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WEBINAR REPLAY! Giving innovators the tools required to create brilliant new travel apps
WEBINAR REPLAY! Giving innovators the tools required to create brilliant new travel apps
By PhocusWire | January 18, 2019
To create new travel experiences, innovators like startups and developers need to get connected to travel data and functionalities provided by leading IT providers.... Read More
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QOTW: Something about following a trail of data breadcrumbs
By PhocusWire | January 18, 2019
Travel brands - especially those at the center of the Battle Of The Platforms - need to think like their Big Tech cousins, slicing and dicing data to help them capitalize on owning the customer.... Read More
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HomeExchange builds alternative model to take on rentals with Netflix-style subscription
By Linda Fox | January 18, 2019
A subscription service, rather than pay-per-stay, is at the heart of the recently merged rental service.... Read More
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Ixigo launches tech provider Travenues
Ixigo creates subsidiary to develop consumer-facing tech for airlines
By Mitra Sorrells | January 18, 2019
Indian travel booking platform Ixigo has created Travenues, a subsidiary to help airlines improve their booking and upselling technology.... Read More
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VIDEO: Uplift - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Uplift - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | January 18, 2019
Uplift is the leading provider of flexible, seamless, pay-over-time consumer financing solutions for the travel industry.... Read More
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VIDEO: PerfectStay - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: PerfectStay - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | January 18, 2019
Big brands can fully realize their potential for packaged travel sales with this B2B travel operator.... Read More
Interview | Startups
TripAdvisor talks "holistic" approach to vacation rentals, new integrations
TripAdvisor talks "holistic" approach to vacation rentals, new integrations
By Jill Menze | January 18, 2019
A new partnership with software company Guesty is helping TripAdvisor refine its Rentals business.... Read More
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Enterprise acquires Deem
Enterprise to acquire managed-travel technology platform Deem
By Mitra Sorrells | January 17, 2019
Enterprise Holdings plans to acquire Deem, which provides booking and management software for travel management companies and suppliers.... Read More
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Airline mobile app usage is on the rise, bike and scooter apps freewheeling
By Linda Fox | January 17, 2019
App Annie's State of Mobile report reveals travel and wider mobile app trends.... Read More
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Conference time ahead - Phocuswright Europe 2019 and WIT Middle East
Conference time ahead - Phocuswright Europe 2019 and WIT Middle East
By PhocusWire | January 17, 2019
Phocuswright Europe returns to the Dutch city of Amsterdam on May 15 and 16 this year. WIT Middle East comes back to the United Arab Emirates' city on Tuesday, April 9.... Read More
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Uber's plans for an air taxi, explained
Uber's plans for an air taxi, explained
By Arnie Weissmann - Travel Weekly  | January 17, 2019
Uber air taxis by 2023? As the realities were laid out at CES, it became clear: It's not easy.... Read More
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Outdoorsy 50 million series C
Outdoorsy rides off with $50M to expand its RV rental marketplace
By Mitra Sorrells | January 17, 2019
Peer-to-peer RV rental platform Outdoorsy has raised $50 million in Series C funding that will be used toward continued international expansion.... Read More
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VIDEO: Quicket.io - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Quicket.io - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | January 17, 2019
Quicket demonstrates what could be possible if there are no legacy technology constraints for speech and face recognition, virtual and augmented reality, and machine-learning advancement in mobile computing.... Read More
Interview | Technology
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On The Beach makes NDC direct connection with Emirates to assist long-haul push
By Linda Fox | January 16, 2019
The online travel agency is claiming it is the first in the U.K. to have a direct connection with Emirates via the carrier’s NDC API.... Read More
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Urban Airship acquires Accengage for Europe mobile marketing push
By Linda Fox | January 16, 2019
Urban Airship has acquired Accengage to boost its mobile marketing capabilities and strengthen its presence in Europe.... Read More
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