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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.


Welcome Pickups speeds off with €3.3M to grow "holistic" in-destination service
Welcome Pickups speeds off with €3.3M to grow "holistic" in-destination service
By Jill Menze | March 22, 2019
The Athens, Greece-based company will use the funds to build a traveler app and grow its team and... Read More
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VIDEO: How tourism boards tackle the digitalization of activities
VIDEO: How tourism boards tackle the digitalization of activities
By Kevin May | March 21, 2019
A tourism office explains how technologies such as blockchain, data management and others will reshape... Read More
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Highly connected hotel industry continues to be vulnerable to cyber attacks
By Linda Fox | March 20, 2019
Fraud in travel is on the up, according to a number of recently released reports from experts in the... Read More
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Accommodation providers want brand "hijacking" on Google to be made illegal
Accommodation providers want brand "hijacking" on Google to be made illegal
By Linda Fox | March 19, 2019
The Bed and Breakfast Association is supporting a petition to make bidding by OTAs on a B&B or hotel’s... Read More
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In the green room at Phocuswright Europe with ... Henrik Kjellberg
In the green room at Phocuswright Europe with ... Henrik Kjellberg
By PhocusWire | March 19, 2019
In a series of interviews with executives participating at the event in Amsterdam in May, PhocusWire... Read More
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Mysterious algorithms and higher rankings top tour and activity issues
By Linda Fox | March 18, 2019
Online travel giants bidding on branded keywords, the value provided by OTAs and the quirks of ranking... Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: GetGuided wants to connect corporate travelers with tours
By Linda Fox | March 18, 2019
GetGuided wants to work with hotels, travel management companies and directly with corporates to bring... Read More
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VIDEO: GetYourGuide on being a startup and doing things differently
VIDEO: GetYourGuide on being a startup and doing things differently
By Kevin May | March 18, 2019
PhocusWire caught up with Tao Tao, GetYourGuide's chief operating officer, during the recent Arival... Read More
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Sounding Off: The dilemmas that face growing companies
Sounding Off: The dilemmas that face growing companies
By PhocusWire | March 15, 2019
The long road ahead of Airbnb after its HotelTonight acquisition is a familiar one that many brands... Read More
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Sabre takes inspiration from Spotify to help hotels sell more
By Linda Fox | March 15, 2019
Sabre Hospitality plans to release technology later this year enabling hotels to sell rooms 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