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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.


Omio acquires fellow multi-modal platform Rome2rio
Omio acquires fellow multi-modal platform Rome2rio
By Kevin May | October 31, 2019
Rome2rio had previously raised a modest $3.1 million in funding - a tiny amount compared to the larger... Read More
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How I Got Here, episode 11 - Francis Davidson at Sonder
How I Got Here, episode 11 - Francis Davidson at Sonder
Joining hosts David Litwak of Mozio and PhocusWire's Kevin May for this week's episode is Francis... Read More
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Q&A: Travelfish's Stuart McDonald on the OYO and Instagram problems plaguing Southeast Asia
By Jill Menze | October 31, 2019
The Travelfish co-founder gets candid on why OYO's model is flawed, Google needs to relent and... Read More
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Vrbo tests unbranded listings, upsets property managers
Vrbo tests unbranded listings, upsets property managers
By Mitra Sorrells | October 30, 2019
Property managers are not pleased with Vrbo's test of removing property management company names from... Read More
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Curious where social media is going? The travel industry leads the way
Curious where social media is going? The travel industry leads the way
By Martin Stoll - Sparkloft Media.  | October 30, 2019
Travel and tourism has been leading content sharing well before the conception of today’s popular... Read More
Opinion | Online
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Southeast Asia a “melting pot of trends” in online travel
By Mitra Sorrells | October 30, 2019
Travel companies are expanding their offerings and forging partnerships to stay ahead in the... Read More
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Vacasa now a unicorn, lands largest vacation rental Series C at $319M
By Mitra Sorrells | October 29, 2019
Vacasa's latest investment is the largest such Series C round to date in the vacation rental... Read More
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Airbnb leads $60M investment in attraction bookings brand Tiqets
By Kevin May | October 29, 2019
Created in 2014, CEO and co-founder Luuc Elzinga has led the company through a number of investments,... Read More
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MiStay gets new funding from ah! Ventures
Hourly hotel booking company MiStay lands funding from Ah! Ventures
By Steven Lerner | October 29, 2019
Ah! Ventures, along with entrepreneur Sumit Nagpal, lead a new undisclosed funding round for... Read More
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The Phocuswright Conference 2019 preview - Activities become just part of the bigger jigsaw
The Phocuswright Conference 2019 preview - Activities become just part of the bigger jigsaw
By PhocusWire | October 25, 2019
Tours and activities operates from a position of acceptability from the wider industry - it is part of... 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