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VIDEO: Why loyalty programs are still relevant
VIDEO: Why loyalty programs are still relevant
By PhocusWire | March 25, 2021
Phocuswright analyst Mark Blutstein has carried out a study into what consumers think about loyalty... Read More
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PhocusWire Pulse: Loyalty For The Long Haul
PhocusWire Pulse: Loyalty For The Long Haul
By PhocusWire | March 25, 2021
Our second PhocusWire Pulse concentrates on the world of loyalty and how the industry is evolving to... Read More
News | Online
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Hopper closes $170M funding round, creates new B2B offering with Capital One as first partner
By Mitra Sorrells | March 24, 2021
Hopper is kicking off an ambitious growth plan that includes the launch of Hopper Cloud, selling its... Read More
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Blacklane signals hailing expansion and sustainability push with €22M investment round
Blacklane signals hailing expansion and sustainability push with €22M investment round
By Kevin May | March 24, 2021
The new round will be used to investment in local and regional rides and the development of... Read More
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Tripadvisor looks to raise $300M from convertible note offering
Tripadvisor looks to raise $300M from convertible note offering
By Kevin May | March 22, 2021
The company says it intends to issue the notes via a private offering, with a due date of 2026.... Read More
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First-party data: The elusive key to travel's recovery
By Tedd Evers - TripTuner | March 22, 2021
As travel resumes, brands need to adopt new tech-enabled listening techniques that don't rely on prior... Read More
Opinion | Online
Sounding Off: Consolidation in rentals will be the story of 2021
Sounding Off: Consolidation in rentals will be the story of 2021
By PhocusWire | March 19, 2021
What seems to be an important factor in this scenario is how the biggest platforms in the market, such... Read More
Interview | Online
Travelzoo reports revenues halved during 2020
Travelzoo reports revenues halved during 2020
By Kevin May | March 18, 2021
The company's 2020 earnings report released this week disclosed a decline from $105 million in 2019 to... Read More
News | Online
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How pandemic-led consumer behaviors might play out in travel
By Linda Fox | March 18, 2021
We look at some of Euromonitor's consumer trends for 2021 and how they're impacting travel and its... Read More
News | Online
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Hostelworld sees revenue decline 81%, continues to bet on experiences
By Linda Fox | March 17, 2021
Hostelworld says improvements in marketing, user experience and inventory will help it emerge stronger... 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
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