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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.


Return on Ethics - abandoning high‐pressure sales tactics can make travel marketing better
Return on Ethics - abandoning high‐pressure sales tactics can make travel marketing better
By Parry Malm - Phrasee  | September 2, 2019
Natural anxieties about travel make consumers particularly susceptible to pressure tactics, with the... Read More
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Festicket in double acquisition for Event Genius and Ticket Arena
Festicket in double acquisition for Event Genius and Ticket Arena
Event Genius is a ticketing and point of sale system for customers, whilst sister brand Ticket Arena... Read More
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Business travel, part 5: The evolution to "any channel" management
By Mitra Sorrells | August 28, 2019
Experts predict changes to both business models and how technology is used will together open new... Read More
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The Phocuswright Conference 2019 - program, dissecting the theme, discount
The Phocuswright Conference 2019 - program, dissecting the theme, discount
By PhocusWire | August 27, 2019
Are we there yet? Yes and no, depending on who you ask in the travel, tourism and hospitality... Read More
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Zhiketong raises $42.5M to develop WeChat-led hotel marketing tool
Zhiketong raises $42.5M to develop WeChat-led hotel marketing tool
By Kevin May | August 27, 2019
The service is designed entirely around using the WeChat social media platform for brands. The... Read More
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OYO looks to recruit 1,000 in Europe as part of €300M investment in vacation arm
OYO looks to recruit 1,000 in Europe as part of €300M investment in vacation arm
By Linda Fox | August 26, 2019
The vacation rental arm came into being following OYO’s acquisition of @Leisure for €360 million in... Read More
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Sounding Off: As a founder, don't be an arrogant technologist
Sounding Off: As a founder, don't be an arrogant technologist
By PhocusWire | August 23, 2019
The trappings of the common startup founder are plentiful. But thinking it through from the beginning... Read More
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TravelLocal brings broadcaster Channel 4 on board for Series A funding
By Linda Fox | August 23, 2019
TravelLocal is getting airtime from Channel 4 as it brings the U.K. broadcaster on for its Series A... Read More
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Why loyalty programs are key to meeting business travelers' demands
Why loyalty programs are key to meeting business travelers' demands
By Phil Seward - Collinson  | August 23, 2019
With demand for business travel only continuing to increase, airlines, airports and hotels are turning... Read More
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My Method... How Google's tailored ads helped Eurostar reach potential customers
By Becky Power - Google  | August 23, 2019
PhocusWire asked Becky Power, sector director for travel at Google, to talk through how the search... 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