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Hopper acquires GDX Travel, advancing NDC capacity and geographic growth
By Mitra Sorrells | November 14, 2019
The deal gives Hopper direct access to more than 25 regional and low-cost carriers in Latin America via IATA’s NDC. Read More
News | Technology
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The three biggest tech-led trends for airlines right now
By Philippe Der Arslanian - Answair  | November 12, 2019
Philippe Der Arslanian shares his take from IATA's recent Airline Industry Retailing Symposium in Bangkok. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Brand Business - Daniel Gelemovich of Volaris
By Mitra Sorrells | November 11, 2019
Daniel Gelemovich is responsible for all marketing and digital strategies for the Mexico City-based low-cost carrier. Read More
Interview | Distribution
Despegar reports growth in bookings and revenue, optimism from recent partner agreements
Despegar reports growth in bookings and revenue, optimism from recent partner agreements
By Mitra Sorrells | November 7, 2019
Argentina-based Despegar reports gross bookings up 26% and revenue up 19% in the third quarter of 2019 compared to the same period a year earlier.    Read More
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Damian Scokin
By PhocusWire | November 7, 2019
In a series of interviews with executives participating at the event in Florida in November, PhocusWire finds out what makes them tick... Next up: Damian Scokin of Despegar. Read More
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How can your smart watch and mobile help you boost hotel revenues on the go?
How can your smart watch and mobile help you boost hotel revenues on the go?
By Apurva Chamaria - RateGain  | November 5, 2019
Revenue managers need flexibility and responsiveness that comes from mobile notifications. And so we built it. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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In The Big Chair - Jeff Klee of AmTrav
By Mitra Sorrells | November 5, 2019
Jeff Klee, co-founder and CEO of travel management company AmTrav, discusses problems with flight distribution, the state of NDC, Google's role in travel and more. Read More
Interview | Online
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FareHarbor responds to criticism from tours and activities reservation system CEOs
By Mitra Sorrells | November 4, 2019
Following a panel discussion at the Arival conference that put the focus largely on FareHarbor's practices now that it's part of Booking Holdings, CEO Max Valverde talked to PhocusWire about tensions in... Read More
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Southeast Asia a “melting pot of trends” in online travel
By Mitra Sorrells | October 30, 2019
Travel companies are expanding their offerings and forging partnerships to stay ahead in the fast-changing market of Southeast Asia. Read More
News | Online
Booking.com app integrates ride-hailing services via Grab
Booking.com app integrates ride-hailing services via Grab
By Marissa Trew - WiT  | October 29, 2019
Booking.com and Grab are extending their partnership with the addition of Grab's ride-hailing service into the OTA's mobile app. Read More
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Vacasa now a unicorn, lands largest vacation rental Series C at $319M
By Mitra Sorrells | October 29, 2019
Vacasa's latest investment is the largest such Series C round to date in the vacation rental management industry. Read More
News | Online
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Johannes Reck
By PhocusWire | October 28, 2019
In a series of interviews with executives participating at the event in Florida in November, PhocusWire finds out what makes them tick... Step forward Johannes Reck of GetYourGuide. Read More
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Jeff Glueck
By PhocusWire | October 25, 2019
Jeff Glueck has been CEO of Foursquare since 2016, developing it into a leading location technology platform used by brands such as Uber, Snapchat, Samsung and Twitter.  Read More
Interview | Technology
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Why Klook is using offline events to target Southeast Asia’s mobile-first travelers
By Mitra Sorrells | October 25, 2019
Klook is hosting offline travel festivals to attract new customers to its digital platform. Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! Get ready for 5G to transform travel and hospitality
WEBINAR REPLAY! Get ready for 5G to transform travel and hospitality
By PhocusWire | October 24, 2019
Soon, 5G will be here. And it will offer a blazing-fast wireless connection that moves data between your customers and data systems in near-real time. Read More
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