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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.


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Mysterious algorithms and higher rankings top tour and activity issues
By Linda Fox | March 18, 2019
Online travel giants bidding on branded keywords, the value provided by OTAs and the quirks of ranking... Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: GetGuided wants to connect corporate travelers with tours
By Linda Fox | March 18, 2019
GetGuided wants to work with hotels, travel management companies and directly with corporates to bring... Read More
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VIDEO: GetYourGuide on being a startup and doing things differently
VIDEO: GetYourGuide on being a startup and doing things differently
By Kevin May | March 18, 2019
PhocusWire caught up with Tao Tao, GetYourGuide's chief operating officer, during the recent Arival... Read More
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Sounding Off: The dilemmas that face growing companies
Sounding Off: The dilemmas that face growing companies
By PhocusWire | March 15, 2019
The long road ahead of Airbnb after its HotelTonight acquisition is a familiar one that many brands... Read More
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Sabre takes inspiration from Spotify to help hotels sell more
By Linda Fox | March 15, 2019
Sabre Hospitality plans to release technology later this year enabling hotels to sell rooms and other... Read More
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Drivezy eyes $100M investment round and international growth
Drivezy eyes $100M investment round and international growth
By Kevin May | March 15, 2019
The round will bring its total to-date in the region of £250 million, through a combination of debt... Read More
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In the Big Chair - Nicolas Brusson of BlaBlaCar
In the Big Chair - Nicolas Brusson of BlaBlaCar
By Linda Fox | March 15, 2019
BlaBlaCar is an online marketplace for carpooling. Founded in France is 2006, it has since grown to... Read More
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Online travel agency giants spent $10.6B on marketing in 2018 (but look closer)
Online travel agency giants spent $10.6B on marketing in 2018 (but look closer)
By Kevin May | March 14, 2019
The $10 billion-plus level of combined marketing between the pair masks a dramatic slowing down of... Read More
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The push and pull of travel advertising
The push and pull of travel advertising
By Phocuswright Research  | March 14, 2019
Products have their strengths, and travel brands need to diversify their ad channel mix to maintain a... Read More
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My Method... Booking.com's marketing director on its new brand advertising strategy
By Mitra Sorrells | March 14, 2019
Booking.com's U.S. regional marketing director breaks down the thinking behind the OTA's new brand... 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