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hopper-lufthansa-ndcHopper connects with Lufthansa Group as first NDC partner
The partnership gives Hopper access to the airlines’ branded fares, bundles, ancillary product... Read More
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gbt-acquires-ovationAmerican Express GBT acquires Ovation Travel Group
The purchase includes all Ovation Travel Group brands, which will remain in place. ... Read More
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TripActions-snags-155-millionTripActions snags additional $155M, valuation now $5B
TripActions CEO Ariel Cohen says investors came to him toward the end of 2020 due to the company’s... Read More
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Once upon a time, a cruise ship left the harbor... 366 days in the life of the travel industryOnce upon a time, a cruise ship left the harbor... 366 days in the life of the travel industry
As we mark the one-year milestone of COVID's first impact on the travel industry, we review how key... Read More
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atpco-buys-sita-airfare-insightATPCO buys SITA’s Airfare Insight fare management system
In the coming months, ATPCO and SITA will work together to integrate the Airfare Insight system into... Read More
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op-ed-business-travel-won't-die-2021Why Bill Gates is wrong and business travel won’t die in 2021
The co-founder of Topia, which provides visibility into employee location and business travel, argues... Read More
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microsoft-oracle-salesforce-vaccine-credentialMicrosoft, Oracle, Salesforce to create standards for storing, sharing vaccination records
The goal is to give consumers the ability to store an encrypted copy of their immunization credential... Read More
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book4time-serent-capitalBook4Time secures growth investment from Serent Capital
Founded in 2004, Book4Time manages booking, inventory and payment processing for hotels and resorts,... Read More
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iata-travel-pass-evernymIATA Travel Pass digital health solution to be rolled out to major airlines in March
Travel Pass is a mobile app that helps travelers to store and manage their verified certifications for... Read More
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tripadvisor-crowfree-toolTripadvisor tests tool to aid socially distanced travel
Tripadvisor developed the platform in partnership with Amazon Web Services, Slack and nine other... Read More
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oyo-7.4m-series-fOYO raises $7.4M as part of Series F round
The new capital comes from Hindustan Media Ventures. ... Read More
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jetblue-fareportal-lawsuitJetBlue calls Fareportal distribution antitrust lawsuit "frivolous"
Fareportal, parent of OTAs CheapOAir and One Travel, filed a lawsuit in federal court... Read More
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January 24, 2021
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
How does travel heal itself?
January 22, 2021
How does travel heal itself?
Four trends are poised to redefine the industry in the coming year - and emerging technology has a... Read More
sounding off business bets
January 22, 2021
Sounding Off: You don't have to always bet on business
The spirit of principled behavior that was demonstrated so well and effectively at times during 2020... Read More
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