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LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | April 20, 2021
PhocusWire's live blog is charting the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry and the sector's... Read More
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Expedia unveils rebrand in major push to capture travel demand
Expedia unveils rebrand in major push to capture travel demand
By Jill Menze | April 19, 2021
Expedia is debuting a new look and product offerings on its quest to become consumers’ "ultimate... Read More
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HalalBooking secures $5M to expand business, plots IPO exit
HalalBooking secures $5M to expand business, plots IPO exit
By Kevin May | April 19, 2021
The $5 million funding round is being positioned as a pre-Series B investment, with a further $15... Read More
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What are travelers on Google searching for?
What are travelers on Google searching for?
By Jill Menze | April 19, 2021
According to TripsToDiscover, searches are up dramatically for travel products since January 1, 2021.... Read More
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Sounding Off: Remote working on a cruise will require more than curiosity
Sounding Off: Remote working on a cruise will require more than curiosity
By PhocusWire | April 16, 2021
It will take more than just a steady set of sea legs and desire to hang out with thousands of cruise... Read More
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Marriott partners with Uber to expand Bonvoy loyalty program
By Jill Menze | April 15, 2021
Marriott Bonvoy members can earn points by ordering food delivery via Uber Eats or requesting select... Read More
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How I Got Here, episode 60 - Alex Zozaya of Apple Leisure Group
How I Got Here, episode 60 - Alex Zozaya of Apple Leisure Group
By PhocusWire | April 15, 2021
The history of the organization is one marked with taking opportunities when they arise, guesswork and... Read More
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Cleartrip sold to Indian consumer products marketplace Flipkart
Cleartrip sold to Indian consumer products marketplace Flipkart
By Kevin May | April 15, 2021
The Flipkart online marketplace, which has a customer base of over 300 million members, sells goods in... Read More
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As ride-hail companies recover, there are too few drivers to meet demand
As ride-hail companies recover, there are too few drivers to meet demand
By Dawit Habtemariam - BTN | April 15, 2021
Ride-hailing companies are reporting a shortage of drivers as demand for their services picks up.... Read More
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Bandwango raises $3M to build its activities platform for destinations
By Mitra Sorrells | April 14, 2021
Bandwango's Destination Experience Engine packages free and paid experiences that DMOs and other... Read More
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REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
March 26, 2019
REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
In this white paper, carried out in partnership with PROS, we look at the various stages of airlines... Read More
Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
March 4, 2019
Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
The cost and effort of maintaining a direct connect to the GDS may have been more than hotels had... Read More
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
March 1, 2019
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
A detailed study by RateGain’s data science lab probes into event scenarios to get insights that will... Read More
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