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LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | September 19, 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
Thomas Cook attempts a comeback, under new ownership and online-only
Thomas Cook attempts a comeback, under new ownership and online-only
By Kevin May | September 15, 2020
Thomas Cook will be a digital-only operation, operating as ThomasCook.com, with an emphasis on build-your-own packages to popular destinations around Europe. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: New Reality With... Jennifer Wilson-Buttigieg of Valerie Wilson Travel
VIDEO: New Reality With... Jennifer Wilson-Buttigieg of Valerie Wilson Travel
By PhocusWire | September 15, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Jennifer Wilson-Buttigieg, co-president and owner of Valerie Wilson Travel, one of the U.S.'s leading independent retail travel agencies. Read More
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Collaboration desperately needed between travel industry players if a recovery is going to be effective
Collaboration desperately needed between travel industry players if a recovery is going to be effective
By Kevin May | September 11, 2020
Some "smart initiatives" are being created to get travelers moving again, but not across the board unless there is better sense of partnership created across the industry. Read More
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Phocuswright Europe 2020 preview: Out of Office with… Fabio Cannavale
By PhocusWire | September 8, 2020
In a series of interviews with executives participating in the online event in September, PhocusWire finds out what they have learned from the COVID-19 crisis. Read More
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InPhocus, episode 22 - Selling travel in a different way
InPhocus, episode 22 - Selling travel in a different way
By PhocusWire | September 4, 2020
We discuss tactics around what agencies need from tech providers and then cover the need for state support in helping the industry get back on its feet and the fate of the ski sector (pertinent for one... Read More
News | Online
How I Got Here, episode 39 - Martin Rastellino of Despegar
How I Got Here, episode 39 - Martin Rastellino of Despegar
By PhocusWire | August 27, 2020
Martin Rastellino and four friends co-founded Despegar in Argentina. The story of its birth, growth and eventual IPO is told to Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May of PhocusWire. Read More
Interview | Online
AirAsia and Trip.com Group unite in digital travel services pact
AirAsia and Trip.com Group unite in digital travel services pact
By Kevin May | August 10, 2020
Flights, hotels, airport transfers and activities are included in the sharing of inventory across both platforms, with Trip.com Group's premium members getting "upgraded privileges" when they book... Read More
News | Online
Tripfuser lands £2.4M in funding, seeks further expansion
Tripfuser lands £2.4M in funding, seeks further expansion
By Linda Fox | May 29, 2020
Funding for the Australia-based company was led by the Royal Automobile Club of Victoria. Acting CEO Matt McCann takes up the role permanently. Read More
News | Startups
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Destination X - Smart strategies to do right now (instead of making promo videos)
By PhocusWire | May 12, 2020
There are some extremely important things destinations should be doing during this period of, for many, zero tourists coming in. Read More
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Destination X - Using the new normal to limit visitors and manage overtourism
Destination X - Using the new normal to limit visitors and manage overtourism
By PhocusWire | May 5, 2020
Aside from reduced pollution and car accidents, the crisis brought on by COVID-19 may offer an opportunity to make some much needed (and politically difficult) changes to tourism policies. Read More
News | Technology
ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
By PhocusWire | May 4, 2020
The backbone of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry is powered by technology and digital services. Here we capture new deals and partnerships, product launches and important hires, all in... Read More
News | Technology
Destination X - Rebounding from the fear of coronavirus on tourism
Destination X - Rebounding from the fear of coronavirus on tourism
By PhocusWire | April 14, 2020
Imagine how difficult it must be for travelers, many of whom will have an even bigger sense of unease about returning to the skies or hotels or places to visit, once the world and the industry try to... Read More
News | Online
Destination X - Five coronavirus recovery strategies for the tourism industry
Destination X - Five coronavirus recovery strategies for the tourism industry
By PhocusWire | April 7, 2020
The industry has the chance to reset and rethink as it looks to a future beyond COVID-19 - Destination X is a way to understand that opportunity. Read More
News | Technology
The digital travel revolution, next-gen consumers and the role of insurance
The digital travel revolution, next-gen consumers and the role of insurance
By PhocusWire | January 6, 2020
Over the course of two interviews, PhocusWire spoke to Beth Godlin, president at the Aon Travel Practice, about a wide range of issues in the travel industry. Read More
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