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Travel venture funding is not over - startups just need to be smarter and prepared
Travel venture funding is not over - startups just need to be smarter and prepared
By Partners at Ennea Capital  | March 30, 2020
An overview of the current investor sentiment and impact on startup funding in the short and medium term, as well as likely outcomes for the industry. Read More
Opinion | Startups
Sounding Off: Travel bailouts are not simple tasks to manage
Sounding Off: Travel bailouts are not simple tasks to manage
By PhocusWire | March 27, 2020
 It seems more likely that any form of state aid will go only to propping up the travel-facing operations that inspire people to travel or are functional elements of a trip. Not the ecosystem... Read More
Interview | Technology
Sabre makes $200M in cuts to offset coronavirus impact
Sabre makes $200M in cuts to offset coronavirus impact
By Kevin May | March 20, 2020
The cuts range from offering voluntary unpaid leave, severance and early retirement to staff across the world to scaling back its third-party contracting and vendor costs. Read More
News | Distribution
President Trump orders sale of StayNTouch to Chinese giant Shiji to be reversed
President Trump orders sale of StayNTouch to Chinese giant Shiji to be reversed
By Kevin May | March 6, 2020
Trump's intervention is being made on grounds of national security, a statement from the White House says. Read More
News | Technology
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How blockchain is reinventing travel loyalty programs for both brands and consumers
By Mitra Sorrells | February 28, 2020
Companies such as Loyyal, Qiibee and Kornchain are accelerating development of blockchain solutions for loyalty and rewards, and executives say they expect widespread adoption in the next five to 10... Read More
News | Technology
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Accor talks up loyalty deals, seeks new partners for some business elements
By Linda Fox | February 21, 2020
Accor highlights big plans for loyalty partners as it announces full-year results for 2019. Read More
News | Distribution
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Lufthansa Group renews IT partnership with Amadeus, adds digital services
By Linda Fox | February 18, 2020
While the deal was agreed in principle about a year ago, Amadeus says it has taken time to negotiate various elements included in it. Read More
News | Distribution
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Travel tech pros put sustainability behind economy as key challenges for 2020
By Linda Fox | February 10, 2020
A Travel Technology Europe survey highlights economic uncertainty as the greatest challenge facing the industry - but sustainability and climate change follow close behind. Read More
News | Technology
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In The Big Chair - Greg Webb of Travelport
By Mitra Sorrells | February 10, 2020
Greg Webb became Travelport’s CEO in August 2019, shortly after the company went back to private equity ownership in a $4.4 billion sale. Read More
Interview | Technology
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Immfly lands investment from Boeing, plans to boost in-flight digital capabilities
By Linda Fox | February 5, 2020
Boeing hopes to boost in-flight capabilities for airline customers following the strategic investment in Immfly. Read More
News | Technology
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Amadeus acquires airline network planning software from Optym
By Linda Fox | February 4, 2020
For more than three years, Amadeus has partnered with and invested in U.S.-based Optym to develop its airline solutions. Read More
News | Technology
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Software-driven hotel brand Life House raises $30M, led by Thayer Ventures
By Mitra Sorrells | January 24, 2020
The Series B round will be used to grow Life House's boutique hotels business and management services. Read More
News | Startups
Sabre goes all-in with Google Cloud for infrastructure and analytics
Sabre goes all-in with Google Cloud for infrastructure and analytics
By Linda Fox | January 24, 2020
The distribution and technology giant says new services and “operational agility” are part of the plan, with Google Cloud becoming its preferred cloud provider as well as a “broader strategic partner.” Read More
News | Technology
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Sabre partners with Accor to develop property management and reservations platform
By Linda Fox | January 23, 2020
Sabre is working with Accor on the development of what the distribution company is calling a “full-service property management capability.” Read More
News | Technology
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ARC boosts corporate travel services with majority stake in NuTravel
By Mitra Sorrells | January 22, 2020
ARC has taken a majority stake in NuTravel to accelerate delivery of omnichannel solutions for corporate travel. Read More
News | Technology
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