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Startups part 1 investors' perspective
Surveying the travel startup landscape, part 1: The investors’ perspective
By Mitra Sorrells | August 7, 2018
This month we're digging into the topic of startups, aiming to understand the challenges and opportunities from the perspective of various players in the field, beginning with insights from venture... Read More
News | Startups
Under-30 traveler survey
What under-30 travelers want when researching, booking and experiencing trips
By Mitra Sorrells | August 2, 2018
Younger travelers – those under 30 years old – represented 23% of all international arrivals in 2017, creating a market valued at more than $280 billion.  Read More
News | Online
In The Big Chair - Jane Sun of Ctrip
In The Big Chair - Jane Sun of Ctrip
By Jill Menze | July 17, 2018
Jane Sun joined Ctrip in 2005 and took the reins as CEO in 2016. As Ctrip grows globally, Sun sees opportunities in tours and activities for Chinese travelers and hopes to see international business... Read More
Interview | Online
QOTW: Something about embracing the mess
QOTW: Something about embracing the mess
By PhocusWire | July 13, 2018
Quote from James Ferguson, senior design manager at Skyscanner, in an article on PhocusWire this week. Read More
News | Online
Customer experience part 1 digital design
Reimagining customer experience, part 1: digital design
By Mitra Sorrells | July 9, 2018
This month we're exploring the topic of customer experience across the travel space. We begin with a look at how brands are designing their digital interfaces - websites and apps - to create an... Read More
News | Online
Yapta targets leisure travelers through Skyscanner, Traxo partnerships
Yapta targets leisure travelers through Skyscanner, Traxo partnerships
By Jill Menze | June 19, 2018
Price-tracking tool Yapta is broadening its offerings for leisure travelers through new partnerships with Skyscanner and Traxo. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Why Asia is eating the world
VIDEO: Why Asia is eating the world
By PhocusWire | June 1, 2018
A rapid-fire presentation is perhaps the perfect metaphor to outline the fast, jaw-dropping growth and influence of the Asia region. Read More
News | Online
Skyscanner new CEO
Skyscanner executive shift: Dove to CEO, Williams heads to chair role
By Mitra Sorrells | May 30, 2018
Skyscanner chief technology officer Bryan Dove is now CEO of the Edinburgh-based company, moving into a role that had been held by co-founder Gareth Williams.   Read More
News | Online
wrapup april 20 2018
Delta, Blacklane, BookingKit and more news briefs today...
By PhocusWire | April 20, 2018
Delta launches Farelogix’s calculation engine… BookingKit partners with Vakario… Thai Airways International promotes Blacklane… Cathay Pacific integrates with Skyscanner… RedAwning grows... Read More
Notated News | Technology
Skyscanner train booking in app
Skyscanner adds no-fee train booking feature to app
By Mitra Sorrells | April 4, 2018
Travelers in the United Kingdom can now use Skyscanner’s iOS app to compare and book train tickets.   Read More
News | Distribution
Trip by Skyscanner API
Trip by Skyscanner makes its reviews and content available to partners
By Mitra Sorrells | March 30, 2018
Travel brands looking to offer more personalized content and recommendations to customers have a new resource to help them.   Read More
News | Online
travel influencer marketing report
The state of influencer marketing for travel brands
By Mitra Sorrells | March 29, 2018
Photos, blog posts and other content shared by social media influencers can be an effective way for brands to communicate with consumers – particularly since surveys have found that between one-third to... Read More
News | Online
Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with Skyscanner's Filip Filipov
Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with Skyscanner's Filip Filipov
By PhocusWire | March 21, 2018
Ahead of the event, Filipov shares his thoughts on the biggest opportunity in online travel, what advice he'd give to new businesses and what's next for metasearch. Read More
Interview | Online
Voice series part 3 Skyscanner2
Voice tech in travel, part 3: The Skyscanner story
By Mitra Sorrells | March 19, 2018
Metasearch engine Skyscanner was one of the first travel sector brands to introduce conversational search interfaces.   Read More
News | Technology
Ctrip ends 2017 on financial high, promises ambitions only just starting
Ctrip ends 2017 on financial high, promises ambitions only just starting
By Mitra Sorrells | March 15, 2018
China’s largest online travel company, Ctrip, posted net revenue gains of 39% in 2017 to $4.1 billion. Read More
News | Distribution
Google Flights: the mainstream player everyone feared?
Google Flights: the mainstream player everyone feared?
By Kevin May | March 2, 2018
Google doesn't really talk about how well its Flights metasearch engine is shaping up against its powerful competitors - but external data providers can help shine a light. Read More
News | Online
skyscanner travel data
How traveler interest versus action varies across region
By Jill Menze | February 7, 2018
Examining traveler behavior through the lens of flight searches and resulting actions reveals similarities and differences across the Americas, Asia Pacific and EMEA regions. Read More
News | Online
china-guidebook
VIDEO: Buying Skyscanner and Trip.com, targeting the world
By Kevin May | November 23, 2017
Let's be honest, Ctrip was very much seen in the West as a giant of the Chinese online travel scene, but perhaps not much else. Read More
News | Online
From the WIT desk: The next billion users
From the WIT desk: The next billion users
By Siew Hoon Yeoh | November 8, 2017
During the WIT conference last month, one clear message hit home – how tech and travel brands in the West were now looking toward Asia for inspiration and ideas, not just growth and profits. Read More
News | Technology