Packaging


PhocusWire's in-depth coverage of the packaging and package travel sector, featuring news, analysis, interviews, research and more on the brands and their strategies, executives and positions in the market.

WEBINAR ALERT! Reimagining travel payments for stronger 2021 recovery
WEBINAR ALERT! Reimagining travel payments for stronger 2021 recovery
By PhocusWire | November 30, 2020
Join our travel payments experts and gain valuable insights about redesigning your global payments strategy for a faster and stronger recovery. Read More
News | Technology
Trust, confidence and responsiveness - a checklist for travel brands
Trust, confidence and responsiveness - a checklist for travel brands
By Salesforce | November 30, 2020
Airlines, cruise companies and hotels scrambled to transform their business strategies and address customer concerns ‐ all while keeping their employees and guests safe from the virus. Read More
From Our Partners | Online
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | November 30, 2020
PhocusWire's live blog is charting the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry and the sector's efforts to recover. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Wayaj - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: Wayaj - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 27, 2020
Reducing carbon emissions on every hotel booking/trip made globally to combat climate change. Read More
Interview | Online
VIDEO: BeRightBack - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: BeRightBack - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 25, 2020
Billed as the Netflix of travel, BeRightBack is the world's first travel subscription service that removes all of the hassle for travelers. Read More
Interview | Startups
eDreams Odigeo sees signs of improvement during European summer
eDreams Odigeo sees signs of improvement during European summer
By Kevin May | November 19, 2020
The Spain-based online travel agency group brought in €34.4 million in the quarter ending September 30 (its fiscal year's second quarter) - a 75% slump on the same period in 2020 Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Halalbooking - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: Halalbooking - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 19, 2020
HalalBooking is the world’s leading search and booking website for halal-friendly travel, allowing you to book hotels and villas online. Read More
Interview | Online
COVID-19 and its impact on the customer journey for online travel agencies
COVID-19 and its impact on the customer journey for online travel agencies
By Robert Brown - Travelport | November 18, 2020
To help OTAs overcome challenges from the pandemic, Travelport has launched a new report detailing tactics OTAs can use to improve conversions in the era of COVID-19 and to futureproof their businesses. Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
Tourlane secures $20M investment to assist financial stability and product roadmap
Tourlane secures $20M investment to assist financial stability and product roadmap
By Kevin May | November 18, 2020
The company, which specializes in providing customized multi-day packages, has now attracted north of $100 million in investment since 2016. Read More
News | Online
Despegar gets gentle uptick in fortunes from Brazil and Mexico domestic travel
Despegar gets gentle uptick in fortunes from Brazil and Mexico domestic travel
By Kevin May | November 12, 2020
Despegar is operating on revenues down 91% year-over-year despite seeing high demand for travel in two of its major markets during the third quarter of 2020. Read More
News | Online
Lastminute.com Group enjoys summer rebound but 2020 revenues still down 55%
Lastminute.com Group enjoys summer rebound but 2020 revenues still down 55%
By Kevin May | November 11, 2020
The online travel business says all its main performance metrics increased significantly over the May to August period, compared to the mass lockdown-hit months of March and April. Read More
News | Online
Hot 25 Startups 2021: BeRightBack
Hot 25 Startups 2021: BeRightBack
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
The BeRightBack system creates itineraries for subscribers based on their preferences such as type of trip, destinations and preferred airports and times. Read More
Interview | Startups
Exoticca secures €5M to expand package travel platform
Exoticca secures €5M to expand package travel platform
By Kevin May | October 28, 2020
Exoticca's investment is being led by Milano Investment Partners, with participation from K Fund, Bonsai Partners, Pase Capital, Kibo Ventures and Sabadell Venture Capital.  Read More
News | Online
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STARTUP STAGE: aiTravelers wants to remove the search pain from travel
By Linda Fox | October 26, 2020
The company is a subscription-based online travel platform that uses artificial intelligence to match users with the best travel options. Read More
Interview | Startups
Empowering travel brands to optimize marketing during challenging times
Empowering travel brands to optimize marketing during challenging times
By Facebook | October 19, 2020
We take an in-depth look at lift studies and how travel brands in particular can use them to understand channel performance and inform budget decisions. Read More
From Our Partners | Online
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