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Airbnb launches new portal with resources for governments, tourism organizations
By Mitra Sorrells | September 24, 2020
Airbnb says it has created the new "City Portal" to help communities benefit from its marketplace.... Read More
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VIDEO: Gillian Tans of Booking.com on diversity and leadership in travel
VIDEO: Gillian Tans of Booking.com on diversity and leadership in travel
By PhocusWire | September 23, 2020
The Booking.com chairwoman discusses her career path at the business and the challenges the industry... Read More
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The Phocuswright Conference is moving entirely online in November
The Phocuswright Conference is moving entirely online in November
By PhocusWire | September 23, 2020
The Phocuswright Conference Online 2020 will be a platform for smart insights and healthy debate as we... Read More
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CitizenM targets remote workers with new corporate subscription plan
By Mitra Sorrells | September 23, 2020
Amsterdam-based CitizenM's monthly flat-rate plan provides three nights of stays, three hours of... Read More
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Uber targets commuters as businesses get back to the office
Uber targets commuters as businesses get back to the office
By Kevin May | September 22, 2020
Uber will introduce Employee Group Rides and Business Charter services as pilots projects in North... Read More
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Booking.com introduces longer-stay rates
Booking.com introduces longer-stay rates
By Christina Jelski - Travel Weekly | September 22, 2020
The move is largely designed to bolster Booking.com's homes and apartments business, which has... Read More
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Reevaluating travel risk through the lens of equality, diversity and inclusion
Reevaluating travel risk through the lens of equality, diversity and inclusion
By Rhiannon Parker - Intertek Cristal | September 22, 2020
Notably missing from the dialogue around diversity and inclusion in the travel industry is critically... Read More
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Healthy Sail Panel recommends 74 steps to reduce COVID-19 risk on cruise ships
By Mitra Sorrells | September 22, 2020
Specialists say a focus on testing, the use of face coverings, enhanced sanitation and other measures... Read More
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Airbnb courts digital nomads as it continues push for long-term stays
Airbnb courts digital nomads as it continues push for long-term stays
By Jill Menze | September 21, 2020
Airbnb says the home-share company is seeing an increase in digital nomads booking long-term stays as... Read More
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Holidu raises new €5M investment, backed by a former Booking.com boss
Holidu raises new €5M investment, backed by a former Booking.com boss
By Kevin May | September 21, 2020
Booking.com's former CEO, Kees Koolen, has put forward €4 million of his own money into the... Read More
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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
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