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ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
News / Technology
ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
By PhocusWire | October 22, 2021
The backbone of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry is powered by technology and digital services. Here we capture new deals and partnerships, product launches and important hires, all in... Read More
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - a renaissance is here
News / Online
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - a renaissance is here
By PhocusWire | October 18, 2021
Business leaders now have some choices to make - decisions and shifts in strategy that will help shape travel for the years ahead in both positive and fundamental ways. Read More
Majority of travelers prefer flexible booking
News / Online
Majority of travelers prefer flexible booking
By Phocuswright Research | October 13, 2021
Several behaviors, preferences and expectations shifted in the age of COVID, as travelers had to acclimate to travel in the most unusual state of the world. Read More
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News / Online
Low prices enticing travelers, flexibility remains key
By Linda Fox | October 12, 2021
Understanding traveler behavior better and seeking out unserved routes are opportunities for travel companies. Read More
What will drive hotel recovery in 2022?
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What will drive hotel recovery in 2022?
By Paul Barron - Amadeus Hospitality | October 11, 2021
Trends and considerations for hospitality professionals focused on sales, marketing, operations and revenue management. Read More
WATCH: Digital travel revenues look upward as recovery begins
News / Online
WATCH: Digital travel revenues look upward as recovery begins
By PhocusWire | October 8, 2021
It's not a full-blown recovery across the industry just yet - but the uptick in revenues in the second quarter for publicly listed digital travel providers was substantial. Read More
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News / Online
Google adds carbon emission data to flight search results
By Mitra Sorrells | October 6, 2021
It’s the latest step in the company’s commitment to help one billion people make more sustainable choices by 2022, according to Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet. Read More
Holiday travel is happening: Here's what marketers need to know
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Holiday travel is happening: Here's what marketers need to know
By Google | October 6, 2021
While consumers remain cautious, the industry is in a better place than it was a year ago, and travel marketers have much to look forward to as vaccination rates climb and travelers emerge from... Read More
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News / Online
Online giants grasp recovery momentum via marketing mix
By Linda Fox | October 5, 2021
The three giants looked to what they already had in terms of their existing customer bases and continued to prudently put marketing dollars elsewhere, hopefully to bring in new travelers. Read More
PhocusWire Pulse: Rentals On The Rise
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PhocusWire Pulse: Rentals On The Rise
By PhocusWire | October 4, 2021
For our sixth PhocusWire Pulse event this year, we focus on rapid progress in the development of the alternative accommodation sector.  Read More
Hotels can afford to be greedy as 2021 enters its final quarter
Opinion / Distribution
Hotels can afford to be greedy as 2021 enters its final quarter
By Carolyn Corda - Adara | October 4, 2021
Predictable travel behaviors of the past are no longer and hotel marketers have formed a habit of attracting the bookings that they can in the short term, in case something changes in the future for the... Read More
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - a program for a new era
News / Online
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - a program for a new era
By PhocusWire | October 1, 2021
Now is travel’s renaissance as it wakens to greater energy and bright possibilities – a time to engage with colleagues, customers and partners with fresh perspective. Read More
VIDEO: Customer acquisition in alternative accommodation
News / Distribution
VIDEO: Customer acquisition in alternative accommodation
By PhocusWire | September 30, 2021
The promise of convenience and not having to rub shoulders with other guests was enough to give the sector a much-needed boost after traveler volumes collapsed at the onset of COVID-19. Read More
Rebuilding growth a priority, so is reviving Southeast Asia's pre-pandemic dynamism
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Rebuilding growth a priority, so is reviving Southeast Asia's pre-pandemic dynamism
By Phocuswright Research | September 29, 2021
Mirroring developments throughout the Asia Pacific region, innovation in digital technology will boost the travel recovery in Southeast Asia, particularly among younger demographics. Read More
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News / Online
Turismocity raises $6M and acquires Brazilian travel platform
By Mitra Sorrells | September 27, 2021
Argentina-based Turismocity says it is planning more acquisitions and investments as it aims to become one of the world's top travel companies. Read More