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.

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
From Our Partners | Technology
VIDEO: Nezasa - Launch pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Nezasa - Launch pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | December 4, 2019
Incremental selling of personalized trips: from static to live itineraries. Read More
Interview | Technology
VIDEO: Despegar's CEO on growth and navigating regional challenges
VIDEO: Despegar's CEO on growth and navigating regional challenges
By Mitra Sorrells | November 28, 2019
Despegar CEO Damian Scokin discussed the Latin American OTA's plans for continued growth, including new products and partnerships, during an interview at The Phocuswright Conference. Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: Beachy - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Beachy - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | November 27, 2019
This software solution integrates beach, pool and F&B operations, increasing revenue and delivering an unparalleled guest experience. Read More
Interview | Startups
Latin Americans love to travel – and your company should seize this market
Latin Americans love to travel – and your company should seize this market
By PhocusWire | November 12, 2019
EBANX's head of travel, Matthew Nutting, highlights the growth of Latin America’s travel market and how traveling is intrinsically tied into Latin America’s way of life. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
How I Got Here, episode 12 - Travis Pittman of TourRadar
How I Got Here, episode 12 - Travis Pittman of TourRadar
By Kevin May | November 7, 2019
Multi-day tours are the subject of this episode as TourRadar co-founder and CEO Travis Pittman joins hosts David Litwak of Mozio and PhocusWire's Kevin May. Read More
Interview | Online
RateGain names Harmeet Singh as CEO, plots multiple acquisitions in platform ramp-up
RateGain names Harmeet Singh as CEO, plots multiple acquisitions in platform ramp-up
By Kevin May | October 21, 2019
The arrival is being heralded as a significant appointment for the travel technology provider as it seeks to grow its presence in the U.S. and continue on its recent acquisition run. Read More
News | Technology
On the path to purchase, younger travelers book sooner, brand loyalty shrinks long-term
On the path to purchase, younger travelers book sooner, brand loyalty shrinks long-term
By Steven Lerner | October 21, 2019
Package trip businesses might want to reexamine marketing strategies for reaching different audiences. Read More
News | Online
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Surviving Thomas Cook: Damage to hotel ecosystem shows distribution mix is vital anywhere
By Douglas Green - Duetto  | October 17, 2019
For those hotels now in the eye of the Thomas Cook storm, better days could lie ahead if they get more strategic with their channel distribution. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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Thomas Cook - Tech lessons for small travel businesses from the fall of a giant
By George Dumitru - WBE.travel  | October 15, 2019
The reasons for Thomas Cook’s collapse will become clearer over time, but for now here are some of its issues which should provide SMEs with some talking points for the boardroom and water cooler alike. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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VIDEO: Hotelbeds on the opportunity for hotels in the airline distribution channel
By Linda Fox | October 2, 2019
Hotelbeds talks to PhocusWire at the World Aviation Festival 2019 about the $2 billion opportunity for hotels in the airline distribution channel Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: Volaris on building next-generation loyalty models
VIDEO: Volaris on building next-generation loyalty models
By Kevin May | September 30, 2019
PhocusWire spoke to Carolyn Prowse, chief commercial officer at Volaris, to find out how the airline approaches the retail model and where it can go next. Read More
News | Online
Ctrip scores £1.3B in revenue for second quarter in a row, will change name to Trip.com Group
Ctrip scores £1.3B in revenue for second quarter in a row, will change name to Trip.com Group
By Kevin May | September 10, 2019
Executive chairman James Liang says the move is to position the brand further as a global player, ending almost 20 years as Ctrip. Read More
News | Online
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TravelLocal brings broadcaster Channel 4 on board for Series A funding
By Linda Fox | August 23, 2019
TravelLocal is getting airtime from Channel 4 as it brings the U.K. broadcaster on for its Series A funding. Read More
News | Online
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