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VIDEO: Tripadvisor slams Google strategy as operating at "expense of everyone else"
By Linda Fox | December 2, 2020
CEO Steve Kaufer pulls no punches when he talks about Google's position in travel at The Phocuswright... Read More
News | Online
trip-group-q3-2020 Group sees ongoing financial improvement, ups marketing spend
By Linda Fox | December 2, 2020 Group says business segments have recovered to pre-pandemic levels in China.... Read More
News | Online
ConnexPay tops up Series A with $6M, plans expansion in other sectors
By Linda Fox | December 1, 2020
F-Prime Capital and existing investors are part of ConnexPay's latest funding.... Read More
News | Startups
Reposite lands $2.5M investment for travel industry workspace platform
By Linda Fox | December 1, 2020
The startup was developed during the pandemic to help trade partners manage relationships and... Read More
News | Startups
STARTUP STAGE: FareUpThere rewards travelers for airline reviews
By Linda Fox | November 30, 2020
The U.S. company collects flight reviews and enables travelers to earn points for giving their... Read More
Interview | Startups
How an email to the prime minister and algorithms helped Greece bring tourists back
By Linda Fox | November 27, 2020
An unsolicited email from a data scientist to the Greek prime minister helped the country reopen to... Read More
News | Technology
HiJiffy lands €1M in seed funding, plans growth of guest communication tech in core markets
By Linda Fox | November 26, 2020
    The investment is led by Portugal Ventures and the company plans to use the funds to... Read More
News | Startups
Travel industry could lose $318B through ripple effect of grounded flights
By Linda Fox | November 24, 2020
If current reductions in flying remain in the long-term, $318 billion could be diverted from the... Read More
News | Distribution
Booking Holdings boss talks pressure on hotels and the private accommodation trend
By Linda Fox | November 20, 2020
Glenn Fogel discusses how changes in the lodging market could be beneficial to large distributors -... Read More
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VIDEO: Diversity and inclusion in travel is about more than recruitment - is your organization ready?
By Linda Fox | November 19, 2020
A session at The Phocuswright Conference 2020 says travel companies need to create a welcoming... Read More
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Key questions facing Airbnb ahead of its IPO
December 3, 2020
Key questions facing Airbnb ahead of its IPO
By redefining traveler expectations and establishing a new type of lodging, Airbnb built the... Read More
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
December 3, 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
E-scooter startup Voi raises $160M for European expansion
December 3, 2020
E-scooter startup Voi raises $160M for European expansion
The Raine Group led the round, with existing investors VNV Global, Balderton, Creandum, Project A,... Read More
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