Packaging


VIDEO: Uplift - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Uplift - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | January 18, 2019
Uplift is the leading provider of flexible, seamless, pay-over-time consumer financing solutions for the travel industry. Read More
Interview | Technology
VIDEO: PerfectStay - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: PerfectStay - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | January 18, 2019
Big brands can fully realize their potential for packaged travel sales with this B2B travel operator. Read More
Interview | Startups
REPORT: Dynamic travel packaging - The next game-changer
REPORT: Dynamic travel packaging - The next game-changer
By PhocusWire | January 18, 2019
Dynamic packaging has been growing and evolving for the past ten years and this trend will continue to 2020 and beyond. This in-depth report finds out why. Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
Ryanair closes key part of "Amazon Of Travel" strategy: Ryanair Holidays
Ryanair closes key part of "Amazon Of Travel" strategy: Ryanair Holidays
By Kevin May | January 14, 2019
The product was a major component of the low-cost carrier's strategy to dive deep into the world of airline retail - but the service has come to an end after just two years. Read More
News | Online
Myths about being the "Amazon Of Travel" (and other retail challenges)
Myths about being the "Amazon Of Travel" (and other retail challenges)
By Kieron Branagan - OpenJaw Technologies | January 10, 2019
I have found that there are a set of common themes and common challenges that come through during conversations with airlines. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
VIDEO: Odysseus Solutions - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Odysseus Solutions - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | January 3, 2019
A mobile-ready booking engine to dynamically build cruise packages using individual flight schedules, transfer times and cruise departures. Read More
Interview | Technology
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STARTUP STAGE: Jubel combines high-tech and high-touch trip-planning
By Mitra Sorrells | December 28, 2018
Jubel combines artificial intelligence and travel specialists to create customized proposals - including destinations, hotels and transportation – based on clients' personal preferences and styles.... Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: Affirm - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Affirm - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 27, 2018
Affirm allows your customers to pay for their trips over time via monthly installments offered at the point of sale. Read More
Interview | Technology
Nezasa lands $2.5M round to expand TripBuilder agent tech
Nezasa lands $2.5M round to expand TripBuilder agent tech
By Kevin May | December 24, 2018
Swiss startup Nezasa has secured a $2.5 million funding round in a package led by SVC For Risk Capital. Read More
News | Technology
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Tourlane raises $24M for agent-led trip tool, plans to nearly double staff
By Mitra Sorrells | December 7, 2018
Berlin-based Tourlane, which offers online booking of custom itineraries planned by travel specialists, has raised $24 million in Series B funding.   Read More
News | Startups
Skylark - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
Skylark - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 4, 2018
What's the future of luxury travel? It's what we all want: convenience, transparency, value, service - and amazing vacations. Read More
Interview | Startups
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Technically Speaking - Rajnish Kumar of Ixigo
By Mitra Sorrells | November 9, 2018
Ixigo CTO Rajnish Kumar co-founded the travel marketplace in 2007. The platform provides price comparison and booking for flights, hotels, trains, busses and holiday packages. Ixigo now has 90 million... Read More
Interview | Distribution
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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
Phocuswright Conference 2018 preview Rajesh Magow
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