Mobile


Tripadvisor begins brand transformation with new course for Viator, executive shakeup
Tripadvisor begins brand transformation with new course for Viator, executive shakeup
By Mitra Sorrells | January 23, 2020
Tripadvisor is embarking on a dramatic realignment aimed at helping the company preserve profitability and spur new growth as it deals with competition from Google and others and with evolving... Read More
News | Online
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Increased focus on offers and customer service are top asks from travelers
By Linda Fox | January 22, 2020
A global survey of travelers from Expedia Partner Solutions highlights the most important booking, payment and customer service factors. Read More
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ARC boosts corporate travel services with majority stake in NuTravel
By Mitra Sorrells | January 22, 2020
ARC has taken a majority stake in NuTravel to accelerate delivery of omnichannel solutions for corporate travel. Read More
News | Technology
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Hopper to pay for carbon offsets for all bookings, challenges top travel CEOs to follow suit
By Mitra Sorrells | January 21, 2020
Hopper Trees is a new initiative that covers the cost of carbon offsets for all flights and hotels booked in the Hopper app. Read More
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Tech trends enabling customer acquisition and end-to-end engagement in 2020
Tech trends enabling customer acquisition and end-to-end engagement in 2020
By Sinead Reilly and Glenville Morris - Travelport  | January 20, 2020
Travelport's most recent trends report has blended industry expert opinions with a survey of 23,000 consumers and 100 senior travel professionals.  Read More
From Our Partners | Online
Booking.com launches CityBook as test app for destination tools and services
Booking.com launches CityBook as test app for destination tools and services
By Kevin May | January 16, 2020
The app, known as CityBook, is a "digital guide" for destinations that will combine content, planning tools such as maps, navigation and experiences. Read More
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Omio launches in North America with 20 partners, 23,000 routes
By Mitra Sorrells | January 14, 2020
Omio is adding routes in the United States and Canada to its multimodal transportation platform. Read More
News | Distribution
STARTUP STAGE: Wayfarer Points changes travel loyalty programs through gamification
STARTUP STAGE: Wayfarer Points changes travel loyalty programs through gamification
By Steven Lerner | January 13, 2020
Wayfarer Points is a portal that connects travelers with non-public deals. Read More
Interview | Startups
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My Method... How Musement amplified speed and conversion for mobile users
By Fabio Zecchini - Musement  | January 10, 2020
Tours and activities supplier Musement used Google AMP to speed up load times for mobile users and improve the conversion rate. Read More
News | Technology
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Price-predicting app Atta raises $3M to strengthen Asia partnerships, marketing efforts
By Steven Lerner | January 10, 2020
Atta Inc. will also use the funding to recruit engineers and increase partnerships in the region. Read More
News | Technology
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MakeMyTrip takes next step in quest to become travel super app
By Mitra Sorrells | January 9, 2020
MakeMyTrip now displays destination videos with booking links in its mobile apps, as part of its effort to be a travel super app. Read More
News | Online
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AI-powered bot Eddy Travels lands $500K inaugural round for market expansion
By Steven Lerner | December 27, 2019
Techstars Toronto, Practica Capital and Open Circle Capital VCs led the round, with participation from angel investors in the United States, Canada and the U.K.  Read More
News | Technology
Airports in 2020 and beyond - it's not just all about the airlines
Airports in 2020 and beyond - it's not just all about the airlines
By Benoit Verbaere - SITA  | December 24, 2019
Over the next decade, we will witness an exponentially accelerated pace of change as digital native passengers and airport staff embrace transformative technologies. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Day trip like a local - Cunard boosts shore excursions via Cool Cousin deal
Day trip like a local - Cunard boosts shore excursions via Cool Cousin deal
By Mitra Sorrells | December 24, 2019
Cunard is partnering with travel tech startup Cool Cousin to offer curated destination guides for each of its ports. Read More
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WEBINAR ALERT! Travel trends 2020: Discover the latest in online and mobile travel
WEBINAR ALERT! Travel trends 2020: Discover the latest in online and mobile travel
By PhocusWire | December 20, 2019
Kick-start 2020 by uncovering the tech trends that customers want, travel brands are investing in and experts predict to be the next big thing. Read More
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