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Activities and experiences, not deals, drive Generation Z
By Linda Fox | November 20, 2018
Travel marketers are in for a rethink in order to address the demands of the Generation Z cohort, which is now entering the work (and leisure) space.... Read More
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VIDEO: Google talks new ideas, not being creepy and the death of SEO
VIDEO: Google talks new ideas, not being creepy and the death of SEO
By Linda Fox | November 20, 2018
Tensions between Google and online travel companies are ongoing although some are faring between better when it comes to their partnerships.... Read More
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VIDEO: IBM on how blockchain will - and won't - impact travel
By Mitra Sorrells | November 20, 2018
When it comes to blockchain, focus on the business concepts and not the technology.... Read More
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Airbnb boasts first $1B revenue quarter
Airbnb boasts first $1B revenue quarter
By Matt Ott - Travel Weekly | November 20, 2018
Airbnb had its best quarter ever, even as cities across the U.S. have started clamping down on the short-term rental market.... Read More
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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
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WEBINAR ALERT! Making travel better by connecting the unconnected
By PhocusWire | November 19, 2018
Learn about a revolution in aviation interlining in this webinar provided by Kiwi.com and PhocusWire.... Read More
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PODCAST: PhocusWire PundIT Show #15
By Kevin May | November 19, 2018
The PundIT Show returns from a break over the summer of 2018 with the first of two recorded at The Phocuswright Conference.... Read More
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VIDEO: AccorHotels on adapting to shocks, localization and the road to digital
By Linda Fox | November 19, 2018
AccorHotels has been on a digital journey since 2014 when it announced its five-year digital transformation strategy.... Read More
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VIDEO: Inside the brains of online travel financial analysts
VIDEO: Inside the brains of online travel financial analysts
By Kevin May | November 19, 2018
Online travel brands generally get most of the attention on their financial performance when reporting their latest earnings four times a year.... Read More
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Online travel agency and distribution titans lead inaugural Hall Of Fame
Online travel agency and distribution titans lead inaugural Hall Of Fame
By PhocusWire | November 19, 2018
Travelocity founding vice chairman Jim Hornthal and Air Canada distribution chief Al Lenza were inducted into the Phocuswright Hall Of Fame last week.... Read More
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WEBINAR ALERT! How to Engage and Convert Gen Z and Millennials
WEBINAR ALERT! How to Engage and Convert Gen Z and Millennials
By PhocusWire | November 16, 2018
Today’s younger generations are redefining the rules of engagement and asserting their role in purchasing decisions—for both themselves, and their families—and travel is no exception.... Read More
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VIDEO: Booking Holdings on Google, complacency, ambitions and the entire trip
VIDEO: Booking Holdings on Google, complacency, ambitions and the entire trip
By Linda Fox | November 16, 2018
A string of international acquisitions and investments (plus a new-ish name) to reflect on a global position has the industry speculating about what else lies ahead for the former Priceline Group.... Read More
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VIDEO: TripAdvisor on a new social strategy and tweaking its activity stance
VIDEO: TripAdvisor on a new social strategy and tweaking its activity stance
By Linda Fox | November 16, 2018
TripAdvisor has been busy during 2018, with a combination of significant acquisition and new attempt to tackle the social-led planning phase of travel.... Read More
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VIDEO: Hilton on loyalty, millennials and digital marketing
VIDEO: Hilton on loyalty, millennials and digital marketing
By Mitra Sorrells | November 16, 2018
With experience at Microsoft, Capital One and Uber, Kellyn Smith Kenny joined Hilton in January as the hospitality brand’s senior vice president and chief marketing officer, overseeing strategy for its portfolio of 16 brands.  ... Read More
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QOTW: Something about the Power Paradox
QOTW: Something about the Power Paradox
By PhocusWire | November 16, 2018
For this special edition of Quote Of The Week, we've collected a series of quotes from The Phocuswright Conference this week that really got us thinking.... Read More
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