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Airbnb gets serious on long-term stays, denies hosts are finding new platforms
Airbnb gets serious on long-term stays, denies hosts are finding new platforms
By Kevin May | April 1, 2020
The company claims there has been a 20% increase in long-stay bookings in the last two weeks compared to the same period in 2019. Read More
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Q&A: Jeff Katz on managing and leading during a crisis
Q&A: Jeff Katz on managing and leading during a crisis
By Kevin May | April 1, 2020
The former boss of Orbitz during 9/11 and SwissAir talks about leadership styles and tactics to deploy during moments of crisis. Read More
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Search data reveals some positive trends but industry should remain cautious
By Linda Fox | March 30, 2020
Sojern looks at search trends to analyze whether there are any signs of recovery for the travel industry. Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! How to build highly optimized web architectures in the travel industry
By PhocusWire | March 27, 2020
In this webinar, Fastly customers Loveholidays and Holiday Extras will discuss how moving away from complexity empowered their developers to build better web experiences. Read More
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Travel intermediaries look to regulators for help with airline refunds
By Linda Fox | March 27, 2020
ECTAA, a body representing European agents and operators, is urging the European Commission to take action on airlines not refunding tickets. Read More
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Travel value chain under scrutiny as airlines get bailouts and intermediaries plead for help
Travel value chain under scrutiny as airlines get bailouts and intermediaries plead for help
By Linda Fox | March 26, 2020
IATA's mention of the value chain has faced significant criticism in the past week from some areas of the intermediary community, seemingly for acting in isolation. They believe the industry is in this... Read More
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Airline partnerships at forefront of building the most efficient global air transport ecosystem
Airline partnerships at forefront of building the most efficient global air transport ecosystem
By Dohop  | March 26, 2020
Many airlines maintain partnerships with each other, be it in the form of bilateral arrangements or by joining an alliance. But the technology that has enabled these partnerships, however, hasn’t... Read More
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Amadeus plans for €300M cost-cutting program as coronavirus slams aviation
By Linda Fox | March 25, 2020
The company has been hit by a combination of trip cancellations and restrictions on international flights, impacting the volume of bookings and passengers boarded. Read More
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Youth and student travel sector looks to previous crises for coronavirus recovery clues
By Linda Fox | March 25, 2020
In its latest analysis of the business impact of COVID-19, WYSE says that although every crisis is different, longer term youth and student travel was less impacted by the financial crash than... Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! Everything you need to know about the short-term rental market and tech
WEBINAR REPLAY! Everything you need to know about the short-term rental market and tech
By PhocusWire | March 25, 2020
What does the future hold for ADR and occupancy? What can you do to stay ahead of the curve? How can you make more money? The facts and stats are numerous and revealing so don’t miss a minute of this... Read More
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Could addiction to debt come back to haunt some online travel companies?
By Steven Lerner | March 25, 2020
If revenue drops due to COVID-19, past debt will make it more challenging for online travel companies to survive economic obstacles. Read More
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Digital travel brands want the same bailouts from governments as hotels and airlines
Digital travel brands want the same bailouts from governments as hotels and airlines
By Kevin May | March 24, 2020
A lobbying organization, which includes the likes of Amadeus, Travelport, Booking.com, Expedia Group, Skyscanner, Tripadvisor and eDreams ODIGEO as members, says the COVID-19 outbreak is hitting the... Read More
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Confronted by crisis, travel startups weigh difficult - and personal - decisions
By Jill Menze | March 24, 2020
Not only are startups equipped with fewer resources, funds and time, but also, the close-knit nature of their workforces means that even one shift within the company is often felt by all. Read More
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Expedia will refund hotel guests during COVID-19 outbreak regardless of existing booking policy
Expedia will refund hotel guests during COVID-19 outbreak regardless of existing booking policy
The operator of accommodation booking sites including Expedia, Hotels.com, Hotwire and others says it was facing an "unprecedented volume of calls" from travelers asking for help with non-refundable... Read More
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Sabre makes $200M in cuts to offset coronavirus impact
Sabre makes $200M in cuts to offset coronavirus impact
By Kevin May | March 20, 2020
The cuts range from offering voluntary unpaid leave, severance and early retirement to staff across the world to scaling back its third-party contracting and vendor costs. Read More
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