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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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Vacasa now a unicorn, lands largest vacation rental Series C at $319M
By Mitra Sorrells | October 29, 2019
Vacasa's latest investment is the largest such Series C round to date in the vacation rental... Read More
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Airbnb leads $60M investment in attraction bookings brand Tiqets
By Kevin May | October 29, 2019
Created in 2014, CEO and co-founder Luuc Elzinga has led the company through a number of investments,... Read More
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MiStay gets new funding from ah! Ventures
Hourly hotel booking company MiStay lands funding from Ah! Ventures
By Steven Lerner | October 29, 2019
Ah! Ventures, along with entrepreneur Sumit Nagpal, lead a new undisclosed funding round for... Read More
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The Phocuswright Conference 2019 preview - Activities become just part of the bigger jigsaw
The Phocuswright Conference 2019 preview - Activities become just part of the bigger jigsaw
By PhocusWire | October 25, 2019
Tours and activities operates from a position of acceptability from the wider industry - it is part of... Read More
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Why zero‐friction is the future of the travel industry
Why zero‐friction is the future of the travel industry
By Facebook Business  | October 24, 2019
The modern traveler expects nothing less than a frictionless experience and the travel companies that... Read More
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Asia Pacific losses mask Travelzoo’s overall revenue growth in Q3
Asia Pacific losses mask Travelzoo’s overall revenue growth in Q3
By Steven Lerner | October 23, 2019
The travel deals business reported a 2.2% increase in revenue to $25.5 million for the third quarter... Read More
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TripAdvisor helps hoteliers boost direct bookings through new Sponsored Placements feature
By Jill Menze | October 23, 2019
TripAdvisor is introducing a direct-booking feature to its Sponsored Placements product for... Read More
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Q&A: Agoda CMO on how it tackles Southeast Asia
Q&A: Agoda CMO on how it tackles Southeast Asia
By Jill Menze | October 23, 2019
Agoda chief marketing officer Ittai Chorev discusses how the platform tries to deliver on what... Read More
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Google to shut Touring Bird app, tours and activities added to core travel portfolio
By Jill Menze | October 22, 2019
Touring Bird has flown the coop from Google’s Area 120 internal incubator to the search giant’s core... Read More
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Remote Year raises $5M to promote "digital nomad" experience
Remote Year raises $5M to promote "digital nomad" experience
By Steven Lerner | October 22, 2019
The early stage venture/Series B round, led by Lightbank, brings the company’s total funding to date... 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