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Why a fail fast mentality is key to tech innovation in business travel
By Frédéric Stark - KDS  | May 23, 2019
Regardless of size, as an industry, we need to be able to try new things and at times, to test ideas and accept that they might fail, until we finally succeed. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Business travelers increasingly seek digital channels
By Linda Fox | May 22, 2019
Research from CWT shows how business travelers are increasingly look to self-service channels such as web and mobile bookings and other travel-related tasks. Read More
News | Technology
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Skylark Travel raises $4M to build its high-touch platform for luxury travelers
By Mitra Sorrells | May 22, 2019
Skylark Travel, a hybrid online-offline agency, has raised a $4 million seed round. Read More
News | Startups
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VIDEO: How the travel industry is preparing for Brexit
By Linda Fox | May 21, 2019
Travel and tourism executives discuss Brexit plans during Phocuswright Europe 2019 in Amsterdam. Read More
News | Distribution
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VIDEO: Tech heads on a digital world to decipher in travel
By Kevin May | May 21, 2019
The strategies that they impose on a business have to meet with the demands of their customers - a process that needs careful consideration, investment and, sometimes, good fortune. Read More
News | Technology
Revenues down at Travelport amid Russian regulator stalling sale
Revenues down at Travelport amid Russian regulator stalling sale
By Kevin May | May 11, 2019
Travelport's proposed move to return to private ownership has hit a hurdle in the shape of getting approval from the authorities in Russia. Read More
News | Distribution
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Finnair unveils NDC partner program (but won't surcharge agents for non-use)
By Linda Fox | May 10, 2019
Agents will have a number of ways to access content such as building a direct connect with Finnair via an NDC API or using aggregation platforms that use the NDC technology standard. Read More
News | Distribution
Amadeus closes in on €1.5B in revenue during Q1 of 2019
Amadeus closes in on €1.5B in revenue during Q1 of 2019
By Kevin May | May 8, 2019
Amadeus secured revenue of over €1.4 billion in the first quarter of this year, following an increase of 15% over the same period in 2018. EBITDA up by 11%, too. Read More
News | Distribution
Latin America part 1 overview
Latin America, part 1: Mobile, social drive travel forward despite lingering challenges
By Mitra Sorrells | May 6, 2019
For the first piece in our series on Latin America, we explore some of the region's characteristics impacting the travel industry. Read More
News | Online
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Flight Centre leisure and business arms test Amadeus user interface for NDC content
By Linda Fox | May 3, 2019
FCM Travel Solutions and its sister leisure brand Flight Centre are testing a user interface for NDC content from Amadeus. Read More
News | Distribution
Sabre sees quarterly revenue rise to $1.49B but other metrics hit by tech investments
Sabre sees quarterly revenue rise to $1.49B but other metrics hit by tech investments
By Kevin May | April 30, 2019
Sabre has filed a revenue increase of 6% in the first quarter of 2019, giving it $1.49 billion, but against a backdrop of declines on other key metrics. Read More
News | Distribution
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Going beyond NDC: Answers to your questions
By PhocusWire | April 19, 2019
We caught up with the three panelists from a recent webinar to answer some of the top audience questions that we didn’t have time to address live at the event. Read More
News | Distribution
OYO strikes first bedbank deal, Hotelbeds gives it 60,000 buying outlets
OYO strikes first bedbank deal, Hotelbeds gives it 60,000 buying outlets
By Kevin May | April 15, 2019
Hotelbeds has become the first third-party bedbank to sign a distribution deal with India-based OYO Rooms. Read More
News | Distribution
Middle East series part 1 overview
Middle East, part 1: How a young, digital-savvy population is impacting travel
By Mitra Sorrells | April 8, 2019
In part one in our series on the Middle East, we look at how the region's young and connected consumers are changing the travel landscape. Read More
News | Online
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Accor boosts Middle East distribution with Al Tayyar partnership
By Mitra Sorrells | April 3, 2019
Accor will provide Saudi Arabia-based Al Tayyar Travel Group direct access to real-time rates and availability for its portfolio of 4,800 hotels and resorts in 100 countries worldwide.    Read More
News | Distribution