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Travelport returns corporate travel tech Locomote to original founders
By Linda Fox | July 3, 2020
The company originally announced the acquisition of a 49% stake in Australia-based Locomote in... Read More
News | Technology
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Tobias Wann leaves as CEO of OYO's vacation rental unit
By Linda Fox | July 2, 2020
After a year heading OYO Vacation Homes, Tobias Wann has handed the reins to chief operating officer... Read More
News | Distribution
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Amadeus touts human-tech hybrid for travel's future
By Linda Fox | July 1, 2020
Amadeus says AI is playing an increasing role in travel distribution, but the need for humans remains.... Read More
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Huge ground for hospitality industry to make up in Black representation
By Linda Fox | June 30, 2020
Almost one in five people (19%) working in the hospitality industry are Black, but a review of 630... Read More
News | Online
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How one startup used the downtime to improve life for travel buyers and suppliers
By Linda Fox | June 29, 2020
The team at vintage car tour company Nowaday has spent the downtime created by COVID-19 to build an... Read More
News | Startups
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Trip.com Group launches $500M partner fund as part of Travel On initiative
By Linda Fox | June 25, 2020
The $500 million war chest will help its travel partners get back on their feet in the aftermath of... Read More
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How the crisis changed fundraising for travel startups
By Linda Fox | June 24, 2020
Some travel startups have secured funding despite pandemic, but the process has been far from... Read More
News | Startups
Traveler safety and hygiene emerge as the dominant themes at TravelScrum hackathon
Traveler safety and hygiene emerge as the dominant themes at TravelScrum hackathon
By Linda Fox | June 24, 2020
The three themes for the marathon coding event were Health & Hygiene, Travel & Experiences and... Read More
News | Technology
NextRetreat lands €600,000 to build team travel service
NextRetreat lands €600,000 to build team travel service
By Linda Fox | June 23, 2020
Slovakia-based NextRetreat helps teams find the right destination and accommodation for their... Read More
News | Startups
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Travel payment standard sees early traction, aims to rebuild trust
By Linda Fox | June 22, 2020
The Open Payment Alliance removes friction from B2B payments but still allows for payment... Read More
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LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
July 5, 2020
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
PhocusWire's live blog is charting the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry and the sector's... Read More
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July 3, 2020
Sounding Off: The first six months of PhocusWire's weekly editorials in 2020
The first few weeks of 2020 gave us little indication as to how the rest of the first half of the year... Read More
InPhocus, episode 16 - Tales with some optimism
July 3, 2020
InPhocus, episode 16 - Tales with some optimism
In the latest episode of InPhocus, we speak to Klaus Kohlmeyer about a unique collection of interviews... Read More
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