Offline Travel Agency


PhocusWire's in-depth coverage of offline travel agencies, featuring news, analysis, interviews, research and more on the brands and their strategies, executives and positions in the market.

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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Revenue managers who play a pivotal role in demand generation will transform their careers
Revenue managers who play a pivotal role in demand generation will transform their careers
By PhocusWire | December 2, 2020
As properties and chains attempt to recover from the devastating impact of having far fewer numbers of guests, many are considering new strategies and models across their businesses. 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.... 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... 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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VIDEO: Kyte - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: Kyte - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 30, 2020
Kyte is an airline retail platform empowering airlines and travel agencies to maximise their customer experience and retailing. Read More
Interview | Startups
Trust, confidence and responsiveness - a checklist for travel brands
Trust, confidence and responsiveness - a checklist for travel brands
By Salesforce | November 30, 2020
Airlines, cruise companies and hotels scrambled to transform their business strategies and address customer concerns ‐ all while keeping their employees and guests safe from the virus. Read More
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InPhocus, episode 28 - Travel insurance in a pandemic world
InPhocus, episode 28 - Travel insurance in a pandemic world
By PhocusWire | November 27, 2020
Travel insurance is one of those things that quietly rumbles along in the background of the trip - there to protect people when things go wrong. Read More
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Travel industry could lose $318B through ripple effect of grounded flights
By Linda Fox | November 24, 2020
If current reductions in flying remain in the long-term, $318 billion could be diverted from the travel industry to other sectors. Read More
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VIDEO: Diversity and inclusion in travel is about more than recruitment - is your organization ready?
By Linda Fox | November 19, 2020
A session at The Phocuswright Conference 2020 says travel companies need to create a welcoming environment to attract and retain diverse talent. Read More
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Marriott notes revenue and occupancy improvement led by China
Marriott notes revenue and occupancy improvement led by China
By Donna Airoldi - BTN | November 9, 2020
The hotel giant reported revenue per available room improvement in Q3 2020, with third-quarter occupancy at 35%, a drop of 40.8% from 2019. Average daily rate fell 26.4% to $117.44. Read More
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Sabre reports revenue loss of $312M, says IT business revenue exceeds distribution
By Linda Fox | November 6, 2020
Sabre says revenue for its IT Solutions business has exceeded its distribution business in Q3 2020 earnings. Read More
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Amadeus credits domestic travel restart for small financial improvement
Amadeus credits domestic travel restart for small financial improvement
By Kevin May | November 6, 2020
The Spain-based company posted a 60% slump in revenue for the first nine months of 2020 to €1.7 billion. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Trip Affiliates Network provides tech solutions for travel agents, wholesalers and hotels
By Mitra Sorrells | November 4, 2020
Trip Affiliates Network’s solutions include integrated booking systems for flights, hotels, activities and transfers, plus dynamic packages and digital payment solutions. Read More
Interview | Startups
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CTM acquires travel tech software provider Tramada
By Mitra Sorrells | November 3, 2020
The acquisition comes just one month after CTM purchased U.S.-based Travel & Transport. Read More
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