Sounding Off: As a founder, don't be an arrogant technologist
Sounding Off: As a founder, don't be an arrogant technologist
By PhocusWire | August 23, 2019
The trappings of the common startup founder are plentiful. But thinking it through from the beginning can help avoid problems further down the line. Read More
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Sounding Off: True innovation in business travel is more than cosmetic
By PhocusWire | August 16, 2019
The number of startups targeting the corporate travel market in recent years is interesting. It is a sector full of pain points and frustration for business travelers and those trying to manage their... Read More
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Sounding Off: Damaging trust can take years to rebuild
Sounding Off: Damaging trust can take years to rebuild
By PhocusWire | August 2, 2019
CEOs walk a communications tightrope, where a loose word or two can trigger doubts in the minds of consumers that can last an age in business years. Read More
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Sounding Off: Travelers are diverse, and leadership teams should be, too
By PhocusWire | July 26, 2019
Leadership roles at travel companies should reflect the demographics they're targeting. Read More
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Sounding Off: Is the future of travel .... travel?
By PhocusWire | July 19, 2019
Blockchain-led or not, consumers are changing, alongside the very idea of tourism and travel itself. And it's probably closer than we realize. Read More
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Sounding Off: Brand equity counts for nothing if you don't use it wisely
Sounding Off: Brand equity counts for nothing if you don't use it wisely
By PhocusWire | July 12, 2019
Trading on its former and well-deserved glories is never going to be enough. Lonely Planet will need to think about how it fits into a digital travel future beyond websites and mobile content. Read More
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Sounding Off: Still too many questions and few answers for NDC
Sounding Off: Still too many questions and few answers for NDC
By PhocusWire | July 5, 2019
NDC's rocky road over the last seven years serves as a stark reminder of how complex the airline distribution landscape is and continues to be. Read More
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Sounding Off: The first six months of PhocusWire's weekly editorials in 2019
Sounding Off: The first six months of PhocusWire's weekly editorials in 2019
By PhocusWire | June 28, 2019
This week we bring you the full archive from the first six months of 2019 - here in one place. Read More
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Sounding Off: Not all emerging tech is created equal
By PhocusWire | June 21, 2019
Technology can be exciting and the user experience pretty good. And brands should be applauded for dabbling with interesting new consumer interfaces to see what works. But there is a "but"... Read More
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Sounding Off: Another major OTA arriving is the least of the hospitality sector's worries
By PhocusWire | June 14, 2019
Understanding and meeting the changing customer is going to become the single most important investment that hotels and chains make in the years ahead, after asset improvements and other infrastructure... Read More
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Sounding Off: It's all about making consumers' lives easier
Sounding Off: It's all about making consumers' lives easier
By PhocusWire | June 7, 2019
It's not quite "one app to rule them all" but ultra-simplicity is perhaps where the travel app marketplace could be heading. Read More
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Sounding Off: Stepping out from the crowd could be the only option
Sounding Off: Stepping out from the crowd could be the only option
By PhocusWire | May 31, 2019
Running an OTA, you find yourself in a vicious circle... where everyone is doing more or less the same. Read More
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Sounding Off: Failure should be a cautious part of the equation
By PhocusWire | May 24, 2019
Companies should try to push their development envelopes, just don't expect instant results and be prepared for failures to have a wider impact on the company. Read More
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Sounding Off: Empires on Edge ... now what?
Sounding Off: Empires on Edge ... now what?
By PhocusWire | May 17, 2019
For this special edition of Sounding Off, we've collected a series of quotes from Phocuswright Europe that really got us thinking. Read More
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Sounding Off: It's time to knock some leaders off their pedestals
By PhocusWire | May 10, 2019
The travel industry is all about giving people experiences and making their trips smooth and efficient. But that does not mean its leaders should seek to be the center of attention. Read More
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