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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.

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Amazon confirms flight booking launch (but little else known so far)
Amazon confirms flight booking launch (but little else known so far)
By Kevin May | May 20, 2019
Amazon gives very little away about its new travel strategy after acknowledging... Read More
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VIDEO: Rethinking the entry of Google in travel
VIDEO: Rethinking the entry of Google in travel
By Kevin May | May 20, 2019
A series of spiky (angry, even) tweets and comments during conferences over the years - that's been... Read More
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Latin America, part 3: The evolution of buses, bikes and scooters
By Mitra Sorrells | May 20, 2019
For part three in our series on Latin America's travel industry we take a look at some developments in... Read More
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Amazon quietly introduces flight bookings for users in India
Amazon quietly introduces flight bookings for users in India
By Kevin May | May 17, 2019
Perhaps the shape of things to come. The service is currently only for flights within India and is... Read More
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VIDEO: Brent Hoberman on the missed chance to buy Booking.com
VIDEO: Brent Hoberman on the missed chance to buy Booking.com
By Jill Menze | May 17, 2019
During a pair of interviews at Phocuswright Europe, Brent Hoberman discussed his investment strategy,... Read More
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Sounding Off: Empires on Edge ... now what?
Sounding Off: Empires on Edge ... now what?
By PhocusWire | May 17, 2019
For this special edition of Sounding Off, we've collected a series of quotes from Phocuswright Europe... Read More
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VIDEO: Airbnb plays down competition, says it welcomes new entries into home-sharing
VIDEO: Airbnb plays down competition, says it welcomes new entries into home-sharing
By Jill Menze | May 16, 2019
Speaking at Phocuswright Europe, Airbnb managing director of EMEA Jeroen Merchiers claimed: “We’re not... Read More
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VIDEO: eDreams Odigeo CEO Dana Dunne on mobile booking, harnessing data
By Linda Fox | May 16, 2019
Dana Dunne, CEO of eDreams Odigeo, shares thoughts on the company's progress over the past four years... Read More
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Are We There Yet? Introducing The Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | May 16, 2019
Are We There Yet? sets the stage for this year’s Phocuswright Conference, which takes place November... Read More
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TripAdvisor adds safety features to reviews
By Linda Fox | May 15, 2019
TripAdvisor has added new features to the platform enabling travelers to find reviews that include... 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