Reservation Systems


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Amadeus sees growth metrics in 2019 boosted by business expansion
By Linda Fox | November 7, 2019
The travel technology giant reported a 15% increase in revenue to €4.2 billion while EBITDA climbed just over 11% to €1.8 billion in the first nine months of 2019. Read More
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How I Got Here, episode 12 - Travis Pittman of TourRadar
How I Got Here, episode 12 - Travis Pittman of TourRadar
By Kevin May | November 7, 2019
Multi-day tours are the subject of this episode as TourRadar co-founder and CEO Travis Pittman joins hosts David Litwak of Mozio and PhocusWire's Kevin May. Read More
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How do you like those apples? Easy comparison shopping with new storefront
How do you like those apples? Easy comparison shopping with new storefront
By Diane Dunigan / Lindsay Rose - Sabre Travel Network  | November 6, 2019
Airlines are challenged to create and display offers in ways that are both differentiated and easy to comprehend. Travelers and travel consultants want one-stop, “apples-to-apples” comparison... Read More
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Uber Q3 2019 earnings
Uber narrows losses in Q3, pledges profitability by 2021 and "magical company" aim
By Steven Lerner | November 5, 2019
The San Francisco-based rideshare company saw its revenue increase 30% year-over-year to $3.8 billion. Read More
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FareHarbor responds to criticism from tours and activities reservation system CEOs
By Mitra Sorrells | November 4, 2019
Following a panel discussion at the Arival conference that put the focus largely on FareHarbor's practices now that it's part of Booking Holdings, CEO Max Valverde talked to PhocusWire about tensions in... Read More
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How I Got Here, episode 11 - Francis Davidson at Sonder
How I Got Here, episode 11 - Francis Davidson at Sonder
Joining hosts David Litwak of Mozio and PhocusWire's Kevin May for this week's episode is Francis Davidson, CEO and co-founder at Sonder. Read More
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Pegasus and Travel Tripper go forward as Pegasus, unveil new platform
Pegasus and Travel Tripper go forward as Pegasus, unveil new platform
By Linda Fox | October 30, 2019
Pegasus and Travel Tripper merged in February 2019 but have been kept separate so far. Now they move forward as Pegasus, with Tripper's CEO at the helm. Read More
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Why activities should focus on providing an omnichannel experience
Why activities should focus on providing an omnichannel experience
By PhocusWire | October 28, 2019
Data from Checkfront indicates booking activity has been shifting in recent years, highlighting the need for operators to invest in multiple sales channels to maximize their opportunities. Read More
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The Phocuswright Conference 2019 preview - Activities become just part of the bigger jigsaw
The Phocuswright Conference 2019 preview - Activities become just part of the bigger jigsaw
By PhocusWire | October 25, 2019
Tours and activities operates from a position of acceptability from the wider industry - it is part of the mainstream and no longer the outlier. Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! Why personalization is impossible in travel (and how to do it)
WEBINAR REPLAY! Why personalization is impossible in travel (and how to do it)
By PhocusWire | October 22, 2019
Where do you want to go next? Does your email inbox reflect that? If you’re like most travel consumers, the answer is a resounding, “no.” Read More
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Booking.com pledges semi-neutral role in private accommodation distribution
Booking.com pledges semi-neutral role in private accommodation distribution
By Kevin May | October 22, 2019
The online travel agency plans to create a service called "Partner Up" - a mechanism to allow private owners to connect with property management companies so that they can receive help with their... Read More
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Hoist Group acquires HotelEngine booking platform
By Linda Fox | October 14, 2019
Hoist also acquired Locatel in 2014 and Swisscom Hospitality in 2015. The company runs a number of products including property management systems, in-room tech, smart locks and WiFi services. Read More
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In The Big Chair - Rolf Purzer of ATPCO
In The Big Chair - Rolf Purzer of ATPCO
By Mitra Sorrells | October 3, 2019
Rolf Purzer has been with ATPCO 22 years, serving as CEO since 2017. Read More
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Consolidation to come in technology for tours and activities
Consolidation to come in technology for tours and activities
By Douglas Quinby - Arival  | October 2, 2019
Scores of overlooked companies are laying the essential plumbing to wire up travel’s third-largest and most fragmented sector. Read More
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Impala checks in with $11M investment to scale up hotel data platform
By Kevin May | October 2, 2019
The U.K.-based company was launched in 2017 and had previously raised $1.8 million in April 2018. Read More
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