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News / Online
U.S. Department of Transportation calls for fee transparency from airlines, OTAs
The proposal would affect U.S. air carriers, foreign air carriers and third parties such as OTAs... Read More
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News / Online Group sees signs of optimism despite revenue drop in Q2 Group's total revenue in the second quarter of this year came in at $598 million, down 32%... Read More
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News / Startups
Zartico raises $20M to help destinations make sense of visitor data
Founded in March 2020, Zartico has raised a total of $24.5 million and says it has more than 180... Read More
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News / Online
Tripadvisor launches marketing services for travel and non-travel brands
Named Wanderlab, the division will operate as an independent studio that makes use of Tripadvisor’s... Read More
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News / Online
Google Search adds train bookings, eco-filters for hotel and air
Travelers can now book train tickets directly from Google Search and can filter hotel and flight... Read More
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News / Technology
Air India growth plan includes focus on technology, sustainability
Air India is unveiling an ambitious growth plan that aims to increase its market share for domestic... Read More
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News / Distribution
TAKE A SURVEY: The outlook for tours and attractions
Phocuswright and Arival are conducting a survey on the outlook for tours, experiences and attractions.... Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Voicing optimism about the future of travel call centers
Travel brands can benefit from a hybrid model where data forms a bridge between human agents and... Read More
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News / Online
Former CWT CEO joins Sonder's board of directors
Former CWT CEO Michelle Frymire has specific expertise in corporate travel, which Sonder in recent... Read More
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News / Online
Eric Hart departs Expedia Group, Williams-Sonoma exec named CFO
Hart will be replaced by Julie Whalen, who most recently was executive vice president and chief... Read More
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News / Distribution
Guesty expands hotel offerings with acquisition of YieldPlanet
Guesty is also launching a new Distribution Hub that adds direct connections with Hopper,,... Read More
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News / Distribution
An early look at new attribute-based shopping for hotels
Data from properties using a new attribute-based shopping system indicates a significant portion of... Read More
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September 27, 2022
Microsoft on the trends and tech shaping travel
A Microsoft executive outlines the rapidly changing travel landscape and technologies to look out for.... Read More