Interviews

STARTUP STAGE: Staypia uses AI to give travelers maximum discount on hotels
Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Staypia uses AI to give travelers maximum discount on hotels
By Jill Menze | January 18, 2022
Staypia searches for the lowest price for 3.16 million hotels and beats that by as much as 30% more in discount.... Read More
STARTUP STAGE: StressFreeCarRental wants to take the hassle out of rentals
Interview / Online
STARTUP STAGE: StressFreeCarRental wants to take the hassle out of rentals
By Mitra Sorrells | January 11, 2022
StressFreeCarRental provides rental options based on more than price, including details on insurance excess, fees and deposit options.... Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Katanox aims to simplify hotel distribution
By Mitra Sorrells | January 10, 2022
Katanox is focused on opening hospitality distribution to enable hotels to capture more direct bookings through multiple channels and to provide more choice for travelers.... Read More
VIDEO: PhocusWire's most popular interviews 2021
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VIDEO: PhocusWire's most popular interviews 2021
By PhocusWire | December 23, 2021
We list the most popular videos that PhocusWire produced itself and those we've been involved with during The Phocuswright Conference in 2021.  ... Read More
VIDEO: MogulRecruiter - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
Interview / Technology
VIDEO: MogulRecruiter - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
By PhocusWire | December 21, 2021
Mogul is a technology and data sciences company that provides talent, booking and management solutions for the service industry starting with hospitality.... Read More
VIDEO: Road.Travel - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
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VIDEO: Road.Travel - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
By PhocusWire | December 20, 2021
Establishing a new industry standard for car travels with curated routes and connecting travel destinations to in-car experiences.... Read More
VIDEO: Buddy - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
Interview / Technology
VIDEO: Buddy - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
By PhocusWire | December 17, 2021
Buddy's insurance gateway connects platforms with any insurance product to include in your booking path.... Read More
VIDEO: Travelpayouts - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
Interview / Distribution
VIDEO: Travelpayouts - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
By PhocusWire | December 16, 2021
Travelpayouts gathered 300,000 vetted travel influencers and webmasters on their Digital Partnership Platform. How can brands benefit?... Read More
VIDEO: Cendyn - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
Interview / Distribution
VIDEO: Cendyn - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
By PhocusWire | December 15, 2021
Starling is Cendyn’s next-generation customer data platform (CDP) that unites a hotel’s tech and millions of guest data points to foster more meaningful relationships with their guests.... Read More
Q&A: Viator’s Ben Drew on rate controversy, branding and 2022
News / Online
Q&A: Viator’s Ben Drew on rate controversy, branding and 2022
By Jill Menze | December 14, 2021
Following a mixed reaction to Viator’s marketing program Accelerate, president Ben Drew remains confident that the platform is building an industry-leading product.... Read More
VIDEO: Xeniapp - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
Interview / Technology
VIDEO: Xeniapp - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
By PhocusWire | December 14, 2021
Xeniapp is building the infrastructure of travel for the Web 3.0 economy. We serve all of the constituents of travel on one software platform.... Read More
VIDEO: Pattern - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
Interview / Technology
VIDEO: Pattern - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
By PhocusWire | December 13, 2021
Pattern Insurance enables you to embed and control protection for any online booking business.... Read More
VIDEO: Midnightdeal - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
Interview / Distribution
VIDEO: Midnightdeal - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
By PhocusWire | December 10, 2021
Midnightdeal has built a unique next-generation gamified hotel marketplace where both hoteliers as well as travellers get the best deal.... Read More
VIDEO: Amadeus on recovery trends and startup areas to watch
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VIDEO: Amadeus on recovery trends and startup areas to watch
By PhocusWire | December 9, 2021
Seasonality as been impacted and a much later decision process on destinations from consumers is a new reality, with direct implications for technology and specifically artificial intelligence.... Read More
VIDEO: ReTravel Technologies - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
Interview / Startups
VIDEO: ReTravel Technologies - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
By PhocusWire | December 8, 2021
ReTravel is an autonomous cross-selling technology for the travel industry designed to maximize traveler’s loyalty and value.... Read More