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Destination marketing, part 3: On the road to smart, "real-time" tourism
By Mitra Sorrells | September 23, 2019
For the third piece in this month's series, we look at how technology is enabling DMOs to serve visitors when they are in-destination. Read More
News | Technology
HRS acquires Conichi
HRS acquires Conichi to build new payment-focused division
By Mitra Sorrells | September 20, 2019
HRS has acquired Conichi as part of its strategy to build a global payment solution. Read More
News | Technology
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How I Got Here, episode 5 - Philippe Chereque of American Express GBT
By Kevin May | September 19, 2019
One of the original executives at Amadeus and now the president at American Express GBT joins Kevin May and David Litwak for the latest episode. Read More
Interview | Distribution
Doug Lansky on destination management
Q&A: Doug Lansky on "unbalanced" tourism and tech's role in destination management
By Mitra Sorrells | September 17, 2019
Author and speaker Doug Lansky says a digital infrastructure will enable destinations to manage visitor volume and timing. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Infare on the importance of data and intelligence for airlines
VIDEO: Infare on the importance of data and intelligence for airlines
By PhocusWire | September 16, 2019
Airlines sit on piles of data, perhaps more than any other element within the travel, tourism and hospitality industry. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
VIDEO: PROS on a new future for retail with airlines
VIDEO: PROS on a new future for retail with airlines
By PhocusWire | September 13, 2019
The PROS acquisition of Travelaer in August this year has put the multi-industry technology brand further into the heart of the shift by airlines to adopt new technology platforms. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
Sabre calls DOJ lawsuit "meritless" in formal response
Sabre calls DOJ lawsuit "meritless" in formal response
By Jamie Biesiada - Travel Weekly  | September 12, 2019
Sabre has formally answered the Department of Justice's lawsuit attempting to block its acquisition of Farelogix, denying the department's allegations that Sabre is a dominant firm attempting to... Read More
News | Technology
The PhocusWire PundIT Show #19
The PhocusWire PundIT Show #19
By PhocusWire | September 11, 2019
Triggering the 30 minutes of discussion are a series of questions about the event, such as what excited, surprised and, of course, caused eye-rolling moments for our panel. Read More
News | Technology
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WEBINAR REPLAY! Budgeting for the future of hospitality
By PhocusWire | September 11, 2019
In this webinar produced by Amadeus and PhocusWire, you’ll hear exclusive data to help prepare you for 2020. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: SITA on aviation's massive task to connect the digital dots
VIDEO: SITA on aviation's massive task to connect the digital dots
By Kevin May | September 9, 2019
PhocusWire spoke to SITA CEO Barbara Dalibard about the "digitalization" of passengers and both the opportunities and challenges facing the entire sector. Read More
News | Technology
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“Post-digital” generations driving airline and airport IT strategy by 2025
By Mitra Sorrells | September 4, 2019
A significant demographic shift is taking place that airline and airport IT leaders say will be the biggest influence on their passenger solution strategy by 2025. Read More
News | Technology
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My Method... How Expedia thinks about cloud migration
By Subbu Allamaraju - Expedia Group  | September 3, 2019
Phocuswire asked Subbu Allamaraju, vice president of technology for Expedia Group, to highlight the challenges of the company's move to the cloud. Read More
News | Technology
Mews brings in $33M to help take hotel tech platform to U.S.
Mews brings in $33M to help take hotel tech platform to U.S.
By Kevin May | August 29, 2019
Battery Ventures is leading a $33 million Series B investment in the business, bringing its total so far to $41.6 million over three rounds. Read More
News | Technology
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Business travel, part 4: How data management can minimize trip "leakage"
By Mitra Sorrells | August 26, 2019
Data management tools are enabling corporate travel managers to capture and analyze data from off-channel bookings to minimize leakage. Read More
News | Technology
STARTUP STAGE: Clear Chain Travel wants to reimagine distribution through blockchain and AI
STARTUP STAGE: Clear Chain Travel wants to reimagine distribution through blockchain and AI
By Linda Fox | August 22, 2019
Clear Chain Travel is bringing blockchain principles and AI-driven robotic processes to the groups and meetings space to improve transparency, drive efficiency and save costs. Read More
Interview | Startups