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VIDEO: Teenage years still to come for NDC, patience required
By Linda Fox | June 11, 2019
New Distribution Capability (NDC) has broadly been accepted as a positive step in bringing value, and eventually greater efficiency, to the airline distribution chain. But, it’s not an overnight... Read More
News | Distribution
Ctrip Q1 earnings
Ctrip sales jump 21% in Q1 to more than $1B
By Mitra Sorrells | May 23, 2019
The online travel agency giant's results are fueled by strong performance in both accommodation and transportation ticketing and growing international business. Read More
News | Distribution
Phocuswright Europe 2019 preview Filip Filipov
In the green room at Phocuswright Europe with... Filip Filipov
By PhocusWire | April 29, 2019
In a series of interviews with executives participating at the event in Amsterdam in May, PhocusWire finds out what makes them tick... Next up: Skyscanner vice president of product management Filip... Read More
Interview | Online
Skyscanner Trello integration
Skyscanner enables flight search through Trello platform
By Mitra Sorrells | March 7, 2019
Skyscanner has created an integration with Trello, a visual organization and collaboration tool. Read More
News | Technology
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China, part 2: A conversation with Ctrip founder James Liang
By Mitra Sorrells | February 11, 2019
For part two of our China theme month, we talk to Ctrip co-founder and chairman James Liang about the company's growth and future plans. Read More
News | Online
Skyscanner airline future op ed
Will airline growth be dependent on mobile and smart technology?
By Hugh Aitken - Skyscanner | December 18, 2018
With passenger numbers set to double over the next twenty years, the aviation industry will need to keep up with the demands of an increasingly connected and tech-savvy traveler.   Read More
Opinion | Technology
2018 review 2019 preview voice technology
A review of 2018, a preview for what's next: Voice technology
By Mitra Sorrells | December 12, 2018
To provide a look ahead on this topic, Say It Now CEO Charlie Cadbury offers his take on the top five developments in voice technology he expects to see in 2019. Read More
News | Technology
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VIDEO: Skyscanner CEO on mobile, Ctrip and meta disruptors
By PhocusWire | November 14, 2018
In a conversation with PhocusWire editor in chief Kevin May at the 2018 Phocuswright Conference, Skyscanner CEO Bryan Dove says he believes there's a "100%" chance another company could come along and... Read More
News | Online
Ctrip reports growth across all fronts despite slight loss in Q3
Ctrip reports growth across all fronts despite slight loss in Q3
By Linda Fox | November 8, 2018
Ctrip reports revenue gains across hotels, transport, packaging and corporate travel for Q3, 2018. Read More
News | Online
Metasearch can survive and thrive (with some tweaks along the way)
Metasearch can survive and thrive (with some tweaks along the way)
By PhocusWire | October 31, 2018
We now admit to starting our theme month in October pondering how much discussion there was to be had around metasearch in travel. Read More
News | Online
It's the end of the hotel metasearch model as we know it
It's the end of the hotel metasearch model as we know it
By Max Starkov - HEBS Digital | October 30, 2018
The very promise to compare rates on hundreds of sites for the same hotel is what makes hotel metasearch inherently flawed. Read More
Opinion | Online
Skyscanner joins NDC Exchange
Skyscanner becomes first travel search engine to join NDC Exchange
By Mitra Sorrells | October 24, 2018
Skyscanner has joined NDC Exchange, an industry-owned marketplace created by ATPCO and SITA to facilitate adoption of IATA’s New Distribution Capability.   Read More
News | Distribution
Metasearch part 2 meta-book
The metasearch model, part 2: The transition to meta-book
By Mitra Sorrells | October 15, 2018
In the early days of metasearch, roughly the first decade of the 21st century, the model was strictly one of price comparison and referral.    Read More
News | Distribution
Ctrip Q2 2018
Ctrip posts across-the-board gains, huge Skyscanner revenue in Q2
By Mitra Sorrells | September 5, 2018
Ctrip posted gains in all of its major categories in the second quarter of 2018, with total revenue of $1.1 billion, a 13% increase over the same period in 2017 and a 9% increase from the three months... Read More
News | Distribution
Surveying the travel startup landscape, part 4: Exit strategy
Surveying the travel startup landscape, part 4: Exit strategy
By Mitra Sorrells | August 28, 2018
For the final piece in our month-long series on startups, we gathered learnings from three companies that have been purchased in recent years. Read More
News | Startups