Offline Travel Agency


Skylark - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
Skylark - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 4, 2018
What's the future of luxury travel? It's what we all want: convenience, transparency, value, service - and amazing vacations. Read More
Interview | Startups
Study indicates move away from direct booking among business travelers
Study indicates move away from direct booking among business travelers
By Linda Fox | December 3, 2018
Business travelers in Europe are moving away from direct booking channels, according to new research. Read More
News | Technology
PODCAST: PhocusWire PundIT Show #16
PODCAST: PhocusWire PundIT Show #16
By Kevin May | November 30, 2018
The second our podcasts recorded during The Phocuswright Conference in Los Angeles is now available. Read More
News | Online
Regulator launches antitrust probe into Sabre and Amadeus over air distribution contracts
Regulator launches antitrust probe into Sabre and Amadeus over air distribution contracts
By Kevin May | November 23, 2018
The European Commission has unveiled a formal investigation into agreements between airlines and two of the air industry's global distribution systems. Read More
News | Distribution
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Seamless order servicing in an NDC world
By Vanessa Gonzalez, JP Olmos and Ashley Schneider - Sabre | November 19, 2018
An offer is only as good as the experience you deliver. Imagine purchasing a recommended product on Amazon, expecting to receive it in two days, only to find out the package was lost in the mail. Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
Sabre to acquire Farelogix in $360M deal, touts benefits to entire industry
Sabre to acquire Farelogix in $360M deal, touts benefits to entire industry
By Linda Fox | November 14, 2018
Sabre acquires Farelogix to accelerate its next-gen distribution strategy, with claims that the NDC champion is due to bring in $40 million in revenue on an annual basis. Read More
News | Distribution
Hotelmize unlocks $3.8M in funding, plans local offices
Hotelmize unlocks $3.8M in funding, plans local offices
By Linda Fox | November 9, 2018
Hotelmize, a startup that optimizes profit for bed banks, wholesalers and travel agents, has raised $3.8 million in Series A funding. Read More
News | Technology
Amadeus sees IT and distribution growth slow but revenue numbers still big
Amadeus sees IT and distribution growth slow but revenue numbers still big
By Kevin May | November 7, 2018
Amadeus has hit over €3.5 billion in revenue for the first nine months of year for the second year in a row. Read More
News | Distribution
WEBINAR REPLAY! How to maximize hotel bookings by leveraging the right channel mix
WEBINAR REPLAY! How to maximize hotel bookings by leveraging the right channel mix
By PhocusWire | November 7, 2018
How do you know if you have the right distribution mix for your hotel? Read More
News | Distribution
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Travel tech bosses on chatbots and the need for human interaction
By Linda Fox | November 7, 2018
Carlson Wagonlit Travel is running several chatbot pilots to see how and where the technology can best help the travel management company and its customers. Read More
News | Technology
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Beyond Air helps Travelport through "challenging" quarter
By Linda Fox | November 1, 2018
Travelport reports third quarter 2018 results with strong gains for payment service eNett. Read More
News | Distribution
Possibility vs. reality: Bringing NDC to life
Possibility vs. reality: Bringing NDC to life
By Kathy Morgan - Sabre | October 29, 2018
NDC is poised to have far-reaching effects in the travel industry, but with all the preparation that is happening, the key statistic of the IATA Leaderboard is an indicator of the timing of these... Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
Q&A: Tech, people and policy - the evolution of travel insurance
Q&A: Tech, people and policy - the evolution of travel insurance
By Kevin May | October 29, 2018
Beth Godlin has worked in the travel insurance sector for 25 years, so is well-placed to analyze where it has come from and where it is heading. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
VIDEO: The Travel Corporation on the sun shining on activities
VIDEO: The Travel Corporation on the sun shining on activities
By Kevin May | October 25, 2018
As the online end of the tours and activities sector has received a massive bump in interest over recent years, groups such as The Travel Corporation have watched on with huge interest. Read More
News | Technology
Travelport claims NDC flight booking first
Travelport claims NDC flight booking first
By Kevin May | October 23, 2018
NDC debut alert! Travelport reckons its has become the first of the global distribution systems to manage live bookings of flights using the new connection standard. Read More
News | Distribution