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TripAdvisor opens hotel Sponsored Placements
TripAdvisor expands Sponsored Placements for hotels, adds new features
By Mitra Sorrells | March 5, 2019
TripAdvisor's Sponsored Placements for accommodations are now available to any property that provides rates and availability on the platform. Read More
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Yext integrates Chinese apps
New service helps brands reach Chinese tourists traveling abroad through popular apps
By Mitra Sorrells | February 26, 2019
Online brand management platform Yext has added integrations with four Chinese apps to help brands reach Chinese tourists traveling abroad. Read More
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sojern state of the industry 2019
What's on the minds of 600+ travel marketers? Personalization - and Facebook
By Jill Menze | February 21, 2019
Sojern's massive survey of more of travel marketers identifies key challenges and priorities for advertisers in 2019. Read More
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VIDEO: Airline distribution matures and moves on
VIDEO: Airline distribution matures and moves on
By Kevin May | January 3, 2019
It was a fairly eventful 2018, even by the standards set in airline distribution over recent years. Read More
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PhocusWire's newsmakers of the year 2018
PhocusWire's newsmakers of the year 2018
By Kevin May | December 17, 2018
The profile of a brand in travel - and the perception of it from consumers and industry peers - is mostly generated over the course of certain events or a period of time. Read More
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Technically Speaking - Ari Balogh of Airbnb
By Jill Menze | December 6, 2018
Ari Balogh comes to Airbnb from Google and is charged with leading infrastructure, information IT and security and engineering for payments, trust and community support as CTO. Read More
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Hotelchamp Autopilot marketing AI
Hotelchamp creates AI “Autopilot” to personalize hotel websites
By Mitra Sorrells | December 6, 2018
Hotelchamp, an Amsterdam-based startup that provides technology to drive direct bookings on hotel websites, is launching a new product to automate a personalized user experience.   Read More
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VIDEO: Google talks new ideas, not being creepy and the death of SEO
VIDEO: Google talks new ideas, not being creepy and the death of SEO
By Linda Fox | November 20, 2018
Tensions between Google and online travel companies are ongoing although some are faring between better when it comes to their partnerships. Read More
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sojern raises 150M
Sojern raises $120M, eyes new markets, verticals
By Jill Menze | November 13, 2018
Travel tech firm Sojern has landed a funding round of $120 million to grow its business and enter new markets. Read More
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TripAdvisor Foursquare data partnership
Foursquare partners with TripAdvisor, wants to "make noise" in travel sector
By Mitra Sorrells | November 5, 2018
TripAdvisor is the latest travel brand to partner with Foursquare, the company that began as a social check-in app for consumers but in recent years has evolved to focus on providing location... Read More
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Google's trademark policy revision kickstarts "brandjacking" debate
Google's trademark policy revision kickstarts "brandjacking" debate
By Simone Puorto | October 15, 2018
This is a viewpoint by Simone Puorto Last week, you may have received a message from [email protected], informing you about an ads trademarks policy update. Even though this may Read More
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google hotels whats next
What's next for Google's foray into hotels?
By Christina Jelski - Travel Weekly | October 11, 2018
Google's recent efforts to expand further into the online travel space could result in a pivotal change for the hospitality industry. Read More
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What is next with WeChat marketing for travel brands?
What is next with WeChat marketing for travel brands?
By Sienna Parulis-Cook - Dragon Trail Interactive | October 9, 2018
Anyone who’s even scratched the surface of marketing to China will know that the mobile app and social media platform WeChat, with its 1+ billion monthly active users, is the place to be. Read More
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easyjet app look book
EasyJet app finds destinations, flights from Instagram photos
By Mitra Sorrells | October 4, 2018
EasyJet has created a new visual search tool in its mobile app that allows users to find European destinations and flights from photos on Instagram. Read More
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Google breathes down the neck of Kayak in clicks sent to airlines
Google breathes down the neck of Kayak in clicks sent to airlines
By Kevin May | September 5, 2018
Google is sending almost equal levels of traffic to airline websites as Kayak, following a massive increase for the search giant over the course of the last 12 months. Read More
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