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Startup pitch: Eoasia enables travellers to book Asian tours and activities online
Startup pitch: Eoasia enables travellers to book Asian tours and activities online
By Karthick Prabu | January 22, 2014
Booking tours and activities online is a hot trend in the Asian travel industry alongside taxi mobile... Read More
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Skyscanner's airfare data opened to airlines, airports, and marketers for B2B Big Data access
Skyscanner's airfare data opened to airlines, airports, and marketers for B2B Big Data access
By Sean O'Neil | January 22, 2014
Without fanfare, Skyscanner, a metasearch company, has jumped into the Big Data game. Travel players... Read More
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Seatback digital billboards: Airline trays are about to get a tech-heavy makeover
Seatback digital billboards: Airline trays are about to get a tech-heavy makeover
By Nick Vivion | January 22, 2014
Thanks to Clear Channel Airports, one of the most unchanged elements of the in-flight experience is... Read More
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Not only about big investment - A guide to bootstrapping a travel startup
Not only about big investment - A guide to bootstrapping a travel startup
By Stephen Joyce | January 22, 2014
So you’ve got an incredible, game-changing idea for a travel startup and now you’re trying to figure... Read More
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Uber's rollercoaster ride: fluctuating prices, physical attack in Paris, moral attack in SFO
Uber's rollercoaster ride: fluctuating prices, physical attack in Paris, moral attack in SFO
By Karthick Prabu | January 22, 2014
Uber has had an eventful 2014, so far, be it the heavy price cut it announced for UberX in many... Read More
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Markets slam Expedia over a reported Google penalty, but revenue impact may be tiny
Markets slam Expedia over a reported Google penalty, but revenue impact may be tiny
By Sean O'Neil | January 21, 2014
Expedia Inc's stock (EXPE) was pummelled earlier today by 4% in early US exchange trading. The selloff... Read More
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HEDNA New Orleans brings payments, devices and connectivity to the forefront for hotels
HEDNA New Orleans brings payments, devices and connectivity to the forefront for hotels
By Nick Vivion | January 21, 2014
The recent Hotel Electronic Distribution Networking Association conference brought together... Read More
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Travelers will smile about service, but are irate over internet
Travelers will smile about service, but are irate over internet
By Margaret Ady | January 21, 2014
Like millions of others, I traveled to see my family for the holidays. While on the road, I ended up... Read More
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It's marketing, Jim, but not as we know it
It's marketing, Jim, but not as we know it
By PhocusWire | January 21, 2014
MARKETING: Consumer-facing marketing seems to evolve at a wonderfully rapid pace and it keeps many a... Read More
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All Nippon Airways pulls controversial TV ad, but sees YouTube hits soar
All Nippon Airways pulls controversial TV ad, but sees YouTube hits soar
By Karthick Prabu | January 21, 2014
[video_popup width="805" height="454" video_link="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jgzAOCmWA0"... Read More
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