Interviews
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Q&A: Trivago CEO shares vision for “moment in time” when travel resumes in a post-crisis world
By Steven Lerner | April 6, 2020
Trivago CEO Axel Hefer discusses his outlook for travel, how Trivago is preparing for the future and the role of metasearch during the recovery.  ... Read More
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Q&A: Jeff Katz on managing and leading during a crisis
Q&A: Jeff Katz on managing and leading during a crisis
By Kevin May | April 1, 2020
Katz, who was boss of Orbitz during 9/11, talks about leadership styles and tactics to deploy during moments of crisis.... Read More
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Q&A: TripActions CEO on how he is preparing for “the day after” COVID-19
By Mitra Sorrells | March 31, 2020
TripActions CEO Ariel Coehn discusses recent layoffs, what he is hearing from his investors and why he is optimistic about the future of business travel and of TripActions.... Read More
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Venture Republic CEO Kei Shibata on coronavirus: “Web traffic is down to the floor”
By Mitra Sorrells | March 26, 2020
Venture Republic co-founder and CEO Kei Shibata discusses the impact of the coronavirus on his travel metasearch and media companies.... Read More
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"Nothing will be the same": How Italian hoteliers are coping with coronavirus fallout
By Mitra Sorrells | March 16, 2020
Giancarlo Carniani - Phocuswright analyst, hotelier and president of the hotel association in Florence, Italy - explains why hoteliers are "furious" at Booking.com and why the hospitality industry will be starting at point zero when the crisis subsides.... Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Aeroband is developing a blockchain platform for apps serving aviation
By Linda Fox | March 13, 2020
Malta-based Aeroband is seeking to sign a contract with a major airline within a year and hopes for investment in its first app in the coming months.... Read More
Interview | Startups
How I Got Here, episode 28 - Michael Driedger of Operto
How I Got Here, episode 28 - Michael Driedger of Operto
By PhocusWire | March 12, 2020
Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May from PhocusWire talk with Micheal Driedger, co-founder and CEO of Canada-based Operto, about bringing high-end tech to private accommodation and hotels.... Read More
Interview | Technology
STARTUP STAGE: Freddy is changing city tours with augmented reality
STARTUP STAGE: Freddy is changing city tours with augmented reality
By Steven Lerner | March 10, 2020
Freddy is an interactive augmented reality travel map, city guide and game designed for parents and children.... Read More
Interview | Startups
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STARTUP STAGE: GetLost wants to make cheap on-demand travel a reality
By Steven Lerner | March 6, 2020
GetLost connects last-minute travelers with exclusively negotiated cheap deals on empty airline seats.  ... Read More
Interview | Startups
How I Got Here, episode 27 - Paul Metselaar of Ovation Travel Group
How I Got Here, episode 27 - Paul Metselaar of Ovation Travel Group
By PhocusWire | March 5, 2020
Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May from PhocusWire talk with Paul Metselaar, chairman and CEO of Ovation Travel Group, about launching his corporate travel business in the 1980s and staying relevant in the modern day.... Read More
Interview | Technology
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STARTUP STAGE: GoodBooker wants to end homelessness with every hotel booked
By Steven Lerner | March 3, 2020
For every hotel room booked on its platform, GoodBooker gives funding to leading homeless charities that offer shelter for those who need it.... Read More
Interview | Startups
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VIDEO: Iomob - Battleground winner interview Travel Technology Europe 2020
By PhocusWire | March 2, 2020
Iomob has built an enterprise grade Mobility as a Service (MaaS) platform for major travel and transportation clients.... Read More
Interview | Startups
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STARTUP STAGE - ACT II: Jubel reveals its recent challenges and success with hiring
By Steven Lerner | February 28, 2020
Trip-planning platform Jubel discusses its progress and challenges over the past year.... Read More
Interview | Startups
How I Got Here, episode 26 - Ariane Gorin of Expedia Group
How I Got Here, episode 26 - Ariane Gorin of Expedia Group
By PhocusWire | February 27, 2020
Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May from PhocusWire are speak with Ariane Gorin, president of Expedia Business Services, about her time at the travel giant and earlier career at Microsoft.... Read More
Interview | Online
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STARTUP STAGE: Wildebeest helps global travel and tourism brands grow organically
By Steven Lerner | February 25, 2020
Wildebeest is an agency that helps travel technology startups, tour operators and tourism boards develop marketing strategies.... Read More
Interview | Startups
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