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.

ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
By PhocusWire | June 22, 2021
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
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | June 22, 2021
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
How I Got Here, episode 68 - Brett Tollman of The Travel Corporation
How I Got Here, episode 68 - Brett Tollman of The Travel Corporation
By PhocusWire | June 10, 2021
Brett Tollman became CEO of The Travel Corporation in 2000, overseeing a family business and one of the oldest groups of companies in the travel industry, as he explains to Mozio's David Litwak and... Read More
Interview | Online
Tourlane shakes up leadership, co-CEO strategy ends
Tourlane shakes up leadership, co-CEO strategy ends
By Kevin May | June 9, 2021
Julian Weselek will be sole CEO of the business and Julian Stiefel will move to a new position of chief growth officer. Read More
News | Online
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TUI enlists Nezasa to develop new multi-day tours platform
By Mitra Sorrells | June 1, 2021
The two companies will work together to create a platform for the digital production of personalized multi-day tours across all TUI markets.   Read More
News | Distribution
eDreams Odigeo highlights subscriptions and vaccines as routes to better times
eDreams Odigeo highlights subscriptions and vaccines as routes to better times
By Kevin May | May 27, 2021
The current slump in revenue comes despite what the online travel agency group says is a strong position to "ride the industry tailwinds" as the market begins to recover. Read More
News | Online
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MakeMyTrip optimistic of domestic recovery in second half of 2021
By Linda Fox | May 25, 2021
The company has seen gains from domestic tourism in the third and fourth quarter of its 2021 fiscal year but it expects the impact of the second wave of COVID-19 on its financial results to be greater... Read More
News | Online
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Lastminute.com Group sees bookings improvement, tweaks management
By Linda Fox | May 24, 2021
Lastminute Holding says it narrowed its net loss in Q1 2021 to €12.7 million versus €16.7 million in Q4 2020. Read More
News | Online
Trip.com Group points to "full recovery" in domestic travel
Trip.com Group points to "full recovery" in domestic travel
By Kevin May | May 19, 2021
The company, operator of the Ctrip, Skyscanner and Trip.com brands, says the group's overall revenues were mainly due to a "strong recovery" in March 2021. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Research Spotlight - Middle East travel report and recovery progress
VIDEO: Research Spotlight - Middle East travel report and recovery progress
By PhocusWire | May 18, 2021
Online travel bookings fell by 64% in the Middle East during 2020 - a signal that the region faired somewhat better than others around the world. Read More
News | Online
How I Got Here, episode 63 - Noah Brodsky of Travel + Leisure
How I Got Here, episode 63 - Noah Brodsky of Travel + Leisure
By PhocusWire | May 6, 2021
The formation of Travel + Leisure Co. in January this year marked an important milestone in the career trajectory of president of the Travel + Leisure Group, Noah Brodsky, as he explains to David Litwak... Read More
Interview | Online
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Hotelbeds chairman steps down, new CEO appointed
By Linda Fox | May 5, 2021
Joan Vilà is taking up a non-executive director role on the board of the Palma, Spain-based company and is handing the reins to newly appointed CEO, Nicolas Huss. Read More
News | Distribution
HalalBooking secures $5M to expand business, plots IPO exit
HalalBooking secures $5M to expand business, plots IPO exit
By Kevin May | April 19, 2021
The $5 million funding round is being positioned as a pre-Series B investment, with a further $15 million to follow during the second quarter of 2021. Read More
News | Online
How I Got Here, episode 60 - Alex Zozaya of Apple Leisure Group
How I Got Here, episode 60 - Alex Zozaya of Apple Leisure Group
By PhocusWire | April 15, 2021
The history of the organization is one marked with taking opportunities when they arise, guesswork and luck, plus making some crucial strategic decisions, as Zozaya explains to Mozio's David Litwak and... Read More
Interview | Online
Cleartrip sold to Indian consumer products marketplace Flipkart
Cleartrip sold to Indian consumer products marketplace Flipkart
By Kevin May | April 15, 2021
The Flipkart online marketplace, which has a customer base of over 300 million members, sells goods in more than 80 consumer categories. Read More
News | Online
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