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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.


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Travel payments, part 1: Beyond credit cards and cash
By Mitra Sorrells | June 3, 2019
We begin our month-long series on travel payments with a look at some of the options for paying... Read More
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VIDEO: Exoticca - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2019
VIDEO: Exoticca - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2019
By PhocusWire | June 3, 2019
The curated marketplace for best value long-haul tour packages.... Read More
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Sounding Off: Stepping out from the crowd could be the only option
Sounding Off: Stepping out from the crowd could be the only option
By PhocusWire | May 31, 2019
Running an OTA, you find yourself in a vicious circle... where everyone is doing more or less the... Read More
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VIDEO: Facebook on inspiring travelers and connecting them to relevant brands
By Mitra Sorrells | May 31, 2019
Facebook’s head of global travel strategy Nikhilesh Ponde shared some of the company's plans for... Read More
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Welcome to a new era for online travel, where any brand can get left behind
Welcome to a new era for online travel, where any brand can get left behind
By Jeff Katz - Journera  | May 31, 2019
We spent the last two decades in the Transaction Era - making it easier to find and book the elements... Read More
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VIDEO: AviaSales on Google-proofing a travel business
By PhocusWire | May 31, 2019
Russia-based metasearch engine AviaSales has been in the market for ten years, so has seen... Read More
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VIDEO: HolidayPirates on winning social media and not using Google
By Kevin May | May 30, 2019
HolidayPirates is another of the outliers in the world of online travel in Europe that probably... Read More
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What to know about Gen Alpha, the new generation influencing travel decisions
What to know about Gen Alpha, the new generation influencing travel decisions
By Jill Menze | May 30, 2019
Generation Alpha - defined as those born after 2010 - plays an active role in family travel... Read More
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VIDEO: Booking.com on where it sees opportunity for growth
VIDEO: Booking.com on where it sees opportunity for growth
By Jill Menze | May 30, 2019
Where is there room for Booking.com - already one of the top players in online travel alongside Ctrip... Read More
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PODCAST: PhocusWire PundIT Show #17
PODCAST: PhocusWire PundIT Show #17
By PhocusWire | May 29, 2019
The first of our podcasts recorded during Phocuswright Europe in Amsterdam earlier this month is now... 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