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U.S. government sues to block Farelogix sale to Sabre
U.S. government sues to block Farelogix sale to Sabre
By Kevin May | August 20, 2019
Sabre dared regulators last week to block its $360 million acquisition of Farelogix - and now the U.S. government has taken up the challenge. Read More
News | Distribution
Travel agents give thumbs-up to hiding vanity Instagram likes
Travel agents give thumbs-up to hiding vanity Instagram likes
By Jamie Biesiada - Travel Weekly  | August 12, 2019
Those subject to the test no longer see how many people have liked another person's post or how many have watched a video as they scroll through their Instagram feed. Read More
News | Online
To self-book or not to self-book - that is the business travel question
To self-book or not to self-book - that is the business travel question
By Mike Baker - Lola  | August 5, 2019
A study reveals that frequent business travelers feel they’re wasting time booking their own travel AND wasting time having someone else book it for them. Read More
Opinion | Online
Sabre revenues up across the business despite challenges in Europe
Sabre revenues up across the business despite challenges in Europe
By Linda Fox | August 1, 2019
The company has reported revenue gains across its three main divisions for the second quarter of 2019. Read More
News | Distribution
Amadeus reports double-digit revenue growth for the first half of 2019
Amadeus reports double-digit revenue growth for the first half of 2019
By Linda Fox | July 31, 2019
The Spain-based company puts growth in the IT Solutions and Distribution arms of the business down to an “expanding customer base.” Read More
News | Distribution
NDC Check, part 2: Next-gen airline distribution could be ready to fly
NDC Check, part 2: Next-gen airline distribution could be ready to fly
By Philippe Der Arslanian - Answair  | July 31, 2019
Transformation, Proven ROI and Push-and-pull are the three drivers that are fully interrelated and need to be addressed simultaneously by airlines. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
NDC check, part 1: Is next-gen airline distribution taxiing or taking off?
NDC check, part 1: Is next-gen airline distribution taxiing or taking off?
By Philippe Der Arslanian - Answair  | July 26, 2019
Despite the ineluctable NDC promise carried aggressively by the leading airlines, others seem to be adopting a wait-and-see approach. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Travelport brings in ex-Sabre exec Greg Webb to replace CEO Gordon Wilson
Travelport brings in ex-Sabre exec Greg Webb to replace CEO Gordon Wilson
By Kevin May | July 9, 2019
In his most recent role, Webb spent just a year as senior vice president and general manager for hospitality at Oracle. Read More
News | Distribution
Sounding Off: Still too many questions and few answers for NDC
Sounding Off: Still too many questions and few answers for NDC
By PhocusWire | July 5, 2019
NDC's rocky road over the last seven years serves as a stark reminder of how complex the airline distribution landscape is and continues to be. Read More
Interview | Distribution
In The Big Chair LIVE - Gloria Guevara of WTTC
In The Big Chair LIVE - Gloria Guevara of WTTC
By Mitra Sorrells | July 5, 2019
The former-Sabre executive and minister of tourism in Mexico has been president and CEO of the WTTC since 2017. Read More
Interview | Online
Why travel marketers must be always on and multichannel
Why travel marketers must be always on and multichannel
By Stephen Taylor - Sojern  | July 4, 2019
To be successful in this era of convergence, travel providers must think more strategically, not just about inventory, but about how they’re selling entire experiences. Read More
Opinion | Online
Bringing on content and the network effect for GDS hotel platforms
Bringing on content and the network effect for GDS hotel platforms
By Linda Fox | July 3, 2019
The global distribution companies have evolved away from their traditional airline focus to bring accommodation into the mix. But there's more to it than that. Read More
News | Distribution
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Emerging Travel Group raises $10M to expand RateHawk B2B hotel platform
By Linda Fox | July 3, 2019
The round is led by technology entrepreneur Lev Leviev and the family office of Igor and Dmitri Bukhman, co-founders of game development company Playrix.  Read More
News | Distribution
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How Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency might fit into travel
By Linda Fox | July 1, 2019
Concerns are not surprising given the probes into the social media platform around privacy and wider concerns about cryptocurrencies, but, for travel, there are a few interesting elements about Libra. Read More
News | Online
In The Big Chair LIVE - Mat Orrego of Cornerstone
In The Big Chair LIVE - Mat Orrego of Cornerstone
By Kevin May | June 18, 2019
Alongside running CIS since 1992, Orrego is an active supporter of the travel startup world through his work with RunUp Labs and as a regular and vocal judge at pitch competitions. Read More
Interview | Technology