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Latin Americans love to travel – and your company should seize this market
Latin Americans love to travel – and your company should seize this market
By PhocusWire | November 12, 2019
EBANX's head of travel, Matthew Nutting, highlights the growth of Latin America’s travel market and how traveling is intrinsically tied into Latin America’s way of life. Read More
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How I Got Here, episode 12 - Travis Pittman of TourRadar
How I Got Here, episode 12 - Travis Pittman of TourRadar
By Kevin May | November 7, 2019
Multi-day tours are the subject of this episode as TourRadar co-founder and CEO Travis Pittman joins hosts David Litwak of Mozio and PhocusWire's Kevin May. Read More
Interview | Online
RateGain names Harmeet Singh as CEO, plots multiple acquisitions in platform ramp-up
RateGain names Harmeet Singh as CEO, plots multiple acquisitions in platform ramp-up
By Kevin May | October 21, 2019
The arrival is being heralded as a significant appointment for the travel technology provider as it seeks to grow its presence in the U.S. and continue on its recent acquisition run. Read More
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On the path to purchase, younger travelers book sooner, brand loyalty shrinks long-term
On the path to purchase, younger travelers book sooner, brand loyalty shrinks long-term
By Steven Lerner | October 21, 2019
Package trip businesses might want to reexamine marketing strategies for reaching different audiences. Read More
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Surviving Thomas Cook: Damage to hotel ecosystem shows distribution mix is vital anywhere
By Douglas Green - Duetto  | October 17, 2019
For those hotels now in the eye of the Thomas Cook storm, better days could lie ahead if they get more strategic with their channel distribution. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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Thomas Cook - Tech lessons for small travel businesses from the fall of a giant
By George Dumitru - WBE.travel  | October 15, 2019
The reasons for Thomas Cook’s collapse will become clearer over time, but for now here are some of its issues which should provide SMEs with some talking points for the boardroom and water cooler alike. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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VIDEO: Hotelbeds on the opportunity for hotels in the airline distribution channel
By Linda Fox | October 2, 2019
Hotelbeds talks to PhocusWire at the World Aviation Festival 2019 about the $2 billion opportunity for hotels in the airline distribution channel Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: Volaris on building next-generation loyalty models
VIDEO: Volaris on building next-generation loyalty models
By Kevin May | September 30, 2019
PhocusWire spoke to Carolyn Prowse, chief commercial officer at Volaris, to find out how the airline approaches the retail model and where it can go next. Read More
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Ctrip scores £1.3B in revenue for second quarter in a row, will change name to Trip.com Group
Ctrip scores £1.3B in revenue for second quarter in a row, will change name to Trip.com Group
By Kevin May | September 10, 2019
Executive chairman James Liang says the move is to position the brand further as a global player, ending almost 20 years as Ctrip. Read More
News | Online
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TravelLocal brings broadcaster Channel 4 on board for Series A funding
By Linda Fox | August 23, 2019
TravelLocal is getting airtime from Channel 4 as it brings the U.K. broadcaster on for its Series A funding. Read More
News | Online
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In The Big Chair - Jan Gerlach of Peakwork
By Linda Fox | August 21, 2019
Peakwork was founded in 2009 and provides software to connect supply from airlines, bedbank and other travel companies with online and off distributors. Read More
Interview | Technology
Careful what you wish for: Attribute-based selling isn't all it's cracked up to be
Careful what you wish for: Attribute-based selling isn't all it's cracked up to be
By Tim Peter - Tim Peter, Associates, & Tim Peter - Tim Peter & Associates | August 15, 2019
It doesn't seem that guests really need attribute-based selling, and it's unrealistic to assume that the model will both improve prices for guests and drive more revenue. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Four online travel agency myths to stop believing now
Four online travel agency myths to stop believing now
By Peter O’Connor - Essec Business School  | August 8, 2019
OTAs suffer from some image problems amongst many hoteliers, often due to misconceptions or misinformation about how they work. So, let's bust some myths. Read More
Opinion | Online
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MakeMyTrip narrows operating losses after growth across air, hotels and bus divisions
By Linda Fox | July 30, 2019
Group chairman and chief executive Deep Kalra hailed “strong business growth” in the “peak travel quarter” despite softer domestic demand. Read More
News | Online
REPORT: Can AI help OTAs earn customer loyalty?
REPORT: Can AI help OTAs earn customer loyalty?
By Marisa Garcia  | July 22, 2019
In this report, we’ll explore how using advanced technology and artificial intelligence can help OTAs and metasearch companies gain a competitive edge on bookings. Read More
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