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VIDEO: TripAdvisor on connecting tours and activities in many ways
VIDEO: TripAdvisor on connecting tours and activities in many ways
By Kevin May | March 19, 2019
TripAdvisor's mission to connect as many suppliers as it can to online bookings continues apace. Read More
News | Technology
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Time to talk - using Google Assistant to book a hotel room
By Pablo Delgado - Mirai  | March 7, 2019
It is becoming clearer that using voice commands to search for and book hotels is going to be disruptive in the hotel industry and will soon be changing the rules of the game. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Skyscanner enables flight search through Trello platform
By Mitra Sorrells | March 7, 2019
Skyscanner has created an integration with Trello, a visual organization and collaboration tool. Read More
News | Technology
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HomeToGo widens focus to offer mid-term rentals
By Linda Fox | February 26, 2019
Following a number of acquisitions, HomeToGo is widening its service to offer mid-term rental accommodation. Read More
News | Online
Four notable trends and stories impacting the airline sector right now
Four notable trends and stories impacting the airline sector right now
By Phocuswright Research  | February 18, 2019
A look at the four most notable trends and stories that are impacting the U.S. airline segment in 2019. Read More
News | Online
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Trivago reports improvement in financials, looks further into private accommodation
By Linda Fox | February 6, 2019
Trivago reports Q4 2018 earnings with double digit net income for the second consecutive quarter Read More
News | Distribution
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Online travel agencies under spotlight from regulators and academics over hotel strategies
By Kevin May | February 6, 2019
Booking.com and Expedia agree to cooperate with a set of guidelines regarding the portrayal of discounts, availability and influence of commissions on rankings. Read More
News | Online
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STARTUP STAGE: Finalrentals digitizes vehicle price comparison and booking in UAE
By Mitra Sorrells | February 5, 2019
Dubai-based Finalrentals is digitizing price comparison and booking for short- and long-term car rentals in the UAE, where it estimates 70% of bookings currently take place offline. The company is also... Read More
Interview | Startups
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WEBINAR REPLAY! How well are independent hoteliers adapting to the digital age?
By Kevin May | January 25, 2019
Phocuswright and trivago present key findings from the Independent Lodging Study 2018.  In 2018 independent hotels are performing better in the online environment — but challenges remain. Read More
News | Distribution
Airline distribution in 2030, part 2: Four scenarios for the future
Airline distribution in 2030, part 2: Four scenarios for the future
By Mario Gavira  | January 25, 2019
Who wins - the tech giants, existing intermediaries, airlines, lawmakers or something else? Four possible patterns are analyzed here in part two. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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Research Spotlight: How basic economy, ancillaries and NDC are shaping the airline industry
By Jill Menze | January 23, 2019
The introduction of basic economy fares has allowed full-service airlines in the United States to experiment with their offerings through different bundles and combinations to see what sticks. Read More
News | Distribution
Flyiin secures first funding round of €2.4M for airline booking platform
Flyiin secures first funding round of €2.4M for airline booking platform
By Kevin May | January 22, 2019
Former Air Canada boss Montie Brewer is one of a number of airline industry execs who has backed the Germany-based startup in its debut round. Read More
News | Technology
OpenTable now lets customers use points for hotels on Kayak
OpenTable now lets customers use points for hotels on Kayak
By Christina Jelski - Travel Weekly  | January 22, 2019
Booking Holdings has activated a new loyalty benefit for OpenTable, allowing diners to redeem their OpenTable Dining Points for hotel savings on Kayak. Read More
News | Online
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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
News | Distribution
Airline distribution in 2030, part 1: Gravitating towards airlines, intermediaries or tech giants?
Airline distribution in 2030, part 1: Gravitating towards airlines, intermediaries or tech giants?
By Mario Gavira  | January 17, 2019
Airline distribution is an evolving beast - but in the first of this two-part series we outline why developments over the next decade could trigger the most fundamental changes in its history. Read More
Opinion | Distribution