Reservation Systems


Triptease shifts to full-service platform to drive direct bookings
Triptease shifts to full-service platform to drive direct bookings
By Kevin May | January 30, 2019
Famous for its price comparison widget, Triptease now includes tools to track user behavior to help hotels lure business away from online travel agencies. Read More
News | Distribution
Flyiin secures first funding round of €2.4M for airline booking platform
Flyiin secures first funding round of €2.4M for airline booking platform
By Kevin May | January 22, 2019
Former Air Canada boss Montie Brewer is one of a number of airline industry execs who has backed the Germany-based startup in its debut round. Read More
News | Technology
What's next for intent data in the travel industry?
What's next for intent data in the travel industry?
By John Ardis - Conversant  | January 21, 2019
As the booking process has been simplified and personalized, the travel industry hasn't been nearly as fast to harness technology for people-based marketing.  Read More
Opinion | Technology
TripAdvisor talks "holistic" approach to vacation rentals, new integrations
TripAdvisor talks "holistic" approach to vacation rentals, new integrations
By Jill Menze | January 18, 2019
A new partnership with software company Guesty is helping TripAdvisor refine its Rentals business. Read More
News | Online
Enterprise acquires Deem
Enterprise to acquire managed-travel technology platform Deem
By Mitra Sorrells | January 17, 2019
Enterprise Holdings plans to acquire Deem, which provides booking and management software for travel management companies and suppliers. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Zuzu Hospitality Solutions - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Zuzu Hospitality Solutions - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | January 14, 2019
Zuzu shows how a people-centric approach delivers revenue maximization from its pricing and distribution technology. Read More
Interview | Startups
How are companies really facing personalization in the travel industry?
How are companies really facing personalization in the travel industry?
By Íñigo Valenzuela - Smartvel | January 6, 2019
The discussions revolving around the future of the travel industry are endless. Every article, podcast and webinar out there try to unravel the best strategies and trends companies must follow in order... Read More
From Our Partners | Online
A review of 2018, a preview for what's next: Retailing and ancillaries
A review of 2018, a preview for what's next: Retailing and ancillaries
By Kevin May | December 31, 2018
To explore what lies ahead for retailing and ancillaries in relation to travel next year, we asked a company at the sharp end of it all to share some ideas. Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: LIVN - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: LIVN - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 31, 2018
Through a single integration with LIVN API, B2B partners can connect to 15,000 tour operators with over 700,000 global tours and activities. Read More
Interview | Technology
Nezasa lands $2.5M round to expand TripBuilder agent tech
Nezasa lands $2.5M round to expand TripBuilder agent tech
By Kevin May | December 24, 2018
Swiss startup Nezasa has secured a $2.5 million funding round in a package led by SVC For Risk Capital. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Farelogix on being acquired by Sabre and taking NDC forward
VIDEO: Farelogix on being acquired by Sabre and taking NDC forward
By Kevin May | December 19, 2018
By his own admission, Farelogix CEO Jim Davidson knows that the agreement to sell the business to Sabre caused a few laughs and raised many eyebrows. Read More
News | Distribution
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STARTUP STAGE: Davinci TS wants to bring group hotel bookings into the 21st century
By Linda Fox | December 19, 2018
Davinci TS is a platform for the booking and management of group bookings in hotels. It aims to modernize the process for tour operators and hotels through automation. Read More
Interview | Startups
Rentals United - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
Rentals United - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 12, 2018
The vacation rental industry is drawing off new tech such as this advanced automation platform, something it claims the sector has ever seen. Read More
Interview | Startups
I was a senior VP of technology at Starwood - here’s my take on the guest data breach
I was a senior VP of technology at Starwood - here’s my take on the guest data breach
By Israel del Rio - Quilmach | December 10, 2018
Reports on the Marriott guest data breach have suggested the most probable cause was a result of the technology platform deployed by Starwood under the name “Valhalla.”  Read More
Opinion | Technology
VIDEO: ARC on a future for airline distribution
VIDEO: ARC on a future for airline distribution
ARC (Airlines Reporting Corporation) has powered settlement services for airlines, travel agencies and the travel departments of businesses for over 30 years. Read More
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