel risk tool into agency services
June 21, 2021
The score will help agents better advise their clients and shorten the booking process by making that information available during their shopping workflow. Read More
Ixigo does its bit to get Indians vaccinated, integrates jab finder into app
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Ixigo does its bit to get Indians vaccinated, integrates jab finder into app
By Kevin May | June 16, 2021
The country has suffered greatly in recent months from a variant of the COVID-19 virus known as Delta, triggering what is hoped will be a rapid acceleration of its vaccination program. Read More
What is corporate travel's sequel post-pandemic?
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What is corporate travel's sequel post-pandemic?
By Linda Fox | June 7, 2021
As business travelers look to get back on the road, what will change for better or worse post-pandemic? Read More
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News / Technology
VIDEO: Understanding decentralized, secure tech for travel ID and verification
By PhocusWire | June 3, 2021
The COVID crisis has accelerated interest in decentralized, contactless identity solutions using blockchain for data exchange.   Read More
VIDEO: Biometrics lead the way for fast, contactless identification in travel
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VIDEO: Biometrics lead the way for fast, contactless identification in travel
By PhocusWire | May 27, 2021
Paravision CEO Doug Aley explains the benefits of biometric systems for identification and security and what’s next for this technology.   Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Why technology is the key to getting the world moving again
By David Taylor - Publicis Sapient | May 25, 2021
As it emerges from crisis, the travel industry should not consider a return to normal but rather rebuild itself with the future in mind.  Read More
STARTUP STAGE: Washbnb offers a tech-enabled linen solution for short-term rental hosts
Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Washbnb offers a tech-enabled linen solution for short-term rental hosts
By Jill Menze | May 20, 2021
Founded in 2020, Washbnb’s tech-enabled linen solution simplifies rental, logistics and laundry through an environmentally sustainable service. Read More
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News / Technology
Can technology help hospitality labor shortages?
By Linda Fox | May 18, 2021
Hotels are dealing with huge staff shortages because of the pandemic, technologies are emerging to help and some say it's a short-term issue. Read More
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GetYourGuide survey finds caution being replaced by eagerness to travel
By Mitra Sorrells | May 18, 2021
According to a survey of nearly 7,500 people in six countries, 56% are "eager" to travel, compared to just 40% in 2020. Read More