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VIDEO: Global survey points to travel trends here and now
VIDEO: Global survey points to travel trends here and now
By Kevin May | November 15, 2018
Travelers say technology is key to a great experience on a trip - but to what extent? Read More
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Technically Speaking - Rajnish Kumar of Ixigo
By Mitra Sorrells | November 9, 2018
Ixigo CTO Rajnish Kumar co-founded the travel marketplace in 2007. The platform provides price comparison and booking for flights, hotels, trains, busses and holiday packages. Ixigo now has 90 million... Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Alpacr aims to create a social platform for avid travelers
By Mitra Sorrells | November 8, 2018
Founded in January 2017, Alpacr wants to serve as a digital diary for travelers, allowing them to consolidate insights and photos from their trips in one app and easily share them with others.   Read More
Interview | Startups
TripAdvisor Foursquare data partnership
Foursquare partners with TripAdvisor, wants to "make noise" in travel sector
By Mitra Sorrells | November 5, 2018
TripAdvisor is the latest travel brand to partner with Foursquare, the company that began as a social check-in app for consumers but in recent years has evolved to focus on providing location... Read More
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Booking.com creates new filters and tools for short-term rental partners
By Mitra Sorrells | November 1, 2018
Tools to help professional vacation rental managers save time and control who can book their properties are part of a new suite of products launched this week by Booking.com.   Read More
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Booking Holdings Grab investment partnership
Booking Holdings invests $200M in SE Asian ride-hail company Grab
By Mitra Sorrells | October 29, 2018
Booking Holdings is making a major investment and creating a strategic partnership with Grab Holdings, a Singapore-based on-demand transportation platform that operates in 235 cities in eight countries... Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! Mobile payment journey: a tour across ten markets
WEBINAR REPLAY! Mobile payment journey: a tour across ten markets
By PhocusWire | October 26, 2018
Worldpay presents a live quiz and knowledge sharing webinar on mobile preferences across 10 markets. Read More
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Bots, bottled water and search - a varied snapshot of industry issues in 2018
By Simone Puorto | October 25, 2018
Here is a fairly unknown fact: the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International is as old as Mount Rushmore in the U.S. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Metasearch part 3 multimodal
The metasearch model, part 3: The complexity of multimodal
By Mitra Sorrells | October 22, 2018
This sector, what is known as multimodal metasearch, is the topic of this third piece in our series on metasearch.   Read More
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Fred Lalonde
By PhocusWire | October 11, 2018
Fresh off a $100 million funding round, the CEO of the price prediction and booking app participates in a panel discussion on air travel at The Phocuswright Conference 2018. Read More
Interview | Technology
Brits booking more trips direct, less on the mobile
Brits booking more trips direct, less on the mobile
By Rob Gill | October 9, 2018
UK consumers are making fewer travel bookings using smartphones than a year ago, according to new research from the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA). Smartphone bookings fell sharply fro Read More
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The metasearch model, part 1: All things Google
The metasearch model, part 1: All things Google
By Mitra Sorrells | October 8, 2018
This month we are digging into the topic of metasearch. We begin with perspective from a company that is both one of the newest entrants and also one of the most dominant figures in the travel search... Read More
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EasyJet app finds destinations, flights from Instagram photos
By Mitra Sorrells | October 4, 2018
EasyJet has created a new visual search tool in its mobile app that allows users to find European destinations and flights from photos on Instagram. Read More
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Hopper nabs $100M, wants to be "number-one mobile travel marketplace in the world"
Hopper nabs $100M, wants to be "number-one mobile travel marketplace in the world"
By Mitra Sorrells | October 3, 2018
Hopper is initiating a massive growth strategy fueled by a $100 million Series D financing round announced today.   Read More
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To win with online travel in Asia, go local (or go home)
To win with online travel in Asia, go local (or go home)
By Siew Hoon Yeoh - WebInTravel | October 3, 2018
Developments in APAC will require different thinking and tactics on the part of foreign brands that wish to be part of the “next billion users” market. Read More
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