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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.


CEO interview Dreamlines Felix Schneider
In The Big Chair - Felix Schneider of Dreamlines
By Mitra Sorrells | January 16, 2019
Dreamlines, with €107 million in funding over seven rounds, is the largest online travel agency... Read More
Interview | Online
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How cognitive technologies might evolve in travel in 2019
By Linda Fox | January 15, 2019
Deloitte says the use of cognitive technologies, such as natural language processing, machine learning... Read More
News | Technology
Pinterest travel marketing personas
Pinterest creates “travel personas” to help marketers drive conversions
By Mitra Sorrells | January 15, 2019
Pinterest has developed discrete user personas to help travel brands target their marketing campaigns... Read More
News | Online
TripAdvisor launches Sponsored Placements for Experiences, giving Bokun suppliers top visibility
TripAdvisor launches Sponsored Placements for Experiences, giving Bokun suppliers top visibility
By Jill Menze | January 15, 2019
TripAdvisor is introducing Sponsored Placements to its Experiences division - specifically, to... Read More
News | Online
Ryanair closes key part of "Amazon Of Travel" strategy: Ryanair Holidays
Ryanair closes key part of "Amazon Of Travel" strategy: Ryanair Holidays
By Kevin May | January 14, 2019
The product was a major component of the low-cost carrier's strategy to dive deep into the world of... Read More
News | Online
Attention, startups: Apply now for Phocuswright Europe Battleground
Attention, startups: Apply now for Phocuswright Europe Battleground
By PhocusWire | January 11, 2019
It’s that time of year again for startups to demonstrate their fresh ideas to the brightest minds in... Read More
News | Online
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IATA Pay looks to reduce payment costs for airlines, completes first test
By Linda Fox | January 9, 2019
IATA Pay, a partnership between Ipagoo and IATA, completes its first test with airlines in a live... Read More
News | Technology
A new record? Two million room nights booked online in a single day... in one country
A new record? Two million room nights booked online in a single day... in one country
By Kevin May | January 9, 2019
Meituan-Dianping is claiming a record of sorts this week. The company, which sells good and services... Read More
News | Online
Marriott and Expedia's battle over commissions could trigger industry-wide overhaul
Marriott and Expedia's battle over commissions could trigger industry-wide overhaul
By Linda Fox | January 8, 2019
Expedia and Marriott are said to be near agreement on fee negotiations, other large hotel players are... Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: Lyft on trying to build loyalty and being a collaborator
VIDEO: Lyft on trying to build loyalty and being a collaborator
Lyft and Uber are intertwined in almost every way, whether they like it or not - product, financial... Read More
News | Online
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Fragmentation continues to shape the competitive landscape for hoteliers
January 23, 2019
Fragmentation continues to shape the competitive landscape for hoteliers
This analysis examines how the hospitality industry, from accommodation options to distribution... Read More
REPORT: Dynamic travel packaging - The next game-changer
January 18, 2019
REPORT: Dynamic travel packaging - The next game-changer
Dynamic packaging has been growing and evolving for the past ten years and this trend will continue to... Read More
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January 16, 2019
What customers want from travel brands on mobile in 2019
Travelers are searching more, booking more and buying more on mobile—yet most travel brands aren’t... Read More