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Inflyter and Grab get funded, airport service app market heats up
Inflyter and Grab get funded, airport service app market heats up
By Kevin May | July 19, 2019
Inflyter and Grab will both receive undisclosed investment from Collinson as part of its strategy to support up-and-coming startups in the sector. Read More
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Influential travel sites for booking not always the big players
By Linda Fox | July 19, 2019
Online travel agents might be spending billions on marketing yet very few make the cut when it comes to sites used to choose a hotel. Read More
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Pickyourtrail Tourism Australia partnership
Travel tech startup Pickyourtrail targets booming market of Indian travelers to Australia
By Mitra Sorrells | July 17, 2019
Indian travel planning startup Pickyourtrail is partnering with Tourism Australia to target the booming market of Indian travelers to that country. Read More
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Amadeus altnerative payments growing globally
How traveler payment preferences are changing rapidly around the globe
By Jean Christophe Lacour - Amadeus  | July 17, 2019
A new study from Amadeus and PPRO has found alternative payment methods have surpassed cards and cash combined in Asia and Europe and adoption in the U.S. is rapidly increasing. Read More
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India, part 2: Investors express optimism as travel market grows
India, part 2: Investors express optimism as travel market grows
By Mitra Sorrells | July 15, 2019
For the second piece in our series on India, we talk to some of the country's travel industry investors and entrepreneurs to understand the opportunities and challenges of the market. Read More
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Life House 100M real estate equity investment
Life House hotel chain and tech provider secures $100M investment
By Mitra Sorrells | July 12, 2019
Boston-based Blue Flag, an investment, real estate development and branding firm that has a collection of hotels in its portfolio, is behind the deal. Read More
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CarTrawler transportation for airlines apps
CarTrawler aims to help airlines own "first and last mile" through app enhancements
By Mitra Sorrells | July 11, 2019
CarTrawler’s new mobility platform connects airline apps with on-demand and pre-booked transportation options. Read More
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Few "travel innovations" get the thumbs up by corporate travelers on the go
Few "travel innovations" get the thumbs up by corporate travelers on the go
By Linda Fox | July 10, 2019
Research from CWT reveals how much business travelers like the technology they use versus how much they use it. Read More
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VIDEO: Finding the travel opportunity in the Middle East
VIDEO: Finding the travel opportunity in the Middle East
By Jill Menze | July 9, 2019
Speaking at Phocuswright Europe, Ross Veitch of Wego and Stephan Ekbergh of Travelstart discuss their decisions to expand their brands to the Middle East and the gaps they sought to fill. Read More
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inDriver ride hailing launches in India
Name-your-fare ride-hailing company inDriver adds service in India
By Mitra Sorrells | July 9, 2019
Ride-hailing company inDriver is launching in Chandigarh and says it now serves 26 million riders in more than 200 cities in 23 countries. Read More
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India, part 1: A vast travel opportunity, now led by digital
India, part 1: A vast travel opportunity, now led by digital
By Mitra Sorrells | July 8, 2019
For part 1 in our month-long look at India we explore the overall travel market and implications of the country's growing, young and socially-active population. Read More
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Why travel marketers must be always on and multichannel
Why travel marketers must be always on and multichannel
By Stephen Taylor - Sojern  | July 4, 2019
To be successful in this era of convergence, travel providers must think more strategically, not just about inventory, but about how they’re selling entire experiences. Read More
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Hang up the phone, travelers want a connected experience
By Linda Fox | July 2, 2019
The State of the Connected Customer report shows how much expectations of brands have changed. Read More
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Automated ticket and check-in is great, give me humans for everything else
Automated ticket and check-in is great, give me humans for everything else
By Kevin May | July 2, 2019
Airports and airlines often speak about bringing as much automation to airports as possible in a bid to improve the experience and make operations more efficient. Read More
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Flywire payment complexities tours and activities
Q&A: Payment complexities in the growing tours and activities sector
By Mitra Sorrells | June 28, 2019
Flywire's Colyn Smyth discusses some of the challenges related to payments in the tours and activities space. Read More
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