Opinion
From travel manager to travel enabler: How policies, standards and roles must change as travel resumes
From travel manager to travel enabler: How policies, standards and roles must change as travel resumes
By Mike Koetting - SAP Concur | September 18, 2020
As organizations revisit travel policies and safety standards, travel managers will find themselves playing a new role, shifting from a traditional gatekeeper to an enabler.... Read More
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Airbnb will get to its long-awaited IPO with a spring in its step
Airbnb will get to its long-awaited IPO with a spring in its step
By Steven Jankowski - AllTheRooms | September 17, 2020
Higher volumes of short-term rental bookings have allowed Airbnb to get its IPO plans back on track.... Read More
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NDC in 2020: so close but too far?
NDC in 2020: so close but too far?
By Pedro Anderson - Winding Tree | September 16, 2020
There are a few hurdles that remain along our journey towards a more innovative, flexible and extensible distribution capability.... Read More
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How new approaches to interlining can help airlines rebuild capacity post-COVID
By Patrick Edmond - Air Black Box | September 15, 2020
With new interlining strategies based on better collaboration and partnerships, airlines can position themselves to generate more revenue as traffic resumes.  ... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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10 tips for hoteliers to capture direct international sales as travel resumes
By Pablo Delgado - Mirai | September 14, 2020
 Hoteliers should adopt these tips to ensure OTAs aren’t getting more of their international business.... Read More
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Using the coronavirus pandemic to bring some innovation to business travel
By Susan Lichtenstein - DigiTravel Consulting | September 11, 2020
Now is a good time to address the many pain points in corporate travel purposes.... Read More
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Breaking out of the silo: How hotels can redefine commercial success
Breaking out of the silo: How hotels can redefine commercial success
By Mike Chuma - IDeaS Revenue Solutions | September 11, 2020
In the era of COVID, revenue management is being remade again by an unprecedented level of uncertainty and the redefinition of guest value.... Read More
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How hotels can work alongside Google in the post-pandemic era, part two
How hotels can work alongside Google in the post-pandemic era, part two
By Max Starkov | September 10, 2020
In the second part of this analysis, we look at how hotels can implement a post-crisis Google strategy.... Read More
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Change fees are gone, now can we fix the rest of what’s wrong with airline pricing?
By Jeff Klee - AmTrav | September 9, 2020
Delta, United and American airlines have announced they are eliminating change fees, but AmTrav CEO Jeff Klee says there is still much work to be done to fix airline pricing.... Read More
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As fewer people fly, destination marketing becomes a domestic game
As fewer people fly, destination marketing becomes a domestic game
By Bill Obreiter - ADARA | September 8, 2020
For destination marketers, it’s critical to understand how to navigate this new world, where fewer people will be flying. ... Read More
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How hotels can work alongside Google in the post-pandemic era, part one
By Max Starkov | September 7, 2020
Despite the COVID-led crisis in the industry, hotel marketers cannot ignore Google in the same manner as they could not have done so over any of the previous 20 years. ... Read More
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How attractions can use AI to boost local tourism
How attractions can use AI to boost local tourism
By Don White - Satisfi Labs | September 4, 2020
Here's how three areas of the local tourism experience will be impacted by technology optimized for the COVID-19 world.... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Approval for business travel is changing, plan for considered travel permission
By Jenny Thornton, ATPI | September 2, 2020
Trip approval for corporate travelers is changing with duty of care in the spotlight as lockdown eases.... Read More
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Can travel become less dependent on Google in a post-pandemic world?
By Mario Gavira | September 1, 2020
Travel marketers may want to use this time to reinvent their strategies to avoid falling once again under the iron grip of Google. ... Read More
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Pricing principles to help hotels maximize revenue during COVID-19
Pricing principles to help hotels maximize revenue during COVID-19
By Vikram Singh | August 31, 2020
Hotels need a "back-to-basics" approach to pricing management, with a focus on facts not feelings.... Read More
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