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News / Online
How Google and Uber influence ground transportation
By Linda Fox | December 15, 2022
SilverRail's Aaron Gowell and Distribusion's Johannes Thunert talk ground transportation tech and funding trends in the PhocusWire Studio at The Phocuswright Conference. Read More
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Opinion / Distribution
How hotels and DMOs can respond to shifting perceptions of sustainability
By Scott Falconer - Amadeus | December 14, 2022
Hotels and destination management organizations need to keep up to date in areas such as sustainability when planning for the future and engage with changing consumer demand. Read More
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News / Online
Travel managers say online booking tools must support sustainability
By Kathryn Walson | December 12, 2022
The majority of buyers (75%) say they are dissatisfied with their online booking tool’s ability to include carbon budgets and carbon emissions at point of sale. Read More
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News / Online
Energy costs seen as biggest challenge for European hotels
By Linda Fox | December 9, 2022
The European Accommodation Barometer 2022, carried out by Statista, reveals that 80% of hoteliers rate the energy crisis as their biggest concern across all 10 countries in the report. Read More
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News / Technology
IATA and Travalyst will align emission calculations
By Mitra Sorrells | December 9, 2022
IATA also says governments must do more to create incentives for the production of sustainable aviation fuel, because airlines are demonstrating the demand exists. Read More
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News / Online
Evaneos lands €20M to develop its sustainable tourism marketplace
By Linda Fox | December 7, 2022
Existing investors Partech, Level Equity, Quadrille Capital, XAnge, Serena Capital and Bpifrance have come together to participate in the funding for the France-based travel platform. Read More
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News / Online
Hospitality execs on competing with rentals, driving more loyalty
By Mitra Sorrells | December 6, 2022
In a session at The Phocuswright Conference, hospitality executives say they need to better understand consumer wants and needs – and to communicate more effectively about why their properties are the... Read More
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News / Technology
TTC launches carbon fund to reach net zero
By Linda Fox | December 5, 2022
After a year of reviewing possible routes towards achieving net zero by 2050, The Travel Corporation (TTC), whose brands include Trafalgar Tours, Contiki Tours and Uniworld River Cruises, opted for the... Read More
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From Our Partners / Online
Video: Expedia research uncovers disparities between travelers' desires and industry perceptions
By PhocusWire | December 5, 2022
Expedia for Business senior vice president and chief marketing officer Cheryl Miller shares some of the findings of the latest Traveler Value Index report.   Read More
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Opinion / Online
Four ways virtual cards help drive travel's digital transformation
By David Wood - Conferma Pay | December 1, 2022
Virtual cards are starting to be used in versatile new ways as the wider industry finds innovative solutions to improve the experience for the traveler on the ground. Read More
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News / Online
Travelers’ demand for experiences requires industry rethink
By Kathryn Walson | December 1, 2022
Industry experts are convening this week at the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Global Summit 2022 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Read More
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News / Online
Expedia's Kern on changing perceptions of its role in travel
By PhocusWire | November 30, 2022
Expedia Group's Peter Kern discusses the company's recent technology, loyalty and sustainability moves at The Phocuswright Conference 2022. Read More
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News / Online
WTTC says travel industry is decreasing its environmental impact
By Kathryn Walson | November 30, 2022
  The research covers 185 countries and includes pollutants, energy sources and water use, as well as social data, including age, wage and gender profiles.   Read More
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Opinion / Technology
12 reasons travel should care about autonomous vehicles
By Alex Bainbridge - Autoura | November 29, 2022
Autoura CEO Alex Bainbridge explains why the airline, hotel, experiences and travel retail sectors should care about autonomous vehicles Read More
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Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Travel Startups for 2023: Chooose
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2022
Chooose is the all-in-one platform to bring climate action into every customer experience. Read More