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Travel and tourism organizations push for action on climate emergency
Travel and tourism organizations push for action on climate emergency
By Linda Fox | January 15, 2020
Travel companies and organizations have joined forces to take steps to reduce carbon emissions, while a report assesses the total impact of a holiday from transport to food. Read More
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Comtravo gets Microsoft venture fund on board with €9M round
Comtravo gets Microsoft venture fund on board with €9M round
By Linda Fox | January 14, 2020
The investment comes from Microsoft’s venture fund M12 and Joop Drechsel, former CEO of BCD Travel, who joins Comtravo’s board, as well as a number of other investors. Read More
News | Startups
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In The Big Chair - Justin Francis of Responsible Travel
By Linda Fox | January 7, 2020
The online travel agency was one of the first to offer carbon offsetting in 2002, just a year after co-founder Justin Francis created the brand with Harold Goodwin. Read More
Interview | Online
VIDEO: OAG on travel startups, access to data and connecting the dots for everyone
VIDEO: OAG on travel startups, access to data and connecting the dots for everyone
Data and travel are merging at a pace unlike anything the market has seen before - something that should excite every corner of the industry. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
REPORT: Growth in intermodal transport
REPORT: Growth in intermodal transport
By PhocusWire | December 30, 2019
In this report, produced in association with FromAtoB, we look at the factors driving growth in intermodal transport as well as the hurdles yet to overcome. Read More
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In The Big Chair LIVE – Mike Premo of ARC
By Mitra Sorrells | December 19, 2019
Mike Premo has been CEO of ARC (Airlines Reporting Corporation) since 2011 and has announced he will retire at the end of 2020.   Read More
Interview | Technology
Five ways to ace hospitality marketing in 2020
Five ways to ace hospitality marketing in 2020
By Apurva Chamaria - RateGain  | December 12, 2019
A variety of platforms and digital touchpoints that marketers can use to connect with travelers. Inevitably, social media heads the pack, given its high ROI quality and “always-on” presence. Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! Rate integrity: Are bedbanks the problem or solution?
WEBINAR REPLAY! Rate integrity: Are bedbanks the problem or solution?
By PhocusWire | December 3, 2019
Many hoteliers welcomed Amoma’s collapse, but some OTAs are still selling opaque rates intended for other channels such as tour operators. Read More
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VIDEO: Financial analysts on Airbnb, travel stocks in 2020
VIDEO: Financial analysts on Airbnb, travel stocks in 2020
By Steven Lerner | December 3, 2019
Top Wall Street analysts discuss Airbnb going public and other travel stock trends for 2020. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: American Express GBT on NDC, TripActions and tech investments
VIDEO: American Express GBT on NDC, TripActions and tech investments
By Linda Fox | December 2, 2019
As founder and senior director of investment firm Certares and executive chairman of American Express GBT, Greg O’Hara is in an ideal spot to comment on business travel and the sector's... Read More
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VIDEO: Despegar's CEO on growth and navigating regional challenges
VIDEO: Despegar's CEO on growth and navigating regional challenges
By Mitra Sorrells | November 28, 2019
Despegar CEO Damian Scokin discussed the Latin American OTA's plans for continued growth, including new products and partnerships, during an interview at The Phocuswright Conference. Read More
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VIDEO: TroopTravel - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | November 28, 2019
100 travelers. 15 origins. Where do we meet? See how to use Big Data to plan corporate meetings and events in minutes. Read More
Interview | Startups
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B2B travel payments: It’s time to improve the experience
By Mastercard  | November 25, 2019
It seems that business to business payments across the travel space have a long way to go to catch up with the speed, simplicity and convenience delivered in the consumer world, Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
Hot 25 Startups 2020: Groupdesk
Hot 25 Startups 2020: Groupdesk
By PhocusWire | November 18, 2019
Groupdesk streamlines the booking and payments processes so that travelers can easily service themselves, which allows businesses to focus on marketing and achieving long-term profitability. Read More
Interview | Startups
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HotelBeds to axe 5% of workforce as part of "optimization" strategy
By Linda Fox | November 13, 2019
The Spain-based bedbank says it has now consolidated into one business following its acquisitions, in early 2017, of Tourico Holidays and GTA. Read More
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