Interviews
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Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with Booking.com's Olivier Gremillon
By PhocusWire | April 19, 2018
Ahead of the event, he discusses the need for collaboration among travel players, the transformative power of technology and more.... Read More
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Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with CitizenM Hotels' Michael Levie
By PhocusWire | April 17, 2018
Ahead of the event, he discusses the importance of data, what it means to be a mobile traveler and more.... Read More
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In The Big Chair – Noreen Henry of WayBlazer
In The Big Chair – Noreen Henry of WayBlazer
By Mitra Sorrells | April 12, 2018
Hotel brands, travel tech providers, airline vacation packaging groups and others use Wayblazer’s AI-powered recommendation engine to help travelers find the best destinations and products.... Read More
Interview | Technology
Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with Airbnb's Jeroen Merchiers
Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with Airbnb's Jeroen Merchiers
By PhocusWire | April 11, 2018
Ahead of the event, he discusses Airbnb's 10th anniversary, sustainable tourism and the company's European ambitions.... Read More
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Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with Amadeus Capital Partners' Andrea Traversone
Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with Amadeus Capital Partners' Andrea Traversone
By PhocusWire | April 9, 2018
Ahead of the event, Andrea Traversone discusses the importance of security, why travel companies should invest in mobile and the challenges presented by the APAC region.... Read More
Interview | Technology
In The Big Chair - Jens Wohltorf of Blacklane
In The Big Chair - Jens Wohltorf of Blacklane
By Kevin May | April 5, 2018
Since Jens Wohltorf co-founded the private car company in 2011, Blacklane has grown its reach to 250 cities and has raised $85 million.... Read More
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In The Big Chair - Tobias Ragge of HRS
In The Big Chair - Tobias Ragge of HRS
By Kevin May | April 3, 2018
The founder's son, Tobias Ragge has run HRS for 10 years, with a particular emphasis on pushing it into new markets around the world and, more recently, concentrating on its core corporate travel service.... Read More
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Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with Rome2rio's Rod Cuthbert
By PhocusWire | April 3, 2018
Ahead of the event, Rod Cuthbert discusses the evolution of multi-modal booking, how Google is changing travel and why he's publicly called out TripAdvisor.... Read More
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Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with CarTrawler's Bobby Healy
Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with CarTrawler's Bobby Healy
By PhocusWire | March 30, 2018
Ahead of the event, Bobby Healy discusses the major opportunities in mobile, what's wrong with Google and why it's crucial to stay ahead of the competition.... Read More
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Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with GetYourGuide's Tao Tao
By PhocusWire | March 26, 2018
Ahead of the event, Tao Tao discusses the problem with overtourism and the opportunities that still exists in the fragmented attractions space.... Read More
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In The Big Chair - Eric Breon of Vacasa
In The Big Chair - Eric Breon of Vacasa
By Jill Menze | March 22, 2018
Coming to Vacasa with a background in venture capital and analytics, Eric Breon has since raised an industry-leading $140 million in funding for the company since founding it.... Read More
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Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with Skyscanner's Filip Filipov
Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with Skyscanner's Filip Filipov
By PhocusWire | March 21, 2018
Ahead of the event, Filipov shares his thoughts on the biggest opportunity in online travel, what advice he'd give to new businesses and what's next for metasearch.... Read More
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In The Big Chair - Mark Rabe of Sojern
In The Big Chair - Mark Rabe of Sojern
By Jill Menze | March 15, 2018
As CEO, Mark Rabe has helped Sojern stay on various best places to work lists by fostering a culture of teamwork and innovation.... Read More
Interview | Online
In The Big Chair - Clare Gilmartin of Trainline
In The Big Chair - Clare Gilmartin of Trainline
By Kevin May | March 6, 2018
The former-eBay exec knows a lot about retail, expansion and customers - and can now add distribution, standardisation and mobile technology to her repertoire of skills needed to run an online business.... Read More
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In The Big Chair - Brian Chesky of Airbnb
By Jill Menze | February 27, 2018
The three co-founders started Airbnb with an air mattress in their apartment. Now, the 36-year-old CEO oversees a travel company worth $31 billion.... Read More
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