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Once upon a time, a cruise ship left the harbor... 366 days in the life of the travel industry
Once upon a time, a cruise ship left the harbor... 366 days in the life of the travel industry
By Mitra Sorrells / Linda Fox | January 20, 2021
As we mark the one-year milestone of COVID's first impact on the travel industry, we review how key... Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Hilton on an evolving digital environment for accommodation
VIDEO: Hilton on an evolving digital environment for accommodation
By PhocusWire | January 20, 2021
With leisure travel stalled, meetings and events cancelled and short-term rentals taking the... Read More
News | Online
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | January 20, 2021
PhocusWire's live blog is charting the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry and the sector's... Read More
News | Online
Pana snags $3.5M investment to develop new travel manager tools
Pana snags $3.5M investment to develop new travel manager tools
By Kevin May | January 19, 2021
The round of £3.6 million was led by RTP Ventures and included participation from investors Matt... Read More
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Why Bill Gates is wrong and business travel won’t die in 2021
By Steve Black - Topia | January 19, 2021
The co-founder of Topia, which provides visibility into employee location and business travel, argues... Read More
Opinion | Online
Cocoonr signs €1M investment round for its vacation rental platform
Cocoonr signs €1M investment round for its vacation rental platform
By Kevin May | January 18, 2021
Backing the company in the round are George Sampeur of the B&B Hotel group and Gwenne G, among other... Read More
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Black U.S. travelers make decisions based on safety, representation
Black U.S. travelers make decisions based on safety, representation
By Jill Menze | January 18, 2021
According to MMGY Global, Black U.S. travelers are more influenced by safety concerns and marketing... Read More
News | Online
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Microsoft, Oracle, Salesforce to create standards for storing, sharing vaccination records
By Mitra Sorrells | January 18, 2021
The goal is to give consumers the ability to store an encrypted copy of their immunization credential... Read More
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Sounding Off: Venture capital providers are not demonstrating diversity with investments
Sounding Off: Venture capital providers are not demonstrating diversity with investments
By PhocusWire | January 15, 2021
Perhaps a question at the top of a founder's list, when under the spotlight during a pitch, is what is... Read More
Interview | Online
AirAsia calls itself an "OTA challenger" amid big digital travel ambitions
AirAsia calls itself an "OTA challenger" amid big digital travel ambitions
By Linda Fox | January 15, 2021
AirAsia.com is drawing on its 75 million customer base, loyalty program and joining the data dots to... Read More
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March 26, 2019
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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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