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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.


Tours and activities provider BeMyGuest raises $400,000 angel fund
Tours and activities provider BeMyGuest raises $400,000 angel fund
By Karthick Prabu | October 21, 2013
More goings on in the tours and activities sector. Singapore-based tours and activities player... Read More
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Google urges travel brands to make it simple, personal and mobile
Google urges travel brands to make it simple, personal and mobile
By Kevin May | October 21, 2013
Google has released the findings of a hefty travel study this week - the results of which are being... Read More
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MasterCard targets TMCs with Travel Controller's virtual card tech
MasterCard targets TMCs with Travel Controller's virtual card tech
By Sean O'Neil | October 21, 2013
Giant payment network MasterCard said today that it is piloting its own virtual card number technology... Read More
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70,000 signatures for Save Airbnb in New York City petition
70,000 signatures for Save Airbnb in New York City petition
By Sean O'Neil | October 21, 2013
On October 11, Airbnb, an Internet marketplace that helps people rent rooms, received a handy... Read More
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Turning the ugly duckling of the travel industry into a beautiful swan
Turning the ugly duckling of the travel industry into a beautiful swan
By Stephen Joyce | October 21, 2013
There have been days in the not so distant past when I have felt like an ugly duckling, paddling about... Read More
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GoBook makes impressive debut, sweeps aside Expedia - Top New Zealand travel websites, September 2013
GoBook makes impressive debut, sweeps aside Expedia - Top New Zealand travel websites, September 2013
By PhocusWire | October 20, 2013
Heavy promotion for the launch of GoBook has seen it jump straight into number one spot in the list of... Read More
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Localisation as a brand - how to launch in a completely new market
Localisation as a brand - how to launch in a completely new market
By Karthick Prabu | October 18, 2013
Wego launched its Taiwan website in May 2013, since then its booking revenue has been growing at 20%... Read More
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How to predict within four hours if a Kickstarter project will fail
How to predict within four hours if a Kickstarter project will fail
By PhocusWire | October 18, 2013
STARTUPS: Online crowd-funding service Kickstarter has evolved massively during 2013 - and, some... Read More
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MyGola raises $1.5 million in bid to become top travel planning site
MyGola raises $1.5 million in bid to become top travel planning site
By Karthick Prabu | October 17, 2013
Travel planning service Mygola has raised $1.5 million in Series A funding in an aim to become the... Read More
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Travel agents feel the pinch of the Internet - and it doesn't hurt that much
Travel agents feel the pinch of the Internet - and it doesn't hurt that much
By Nick Vivion | October 17, 2013
At a recent invite-only roundup for American Express-affiliated travel agents, the assembled agents... Read More
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