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LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | July 2, 2020
PhocusWire's live blog is charting the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry and the sector's efforts to recover. Read More
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Travel spending in the U.S. ticks up, led by alternative lodging
By Mitra Sorrells | July 2, 2020
Cardlytics, a platform that says it has insight into half of all U.S. card swipes, says travel spending is rebounding after bottoming out in April. Read More
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REPORT: COVID-19 Hotel Forecast - Chicago
REPORT: COVID-19 Hotel Forecast - Chicago
By PhocusWire | July 1, 2020
The state should be commended for creating a plan, clearly defining the metrics required to be met in order to advance to the next phase and continually communicating progress by publishing a robust... Read More
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COMING SOON: New Reality With... Andrea Kates of Futureproofing:Next
By PhocusWire | June 30, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Andrea Kates, managing director at Futureproofing: Next, a U.S.-based community for corporate innovation. Read More
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Airbnb claims Amsterdam rental ban "violates" rights of residents
Airbnb claims Amsterdam rental ban "violates" rights of residents
By Kevin May | June 29, 2020
The three districts in question have around 1,500 private accommodation rental properties for tourists - around 6% of the amount available in the entire city. Read More
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RedAwning sells Blizzard marketing and web services unit to Beyond Pricing
RedAwning sells Blizzard marketing and web services unit to Beyond Pricing
By Kevin May | June 29, 2020
Blizzard is a specialist in web hosting, website design, paid search and email marketing for vacation rental companies. It will retain the brand name it has operated under for 23 years. Read More
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VIDEO: Where the next great travel company will emerge
VIDEO: Where the next great travel company will emerge
By Kevin May | June 29, 2020
An individual iPhone 10 in 2020 contains more computing power than every computer in 1986 on the planet - that's a fact that is often hard to get your head around. Read More
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How travel brands can communicate, establish trust and build loyalty in a crisis
How travel brands can communicate, establish trust and build loyalty in a crisis
By Kevin May | June 29, 2020
PhocusWire spoke to Salesforce about how the company helped many of its customers through the COVID-19 outbreak and what lessons should be noted by those looking to be better prepared for disruption of... Read More
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Using data to inform your hotel's rebound and recovery
Using data to inform your hotel's rebound and recovery
By Cori Uddenberg - Screen Pilot | June 29, 2020
The age of coronavirus is high on questions and low on answers. Many of the challenges COVID-19 brought with it have no precedent, leaving brands scrambling for solutions.   Read More
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InPhocus, episode 15 - Racial diversity should be the challenge we accept and win
InPhocus, episode 15 - Racial diversity should be the challenge we accept and win
By PhocusWire | June 26, 2020
We speak to Jamie-Lee Abtar, executive director of U.K.-based BAME Women In Travel, to learn more about the organization and what new steps brands should be considering. Read More
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Sonder raises $170M at $1.3B valuation, calls it “validation” of recent pivot
By Mitra Sorrells | June 24, 2020
Sonder has raised $170 million in a Series E round, which it expects to grow to $200 million in the near future. Read More
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Airbnb won't take IPO off the table for 2020 despite business collapse
Airbnb won't take IPO off the table for 2020 despite business collapse
By Kevin May | June 24, 2020
"We spent 12 years building Airbnb's business and lost almost all of it in the matter of four to six weeks." Read More
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Expedia Group retires HomeAway, moves customers over to Vrbo
By Mitra Sorrells | June 23, 2020
Expedia Group is getting rid of the HomeAway brand in the United States as it works to simplify its global vacation rental portfolio. Read More
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NextRetreat lands €600,000 to build team travel service
NextRetreat lands €600,000 to build team travel service
By Linda Fox | June 23, 2020
Slovakia-based NextRetreat helps teams find the right destination and accommodation for their meetings. Read More
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When it comes to planning trips, Black consumers feel “shut out” of the travel market
When it comes to planning trips, Black consumers feel “shut out” of the travel market
By Jill Menze | June 22, 2020
For years, Black travelers have been voicing concern about the challenges they face planning and going on trips. Is the industry ready to listen? Read More
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