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STARTUP STAGE: FareUpThere rewards travelers for airline reviews
By Linda Fox | November 30, 2020
The U.S. company collects flight reviews and enables travelers to earn points for giving their... Read More
Interview | Startups
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How an email to the prime minister and algorithms helped Greece bring tourists back
By Linda Fox | November 27, 2020
An unsolicited email from a data scientist to the Greek prime minister helped the country reopen to... Read More
News | Technology
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HiJiffy lands €1M in seed funding, plans growth of guest communication tech in core markets
By Linda Fox | November 26, 2020
    The investment is led by Portugal Ventures and the company plans to use the funds to... Read More
News | Startups
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Travel industry could lose $318B through ripple effect of grounded flights
By Linda Fox | November 24, 2020
If current reductions in flying remain in the long-term, $318 billion could be diverted from the... Read More
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Booking Holdings boss talks pressure on hotels and the private accommodation trend
By Linda Fox | November 20, 2020
Glenn Fogel discusses how changes in the lodging market could be beneficial to large distributors -... Read More
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VIDEO: Diversity and inclusion in travel is about more than recruitment - is your organization ready?
By Linda Fox | November 19, 2020
A session at The Phocuswright Conference 2020 says travel companies need to create a welcoming... Read More
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Tripadvisor says travel remains top of mind for consumers
By Linda Fox | November 18, 2020
The Tripadvisor "A Year in Travel" research, carried out in partnership with Phocuswright, reveals... Read More
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Super app Gojek gets $150M investment to help drive Indonesia's digital economy
By Linda Fox | November 17, 2020
Gojek, a ride-hailing, delivery and payments app, will help boost Indonesia's digital transformation... Read More
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TravelTech Show goes global and replaces Travel Technology Europe
By Linda Fox | November 13, 2020
The hybrid TravelTech Show, taking place June 22-23 next year, is an in-person event in the U.K.... Read More
News | Technology
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Is Asia the example for travel technology's recovery?
By Linda Fox | November 12, 2020
Predictions for travel and mobility tech recovery in Asia from Lufthansa Innovation Hub, including a... Read More
News | Startups

Jill's most recent articles

Innovation, recovery, renewal: What the travel industry can expect in 2021Innovation, recovery, renewal: What the travel industry can expect in 2021
In 2021, the global travel community will continue to see significant changes in nearly every sector.... Read More
Opinion | Online
Black U.S. leisure travelers spent $109.4B on travel in 2019Black U.S. leisure travelers spent $109.4B on travel in 2019
According to a report from MMGY, there were 458.2 million Black U.S. traveler stays in 2019, which... Read More
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Short-term rental bookings are up following news of vaccineShort-term rental bookings are up following news of vaccine
According to Guesty, in the week following news of an effective COVID-19 vaccine, short-term rental... Read More
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"Perfect timing" - Travel industry reacts to Airbnb's IPO filing"Perfect timing" - Travel industry reacts to Airbnb's IPO filing
With Airbnb filing for its long-awaited initial public offering, experts weigh in on what it means for... Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Travevel is a social platform designed to give backSTARTUP STAGE: Travevel is a social platform designed to give back
The startup, set to launch later this month, will use 10% of all profits to provide living essentials... Read More
Interview | Startups
Unboxing revenue management, from revenue systems to revenue strategyUnboxing revenue management, from revenue systems to revenue strategy
It's time for hotel companies to build revenue management infrastructures around their operations that... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Sounding Off: Forget who you know - what is it you want to achieve?Sounding Off: Forget who you know - what is it you want to achieve?
As travel brands build back, they need to assess what leadership competencies are necessary to get... Read More
Interview | Online
Booking Holdings sees uptick in Q3 bookings driven by domestic travelBooking Holdings sees uptick in Q3 bookings driven by domestic travel
Despite the coronavirus pandemic continuing to “weigh heavily” on Booking Holdings’ financial... Read More
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reset in hotel bookings siteminderA reset in hotel bookings is happening right now
The hotel booking cycle generally goes through five key stages until it resets into a different... Read More
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VIDEO: Kyte - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
November 30, 2020
VIDEO: Kyte - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
Kyte is an airline retail platform empowering airlines and travel agencies to maximise their customer... Read More
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