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The web and its connection to travel is now over two decades old, yet it continues to evolve at a pace that is enough to keep the major players in the industry on alert and inspire new business to make a move.

The internet is no longer just about websites  - and the last disruptive force: mobile  - but the addition of new digital marketing techniques, cutting-edge user interfaces, and functionality that brings brands and consumers closer than ever before.


Brace yourselves - how a deal changed the game in tours and activities
Brace yourselves - how a deal changed the game in tours and activities
By Alex Bainbridge - DestinationCTO | April 20, 2018
Most startup acquisition stories are interesting to those in the sector, or investors, but a week... Read More
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TripAdvisor buys Bokun, says it "solves the supply problem"
TripAdvisor buys Bokun, says it "solves the supply problem"
By Jill Menze | April 20, 2018
TripAdvisor has agreed to acquire Bokun in a deal it claims will provide suppliers in tours and... Read More
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QOTW: Something about the other side of the hype
QOTW: Something about the other side of the hype
By PhocusWire | April 20, 2018
Quote from Jeff Chow, vice president of product, consumer experience, at TripAdvisor.... Read More
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Airbnb makes foray into events with meeting planner tool
By Jill Menze | April 19, 2018
Airbnb is out to conquer yet another corner of the travel market with the launch of a new tool for... Read More
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Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with Booking.com's Olivier Gremillon
By PhocusWire | April 19, 2018
Ahead of the event, he discusses the need for collaboration among travel players, the transformative... Read More
Interview | Online
Marriott ramps up tours and activities, new loyalty program plays a role
Marriott ramps up tours and activities, new loyalty program plays a role
By Kevin May | April 18, 2018
Plenty of attention on Marriott this week as it introduces a new loyalty package - but other efforts... Read More
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Airbnb aims to combat overtourism with new Office of Healthy Tourism
Airbnb aims to combat overtourism with new Office of Healthy Tourism
By Jill Menze | April 17, 2018
In an effort to spur economic growth through local and sustainable tourism, Airbnb has opened the... Read More
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TravelTriangle nets $12M to expand booking consumer-to-agent service
TravelTriangle nets $12M to expand booking consumer-to-agent service
By Mitra Sorrells | April 13, 2018
TravelTriangle, an India-based online marketplace, has raised $12 million in a series C funding round.... Read More
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TripAdvisor reminds the giants: we're still huge and influential
TripAdvisor reminds the giants: we're still huge and influential
By Kevin May | April 12, 2018
The conversation in online travel circles has been dominated this year by new entrants and the age-old... Read More
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Amazon's options for disrupting online travel: try or buy
Amazon's options for disrupting online travel: try or buy
By Max Starkov - HEBS Digital | April 11, 2018
Will it or won't it - the subject of Amazon’s potential to disrupt the travel industry is back in... Read More
Opinion | Online
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The real state of tours, activities and attractions distribution
March 26, 2018
The real state of tours, activities and attractions distribution
First of all, apologies to Viator, Expedia and GetYourGuide...... Read More
Unleash the power of genuine intelligence
March 16, 2018
Unleash the power of genuine intelligence
The diversity of products and services in the travel industry creates a complex need for technology... Read More
Do travel advertisers know what underwear you are wearing?
March 12, 2018
Do travel advertisers know what underwear you are wearing?
(I’ll break the suspense up front – thank goodness, no)... Read More