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Q&A: Air France-KLM on why NDC remains core to its distribution strategy
By Linda Fox | September 17, 2020
Air France-KLM distribution boss talks to PhocusWire about its NDC strategy.... Read More
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Destinations join forces with private companies to boost tourism
By Linda Fox | September 15, 2020
Travel companies and tourism organizations are devising various initiatives to bring back travelers in... Read More
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Identifying areas for innovation as travelers embrace their "conscience"
By Linda Fox | September 15, 2020
Smart Travel Lab believes travelers now have a heightened sense of wanting to do better and... Read More
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Q&A: How a pandemic has heightened the need for automation in airlines
By Linda Fox | September 14, 2020
Startups offering tech that enables passengers to rebook themselves, as well... Read More
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Delta pauses NDC development, "doubles down" on existing distribution strategy
Delta pauses NDC development, "doubles down" on existing distribution strategy
By Linda Fox | September 10, 2020
As Delta moves away from NDC to focus on its existing infrastructure, Air France-KLM continues its NDC... Read More
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European tourism bodies plead for coordinated travel restrictions
By Linda Fox | September 9, 2020
The call follows one from the European Commission last week, which wants a coordinated... Read More
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Airlines can address other passenger frustrations as they work to rebuild confidence
By Linda Fox | September 8, 2020
Data analyzed by Lufthansa Innovation Hub's TNMT platform identifies major issues in the passenger... Read More
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Forget online stars and rankings, hotels will be now judged by hygiene factors
By Linda Fox | September 7, 2020
While there is no ranking or rating system for hygiene and cleanliness, there are tell-tale signs for... Read More
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How diversity in travel can move from ideas on paper to leadership action
By Linda Fox | September 3, 2020
During the Diversity in Leadership panel at Phocuswright Europe, diversity and inclusion experts... Read More
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eDreams Odigeo notes improvement in summer months, losses during earlier lockdown
By Linda Fox | August 27, 2020
The Spain-based online travel agency saw net income come in at a loss of almost €24 million compared... Read More
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Travel employees don't feel valued - but companies can turn the employee experience aroundTravel employees don't feel valued - but companies can turn the employee experience around
According to a new study from Qualtrics, 42% of travel and hospitality employees say they don't feel... Read More
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Airbnb will get to its long-awaited IPO with a spring in its stepAirbnb will get to its long-awaited IPO with a spring in its step
Higher volumes of short-term rental bookings have allowed Airbnb to get its IPO plans back on track.... Read More
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Touchless tech: The simple - and advanced - ways ground transport providers are encouraging travelTouchless tech: The simple - and advanced - ways ground transport providers are encouraging travel
For ground transportation providers, COVID-19 is accelerating the need for both simple touch-free... Read More
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Toyota launches Woven Capital, an $800M investment fund geared toward mobilityToyota launches Woven Capital, an $800M investment fund geared toward mobility
The global investment fund will support growth-stage companies developing technologies and business... Read More
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Breaking out of the silo: How hotels can redefine commercial successBreaking out of the silo: How hotels can redefine commercial success
In the era of COVID, revenue management is being remade again by an unprecedented level of uncertainty... Read More
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christine-wang-phocuswright-europePhocuswright Europe 2020 preview: Out of Office with... Christine Wang
In a series of interviews with executives participating in the online event in September, PhocusWire... Read More
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In a series of interviews with executives participating in the online event in September, PhocusWire... Read More
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How attractions can use AI to boost local tourismHow attractions can use AI to boost local tourism
Here's how three areas of the local tourism experience will be impacted by technology optimized for... Read More
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In a series of interviews with executives participating in the online event in September, PhocusWire... Read More
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LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
September 19, 2020
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
PhocusWire's live blog is charting the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry and the sector's... Read More
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September 18, 2020
Sounding Off: Changing the message to nudge consumers back to travel
Perhaps there are things the industry can do now to help consumers calculate the risk of travel.... Read More
InPhocus, episode 23 - Time spent with Katz is never wasted
September 18, 2020
InPhocus, episode 23 - Time spent with Katz is never wasted
Jeff Katz has plenty to say about his new comrade Cory Garner but, as many will know, the Orbitz... Read More
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