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Sounding Off: Changing the message to nudge consumers back to travel
By PhocusWire | September 18, 2020
Perhaps there are things the industry can do now to help consumers calculate the risk of travel. Read More
Interview | Distribution
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Destinations join forces with private companies to boost tourism
By Linda Fox | September 15, 2020
Travel companies and tourism organizations are devising various initiatives to bring back travelers in recent months. It's not just lip service, but a collaborative effort by all parties. Read More
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Identifying areas for innovation as travelers embrace their "conscience"
By Linda Fox | September 15, 2020
Smart Travel Lab believes travelers now have a heightened sense of wanting to do better and travel more sustainably. Brands should take advantage of this shift. Read More
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European tourism bodies plead for coordinated travel restrictions
By Linda Fox | September 9, 2020
The call follows one from the European Commission last week, which wants a coordinated approach to travel restrictions and to help the recovery of economies across Europe. Read More
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As fewer people fly, destination marketing becomes a domestic game
As fewer people fly, destination marketing becomes a domestic game
By Bill Obreiter - ADARA | September 8, 2020
For destination marketers, it’s critical to understand how to navigate this new world, where fewer people will be flying.  Read More
Opinion | Technology
VIDEO: OCUS - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
VIDEO: OCUS - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
By PhocusWire | September 5, 2020
OCUS offers brands a complete photography solution anytime, anywhere in the world to drive engagement and boost revenue - all while scaling your business. Read More
Interview | Technology
VIDEO: New Reality With... Lola Åkerström of Geotraveler Media
VIDEO: New Reality With... Lola Åkerström of Geotraveler Media
By PhocusWire | September 2, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Lola Åkerström, founder at Geotraveler Media and an award-winning travel photographer and writer. Read More
News | Technology
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Sounding Off: Hotels should think what to do with their empty space
By PhocusWire | August 28, 2020
Recovery is uncertain, perhaps long-term, so thinking "smaller and smarter" is likely the best strategy for any part of the travel ecosystem through the rest of the year and into 2021. Read More
Interview | Technology
VIDEO: New Reality With... Elliott Ferguson of Destination D.C.
VIDEO: New Reality With... Elliott Ferguson of Destination D.C.
By PhocusWire | August 26, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Elliott Ferguson, CEO of Destination D.C, one of the most high-profile destination and tourism organizations in the world. Read More
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How I Got Here, episode 38 - Travis Katz of Trip.com
By PhocusWire | August 20, 2020
Travis Katz brought Gogobot through a crowded field of social trip planning sites to an eventual sale to one of the biggest names in online travel. He tells the story to Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin... Read More
Interview | Online
Enough is enough - global travel brands make desperate plea for state help with pandemic recovery
Enough is enough - global travel brands make desperate plea for state help with pandemic recovery
By Kevin May | August 18, 2020
A joint letter, sent on their behalf by the WTTC today to the G7 countries and Australia, South Korea and Spain, asks governments to convene a COVID-19 global summit in a bid to "rescue the world... Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: New Reality With... Rohit Talwar of Fast Future
VIDEO: New Reality With... Rohit Talwar of Fast Future
By PhocusWire | August 17, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Rohit Talwar, CEO at Fast Future, one of the world's leading organizations looking at the fields of futures and foresight. Read More
News | Technology
Boosting customer experience comes ahead of providing pandemic information to travelers
Boosting customer experience comes ahead of providing pandemic information to travelers
By Kevin May | August 17, 2020
Big data and analytics also scored the highest among the 11 technology-related options for brands, both in terms of previous impact and most likely to affect the business between now and 2025. Read More
News | Technology
Sounding Off: Social media shouldn't sugar-coat the mid-crisis travel experience
Sounding Off: Social media shouldn't sugar-coat the mid-crisis travel experience
By PhocusWire | August 7, 2020
The travel experience is going to be disruptive (health checks) or weird (everyone wearing masks) for a while so ensuring the message does not ignore those facts will be beneficial in the... Read More
Interview | Online
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My Method... Building consensus with data in uncertain times for destinations
By John Urdi - Mammoth Lakes Tourism | July 16, 2020
By relying on data in decision-making, some destinations are able to quickly pivot based on the needs of communities and build consensus around those strategic changes. Read More
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