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Philip Wolf - a force of nature who led, listened and laughed
Philip Wolf - a force of nature who led, listened and laughed
By Kevin May | March 17, 2021
Very few people in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry have not felt the impact of Philip... Read More
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Phocuswright founder Philip Wolf dies at 64
Phocuswright founder Philip Wolf dies at 64
By PhocusWire | March 16, 2021
Wolf, a champion of online travel since the late-1980s, launched Phocuswright, the internet travel... Read More
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Airbnb's financial performance signifies shift in traveler behavior
Airbnb's financial performance signifies shift in traveler behavior
By Luca Zambello - Jurny | March 16, 2021
As travelers begin planning trips again, it is a good time to look at the trends driving Airbnb’s... Read More
Opinion | Online
WATCH: Visualization of how 2020 ended for public digital travel brands
WATCH: Visualization of how 2020 ended for public digital travel brands
By Kevin May | March 16, 2021
After an initial flurry of activity for travel brands in the third quarter, as lockdown restrictions... Read More
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Zero travel is the career opportunity travel managers have been waiting for
Zero travel is the career opportunity travel managers have been waiting for
By Tristan Smith - Egencia | March 15, 2021
Virtual meetings are suddenly the default option. Now travel managers must drive a more strategic... Read More
Opinion | Online
What Vacasa acquiring TurnKey means for the market and rental's recovery
What Vacasa acquiring TurnKey means for the market and rental's recovery
By Jill Menze | March 15, 2021
Property management and vacation rental specialists weigh in on Vacasa's recent acquisition of TurnKey... Read More
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Sounding Off:  Brave or foolhardy - a tip of the hat for trying
Sounding Off: Brave or foolhardy - a tip of the hat for trying
By PhocusWire | March 12, 2021
 There will be some who consider it a brand extension too far; others will admire Kayak for... Read More
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Q&A: Why this startup founder designed a home-share platform with women's safety in mind
Q&A: Why this startup founder designed a home-share platform with women's safety in mind
By Jill Menze | March 12, 2021
Following a harassment episode at an Airbnb, startup founder Yaa Priscilla Birago created... Read More
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Despegar "encouraged" by Q4 2020 performance, cautions "bumpy" road ahead
Despegar "encouraged" by Q4 2020 performance, cautions "bumpy" road ahead
By Jill Menze | March 11, 2021
Room nights increased quarter-over-quarter, while on a year-over-year basis, transactions and room... Read More
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Intrepid Travel enters strategic partnership with Genairgy on pursuit to become $1B adventure travel company
Intrepid Travel enters strategic partnership with Genairgy on pursuit to become $1B adventure travel company
By Jill Menze | March 11, 2021
Intrepid says the partnership, which will facilitate the company’s growth strategy in four key areas,... 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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