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Travel intermediaries look to regulators for help with airline refunds
By Linda Fox | March 27, 2020
ECTAA, a body representing European agents and operators, is urging the European Commission to take action on airlines not refunding tickets. Read More
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Travel value chain under scrutiny as airlines get bailouts and intermediaries plead for help
Travel value chain under scrutiny as airlines get bailouts and intermediaries plead for help
By Linda Fox | March 26, 2020
IATA's mention of the value chain has faced significant criticism in the past week from some areas of the intermediary community, seemingly for acting in isolation. They believe the industry is in this... Read More
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Amadeus plans for €300M cost-cutting program as coronavirus slams aviation
By Linda Fox | March 25, 2020
The company has been hit by a combination of trip cancellations and restrictions on international flights, impacting the volume of bookings and passengers boarded. Read More
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Youth and student travel sector looks to previous crises for coronavirus recovery clues
By Linda Fox | March 25, 2020
In its latest analysis of the business impact of COVID-19, WYSE says that although every crisis is different, longer term youth and student travel was less impacted by the financial crash than... Read More
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Digital travel brands want the same bailouts from governments as hotels and airlines
Digital travel brands want the same bailouts from governments as hotels and airlines
By Kevin May | March 24, 2020
A lobbying organization, which includes the likes of Amadeus, Travelport, Booking.com, Expedia Group, Skyscanner, Tripadvisor and eDreams ODIGEO as members, says the COVID-19 outbreak is hitting the... Read More
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Trip.com Group anticipates revenue impact from coronavirus, hopes for quick domestic travel recovery
By Steven Lerner | March 19, 2020
Trip.com Group expects net revenue to decrease by 45% to 50% year-over-year in the first quarter of 2020 due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Read More
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Corporate travel on the front line of global incidents
By Linda Fox | March 18, 2020
The corporate travel industry has to deal with an increasing volume of incidents related to weather, terrorism - and now health - that impact travel. Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! Why we book: Unpacking travel loyalty
WEBINAR REPLAY! Why we book: Unpacking travel loyalty
By PhocusWire | March 17, 2020
Considering the top 25% of travelers generate 77% of travel revenue, having a loyal customer base is critical if you are in the travel business. Read More
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Youth travel businesses anticipate an €87B impact from coronavirus
By Linda Fox | March 17, 2020
Economic, political uncertainty, employment and travel restrictions top the list of concerns for businesses during this challenging period for both the immediate and long term, WYSE says. Read More
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VIDEO: Sabre talks partnerships with Google and Accor
By Linda Fox | March 16, 2020
Sabre joins PhocusWire at Travel Technology Europe 2020 to discuss recent partnerships with Google and Accor. Read More
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VIDEO: Click Travel on growth and the new breed of business travel startups
VIDEO: Click Travel on growth and the new breed of business travel startups
By Linda Fox | March 10, 2020
Click Travel joined PhocusWire at Travel Technology Europe 2020 to talk about tech, startups and profitability in business travel. Read More
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VIDEO: SAP Concur on coronavirus, duty of care and Google in corporate travel
VIDEO: SAP Concur on coronavirus, duty of care and Google in corporate travel
By Linda Fox | March 10, 2020
PhocusWire talks to SAP Concur about rogue spend, what's next in expense management and more at Travel Technology Europe 2020. Read More
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Flight Centre invests in NDC-led airline tech specialist TPConnects
By Linda Fox | March 6, 2020
The Australia-based travel retailer says the undisclosed investment improves its air content, with TPConnects developing technology based around IATA’s NDC and One Order. Read More
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How I Got Here, episode 27 - Paul Metselaar of Ovation Travel Group
How I Got Here, episode 27 - Paul Metselaar of Ovation Travel Group
By PhocusWire | March 5, 2020
Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May from PhocusWire talk with Paul Metselaar, chairman and CEO of Ovation Travel Group, about launching his corporate travel business in the 1980s and staying relevant in... Read More
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How modern companies are disrupting business travel
By Travelstop  | March 4, 2020
For decades, people had two ways to make travel arrangements. There’s the DIY approach, beloved by individual travellers for its budget-friendliness and accommodation of various preferences. And there’s... Read More
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