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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.


Airbnb says its estimated direct economic impact tops $100B
Airbnb says its estimated direct economic impact tops $100B
By Jill Menze | July 1, 2019
Airbnb is reporting its guest community has generated more than $100 billion in estimated direct... Read More
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How Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency might fit into travel
By Linda Fox | July 1, 2019
Concerns are not surprising given the probes into the social media platform around privacy and wider... Read More
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VIDEO: What Asia Pacific is teaching the travel industry
VIDEO: What Asia Pacific is teaching the travel industry
By Kevin May | July 1, 2019
The recently appointed EVP for online travel agencies and managing director for Asia Pacific at... Read More
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Sounding Off: The first six months of PhocusWire's weekly editorials in 2019
Sounding Off: The first six months of PhocusWire's weekly editorials in 2019
By PhocusWire | June 28, 2019
This week we bring you the full archive from the first six months of 2019 - here in one place.... Read More
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Taxi2Airport hails €2.2M in funding, plots B2B partnership growth
By Linda Fox | June 28, 2019
Taxi2Airport has announced €2.2M in new funding and plans to invest in extending its B2B partnerships... Read More
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The Amazon effect on travel customer service: Patience is no longer a virtue
The Amazon effect on travel customer service: Patience is no longer a virtue
By Ford Blakely - Zingle  | June 28, 2019
The old saying that patience is a virtue is no longer valid. Not in today’s world, where top brands... Read More
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Q&A: Payment complexities in the growing tours and activities sector
By Mitra Sorrells | June 28, 2019
Flywire's Colyn Smyth discusses some of the challenges related to payments in the tours and activities... Read More
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Huangbaoche brings in $50M for guided tour driver platform
Huangbaoche brings in $50M for guided tour driver platform
By Kevin May | June 27, 2019
The Series C round into the Beijing, China-based company comes just 15 months after another $50... Read More
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The Phocuswright Conference 2019 - speakers announced, secure a registration discount
The Phocuswright Conference 2019 - speakers announced, secure a registration discount
By PhocusWire | June 27, 2019
The boss of one of the online travel brands of the moment, OYO Rooms, makes a welcomes return to... Read More
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Booking.com CEO Gillian Tans moves aside, Glenn Fogel steps in
Booking.com CEO Gillian Tans moves aside, Glenn Fogel steps in
By Kevin May | June 26, 2019
The sudden change at the top of Booking.com, announced today, is effective immediately and ends a... 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