Online Travel Agency


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

Key questions facing Airbnb ahead of its IPO
Key questions facing Airbnb ahead of its IPO
By Pierre Becerril - Transparent | December 3, 2020
By redefining traveler expectations and establishing a new type of lodging, Airbnb built the second-most valuable travel company in the world in just a decade. Now, as public market investors consider... Read More
Opinion | Online
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Trip.com Group sees ongoing financial improvement, ups marketing spend
By Linda Fox | December 2, 2020
Trip.com Group says business segments have recovered to pre-pandemic levels in China. Read More
News | Online
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
From Our Partners | Distribution
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
News | Technology
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ConnexPay tops up Series A with $6M, plans expansion in other sectors
By Linda Fox | December 1, 2020
F-Prime Capital and existing investors are part of ConnexPay's latest funding. Read More
News | Startups
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
News | Distribution
VIDEO: Tripkicks - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: Tripkicks - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | December 1, 2020
Tripkicks integrates with corporate online booking tools, so travelers can see real-time insights and alerts about their travel while booking their trip. Read More
Interview | Startups
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
News | Technology
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
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How travel companies are innovating in the Middle East and beyond
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WebinTravel | November 30, 2020
MakeMyTrip, Wego, Cleartrip and others discuss how they've shaped their strategy in the Middle East during the pandemic. Read More
News | Online
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
From Our Partners | Online
Sounding Off: The promise of a new marketing process won't be easy to reach
Sounding Off: The promise of a new marketing process won't be easy to reach
By PhocusWire | November 27, 2020
In a market where travelers are anxious about getting on the road again, previous positive experiences with companies (the trust factor) might play a major role in shifting where people start their... Read More
Interview | Online
VIDEO: Wayaj - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: Wayaj - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 27, 2020
Reducing carbon emissions on every hotel booking/trip made globally to combat climate change. Read More
Interview | Online
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
News | Technology
WEBINAR ALERT! Transforming travel for the new normal
WEBINAR ALERT! Transforming travel for the new normal
By PhocusWire | November 26, 2020
An agile, integrated and empathetic approach across journey touchpoints is critical to instill a sense of confidence within the stakeholder community, both internal and external.  Read More
News | Technology
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