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WATCH: Visualization of digital travel's most brutal financial quarter in history
WATCH: Visualization of digital travel's most brutal financial quarter in history
By PhocusWire | October 6, 2020
The second quarter in the financial calendar was always going to be the one where travel brands would... Read More
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VIDEO: Barceló Hotel Group adapts COVID response to market and customer demands
By Mitra Sorrells | October 6, 2020
With hotels in 22 countries, the company has had to customize its response to the pandemic.... Read More
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VIDEO: To rebuild successfully and sustainably, destinations must be cautious of “empty platitudes”
VIDEO: To rebuild successfully and sustainably, destinations must be cautious of “empty platitudes”
By Jill Menze | October 6, 2020
Speaking during Phocuswright Europe, the Travel Foundation CEO Jeremy Sampson says destinations need... Read More
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Selina acquires Remote Year in move to serve growing remote workforce
By Mitra Sorrells | October 6, 2020
Remote Year will continue as its own brand but the two companies will work together to create new... Read More
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COVID-19 could damage diversity and inclusion efforts in travel
By Jill Menze | October 5, 2020
According to Women in Hospitality, Travel & Leisure, the coronavirus crisis has exacerbated existing... Read More
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Expedia, Agoda, Traveloka, Ixigo on opportunities and challenges post-COVID
By Mitra Sorrells | October 2, 2020
The four online travel agencies are finding new ways to serve their primarily domestic audiences and... Read More
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Google says private accommodation is recovering faster than hotels on a global scale
By Linda Fox | October 1, 2020
The search giant highlights uncertainty, domestic trips and hygiene as dominating travel searches in... Read More
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Hotel guests want supplies over contactless tech, are willing to pay COVID surcharges
Hotel guests want supplies over contactless tech, are willing to pay COVID surcharges
By Jill Menze | October 1, 2020
According to a recent survey from HotelsByDay, hotel guests prioritize hand sanitation stations and... Read More
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Busbud raises 11M for expansion
Busbud lands $12M investment, plots global expansion of bus ticket platform
By Kevin May | September 30, 2020
The Series C funds for the Canada-based company will be used to fuel technology development, further... Read More
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Amazon launches virtual tours and activities for destinations
Amazon launches virtual tours and activities for destinations
By Kevin May | September 29, 2020
The Amazon Explore platform includes a sizable range of products ranging from virtual walking tours of... Read More
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March 26, 2019
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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
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