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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 | October 24, 2020
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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Vrbo president Jeff Hurst on its 25-year legacy, COVID and the future
Vrbo president Jeff Hurst on its 25-year legacy, COVID and the future
By Kevin May | October 23, 2020
Jeff Hurst talks about the key moments in the Vrbo story, the impact that the arrival of Airbnb had on... Read More
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Sounding Off: Can Google really be fair?
Sounding Off: Can Google really be fair?
By PhocusWire | October 23, 2020
Whatever happens in the coming months (perhaps even years) with the Google antitrust suit,... Read More
Interview | Online
RedDoorz expands with launch of Sans brand
RedDoorz expands with launch of Sans brand
By WebInTravel | October 22, 2020
The brand will be rolled out next month, initially in Indonesia, with five new properties targeted by... Read More
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Booking.com launches flight search and booking in the U.S.
Booking.com launches flight search and booking in the U.S.
By Kevin May | October 22, 2020
U.S. customers can now search, book and pay for air tickets on Booking.com, a year after flights were... Read More
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Travel brands eager for a hit on Google might be disappointed
Travel brands eager for a hit on Google might be disappointed
By Robert Cole - RockCheetah and Phocuswright | October 22, 2020
Travel industry expert and analyst Robert Cole dives into the antitrust probe into Google and finds... Read More
Opinion | Online
How I Got Here, episode 47 - Brad Bao of Lime
How I Got Here, episode 47 - Brad Bao of Lime
By PhocusWire | October 22, 2020
Lime is on a mission to overhaul the way people think about urban mobility, whether it's with bikes or... Read More
Interview | Online
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VIDEO: How crisis planning kept this tourism company strong through COVID
By Mitra Sorrells | October 22, 2020
Orascom Development Holding chairman Samih Sawiris shares his crisis planning strategy at Phocuswright... Read More
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RVshare raises $100M to expand peer-to-peer marketplace
By Mitra Sorrells | October 22, 2020
RVshare, which has more than 100,000 recreational vehicles available for rent through its platform,... Read More
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The Phocuswright Conference 2020 program is live - but what happened in 2019?
By PhocusWire | October 21, 2020
The event in Florida in November 2019 was one of Phocuswright's biggest in its history, with a broad... 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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