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WEBINAR ALERT! Making travel better by connecting the unconnected
By PhocusWire | November 19, 2018
Learn about a revolution in aviation interlining in this webinar provided by Kiwi.com and PhocusWire.... Read More
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PODCAST: PhocusWire PundIT Show #15
By Kevin May | November 19, 2018
The PundIT Show returns from a break over the summer of 2018 with the first of two recorded at The Phocuswright Conference.... Read More
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VIDEO: AccorHotels on adapting to shocks, localization and the road to digital
By Linda Fox | November 19, 2018
AccorHotels has been on a digital journey since 2014 when it announced its five-year digital transformation strategy.... Read More
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VIDEO: Inside the brains of online travel financial analysts
VIDEO: Inside the brains of online travel financial analysts
By Kevin May | November 19, 2018
Online travel brands generally get most of the attention on their financial performance when reporting their latest earnings four times a year.... Read More
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Online travel agency and distribution titans lead inaugural Hall Of Fame
Online travel agency and distribution titans lead inaugural Hall Of Fame
By PhocusWire | November 19, 2018
Travelocity founding vice chairman Jim Hornthal and Air Canada distribution chief Al Lenza were inducted into the Phocuswright Hall Of Fame last week.... Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Domio is targeting group travel with tech-forward apartment-hotels
STARTUP STAGE: Domio is targeting group travel with tech-forward apartment-hotels
By Jill Menze | November 19, 2018
Domio targets group travelers with spacious, tech-forward homes in urban markets. In addition to its Domio-operated and designed properties, the company is planning to launch 25 apartment-hotels in the next few years.... Read More
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WEBINAR ALERT! How to Engage and Convert Gen Z and Millennials
WEBINAR ALERT! How to Engage and Convert Gen Z and Millennials
By PhocusWire | November 16, 2018
Today’s younger generations are redefining the rules of engagement and asserting their role in purchasing decisions—for both themselves, and their families—and travel is no exception.... Read More
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VIDEO: Booking Holdings on Google, complacency, ambitions and the entire trip
VIDEO: Booking Holdings on Google, complacency, ambitions and the entire trip
By Linda Fox | November 16, 2018
A string of international acquisitions and investments (plus a new-ish name) to reflect on a global position has the industry speculating about what else lies ahead for the former Priceline Group.... Read More
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VIDEO: TripAdvisor on a new social strategy and tweaking its activity stance
VIDEO: TripAdvisor on a new social strategy and tweaking its activity stance
By Linda Fox | November 16, 2018
TripAdvisor has been busy during 2018, with a combination of significant acquisition and new attempt to tackle the social-led planning phase of travel.... Read More
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VIDEO: Hilton on loyalty, millennials and digital marketing
VIDEO: Hilton on loyalty, millennials and digital marketing
By Mitra Sorrells | November 16, 2018
With experience at Microsoft, Capital One and Uber, Kellyn Smith Kenny joined Hilton in January as the hospitality brand’s senior vice president and chief marketing officer, overseeing strategy for its portfolio of 16 brands.  ... Read More
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QOTW: Something about the Power Paradox
QOTW: Something about the Power Paradox
By PhocusWire | November 16, 2018
For this special edition of Quote Of The Week, we've collected a series of quotes from The Phocuswright Conference this week that really got us thinking.... Read More
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Research Spotlight: The state of travel startups 2018
By PhocusWire | November 16, 2018
The number of travel startups being founded has slowed in recent years, while the market has shifted to acquisitions and funding of the breakout winners in emerging categories... Read More
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Hotelbeds to build out ancillary services with the acquisition of HolidayTaxis
Hotelbeds to build out ancillary services with the acquisition of HolidayTaxis
By Linda Fox | November 15, 2018
Spain-based Hotelbeds is boosting its ancillary business through the acquisition of HolidayTaxis - a business created in the U.K. in 2002.... Read More
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VIDEO: Top investors on the good, the bad and the bountiful in travel
VIDEO: Top investors on the good, the bad and the bountiful in travel
By Mitra Sorrells | November 15, 2018
Benchmark Capital general partner Bill Gurley made his inaugural appearance on the center stage of The Phocuswright Conference Wednesday in Los Angeles.  ... Read More
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VIDEO: Skyscanner CEO on mobile, Ctrip and meta disruptors
By PhocusWire | November 14, 2018
In a conversation with PhocusWire editor in chief Kevin May at the 2018 Phocuswright Conference, Skyscanner CEO Bryan Dove says he believes there's a "100%" chance another company could come along and disrupt what the meta platform has built.... Read More
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