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InPhocus, episode 16 - Tales with some optimism
InPhocus, episode 16 - Tales with some optimism
By PhocusWire | July 3, 2020
In the latest episode of InPhocus, we speak to Klaus Kohlmeyer about a unique collection of interviews with hoteliers for his own podcast, Unconstrained Conversations. Read More
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VIDEO: New Reality With... Jamie Wong and Erik Blachford of Narrative Fund
VIDEO: New Reality With... Jamie Wong and Erik Blachford of Narrative Fund
By PhocusWire | July 3, 2020
The next guests on the New Reality With... series are Jamie Wong and Erik Blachford, partners at Narrative Fund, a U.S.-based early stage investment fund in consumer technology companies. Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! Everything you need to know about open and secure travel marketplaces
WEBINAR REPLAY! Everything you need to know about open and secure travel marketplaces
By PhocusWire | July 2, 2020
This free webinar is your chance to understand how the distribution model is changing and how players across the industries are seizing the opportunity to think in a new, deeper and more secure... Read More
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Travel spending in the U.S. ticks up, led by alternative lodging
By Mitra Sorrells | July 2, 2020
Cardlytics, a platform that says it has insight into half of all U.S. card swipes, says travel spending is rebounding after bottoming out in April. Read More
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Amadeus touts human-tech hybrid for travel's future
By Linda Fox | July 1, 2020
Amadeus says AI is playing an increasing role in travel distribution, but the need for humans remains. Read More
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Booking.com wins brand name trademark case
Booking.com wins brand name trademark case
By Kevin May | July 1, 2020
The travel giant had been refused a trademark of its flagship brand by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, which claimed the term was "generic for the services at issue and is therefore... Read More
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REPORT: COVID-19 Hotel Forecast - Chicago
REPORT: COVID-19 Hotel Forecast - Chicago
By PhocusWire | July 1, 2020
The state should be commended for creating a plan, clearly defining the metrics required to be met in order to advance to the next phase and continually communicating progress by publishing a robust... Read More
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COMING SOON: New Reality With... Andrea Kates of Futureproofing:Next
By PhocusWire | June 30, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Andrea Kates, managing director at Futureproofing: Next, a U.S.-based community for corporate innovation. Read More
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Airbnb claims Amsterdam rental ban "violates" rights of residents
Airbnb claims Amsterdam rental ban "violates" rights of residents
By Kevin May | June 29, 2020
The three districts in question have around 1,500 private accommodation rental properties for tourists - around 6% of the amount available in the entire city. Read More
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VIDEO: Where the next great travel company will emerge
VIDEO: Where the next great travel company will emerge
By Kevin May | June 29, 2020
An individual iPhone 10 in 2020 contains more computing power than every computer in 1986 on the planet - that's a fact that is often hard to get your head around. Read More
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Hotel distribution post-pandemic - How not to throw caution to the wind
Hotel distribution post-pandemic - How not to throw caution to the wind
By Nir Dupler - Fornova | June 29, 2020
With travel now opening up at a tethering pace after months of no demand, the hospitality industry is in survival mode. Shaving costs swiftly and effectively is the need of the hour.  Read More
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How travel brands can communicate, establish trust and build loyalty in a crisis
How travel brands can communicate, establish trust and build loyalty in a crisis
By Kevin May | June 29, 2020
PhocusWire spoke to Salesforce about how the company helped many of its customers through the COVID-19 outbreak and what lessons should be noted by those looking to be better prepared for disruption of... Read More
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Paving the road ahead for activities in the new normal of travel
By Eric Gnock Fah - Klook | June 29, 2020
In order to capture growth in this current climate, businesses need to be opportunistic, agile and innovative, and partner-centric. Read More
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Restoring confidence to travel: 5 tech solutions to help customers feel safe again
Restoring confidence to travel: 5 tech solutions to help customers feel safe again
By Jennifer Phillips April - Smartvel | June 29, 2020
With frequent changes and no single source of information, the travel industry is in a quandary. How can it communicate the most up-to-date information with their customers and help them feel confident? Read More
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Tripadvisor quietly tests consumer-to-travel agent service Reco
Tripadvisor quietly tests consumer-to-travel agent service Reco
By Kevin May | June 26, 2020
The service works on both desktop and via a smartphone app for Apple devices, giving travelers access to a portfolio of agents for a $199 fee each time. Read More
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