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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.


AARP retools travel product with comprehensive offering for 55+ demographic
AARP retools travel product with comprehensive offering for 55+ demographic
By Nick Vivion | April 17, 2014
At $120 billion, baby boomers are one of the most active demographics in travel. This cohort can be an... Read More
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Report: Trivago UK nearly vanishes from Google search visibility
Report: Trivago UK nearly vanishes from Google search visibility
By Sean O'Neil | April 17, 2014
Trivago.co.uk, the British arm of the hotel search engine owned by travel giant Expedia Inc, appears... Read More
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Instant messaging flies into travel - WeChat adds flight booking service
Instant messaging flies into travel - WeChat adds flight booking service
By Karthick Prabu | April 17, 2014
WeChat, the mobile-based messaging service, has added the ability to make flight reservations to its... Read More
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Peek at Starwood's Google Glass app, in beta [IMAGES]
Peek at Starwood's Google Glass app, in beta [IMAGES]
By Sean O'Neil | April 16, 2014
Google Glass isn't going away, despite the wishes of some travel companies. And Starwood, a chain of... Read More
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Ad watch: Where ad dollars are going and consumer sentiment related to local search
Ad watch: Where ad dollars are going and consumer sentiment related to local search
By Nick Vivion | April 16, 2014
Marketers: here's a bit of data that pegs consumer sentiment and marketing spend as we head into the... Read More
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Indian OTA Yatra raises $23 million, increases focus on hotels and packages
Indian OTA Yatra raises $23 million, increases focus on hotels and packages
By Karthick Prabu | April 16, 2014
Yatra, one of India's leading online travel agencies, has raised about $23 million (INR 140 crore) in... Read More
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Activity concierge Sosh reduces friction with OpenTable integration
Activity concierge Sosh reduces friction with OpenTable integration
By Nick Vivion | April 15, 2014
Sosh, the human-powered city concierge app that curates activities and events, has integrated with... Read More
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To encourage planned spontaneity, HotelTonight adds citywide rate forecasts
To encourage planned spontaneity, HotelTonight adds citywide rate forecasts
By Sean O'Neil | April 15, 2014
HotelTonight, the San Francisco mobile booking startup, is encouraging its users to procrastinate with... Read More
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Google study: Online travel purchases by channel, steps taken and time period
Google study: Online travel purchases by channel, steps taken and time period
By Karthick Prabu | April 15, 2014
With customer buying behavior constantly evolving, online travel brands are constantly tuning their... Read More
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In a flashback to 2009, Turkish Airlines claims world first travel blog
In a flashback to 2009, Turkish Airlines claims world first travel blog
By Kevin May | April 15, 2014
First rule of PR is to never claim a "first" unless you are 100% sure it's true or it won't raise a... Read More
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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
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