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OYO teams up with Yahoo to launch home rental business in Japan
By Jill Menze | February 22, 2019
OYO is expanding its affordable housing services to Japan, in a joint effort with Yahoo dubbed OYO Life.... Read More
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Travelport posts final full-year results ahead of sale to private equity
Travelport posts final full-year results ahead of sale to private equity
By Kevin May | February 22, 2019
Travelport passed the $2.5 billion annual revenue mark for the first time in its history during 2018. But it will soon head back to the land of private equity ownership.... Read More
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Sounding Off: Being able to shift ad budgets will please all in travel (except Google)
By PhocusWire | February 22, 2019
Travel brands will consider the rise of effective social media advertising as a welcome break from the stranglehold they often feel from the search engine giant.... Read More
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Accor goes down experiences route as it unveils All loyalty platform
By Linda Fox | February 22, 2019
Accor has unveiled its new loyalty platform All combining its loyalty program and distribution.... Read More
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What's on the minds of 600+ travel marketers? Personalization - and Facebook
By Jill Menze | February 21, 2019
Sojern's massive survey of more of travel marketers identifies key challenges and priorities for advertisers in 2019.... Read More
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ATPCO boosts retail solution with complete integration of Routehappy
By Mitra Sorrells | February 21, 2019
ATPCO says its full integration of Routehappy products and staff is boosting its retail solutions and driving future innovation.     ... Read More
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Expedia Partner Solutions builds partner program for tech companies
By Linda Fox | February 21, 2019
Expedia Partner Solutions says it wants to establish a closer relationship via its certified technology partner program.... Read More
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Ctrip expands its "Hotel University" training program to hoteliers worldwide
By Mitra Sorrells | February 21, 2019
The travel giant is growing its in-person marketing training - dubbed Ctrip Hotel University - to hotels outside China.... Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! The future of customer experience and e-commerce - bringing the customer to life
WEBINAR REPLAY! The future of customer experience and e-commerce - bringing the customer to life
By PhocusWire | February 21, 2019
UserReplay and Dnata present the key customer experience challenges for the travel industry in 2019 and how a move to a technical product e-commerce model holds the key to success. ... Read More
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Travelers have big frustrations with in-destination services online
Travelers have big frustrations with in-destination services online
By Linda Fox | February 20, 2019
The Destination X study from Amadeus spoke to 1,000 travelers about their frustrations with services and products, as well as how to access them.... Read More
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Japan latest country to book first NDC-hosted air ticket
By Kevin May | February 20, 2019
Tokyo-based travel agency F-ness issued the Lufthansa air ticket using a platform developed by Verteil Direct Connect.... Read More
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Egencia adds hotel chat, package booking features to business travel platform
Egencia adds hotel chat, package booking features to business travel platform
By Jill Menze | February 20, 2019
Egencia is rolling out platform updates to benefit both business travelers and travel managers.... Read More
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Lonely Planet buys ArrivalGuides, plots industry partnership model
By Linda Fox | February 19, 2019
Age-old guidebook-turned-digital travel content brand Lonely Planet buys ArrivalGuides as it looks to forge B2B partnerships.... Read More
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Chinese web giants come together to make travel "smarter"
Chinese web giants come together to make travel "smarter"
By Kevin May | February 19, 2019
Two of China's biggest digital brands - Baidu and Ctrip - are collaborating in a bid to develop "intelligent tourism" in the country.... Read More
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China, part 3: The state of the travel startup ecosystem
By Mitra Sorrells | February 19, 2019
William Bao Bean of SOSV, Lio Chen of Plug & Play and Margaret Feng of Ctrip's Oasis Lab talk to us about China's startup ecosystem.... Read More
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