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VIDEO: Kayak CEO Steve Hafner on new “Premium” badge, cross-brand loyalty and why it's a startup
By Mitra Sorrells | December 9, 2019
Kayak has made several updates in the past year, including the launch of "Kayak Premium" on Thursday. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: AirDNA - Launch pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: AirDNA - Launch pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
Short-term rental data is the next generation of lodging analytics. Find out why it's something you can't afford to ignore. Read More
Interview | Distribution
VIDEO: Pilota - Summit pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Pilota - Summit pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | December 9, 2019
Pilota’s machine learning technology has the capabilities to accurately predict disruptions and automatically rebook a client on a back-up flight if there is a severe delay or cancellation. Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: Personalization, the importance of data and privacy in travel
VIDEO: Personalization, the importance of data and privacy in travel
By Linda Fox | December 6, 2019
Developments in, as well as the challenges of, personalization in travel were up for discussion during an executive roundtable at the Phocuswright Conference 2019. Read More
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VIDEO: Has airline distribution reached utopia?
VIDEO: Has airline distribution reached utopia?
By Jill Menze | December 6, 2019
On a scale of one to 10, with one being where airline distribution was in the 1980s and 10 being the utopia the industry’s dreamed of, where does the current ecosystem reside? Read More
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VIDEO: Left Travel - Launch pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Left Travel - Launch pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | December 6, 2019
One Degree helps property owners gain visibility by promoting their eco-friendly properties with the Sustainable Impact Score. Read More
Interview | Online
VIDEO: Questo - Summit pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Questo - Summit pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | December 6, 2019
Gamified walking tours can be played any time by solving clues in order to discover cities and stories. Read More
Interview | Startups
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VIDEO: How tech-enabled solutions can improve safety and security of short-term rentals
By Mitra Sorrells | December 5, 2019
Leaders from Vrbo, TurnKey Vacation Rentals and Certistay discuss safety and security solutions for short-term rentals. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Sift - Launch pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Sift - Launch pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | December 5, 2019
Dynamic Friction can assist efforts to reduce longstanding problems like false positives and growing problems like account takeovers. Read More
Interview | Technology
How I Got Here, episode 15 - Steve Kaufer of TripAdvisor
How I Got Here, episode 15 - Steve Kaufer of TripAdvisor
By Kevin May | December 5, 2019
TripAdvisor is one of the pioneering brands in online travel, no question about it. CEO Steve Kaufer gives the inside story - the ups and the downs - to David Litwak of Mozio and PhocusWire's Kevin May. Read More
Interview | Online
VIDEO: Gamitee - Summit pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Gamitee - Summit pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | December 5, 2019
This social solution for travel sites converts 5x better than the site baseline, translating to an increase of 10% in overall online sales. Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: OYO's Ritesh Agarwal on growth and plans to address hotel owners’ concerns
VIDEO: OYO's Ritesh Agarwal on growth and plans to address hotel owners’ concerns
By Mitra Sorrells | December 4, 2019
OYO CEO Ritesh Agarwal speaks about the company's growth and priorities for the coming year at The Phocuswright Conference. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Pack Up + Go - Summit pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Pack Up + Go - Summit pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | December 4, 2019
Plan a three-day trip around the United States with this travel agency. The catch? Your destination is a surprise! Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: Nezasa - Launch pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Nezasa - Launch pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | December 4, 2019
Incremental selling of personalized trips: from static to live itineraries. Read More
Interview | Technology
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VIDEO: Expedia Group on Vrbo growth, search challenges and workplace diversity
By Linda Fox | December 3, 2019
During an interview at the Phocuswright Conference in Florida last month, Okerstrom discusses developments for the business and the recent "headwinds." Read More
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