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Opinion / Technology
Travel fintech trends to watch in 2023
By David Doctor - Amadeus | January 4, 2023
Travel companies are prioritizing investment in payments and fintech, recognizing that innovation in these areas can be an important differentiator for their brands. Read More
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From Our Partners / Online
The case for tours and activities as the "loyalty ancillary"
By Nishank Gopalkrishnan - TUI Musement | December 30, 2022
For businesses looking to boost customer loyalty, tours and activities presents a strong opportunity right now.   Read More
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How payments can unlock value, remove friction in travel
By Linda Fox | December 22, 2022
Uplift's Brian Barth, Worldline's Laurie Gablehouse and Paul Beukers from Katanox discuss developments in payments from wallets and crypto to loyalty and embedded finance at The Phocuswright Conference. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Video: Rezme - Phocuswright Conference Launch innovator
By Kathryn Walson | December 21, 2022
Rezme's Cherry is a browser extension app and mobile app that intercepts users on online travel agency websites and redirects them to property websites. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Video: TravelX on empowering airlines and travelers through more control
By Mitra Sorrells | December 16, 2022
TravelX chief officer of travel supply, Erika Moore, explains the company’s value proposition and why it is using blockchain as the foundation of its solution.   Read More
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Interview / Startups
Video: Tripstax - Phocuswright Conference Launch innovator
By PhocusWire | December 15, 2022
TripStax is a connected stack of business travel tech modules driven by a data processing system consumes, enriches and manages a TMC's client booking, profile and invoice data. Read More
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From Our Partners / Online
Video: Meta on how travel brands can use Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp
By PhocusWire | December 15, 2022
Meta's director and travel industry manager, Sanjay Bhatia, offers tips for travel brands on how to create relationships with customers through social media. Read More
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News / Online
How Google and Uber influence ground transportation
By Linda Fox | December 15, 2022
SilverRail's Aaron Gowell and Distribusion's Johannes Thunert talk ground transportation tech and funding trends in the PhocusWire Studio at The Phocuswright Conference. Read More
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News / Online
Journera launches new destination marketing solution
By Mitra Sorrells | December 14, 2022
 Journera Audiences uses first-party airline and hotel data so destination marketers can create strategies based on historical and future bookings.   Read More
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Interview / Technology
Video: Amadeus - Phocuswright Conference Launch innovator
By PhocusWire | December 12, 2022
The Amadeus Traveler Centric Platform provides a new, collaborative way for travel brands to share insights on the traveler journey and humanize the traveler’s experience. Read More
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News / Startups
American Express invests in hotel payment startup Selfbook
By Mitra Sorrells | December 8, 2022
Along with the investment, Selfbook says it is exploring collaboration with American Express on things such as streamlining payments and helping hotels expand their offerings. Read More
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News / Online
How travel brands are prioritizing mobile app engagement
By Kathryn Walson | December 7, 2022
Companies like Expedia, Booking, Tripadvisor, CWT and more are using their apps to drive loyalty and provide personalization. Read More
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News / Technology
Video: TerraPay on expanding its payment solutions for travel
By PhocusWire | December 7, 2022
TerraPay's vice president of payments, Koert Grasveld, explains the company’s solutions and future ambitions.   Read More
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News / Online
Hospitality execs on competing with rentals, driving more loyalty
By Mitra Sorrells | December 6, 2022
In a session at The Phocuswright Conference, hospitality executives say they need to better understand consumer wants and needs – and to communicate more effectively about why their properties are the... Read More
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From Our Partners / Technology
5 ways fintech is revolutionizing corporate travel
By Cathy Walsh | December 5, 2022
Modern expense management solutions are leveraging fintech to address corporate travel challenges and craft a seamless T&E experience. Read More