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The travel forecast is uncertain, other than the presence of the cloud
The travel forecast is uncertain, other than the presence of the cloud
By George Dumitru - WBE.travel | September 21, 2020
We analyze why fixed costs when there is no revenue, or even the realistic prospect of an uplift in revenue, is kryptonite for SMEs in the travel industry. Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
How I Got Here, episode 42 - Ben Frank of Rotabull
How I Got Here, episode 42 - Ben Frank of Rotabull
By PhocusWire | September 17, 2020
The founder of a startup attempting to overhaul one of aviation's most complex processes talks to David Litwak of Mozio and PhocusWire's Kevin May. Read More
Interview | Technology
NDC in 2020: so close but too far?
NDC in 2020: so close but too far?
By Pedro Anderson - Winding Tree | September 16, 2020
There are a few hurdles that remain along our journey towards a more innovative, flexible and extensible distribution capability. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
WEBINAR ALERT: How NBCUniversal powers individual experiences with people-based data
WEBINAR ALERT: How NBCUniversal powers individual experiences with people-based data
By PhocusWire | September 15, 2020
In this new climate, people-based marketing is no longer a “nice to have” philosophy, but rather a requirement for brands to activate meaningful and valuable experiences for individuals. Read More
News | Technology
Collaboration desperately needed between travel industry players if a recovery is going to be effective
Collaboration desperately needed between travel industry players if a recovery is going to be effective
By Kevin May | September 11, 2020
Some "smart initiatives" are being created to get travelers moving again, but not across the board unless there is better sense of partnership created across the industry. Read More
News | Online
Delta pauses NDC development, "doubles down" on existing distribution strategy
Delta pauses NDC development, "doubles down" on existing distribution strategy
By Linda Fox | September 10, 2020
As Delta moves away from NDC to focus on its existing infrastructure, Air France-KLM continues its NDC strategy. Read More
News | Distribution
BookingKit secures €5M investment to help accelerate pandemic recovery
BookingKit secures €5M investment to help accelerate pandemic recovery
By Kevin May | September 9, 2020
The activity platform enlisted the financial support of Intermedia Vermögensverwaltung, Müller Medien, High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), business angel Robert Kabs and another business angel with the... Read More
News | Technology
15 vital points for travel startups to consider in their mid-pandemic strategy
15 vital points for travel startups to consider in their mid-pandemic strategy
By Kevin May | September 8, 2020
Insert a near-shutdown of the industry due to COVID-19 this year and you can multiply the existing challenges for travel startups tenfold. But they should think about these tips as they look ahead. Read More
News | Startups
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Phocuswright Europe 2020 preview: Out of Office with... Sergio Colella
By PhocusWire | September 7, 2020
In a series of interviews with executives participating in the online event in September, PhocusWire finds out what they have learned from the COVID-19 crisis. Next up: SITA's Sergio Colella. Read More
Interview | Technology
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STARTUP STAGE: Jurny provides contactless tech solutions for hotels and short-term rentals
By Mitra Sorrells | September 3, 2020
The company launched in June, has raised more than $4.9 million and has 370 units on its platform and more than 2,500 additional units in the pipeline. Read More
Interview | Startups
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Phocuswright Europe 2020 preview: Out of Office with... Jerome Wise
By PhocusWire | August 27, 2020
In a series of interviews with executives participating in the online event in September, PhocusWire finds out what they have learned from the COVID-19 crisis. Next up: TravelClick's Jerome Wise. Read More
Interview | Distribution
VIDEO: New Reality With... Elliott Ferguson of Destination D.C.
VIDEO: New Reality With... Elliott Ferguson of Destination D.C.
By PhocusWire | August 26, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Elliott Ferguson, CEO of Destination D.C, one of the most high-profile destination and tourism organizations in the world. Read More
News | Online
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Google expedites launch of contactless guest system for hotels in response to COVID
By Mitra Sorrells | August 26, 2020
The solution has been a pilot since 2018 but Google says it expedited the global launch because of the pandemic. Read More
News | Technology
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Carnival is latest travel brand hit with ransomware attack
By Mitra Sorrells | August 18, 2020
The world's largest cruise operator is investigating an attack that accessed both guest and employee data.   Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: New Reality With... Rohit Talwar of Fast Future
VIDEO: New Reality With... Rohit Talwar of Fast Future
By PhocusWire | August 17, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Rohit Talwar, CEO at Fast Future, one of the world's leading organizations looking at the fields of futures and foresight. Read More
News | Technology
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