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Traveloka mulls IPO avenue to take the Indonesian online giant to global markets
By Linda Fox | March 3, 2021
Traveloka says it is still considering listing in Indonesia but the U.S. provides global... Read More
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Hertz devises restructuring plan after private equity injection
By Linda Fox | March 3, 2021
Investment firms Knighthead Capital and Certares Opportunities are committed to investing up to $4.2... Read More
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Campsited pegs down €600,000 in funding for business growth
By Linda Fox | March 1, 2021
Dublin-based Campsited hopes to close a further €3 million in the next three months after landing... Read More
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Amadeus ends 2020 with large losses and 61% drop in revenue
By Linda Fox | February 26, 2021
The distribution giant says that while there was a slight improvement in air traffic in the final... Read More
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Airline technology investments slumped in 2020
By Linda Fox | February 25, 2021
Airline and airport technology chiefs have had to reprioritize investment with self-service passenger... Read More
News | Technology
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Accor posts €2B loss, lays out 2021 strategy
By Linda Fox | February 24, 2021
Accor plans to focus on its ALL loyalty program, further cost reduction and expansion in 2021.... Read More
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IHG looks to mid-market brands and digital developments to help recovery
By Linda Fox | February 23, 2021
IHG is continuing with the phased rollout of its Guest Reservation System, developed in partnership... Read More
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Kakao Mobility lands $200M investment, looks to growth
By Linda Fox | February 23, 2021
Kakao Mobility plans to lean on Carlyle's industry knowledge to speed up its growth strategy.... Read More
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Room for improvement - diversity in the hospitality boardroom
By Linda Fox | February 19, 2021
A new report says about a third of publicly listed hospitality companies have just one or no women in... Read More
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Questo unlocks $1.5M in funding, targets tours in more U.S. cities
By Linda Fox | February 18, 2021
Questo is aiming for 200 cities by the end of 2021, growing from over 100 where it currently has games... Read More
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Harvest Hosts raises $37M to expand its RV membership programHarvest Hosts raises $37M to expand its RV membership program
Harvest Hosts lets travelers with RVs park at attractions such as wineries, farms and museums for... Read More
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Following Boris Johnson's announcement that the U.K. would ease lockdown plans, short-term rental... Read More
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Hotels may know about their guests pre‐stay and post‐stay, but they’re often missing out on the most... Read More
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Consulting agency Compass Collective aims to guide travel brands toward positive changeConsulting agency Compass Collective aims to guide travel brands toward positive change
Founded by luxury travel advisor Courtnie Nichols, the Compass Collective aims to help travel brands... Read More
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In first earnings report, Airbnb posts quarterly loss of $3.9BIn first earnings report, Airbnb posts quarterly loss of $3.9B
Despite a massive loss in the fourth quarter of 2020, CEO Brian Chesky says the pandemic has proved... Read More
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Digital nomads are helping fuel recovery in the Middle EastDigital nomads are helping fuel recovery in the Middle East
Thanks to initiatives such as Dubai’s Digital Nomad Visa, the Middle East region is seeing green... Read More
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection launches app to expedite travelU.S. Customs and Border Protection launches app to expedite travel
The CBP One Mobile App allows travelers to streamline their travel into the United States by... Read More
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Travel brands need to recognize Black travelers all year long - not just during Black History MonthTravel brands need to recognize Black travelers all year long - not just during Black History Month
To authentically connect and build trust, travel brands must continually identify and engage with... Read More
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Our second PhocusWire Pulse concentrates on the world of loyalty and how the industry is evolving to... Read More
Harvest Hosts raises $37M to expand its RV membership program
March 3, 2021
Harvest Hosts raises $37M to expand its RV membership program
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Sitecore acquires travel personalization platform Boxever
Boxever was created in 2011 and built a digital optimization platform to use a brand's user data and... Read More
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