Packaging


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Maintaining the power and influence of online travel agencies
By PhocusWire | October 4, 2018
One of the central tenets of the Power Paradox in travel is how some of the biggest brands ever assembled in the industry "have aggregated the content, established the trust and amassed the war chests... Read More
News | Online
To win with online travel in Asia, go local (or go home)
To win with online travel in Asia, go local (or go home)
By Siew Hoon Yeoh - WebInTravel | October 3, 2018
Developments in APAC will require different thinking and tactics on the part of foreign brands that wish to be part of the “next billion users” market. Read More
News | Online
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Rajesh Magow
By PhocusWire | October 2, 2018
With responsibility for MakeMyTrip’s business strategy and operational leadership in India, Magow has helped the company become a leader in the country’s online travel industry, with more than $4... Read More
Interview | Online
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In The Big Chair - Deep Kalra of MakeMyTrip
By Mitra Sorrells | September 25, 2018
Deep Kalra founded MakeMyTrip in 2000 in the United States to help the country’s Indian community manage its travel to and from India. It started operations within India in 2005 and now offers flights,... Read More
Interview | Distribution
Inside the complicated world of cancellation fees and non-refundable bookings
Inside the complicated world of cancellation fees and non-refundable bookings
By Stefano Petrazzoli - Chargebacks911 | September 14, 2018
In this digital era, we’re used to booking our ticket, but often then have separate extras to consider, like choosing our seat, eating in-flight meals, hold luggage, among others. Read More
Opinion | Online
How travel agents are working differently with technology
How travel agents are working differently with technology
By Mary Pat Sullivan - TravelAge West | September 5, 2018
Travel agents have had quite a longstanding relationship with technology. Read More
News | Technology
The ultimate directory for tours and activities
The ultimate directory for tours and activities
By Douglas Quinby - Arival | September 4, 2018
The list of online travel resellers in tours, activities and attractions is long and constantly changing. At Arival we’ve been hard at work compiling them. Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
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Subtle change to users, big impact on brands - Google search and hotels
By Pablo Delgado - Mirai | August 27, 2018
The real estate on Google's search engine results pages has changed dramatically over the course of the last decade.   Read More
News | Online
STARTUP STAGE: SpareFare creates a sharing economy for travel refunds
STARTUP STAGE: SpareFare creates a sharing economy for travel refunds
By Kevin May | August 22, 2018
London-based SpareFare has developed a mechanism and platform so that travelers can get their money back on non-refundable ticket reservations on hotels or airlines. Read More
Interview | Startups
On The Beach takes offline chance with £20M Classic Collection deal
On The Beach takes offline chance with £20M Classic Collection deal
By Kevin May | August 16, 2018
Proof that online travel brands are still have an eye on opportunities in the physical world, with On The Beach buying luxury travel brand for travel agents, Classic Collection. Read More
News | Online
Expedia Group pays $60M to buy out AirAsia from AirAsiaGo platform
Expedia Group pays $60M to buy out AirAsia from AirAsiaGo platform
By Kevin May | August 14, 2018
An investment of $60 million has brought to an end a seven-year joint venture between Expedia Group and AirAsia to sell the airline's tickets alongside hotels. Read More
News | Online
Dnata acquires German tour operator Tropo
Dnata acquires German tour operator Tropo
By Mitra Sorrells | August 13, 2018
Dnata, a Dubai-based provider of ground handling, cargo, travel and flight catering services for 300 airline customers in six continents, has acquired German tour operator Tropo. Read More
News | Distribution
Utrip claims new tool brings travel planning closer to Netflix and Amazon models
Utrip claims new tool brings travel planning closer to Netflix and Amazon models
By Linda Fox | July 17, 2018
Utrip, a personalization platform for travel, has been testing a destination discovery experience driven by artificial intelligence. Read More
News | Technology
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In The Big Chair - Dana Dunne of eDreams Odigeo
By Kevin May | July 13, 2018
The former EasyJet and AOL executive is steering the company through a critical time for online travel agencies, with a mixture of frenemy-type partnerships and focus on markets that work. Read More
Interview | Online
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Why it’s time to take a braver approach to travel loyalty
By Ariane Gorin - Expedia Partner Solutions | July 11, 2018
In 2018, many elements of the industry are at some kind of crossroads. Read More
From Our Partners | Online