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Trip.com Group creates new marketing hub for suppliers
By Mitra Sorrells | May 11, 2021
The "Star Hub" gives suppliers their own channel in Trip.com Group's mobile app where they can share products and promotions. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Capturing the social zeitgeist with Clubhouse for travel
VIDEO: Capturing the social zeitgeist with Clubhouse for travel
By PhocusWire | May 5, 2021
The audio-only meeting and discussion app has only been in the market since March 2020 but has since ignited speculation ranging from it being a podcast-killer to the future of customer engagement and... Read More
News | Online
WTTC Global Summit: Clarity, certainty and collaboration keys to travel recovery
WTTC Global Summit: Clarity, certainty and collaboration keys to travel recovery
By Mitra Sorrells | April 27, 2021
More than 600 leaders from travel, tourism, government and the private sector are gathered for the World Travel and Tourism Council's Global Summit in Cancun, the organization's first in-person event... Read More
News | Online
How tourism organizations can refresh their post-pandemic data strategy
How tourism organizations can refresh their post-pandemic data strategy
By Piyush Shrivastava - Adara | April 14, 2021
Many destination marketers have been operating in a state of waiting. Waiting for the pandemic to subside, for travel to begin in earnest and for social distancing limitations to be relaxed. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Sounding Off: Travelers may have other goals than doing the right thing
Sounding Off: Travelers may have other goals than doing the right thing
By PhocusWire | April 9, 2021
The best hope that anyone can have right now is that people will actually come through on the industry's desire to capitalize on pent-up demand AND do so in a way that at least illustrates signs of a... Read More
Interview | Online
"Marketing of Care" and the future of tourism
"Marketing of Care" and the future of tourism
By Michael Becker and Adam Hanft | April 5, 2021
In a post-pandemic world, Marketing of Care can help travel marketers promote destinations through a holistic approach that relies on hyper-local data as well as rational and emotional factors. Read More
Opinion | Online
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My Method... Nurturing tourism startups to boost travel recovery
By Eduardo Sette Câmara - Beta-i | March 16, 2021
Tourism startups are brought together with Tourism Portugal and innovation consultancy Beta-i for a three-month program. Read More
News | Startups
InPhocus, episode 33 - Big picture uncertainty
InPhocus, episode 33 - Big picture uncertainty
By PhocusWire | March 5, 2021
ITB director Martin Buck reflects on what it meant for the show and the industry as March 2020 turned the sector on its head and what happens next for the sector. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Bringing governments, destinations, industry and science together safely
VIDEO: Bringing governments, destinations, industry and science together safely
By PhocusWire | March 3, 2021
PhocusWire spoke to WTTC's president and CEO, Gloria Guevara, to understand the efforts the council is making to bring its stakeholders together for a coordinated response to the pandemic. Read More
News | Online
How payments technology will fuel travel rebound
How payments technology will fuel travel rebound
By Yuval Ziv – Nuvei | February 8, 2021
Here are six best practices from a recent white paper that travel operators can - and are – implementing to mitigate the economic impact of the pandemic. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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Prince Harry-backed Travalyst coalition urges industry collaboration to “rebuild more responsibly”
By Mitra Sorrells | January 29, 2021
Former Skyscanner CEO Bryan Dove is now chairing the coalition, working alongside Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, who launched it in 2019 with Booking.com, Skyscanner, Trip.com Group, Tripadvisor and... Read More
News | Online
Tripadvisor creates virtual destination tour via Amazon Alexa
Tripadvisor creates virtual destination tour via Amazon Alexa
By Kevin May | January 29, 2021
The idea is that Alexa prompts users to choose their own tour, allowing them to visit over several minutes such attractions as nature spots, landmarks, cultural locations and restaurants. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Using tech to go from overtourism to sustainable tourism
VIDEO: Using tech to go from overtourism to sustainable tourism
By PhocusWire | January 13, 2021
Now is the time for destinations to build strategies to manage the recovery and avoid some of the problems that developed as a result of too many tourists flooding popular areas. Read More
News | Technology
Understanding the connected trip and what it means for travel brands
Understanding the connected trip and what it means for travel brands
By PhocusWire | January 11, 2021
We speak to Ingenico's head of travel, Eric Liebman, about the definitions, use cases and how payments is a vital thread running through all parts of the process. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
Here's what happened in 2020, now be prepared for 2021
Here's what happened in 2020, now be prepared for 2021
By PhocusWire | January 8, 2021
While many are eager to banish 2020 to a tightly sealed box, how the industry considers its options for the year ahead is based almost exclusively on what has come before. Read More
News | Online
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