Public Relations

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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Postcard Travel promotes responsible luxury tourism
By Kathryn Walson | September 19, 2022
Bangalore, India-based Postcard Travel is a global community of storytellers, hoteliers and travel designers who want to make travel a force for good. Read More
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News / Online
My Method... How Visit Brazil increased U.S. bookings by nearly $6M
By Silvio Nascimento - Embratur | June 13, 2022
With visas no longer required for visitors from the U.S., Brazil planned a campaign to encourage Americans to visit.   Read More
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Opinion / Online
Hello? Is anybody there? Travel companies are often ignoring customers
By Can Ozdoruk - Netomi | June 2, 2021
A new report from Netomi finds travel companies are failing to meet the demands of the modern traveler and are at risk of losing revenue and loyalty as a result.  Read More
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News / Online
Airbnb expands remote work partner program
By Mitra Sorrells | May 7, 2021
Airbnb is providing gifts cards for remote workers to stay in one of their properties in communities that are trying to entice them to relocate. Read More
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News / Online
Why virtual tours and activities will stick around after the pandemic
By Mitra Sorrells | March 4, 2021
Companies providing online tours and activities - including Amazon - say they plan to keep virtual experiences around even after the pandemic ends. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Sounding Off: Why startups should be careful with their roadmaps
By PhocusWire | February 5, 2021
Thankfully, the sector has (mostly) moved on from the days of the "travel is totally broken - we're going to fix it" messaging from startups. Read More
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Interview / Online
How I Got Here, episode 43 - Varun Khona of Headout
By PhocusWire | September 24, 2020
The Headout story is a classic startup tale involving hard times in New York City and an appearance on a TV reality show. Varun Khona tells it to PhocusWire's Kevin May and David Litwak of Mozio. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
As fewer people fly, destination marketing becomes a domestic game
By Bill Obreiter - ADARA | September 8, 2020
For destination marketers, it’s critical to understand how to navigate this new world, where fewer people will be flying.  Read More
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Interview / Distribution
How I Got Here, episode 32 - Ben Baldanza of Spirit Airlines
By PhocusWire | July 9, 2020
Ben Baldanza is credited with transforming Spirit Airlines into an ultra-low-cost carrier and creating many of the strategies that its rivals have since copied. He talks to PhocusWire's Kevin May and... Read More
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News / Technology
Destination X - The new normal in tourism
By PhocusWire | May 27, 2020
Have we learned anything, or do we race back to the same mistakes that many destinations and attractions were making prior to the outbreak?  Read More
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News / Technology
Destination X - Reopening for tourism after coronavirus
By PhocusWire | May 19, 2020
How to reopen for tourism after the coronavirus outbreak is tricky, with concerns around social distancing - to name just one element - added to an existing visitor strategy. Read More
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News / Online
Destination X - Smart strategies to do right now (instead of making promo videos)
By PhocusWire | May 12, 2020
There are some extremely important things destinations should be doing during this period of, for many, zero tourists coming in. Read More
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News / Technology
Destination X - Using the new normal to limit visitors and manage overtourism
By PhocusWire | May 5, 2020
Aside from reduced pollution and car accidents, the crisis brought on by COVID-19 may offer an opportunity to make some much needed (and politically difficult) changes to tourism policies. Read More
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News / Technology
Destination X - How coronavirus will force destinations to stop overtourism
By PhocusWire | April 28, 2020
The destruction caused by the coronavirus provides destinations an opportunity to make long-overdue smart and sustainable tourism decisions. Read More
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News / Technology
Destination X - Getting business in order first for cruise
By PhocusWire | April 21, 2020
If there is one segment of the travel, tourism and hospitality sector that will need help more than others in the months to come, it's probably the cruise industry. Read More