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The Phocuswright Conference 2019 preview - Hospitality in a perfect storm
The Phocuswright Conference 2019 preview - Hospitality in a perfect storm
By PhocusWire | October 18, 2019
Anyone - hotels, private accommodation, system providers - who thought the hospitality sector was immune from fundamental change should think again. Read More
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Traveloka brings VR tours of Indonesia to Singapore airport
By Jill Menze | October 18, 2019
Called the Xperience Wonderful Indonesia Hub and located in Terminal 3 of the airport, the pop-up takes visitors on virtual tours Bali, Banyuwangi, Riau Islands, West Java, Sumba, Rapatwaken, Jakarta... Read More
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Steve Hafner
In a series of interviews with executives participating in the event in Florida in November, PhocusWire finds out what makes them tick. Read More
Interview | Online
WEBINAR REPLAY! Next steps in airline retail: mastering direct distribution
WEBINAR REPLAY! Next steps in airline retail: mastering direct distribution
By PhocusWire | October 16, 2019
Join industry experts and leading executives to learn how carriers are advancing from digitization to retailing and shaping the digital experience around the customer. Read More
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Accor and Expedia believe there's a path to save the hotel-OTA relationship
Accor and Expedia believe there's a path to save the hotel-OTA relationship
By Marissa Trew - WebInTravel  | October 16, 2019
The hotel-online travel agency relationship has always been a tricky one. The two are co-dependent and must care for each other, but not too much. Read More
News | Online
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Booking.com pilots integrated flight booking service with Etraveli
By Linda Fox | October 15, 2019
Booking.com has partnered with Etraveli to pilot an integrated flight booking service. Read More
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Airline fraud on the rise, finger pointed at loyalty programs and data breaches
By Linda Fox | October 15, 2019
Online fraud attacks on airlines are increasing with loyalty schemes often the target, according to a report from Forter. Read More
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Thomas Cook - Tech lessons for small travel businesses from the fall of a giant
By George Dumitru - WBE.travel  | October 15, 2019
The reasons for Thomas Cook’s collapse will become clearer over time, but for now here are some of its issues which should provide SMEs with some talking points for the boardroom and water cooler alike. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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STARTUP STAGE: TripAbrood wants to be smart with family trip planning
By Linda Fox | October 14, 2019
TripAbrood is using artificial intelligence to build a virtual assistant to help book family vacations. Read More
Interview | Startups
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Southeast Asia, part 2: Investors, entrepreneurs look to specialized solutions in complex region
By Mitra Sorrells | October 14, 2019
For the second piece in our series on Southeast Asia we hear from some of the region's most active investors and entrepreneurs. Read More
News | Startups
The Phocuswright Conference 2019 preview - Google's time has come
The Phocuswright Conference 2019 preview - Google's time has come
By PhocusWire | October 11, 2019
The "super app" concept is not particularly new but it's clearly now part of the Google agenda for travel and a myriad of other services that have an impact on the lives of its users. Read More
News | Online
Bringing science and control to airline retail
Bringing science and control to airline retail
By Stanislava Yordanova - PROS  | October 10, 2019
In the next decade we should expect the disruption of the airline industry to continue to accelerate; however, it is the digital-first carriers that will lead the market. Read More
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How I Got Here, episode 8 - Stuart Crighton of Cleartrip
How I Got Here, episode 8 - Stuart Crighton of Cleartrip
By Kevin May | October 10, 2019
Cleartrip launched in India but now has half its business in the Middle East - co-founder and CEO Stuart Crighton joins David Litwak and Kevin May for the latest episode of How I Got Here to share the... Read More
Interview | Online
What billions of GDS data signals tell us about traveler booking behavior
What billions of GDS data signals tell us about traveler booking behavior
By Robert Brown - Travelport  | October 7, 2019
The report investigates the six dominant traveler personas that make up global travel bookings – solo travelers, families, business travelers, couples, weekenders, and groups. Read More
From Our Partners | Online
Q&A: Western Union on a complex but manageable world of currencies and payments
Q&A: Western Union on a complex but manageable world of currencies and payments
By PhocusWire | October 7, 2019
PhocusWire spoke to Jonathan Lee, Western Union's director for enterprise payment partnerships, to learn more about its analysis and views on the world of currencies and payments in the travel industry. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology