Phocuswright Europe 2018


VIDEO: The new hotel power in Europe
VIDEO: The new hotel power in Europe
By PhocusWire | August 15, 2018
The hotel sector in Europe is vastly different from its counterpart in North America, primarily due to the high volume of independent properties. Read More
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VIDEO: CitizenM on the unhappy marriage of tech and hotel companies
VIDEO: CitizenM on the unhappy marriage of tech and hotel companies
By PhocusWire | August 6, 2018
Lauded for its fiercely independent style, both aesthetically and strategically, CitizenM was considered one of the go-to hotel brands for how things can be done differently. Read More
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VIDEO: Lessons in digital travel from Asia
VIDEO: Lessons in digital travel from Asia
By PhocusWire | July 23, 2018
The best way for travel businesses in the west to understand the nuances and issues associated with operating in Asia Pacific is to learn from those at the sharp end. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Tours and activities from two perspectives
VIDEO: Tours and activities from two perspectives
By PhocusWire | July 11, 2018
We all know the widely-used phrases - "hottest sector in the industry", "ripe for growth", "fragmented but fixable", etc. Read More
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VIDEO: Under the hood of cruise
VIDEO: Under the hood of cruise
By PhocusWire | July 9, 2018
The cruise industry is arguably the last bastion of what some consider the "old model" of travel distribution. Read More
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VIDEO: Travel supremacy - Asian Tigers versus Global Elephants
VIDEO: Travel supremacy - Asian Tigers versus Global Elephants
By PhocusWire | July 5, 2018
For many years it was expected, inevitably in a rather arrogant fashion, that western travel brands would simply expand their power to other corners of the globe. Read More
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VIDEO: Next generation of travel tech leaders
VIDEO: Next generation of travel tech leaders
By PhocusWire | July 4, 2018
Generally, the current crop of leaders of the industry were brought up on the early days of ecommerce. Read More
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VIDEO: Under the hood of ground transportation
VIDEO: Under the hood of ground transportation
By PhocusWire | June 26, 2018
Some would say that Lyft and undoubtedly Uber get a disproportionate amount of attention in terms of coverage of the ground transportation sector. Read More
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VIDEO: Asia Pacific as a new global hub for travel startups
VIDEO: Asia Pacific as a new global hub for travel startups
By PhocusWire | June 25, 2018
A lot of investment has flowed into travel startups from Asia Pacific in recent years - with the region rivaling its noisy counterpart in Silicon Valley. Read More
News | Startups
VIDEO: The Middle East's young and adventurous digital travel market
VIDEO: The Middle East's young and adventurous digital travel market
By PhocusWire | June 22, 2018
There are 50 million more people in the Middle East than in the U.S. - making it a target for travel companies both within and outside the vast region. Read More
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VIDEO: Number-crunching the Hopper way
VIDEO: Number-crunching the Hopper way
By PhocusWire | June 21, 2018
Hopper would perhaps be the first to admit that it spent a lot of time (and investment) building and evolving the product. Read More
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VIDEO: Bedbanks can provide and thrive in a fragmented market
VIDEO: Bedbanks can provide and thrive in a fragmented market
By PhocusWire | June 19, 2018
To say Hotelbeds Group has been through a fairly productive few years would be a bit of an understatement. Read More
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VIDEO: Travel planning with digital assistants
VIDEO: Travel planning with digital assistants
By PhocusWire | June 18, 2018
Digital assistants in travel are not an entirely new form of technology - moreover, just another layer that builds on the shift to digital and, especially, mobile. Read More
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VIDEO: Under the hood of travel startups
VIDEO: Under the hood of travel startups
By PhocusWire | June 14, 2018
Routehappy recently sold to ATPCO - a deal seen by most as a decent exit for a company that had been steadily growing for seven years. Read More
News | Startups
Europe Travel Launch 2018: Amadeus
Europe Travel Launch 2018: Amadeus
By PhocusWire | June 14, 2018
Amadeus reckons it has found a solution for travel agencies that are not getting the best rates when paying for products on credit cards. Read More
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