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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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Sonder valued at $1B following $210M Series D round
By Jill Menze | July 11, 2019
The round puts the hospitality brand at $400 million in total funding and a valuation of more than $1... Read More
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Lonely Planet continues latest digital rebirth with new design
Lonely Planet continues latest digital rebirth with new design
By Kevin May | July 11, 2019
The new look comes just a handful of months after the deployment of a new CEO for Lonely Planet and... Read More
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In The Big Chair - Damian Scokin of Despegar
By Linda Fox | July 11, 2019
Despegar was created in 1999 as one of Latin America's first online travel agencies. Based in Buenos... Read More
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Authorities bare teeth on travel data breaches for second time, announce large fine for Marriott
By Linda Fox | July 10, 2019
ICO, the information authority, plans to fine Marriott International more than £99 million for the... Read More
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Few "travel innovations" get the thumbs up by corporate travelers on the go
Few "travel innovations" get the thumbs up by corporate travelers on the go
By Linda Fox | July 10, 2019
Research from CWT reveals how much business travelers like the technology they use versus how much... Read More
News | Technology
OYO rebrands recent buy @Leisure to OYO Vacation Homes
OYO rebrands recent buy @Leisure to OYO Vacation Homes
By Kevin May | July 9, 2019
Just two months after announcing its plan to buy @Leisure Group, OYO Rooms has closed the deal and... Read More
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VIDEO: Finding the travel opportunity in the Middle East
VIDEO: Finding the travel opportunity in the Middle East
By Jill Menze | July 9, 2019
Speaking at Phocuswright Europe, Ross Veitch of Wego and Stephan Ekbergh of... Read More
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inDriver ride hailing launches in India
Name-your-fare ride-hailing company inDriver adds service in India
By Mitra Sorrells | July 9, 2019
Ride-hailing company inDriver is launching in Chandigarh and says it now serves 26 million riders in... Read More
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British Airways will "vigorously" defend position following huge fine for data breach
British Airways will "vigorously" defend position following huge fine for data breach
By Linda Fox | July 8, 2019
The hack, believed to have started in June last year, involved information such as log-in information,... Read More
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VIDEO: Insights and truths in online travel from Asia Pacific
VIDEO: Insights and truths in online travel from Asia Pacific
By PhocusWire | July 8, 2019
Every online travel brand or tech company makes mistakes along the way - they would be foolhardy to... 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