Reservation Systems

American Airlines sues Sabre over fare display
News / Distribution
American Airlines sues Sabre over fare display
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | July 7, 2021
American claims that Sabre's New Airline Storefront biases search results toward Delta Air Lines. Read More
VIDEO: Travel subscriptions and the price of loyalty
News / Online
VIDEO: Travel subscriptions and the price of loyalty
By PhocusWire | July 5, 2021
Kanika Soni of Tripadvisor and Lennert De Jong at CitizenM Hotels spoke with Phocuswright's Lorraine Sileo during Phocuswright Europe 2021 about their respective approaches to subscriptions and the... Read More
Booking windows start to lengthen in vacation rentals
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Booking windows start to lengthen in vacation rentals
By Kevin May | June 29, 2021
Data from private accommodation specialist Vacasa indicates a shift in the median booking window from 20-30 days in 2020 to 35-40 days in Q1 of this year. Read More
traveltek-funding
News / Technology
Traveltek adds £1.3M to coffers for packaging technology development
By Linda Fox | June 23, 2021
Traveltek's latest investment comes from YFM who invested £5.3m in the company in 2016. Read More
Short-term rental booking habits are starting to "normalize"
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Short-term rental booking habits are starting to "normalize"
By Jill Menze | June 23, 2021
According to new data from Guesty, travelers are growing comfortable with shorter stays and longer booking windows as they head into the summer and beyond. Read More
The short-term rental industry is booming – but will it last?
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The short-term rental industry is booming – but will it last?
By Jill Menze | June 14, 2021
The alternative accommodations market is headed for a record summer, but as people return to work and school, can that trajectory be sustained? Read More
WEBINAR REPLAY! Survey says: The new trends shaping travel
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WEBINAR REPLAY! Survey says: The new trends shaping travel
By PhocusWire | June 10, 2021
Amadeus recently polled hoteliers around the world as part of a new research report, and will share valuable insight into not only what COVID-19 crisis strategies are working, but also what hoteliers... Read More
VTrips makes string of acquisitions as consolidation in vacation rentals continues
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VTrips makes string of acquisitions as consolidation in vacation rentals continues
By Jill Menze | June 7, 2021
VTrips has acquired Tennessee-based Resort Property Management as well as Florida-based Distinctive Beach Rentals and Resort Collection. Read More
Operto acquires fellow hospitality tech provider VRScheduler
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Operto acquires fellow hospitality tech provider VRScheduler
By Kevin May | June 3, 2021
VRScheduler is known for its property management tools for vacation rentals, including bookings and distribution through major third parties, payments, forecasting, staff and resource services,... Read More
How I Got Here, episode 67 - Richard Valtr of Mews
Interview / Technology
How I Got Here, episode 67 - Richard Valtr of Mews
By PhocusWire | June 3, 2021
Richard Valtr was back in his home country of the Czech Republic and helping with a family project to renovate and build a hotel, when the concept of Mews was formed. Read More
Sabre partners with ByHours to sell hotel rooms by the hour
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Sabre partners with ByHours to sell hotel rooms by the hour
By Jill Menze | May 27, 2021
The agreement makes Sabre the first global platform to offer by-the-hour hotel reservations. Read More
airbnb 2021 updates
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Airbnb unveils “most comprehensive update ever,” offering new flexibility, easier host signup
By Jill Menze | May 24, 2021
Airbnb has introduced more than 100 platform innovations and updates to capture travel demand and increase its pool of and support for hosts. Read More
Priceline acquires Germany-based startup Flyiin
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Priceline acquires Germany-based startup Flyiin
By Jill Menze | May 11, 2021
According to Priceline, the acquisition will help Booking Holdings build out its flights business as part of the online travel giant’s long-touted “connected trip” strategy. Read More
How technology can define a new era of multi-day tours in travel
Opinion / Technology
How technology can define a new era of multi-day tours in travel
By Manuel Hilty - Nezasa | May 11, 2021
Multi-day tours have stood the test of time over a century and a half and the sector is now gearing up for growth in the post-pandemic era, driven by digitalization. Read More
Amadeus revenues halve in early 2021, vaccine programs offer hope
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Amadeus revenues halve in early 2021, vaccine programs offer hope
By Kevin May | May 7, 2021
The Spain-based IT and distribution provider saw its total revenue figure come in at 50% lower in the first quarter of the year compared to the corresponding three months in 2020. Read More