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LoungeUp acquires Dmbook Pro to boost guest relations service
By Linda Fox | December 3, 2020
Dmbook Pro, acquired for an undisclosed fee, is a virtual hotel assistant which tracks operations within a property.... Read More
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Nezasa lands $6M to expand connected trip technology
Nezasa lands $6M to expand connected trip technology
By Kevin May | December 3, 2020
The latest injection brings the total raised by the Switzerland-based company to $13 million.... Read More
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LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | December 3, 2020
PhocusWire's live blog is charting the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry and the sector's efforts to recover.... Read More
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E-scooter startup Voi raises $160M for European expansion
E-scooter startup Voi raises $160M for European expansion
By Jill Menze | December 3, 2020
The Raine Group led the round, with existing investors VNV Global, Balderton, Creandum, Project A, Inbox and Stena Sessan also participating... Read More
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VIDEO: Tripadvisor slams Google strategy as operating at "expense of everyone else"
By Linda Fox | December 2, 2020
CEO Steve Kaufer pulls no punches when he talks about Google's position in travel at The Phocuswright Conference in November.... Read More
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Trip.com Group sees ongoing financial improvement, ups marketing spend
By Linda Fox | December 2, 2020
Trip.com Group says business segments have recovered to pre-pandemic levels in China.... Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! How virtual payments are supporting the travel landscape
WEBINAR REPLAY! How virtual payments are supporting the travel landscape
By PhocusWire | December 2, 2020
With increasing risks involved, and the average midsized agency requiring on average three full-time employees to handle payments, we must look at ways to protect businesses and streamline operations. Find out how...... Read More
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More than one-third of all airline business trips could disappear after COVID
By Mitra Sorrells | December 2, 2020
A report from IdeaWorksCompany and CarTrawler predicts airline travel for business purposes will be permanently down at least 19% and as much as 36% compared to pre-pandemic levels.... Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! How Southwest is using COVID-19-related customer insights to accelerate pandemic recovery
WEBINAR REPLAY! How Southwest is using COVID-19-related customer insights to accelerate pandemic recovery
By PhocusWire | December 1, 2020
Join us to learn how customer analytics can fuel growth for travel companies when leveraged to create more personalized and contextually relevant customer experiences.... Read More
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Red Ventures acquires Lonely Planet
By Mitra Sorrells | December 1, 2020
Lonely Planet CEO Luis Cabrera will not remain with the company following the acquisition.... Read More
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ConnexPay tops up Series A with $6M, plans expansion in other sectors
By Linda Fox | December 1, 2020
F-Prime Capital and existing investors are part of ConnexPay's latest funding.... Read More
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Reposite lands $2.5M investment for travel industry workspace platform
By Linda Fox | December 1, 2020
The startup was developed during the pandemic to help trade partners manage relationships and reduce manual processes.... Read More
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VIDEO: Sabre CEO Sean Menke on planning beyond the pandemic
VIDEO: Sabre CEO Sean Menke on planning beyond the pandemic
By Kevin May | December 1, 2020
Companies are figuring out how to position themselves for customers, consumers and partners as travel looks to restart in some capacity and back to the levels enjoyed in 2019. But Sabre's CEO is looking further ahead.... Read More
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WEBINAR ALERT! Reimagining travel payments for stronger 2021 recovery
WEBINAR ALERT! Reimagining travel payments for stronger 2021 recovery
By PhocusWire | November 30, 2020
Join our travel payments experts and gain valuable insights about redesigning your global payments strategy for a faster and stronger recovery.... Read More
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How travel companies are innovating in the Middle East and beyond
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WebinTravel | November 30, 2020
MakeMyTrip, Wego, Cleartrip and others discuss how they've shaped their strategy in the Middle East during the pandemic.... Read More
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