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How COVID exposed flaws in antiquated hospitality payment systems
By Mitra Sorrells | October 19, 2020
Travel payments veteran and XanderPay CEO Mike Carlo says one solution for the hospitality industry is... Read More
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Orbitz co-founder Alex Zoghlin named ATPCO CEO, Rolf Purzer to retire
By Mitra Sorrells | October 15, 2020
Zoghlin will join ATPCO on November 1, replacing current president and CEO Rolf Purzer, who plans to... Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! How top travel companies combine AI and humans to deliver excellent customer service
WEBINAR REPLAY! How top travel companies combine AI and humans to deliver excellent customer service
By PhocusWire | October 15, 2020
Learn how travel businesses are realizing the benefits of combining artificial intelligence (AI) and... Read More
News | Technology
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Touchless tech: COVID has accelerated the digital evolution in tours and activities
By Linda Fox | October 14, 2020
How the tours and activities sector is evolving to a touchless future.... Read More
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Booking.com to axe hotel tools on BookingSuite
Booking.com to axe hotel tools on BookingSuite
By Kevin May | October 14, 2020
The OTA is turning off its BookingSuite array of tools and services for accommodation providers.... Read More
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Cover Genius raises $12M as COVID accelerates need for insurance tech
By Jill Menze | October 14, 2020
King River Capital led the round, which will help the insurance technology specialist expand its... Read More
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Operto appoints Steven Davis as CEO, Michael Driedger goes back to eco roots
By Kevin May | October 13, 2020
Davis joins from Slalom Capital, a finance house that he ran and co-founded from October 2018,... Read More
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Via acquires Fleetonomy, expands into logistics and delivery
Via acquires Fleetonomy, expands into logistics and delivery
By Jill Menze | October 12, 2020
Car-share service Via has acquired fleet-management software provider Fleetonomy in a bid to expand... Read More
News | Technology
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Treebo Hotels raises $6M to boost its SaaS business
By Linda Fox | October 12, 2020
    Existing investors Matrix Partners India, SAIF Partners, Bertelsmann India Investments... Read More
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Imagine there’s no COVID-19 slamming the travel industry - it isn’t hard to do
Imagine there’s no COVID-19 slamming the travel industry - it isn’t hard to do
By Gavin Smith - Element | October 12, 2020
There are four key areas to focus on as the travel industry navigates its way through this... Read More
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March 26, 2019
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Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
March 4, 2019
Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
The cost and effort of maintaining a direct connect to the GDS may have been more than hotels had... Read More
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
March 1, 2019
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
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