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.

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News / Online
EaseMyTrip acquires Traviate for B2B hotels push
By Linda Fox | November 2, 2021
EaseMyTrip hopes to gain a new revenue stream through the acquisition of Traviate. Read More
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From Our Partners / Technology
REPORT: Harness the power of the latest cache technology
By PhocusWire | November 1, 2021
There is pressure on the systems that work to ensure buyers and sellers are able to complete their shopping and booking experience efficiently and accurately. It's time for a new form of cache. Read More
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News / Online
JetBlue Vacations adds flight and cruise packages
By Jill Menze | October 19, 2021
As part of its ambitions to become a broader travel company, JetBlue is the first domestic U.S. airline to offer flight, cruise and hotel bookings in one place. Read More
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News / Online
Turismocity raises $6M and acquires Brazilian travel platform
By Mitra Sorrells | September 27, 2021
Argentina-based Turismocity says it is planning more acquisitions and investments as it aims to become one of the world's top travel companies. Read More
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News / Online
Travel + Leisure debuts travel subscription service
By Jill Menze | September 8, 2021
Called Travel + Leisure Club, the subscription service offers members access to preferred pricing, concierge services, exclusive experiences and a magazine subscription for $9.95 per month. Read More
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News / Startups
Travelport gives marketing innovation challenge to startups
By Kevin May | September 2, 2021
Travelport Accelerator is part of a new service called Travelport Focus, designed to concentrate on innovation in the industry and which is also supported by AWS. Read More
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From Our Partners / Online
REPORT: Influencing and activating travelers as travel recovers
By Hollis Thomases - PhocusWire | August 25, 2021
This exclusive report, produced by PhocusWire in association with TINT, examines what has come before and what comes next for travel brands as they utilize social to assist in their recovery efforts. Read More
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Opinion / Online
How subscription models can democratize luxury travel
By Brent Handler - Inspirato | August 20, 2021
Subscription-based innovations can bridge the affluent consumer’s desire for seamless travel experiences with accelerated upside for B2B travel purveyors. Read More
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News / Online
Despegar revenues up against 2020, still around half of 2019
By Kevin May | August 19, 2021
Latin America-focused Despegar captured $61 million in revenue in the second quarter of 2021, indicating a gradual uptick in activity in the region. Read More
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News / Online
Hyatt acquires Apple Leisure Group for $2.7B
By Kevin May | August 16, 2021
Included in the deal are all of ALG's subsidiaries, including the Trisept Solutions travel technology wing that provides tools for leisure travel operators. Read More
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News / Online
Lastminute.com Group points to strong travel rebound as financials improve
By Kevin May | August 5, 2021
The jump of 213% year-over-year points to a strong rebound for the business, especially in June when income was in line with pre-COVID levels despite lower booking volumes. Read More
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News / Technology
VIDEO: Easing the burden of paying for travel
By PhocusWire | August 4, 2021
What is the appeal of buy-now-pay-later for brands? What segments of the industry is it more popular than others? And what effect does it have on the business models of exissting brands? Read More
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News / Online
TravelLocal raises £2.5M to expand tailor-made tours, merges with Trip.me
By Kevin May | August 2, 2021
The deal is being touted as a means to capitalize on the anticipated boom in demand with a "once in a generation" opportunity to bring two growing brands together. Read More
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News / Startups
Exoticca lands $30M investment to develop packages platform
By Linda Fox | July 30, 2021
Multi-day packages operator Exoticca has now raised a total of $53 million. Read More
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News / Online
MisterFly looks to recovery with €10M investment round
By Linda Fox | July 28, 2021
Investment will go towards strengthening the company's financial position, technology development and potential acquisitions. Read More