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The effect of IPOs on transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft
The effect of IPOs on transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft
By Dave Kilduff - Windy City Limousine, Bus Worldwide, & Dave Kilduff - Windy City Limousine & Bus Worldwide | March 19, 2019
There's good disruption and bad, and plenty of corporate travel buyers will argue whether the disruption in ground transportation by transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft has been good or... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Fliggy packs Alibaba technology into debut FlyZoo hotel
By Linda Fox | March 13, 2019
Fliggy sets up FlyZoo hotel with automated services to improve the guest experience. Read More
News | Technology
Are urban mobility apps the new online travel agencies?
Are urban mobility apps the new online travel agencies?
By David Litwak - Mozio  | March 13, 2019
As more money gets poured into the sector, it's time to start thinking about urban mobility and how it intersects with the travel industry. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Flight Centre chatbot investments
Flight Centre steps up investments in AI-powered chatbot solutions
By Mitra Sorrells | March 13, 2019
Flight Centre Travel Group has acquired travel chatbot Sam and has increased its investment in 30SecondsToFly. Read More
News | Technology
SITA baggage tracking Aeromexico chatbot
Aeromexico enables automated baggage tracking via chatbot
By Mitra Sorrells | March 12, 2019
  Aeromexico is the first airline to integrate SITA’s artificial intelligence-powered baggage tracking system into its passenger chatbot. Read More
News | Technology
Will travel brands bend to join the mobile "fold"?
Will travel brands bend to join the mobile "fold"?
By Glenville Morris - Travelport Digital  | March 11, 2019
Project Valley has finally become more than just a project. It became a proper announcement, with a proper release date but more importantly, it became a proper device: the Samsung Galaxy Fold. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Ground transportation part 2 car rental
Ground innovation, part 2: A new model for car rental
By Mitra Sorrells | March 11, 2019
For part 2 in our ground transportation series we look at some of the innovations in the sector from Turo, Sixt and Avis Budget Group. Read More
News | Technology
Skyscanner Trello integration
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
TripAdvisor opens hotel Sponsored Placements
TripAdvisor expands Sponsored Placements for hotels, adds new features
By Mitra Sorrells | March 5, 2019
TripAdvisor's Sponsored Placements for accommodations are now available to any property that provides rates and availability on the platform. Read More
News | Online
Ground transportation part 1 investors
Ground innovation, part 1: The investment path
By Mitra Sorrells | March 4, 2019
In part one in our ground transportation theme series, we talk to investors about startups in the category. Read More
News | Startups
Q&A: Airbnb China president on growing the business, regulators, targeting millennials
Q&A: Airbnb China president on growing the business, regulators, targeting millennials
By Jill Menze | March 1, 2019
In one of his first interviews since he was appointed president in July, Tao Peng lays out his vision for Airbnb China in this extensive conversation. Read More
Interview | Online
WeChat 2018 rankings Dragon Trail Interactive
Airlines, cruise lines see big gains in WeChat engagement
By Mitra Sorrells | February 28, 2019
According to a report from Dragon Trail Interactive, the top 10 airlines and cruise lines saw significant increases in WeChat activity in 2018. Read More
News | Online
Booking Holdings breaks down private accommodation revenues for first time, now at 20% of total
Booking Holdings breaks down private accommodation revenues for first time, now at 20% of total
By Mitra Sorrells | February 27, 2019
As part of its fourth quarter and full-year 2018 financial report, Booking Holdings is disclosing details on Booking.com's alternative accommodations business, which now accounts for 20% of the... Read More
News | Distribution
Yext integrates Chinese apps
New service helps brands reach Chinese tourists traveling abroad through popular apps
By Mitra Sorrells | February 26, 2019
Online brand management platform Yext has added integrations with four Chinese apps to help brands reach Chinese tourists traveling abroad. Read More
News | Online
China part 4 distribution
China, part 4: The digital distribution model
By Mitra Sorrells | February 25, 2019
For the final piece in our China theme month, we explore the diverse digital distribution landscape. Read More
News | Distribution