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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.


Airbnb and hotel distribution - (almost) one year in
Airbnb and hotel distribution - (almost) one year in
By Jill Menze | January 23, 2019
As the Airbnb and SiteMinder deal nears its one-year anniversary, here's an update on how the... Read More
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Minding your language - Booking Holdings' study shows English a possible barrier to online adoption
Minding your language - Booking Holdings' study shows English a possible barrier to online adoption
By Linda Fox | January 22, 2019
The study of 1,000 digital leaders and experts in China, India and Indonesia reveals that 79% view the... Read More
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OpenTable now lets customers use points for hotels on Kayak
OpenTable now lets customers use points for hotels on Kayak
By Christina Jelski - Travel Weekly  | January 22, 2019
Booking Holdings has activated a new loyalty benefit for OpenTable, allowing diners to redeem their... Read More
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Ryanair offers direct distribution for European hotels via Siteminder
Ryanair offers direct distribution for European hotels via Siteminder
By Linda Fox | January 21, 2019
One element of Ryanair's "Amazon Of Travel" strategy remains - giving European hotels a direct... Read More
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HomeExchange builds alternative model to take on rentals with Netflix-style subscription
By Linda Fox | January 18, 2019
A subscription service, rather than pay-per-stay, is at the heart of the recently merged rental... Read More
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TripAdvisor talks "holistic" approach to vacation rentals, new integrations
TripAdvisor talks "holistic" approach to vacation rentals, new integrations
By Jill Menze | January 18, 2019
A new partnership with software company Guesty is helping TripAdvisor refine its Rentals business.... Read More
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Airline mobile app usage is on the rise, bike and scooter apps freewheeling
By Linda Fox | January 17, 2019
App Annie's State of Mobile report reveals travel and wider mobile app trends.... Read More
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Conference time ahead - Phocuswright Europe 2019 and WIT Middle East
Conference time ahead - Phocuswright Europe 2019 and WIT Middle East
By PhocusWire | January 17, 2019
Phocuswright Europe returns to the Dutch city of Amsterdam on May 15 and 16 this year. WIT Middle East... Read More
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Outdoorsy 50 million series C
Outdoorsy rides off with $50M to expand its RV rental marketplace
By Mitra Sorrells | January 17, 2019
Peer-to-peer RV rental platform Outdoorsy has raised $50 million in Series C funding that will be used... Read More
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On The Beach makes NDC direct connection with Emirates to assist long-haul push
By Linda Fox | January 16, 2019
The online travel agency is claiming it is the first in the U.K. to have a direct connection with... Read More
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Fragmentation continues to shape the competitive landscape for hoteliers
January 23, 2019
Fragmentation continues to shape the competitive landscape for hoteliers
This analysis examines how the hospitality industry, from accommodation options to distribution... Read More
REPORT: Dynamic travel packaging - The next game-changer
January 18, 2019
REPORT: Dynamic travel packaging - The next game-changer
Dynamic packaging has been growing and evolving for the past ten years and this trend will continue to... Read More
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January 16, 2019
What customers want from travel brands on mobile in 2019
Travelers are searching more, booking more and buying more on mobile—yet most travel brands aren’t... Read More