InPhocus, episode 20 - Looking to Russia for a different perspective
InPhocus, episode 20 - Looking to Russia for a different perspective
By PhocusWire | August 7, 2020
Russia is never far away from the headlines - whether it's politics, science or culture. The country's travel sector is no less interesting, too - so add a global pandemic into the mix of 2020 and... Read More
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InPhocus, episode 19 - People want to move again
InPhocus, episode 19 - People want to move again
By PhocusWire | July 31, 2020
In this episode of InPhocus we examine a new report from Phocuswright and 3Victors that goes into a lot of detail about where travelers are considering going to.   Read More
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InPhocus, episode 18 - Innovators are primed and ready
InPhocus, episode 18 - Innovators are primed and ready
By PhocusWire | July 17, 2020
The reset that everyone is going through gives startups (already born or just ideas) and new technology an opportunity to make their case. Read More
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InPhocus, episode 17 - Destinations, it's over to you now
InPhocus, episode 17 - Destinations, it's over to you now
By PhocusWire | July 10, 2020
With the Destination X series now paused as the industry attempts to get back on its feet (AKA "recovery mode"), we wanted to reflect with its producer Doug Lansky on how the series had been received... Read More
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InPhocus, episode 16 - Tales with some optimism
InPhocus, episode 16 - Tales with some optimism
By PhocusWire | July 3, 2020
In the latest episode of InPhocus, we speak to Klaus Kohlmeyer about a unique collection of interviews with hoteliers for his own podcast, Unconstrained Conversations. Read More
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InPhocus, episode 15 - Racial diversity should be the challenge we accept and win
InPhocus, episode 15 - Racial diversity should be the challenge we accept and win
By PhocusWire | June 26, 2020
We speak to Jamie-Lee Abtar, executive director of U.K.-based BAME Women In Travel, to learn more about the organization and what new steps brands should be considering. Read More
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InPhocus, episode 14 - So, we're going to launch this during a pandemic
InPhocus, episode 14 - So, we're going to launch this during a pandemic
By PhocusWire | June 18, 2020
Bryan Porter, OpenJaw's chief commercial officer, tells us about how a project can come together in the midst of the most trying of circumstances. Read More
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InPhocus, episode 13 - Open for business, figuring out change
InPhocus, episode 13 - Open for business, figuring out change
By PhocusWire | June 11, 2020
Luuc Elzinga, president of Netherlands-based Tiqets, joins us on the latest episode of InPhocus to talk about the issues that many suppliers are facing as they recover from the COVID-19 outbreak. Read More
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InPhocus, episode 12 - Right place, right time for a travel startup
InPhocus, episode 12 - Right place, right time for a travel startup
By PhocusWire | May 28, 2020
Some travel startups are using the current climate to shore up their strategy and take advantage of the support that a few governments have offered in order to prop up young businesses. Read More
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InPhocus, episode 11 - An opportunity for NDC post-coronavirus
InPhocus, episode 11 - An opportunity for NDC post-coronavirus
By PhocusWire | May 21, 2020
Norm Rose, a Phocuswright analyst and veteran travel technology consultant, thinks the reset phase that airlines currently find themselves in will accelerate NDC as a standard (and more) in aviation. Read More
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InPhocus, episode 10 - Farelogix tells all on the failed Sabre deal
InPhocus, episode 10 - Farelogix tells all on the failed Sabre deal
By PhocusWire | May 14, 2020
PhocusWire's Kevin May talks to Jim Davidson, CEO of Farelogix, to get his take on the entire story, including the background to the deal, the court case, the decision to nix the acquisition two weeks... Read More
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InPhocus, episode 9 - Stuck in the middle with you
By PhocusWire | May 7, 2020
We discuss how brands that sit between consumers and suppliers have been dealt with a number of issues relating to cash flow and appeasing their commercial partners during the coronavirus outbreak. Read More
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InPhocus, episode 8 - A chance to use your time wisely
InPhocus, episode 8 - A chance to use your time wisely
By PhocusWire | April 30, 2020
Travel startups, perhaps more nimble than their larger peers in the industry, should use this opportunity to take a deep breath, ensure the finances will keep the lights on and think differently. Read More
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InPhocus, episode 7 - Travel crises often ignite revolutions in the industry (sorry, not this time)
By PhocusWire | April 23, 2020
History shows us that the travel industry has a track record of seeing huge changes to the fabric of how it works whenever something hits it in such a major way. Read More
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InPhocus, episode 6 - Being smart is all we have at the moment
InPhocus, episode 6 - Being smart is all we have at the moment
By PhocusWire | April 16, 2020
Forecasting with smart data, a future role for hotels and intermediaries, loyalty programs and what lies next for Airbnb - hefty subjects during any time period but especially so during the coronavirus... Read More
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