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PhocusWire's in-depth coverage of the metasearch sector, featuring news, analysis, interviews, research and more on the brands and their strategies, executives and positions in the market.

ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
News / Technology
ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
By PhocusWire | August 4, 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
Trivago seeing some markets bounce back bigger than 2019
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Trivago seeing some markets bounce back bigger than 2019
By Kevin May | July 29, 2021
Total revenue at the Germany-based company in Q2 was €96 million, up almost 500% from €16 million in the same quarter last year, when much of the industry had ground to a halt. Read More
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News / Online
Skyscanner tests personalized road trip service
By Mitra Sorrells | July 29, 2021
Skyscanner's new Road Trips service is built on personalization capabilities from Inspirock and launching in five countries. Read More
VIDEO: Focusing on the opportunities for travel's recovery
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VIDEO: Focusing on the opportunities for travel's recovery
By PhocusWire | July 28, 2021
With mass vaccinations taking place in many countries and the industry attempting to become operational once more, attention is turning to how companies can and should take advantage of the opportunites... Read More
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News / Distribution
Amadeus offers Hopper’s travel fintech products to intermediaries and airlines
By Mitra Sorrells | July 27, 2021
In a new two-way partnership Amadeus will offer Hopper’s fintech products to its clients while Hopper gains access to Amadeus’ car rental inventory.     Read More
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News / Online
Travelzoo sees revenues climb, driven by North America
By Linda Fox | July 26, 2021
Travelzoo's Europe business is still lagging at 48% of 2019 revenues. Read More
VIDEO: Digital marketing to the rescue? Reevaluating best practices in travel
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VIDEO: Digital marketing to the rescue? Reevaluating best practices in travel
By PhocusWire | July 23, 2021
During Phocuswright Europe 2021, executives from Mirai and Sojern discuss the digital marketing opportunities presented by the pandemic and the clean slate travel marketers can build from. Read More
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News / Online
Kayak rolls out full launch, new features for corporate travel solution
By Mitra Sorrells | July 20, 2021
Kayak first announced the free business travel solution in November 2019 and says more than 3,000 companies have signed up to use it in the last three months. Read More
Phocuswright Conference 2021: Price discount, theme announced
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Phocuswright Conference 2021: Price discount, theme announced
By PhocusWire | July 12, 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
Phocuswright Europe 2021: Here's what to expect
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Phocuswright Europe 2021: Here's what to expect
By PhocusWire | June 23, 2021
Join us to hear how industry players have updated their playbook to compete in this new, unstable but promising environment. A second chance like this doesn’t come around very often. Read More
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News / Technology
Why the travel industry must grasp the digitization of customer behavior
By Linda Fox | June 21, 2021
Customers will increasingly expect a digital experience when they travel again. Read More
Without content parity on metasearch, you will keep losing direct bookings
From Our Partners / Distribution
Without content parity on metasearch, you will keep losing direct bookings
By Dori Stein - Fornova | June 21, 2021
Having complete and consistent information, known as content parity, on all booking and listing platforms can make the difference of whether your hotel is found by guests or not. Read More
Ixigo does its bit to get Indians vaccinated, integrates jab finder into app
News / Online
Ixigo does its bit to get Indians vaccinated, integrates jab finder into app
By Kevin May | June 16, 2021
The country has suffered greatly in recent months from a variant of the COVID-19 virus known as Delta, triggering what is hoped will be a rapid acceleration of its vaccination program. Read More
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News / Online
Customer engagement strategy key to rebuilding traveler confidence
By Linda Fox | June 9, 2021
Only a fifth of consumers feel safe traveling now with many relying on the vaccine rollout before they travel. Read More
Why hotels are experiencing a sweet moment in direct sales
Opinion / Distribution
Why hotels are experiencing a sweet moment in direct sales
By Pablo Delgado - Mirai | June 4, 2021
A huge increase in share has meant that many hoteliers have changed their passive or neutral attitudes towards direct sales, considering it a strategic pillar in their distribution. Read More