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How the luggage experience is changing as a result of COVID-19
How the luggage experience is changing as a result of COVID-19
By Jill Menze | August 7, 2020
To ensure safety and reduce touch points while traveling, consumers are rethinking how they transport their bags.... Read More
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Sabre revenue slumps to less than a tenth from the same period in 2019
Sabre revenue slumps to less than a tenth from the same period in 2019
By Kevin May | August 7, 2020
Distribution and technology giant Sabre is using the pandemic to "right-size" the business in the wake of the huge disruption to passenger and service volumes.... Read More
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InPhocus, episode 20 - Looking to Russia for a different perspective
InPhocus, episode 20 - Looking to Russia for a different perspective
By PhocusWire | August 7, 2020
Russia is never far away from the headlines - whether it's politics, science or culture. The country's travel sector is no less interesting, too - so add a global pandemic into the mix of 2020 and some interesting results emerge.... Read More
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LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | August 7, 2020
PhocusWire's live blog is charting the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry and the sector's efforts to recover.... Read More
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Booking Holdings feels "full impact" of coronavirus as gross bookings plunge 91% in Q2 2020
Booking Holdings feels "full impact" of coronavirus as gross bookings plunge 91% in Q2 2020
By Jill Menze | August 6, 2020
CEO Glenn Fogel believes it will be years and not quarters before the travel market returns to pre-COVID dollars.... Read More
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Tripadvisor revenue down 86% in Q2 to $59M, still better than expected, says CEO
By Mitra Sorrells | August 6, 2020
Tripadvisor says it is seeing steady improvement in users and revenue since lows in April.... Read More
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Uber continues buying spree as delivery business supports COVID-slammed mobility unit
Uber continues buying spree as delivery business supports COVID-slammed mobility unit
By Linda Fox | August 6, 2020
Uber saw a 35% decline to $10 billion in gross bookings while mobility gross bookings were down 73% for the quarter.... Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! The digital customer journey is broken. Let’s fix it.
By PhocusWire | August 6, 2020
There has never been a more urgent time for travel sellers to reimagine their digital customer journeys. And the way they achieve that is as Complete Retailers.... Read More
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Hilton lost $432M in Q2 2020 but says occupancy now recovering in most markets
By Mitra Sorrells | August 6, 2020
Hilton's occupancy levels were up about 20 percentage points in the United States and 15 percentage points in Asia between April and June.  ... Read More
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Phocuswright Europe 2020 preview: Out of Office with… Oliver Dlouhy
Phocuswright Europe 2020 preview: Out of Office with… Oliver Dlouhy
By PhocusWire | August 6, 2020
In a series of interviews with executives participating in the online event in September, PhocusWire finds out what they have learned from the COVID-19 crisis.... Read More
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How I Got Here, episode 36 - Eric Gnock Fah of Klook
How I Got Here, episode 36 - Eric Gnock Fah of Klook
By PhocusWire | August 6, 2020
Huge ambitions and Softbank-backed, Klook has positioned itself as one of the high-profile brands in the tours and activities wing of the industry. Its co-founder talks to Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May of PhocusWire.... Read More
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Will “trips to nowhere” become a short-term solution for travel-hungry consumers?
By Mitra Sorrells | August 6, 2020
Several airlines in Asia and cruise lines in Europe are offering trips that start and end from the same point, with no stops in between.... Read More
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Accor sees super-short booking window emerge, €200M cost-savings put into place
Accor sees super-short booking window emerge, €200M cost-savings put into place
By Linda Fox | August 5, 2020
Outlining plans for a further €200 million in recurring savings, Accor's CEO described the current situation as “global, sudden, violent and unprecedented.”... Read More
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Breezeway raises $8M to expand property operations platform
Breezeway raises $8M to expand property operations platform
By Jill Menze | August 5, 2020
Breezeway will use the funds to help property managers deliver a higher standard of service as they navigate COVID-19.... Read More
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Flight Centre buys business travel management platform WhereTo
By Mitra Sorrells | August 5, 2020
WhereTo uses artificial intelligence to recommend trip options that are within the company’s travel policy, meet the traveler's preferences and minimize costs.... Read More
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