Phocuswright Conference 2022

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News / Startups
Virgin Atlantic partners with Fetcherr on AI-driven pricing model
By Derek Catron | July 12, 2023
Virgin Atlantic is the first airline to adopt Fetcherr’s fully automated generative AI technology that can move pricing up or down based on predicted market variables.   Read More
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News / Startups
TerraPay raises $100M to expand global payments infrastructure
By Derek Catron | April 12, 2023
Travel is one sector TerraPay is targeting for growth as it aims to reach 150 countries by 2024. Read More
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News / Technology
Flybondi, TravelX partner to issue tickets as an NFT
By Derek Catron | April 6, 2023
Flybondi passengers that activate the NFT version of their ticket can transfer or sell the ticket up to 72 hours before departure.    Read More
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News / Online
Uber on its future plans for travel products
By Mitra Sorrells | January 19, 2023
Uber’s head of growth and new products for travel and airports, Loren Kosloske, discusses the company’s future plans related to multi-modality, flights and hotels.   Read More
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News / Technology
The short-, mid- and long-term future of tokenization in travel
By Norm Rose - Phocuswright Research | January 18, 2023
The tokenized future will allow consumers to put forth their travel requirements and have suppliers bid on their needs in a transparent and immutable record, where hidden costs are reduced and the true... Read More
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News / Technology
Key trends in business travel tech innovation
By PhocusWire | January 12, 2023
Amtrav’s Jeff Klee and Tripkicks’ Jeff Berk discuss where they see opportunities to enhance the business travel experience through new strategies and new technology.   Read More
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News / Online
How travel companies can best prepare for future shocks
By Mitra Sorrells | January 6, 2023
Global futurist Rohit Talwar encourages travel leaders to “unlearn” past views and assumptions to enable them to prepare for the range of opportunities – and shocks – that may lie ahead.  Read More
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News / Distribution
Key components of modern hotel technology and revenue strategies
By Mitra Sorrells | January 5, 2023
IDeaS' Klaus Kohlmayr and Hudson Crossing's George Roukas share how they would design distribution and revenue management if they operated a hotel. Read More
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Interview / Online
In The Big Chair LIVE - Sam Jain of Fareportal
By Linda Fox | January 5, 2023
Fareportal, which is based in New York, has seven travel companies in its portfolio and employs more than 2,000 people across a number of locations including the U.K., Mexico, Canada and India. Read More
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Interview / Technology
Video: Mystifly – Phocuswright Conference Launch innovator
By PhocusWire | January 4, 2023
Singapore-based Mystifly offers a suite of solutions to streamline airline distribution, fulfillment and payments.   Read More
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News / Online
How TMCs are blending automation with human support
By Kathryn Walson | January 3, 2023
Executives from CWT and Flight Centre Travel Group discuss challenges facing the business travel sector including the need for more customer service and a focus on sustainability. Read More
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Interview / Technology
Video: Sabre - Phocuswright Conference Launch innovator
By PhocusWire | January 3, 2023
Sabre Hospitality president Scott Wilson explains the company’s new SynXis Retail Studio solution. Read More
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News / Startups
Startups Lucia and BLCK forge ahead with scholarship backing
By Kathryn Walson | December 23, 2022
Samella Watson and Grace McBride talk about how the Philip C. Wolf Memorial Scholarship, including access to The Phocuswright Conference, has helped them shape their startups. Read More
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News / Technology
What to expect from the TravelTech Show in 2023
By PhocusWire | December 23, 2022
The TravelTech Show will celebrate its 20th years when it returns to ExCel London in June. Read More
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News / Online
4 OTA CEOs on future opportunities
By Kathryn Walson | December 22, 2022
Etraveli’s Mathias Hedlund, Traveloka’s Caesar Indra, Priceline’s Brett Keller and Despegar’s Damian Scokin discuss their latest strategies. Read More