Multimodal


STARTUP STAGE: Wapanda wants to give control back to riders and NYC taxis
STARTUP STAGE: Wapanda wants to give control back to riders and NYC taxis
By Jill Menze | August 20, 2019
The Wapanda app connects consumers with ride-share companies as well as New York City taxis and lets them negotiate on fares. Read More
Interview | Startups
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Amadeus says traveler needs are ripe for innovation
By Linda Fox | April 2, 2019
Amadeus Ventures is focusing on the traveler experience in the hope that innovation can improve the journey for passengers, guests and others. Read More
News | Technology
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Lufthansa Innovation Hub offers rewards via RYDES app
By Linda Fox | March 25, 2019
Lufthansa Innovation Hub unveils RYDES mobility application, rewarding consumers for public transport trips as well as intercity services. Read More
News | Distribution
Ground innovation, part 4: Getting onboard the rail (r)evolution
Ground innovation, part 4: Getting onboard the rail (r)evolution
By Linda Fox | March 25, 2019
In the final part of our series on ground transportation, we look at the development of rail technology and distribution. Read More
News | Distribution
GoEuro global expansion new name Omio
GoEuro launches global expansion, unveils new company name
By Mitra Sorrells | February 14, 2019
GoEuro is preparing to expand to South America, Asia and the United States with a new name: Omio. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Lyft on trying to build loyalty and being a collaborator
VIDEO: Lyft on trying to build loyalty and being a collaborator
Lyft and Uber are intertwined in almost every way, whether they like it or not - product, financial ambition and service being just three elements of note. Read More
News | Online
STARTUP STAGE: Pebblar helps travelers create itineraries with DIY collaborative tool
STARTUP STAGE: Pebblar helps travelers create itineraries with DIY collaborative tool
By Jill Menze | November 29, 2018
Pebblar offers travelers a visual workspace to map and create itineraries. Think the functions of Microsoft Word and Excel, plus Google Maps, all in one collaborative, cloud-based software. Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: New kids on the block, rethinking travel and laughing at the Dark Ages
VIDEO: New kids on the block, rethinking travel and laughing at the Dark Ages
By Kevin May | November 22, 2018
The travel industry is forever being told about a new breed of traveler dramatically altering consumer behavior in both the leisure and business sectors. Read More
News | Technology
GoEuro ferries flights
After latest funding round, GoEuro adds ferries, flight booking
By Mitra Sorrells | November 20, 2018
Less than a month after raising $150 million in new funding, GoEuro is adding new services to its multimodal travel platform.   Read More
News | Distribution
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GoEuro doubles its funding with new round of $150M
By Mitra Sorrells | October 23, 2018
Berlin-based GoEuro has raised $150 million to grow its multimodal travel booking platform, which currently works with more than 800 providers across Europe.   Read More
News | Distribution
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
News | Distribution
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Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with Google's Richard Holden
By PhocusWire | April 30, 2018
Ahead of the event, he discusses how Google has no plans to become an OTA, the importance of search and more. Read More
Interview | Technology
How TripAdvisor is using AI to "humanize" its review community
How TripAdvisor is using AI to "humanize" its review community
By Jill Menze | April 17, 2018
TripAdvisor is the most-visited pre-transaction travel website in the world - meaning hundreds of millions of visitors each month come to the site looking for travel recommendations. That’s a lot of... Read More
News | Technology
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Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with Rome2rio's Rod Cuthbert
By PhocusWire | April 3, 2018
Ahead of the event, Rod Cuthbert discusses the evolution of multi-modal booking, how Google is changing travel and why he's publicly called out TripAdvisor. Read More
Interview | Online
PhocusWire Forecast 2018: In-Destination Experiences and End-to-End Journey
PhocusWire Forecast 2018: In-Destination Experiences and End-to-End Journey
By PhocusWire | December 21, 2017
Travel is not about airline seats or hotel rooms - people travel for leisure to experience the destination, business travelers are on a mission to complete specific goals.  Read More
News | Online
PhocusWire Forecast 2018: Our view on Technology
PhocusWire Forecast 2018: Our view on Technology
By PhocusWire | December 20, 2017
The problem with technology as a term in the travel industry is that it’s now so ubiquitous that it becomes difficult to single out what developments are the most important for 2018. Read More
Opinion | Technology