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The future always belongs to the leaders who shape it
The future always belongs to the leaders who shape it
By Alexander Vassilikos - Hellenic Chamber of Hotels | October 26, 2020
Greek tourism capitalized on its credibility and created an invaluable legacy for the country, prepared to play a leading role in the days when global tourism recovers. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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Travel buyers estimate significant reduction in 2021 business travel volumes
By Linda Fox | October 2, 2020
Business travel is beginning to return, but more than a third of travel buyers say decreases of as much as 70% are possible. Read More
News | Distribution
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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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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
News | Distribution
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: 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
News | Online
InPhocus, episode 17 - Destinations, it's over to you now
InPhocus, episode 17 - Destinations, it's over to you now
By PhocusWire | July 10, 2020
With the Destination X series now paused as the industry attempts to get back on its feet (AKA "recovery mode"), we wanted to reflect with its producer Doug Lansky on how the series had been received... Read More
News | Technology
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Hospitality and travel companies sign workplace diversity pledge
By Linda Fox | July 7, 2020
Fifteen travel and hospitality companies have signed up so far, including Bourne Leisure, Hilton and InterContinental Hotels Group. Read More
News | Distribution
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Travel payment standard sees early traction, aims to rebuild trust
By Linda Fox | June 22, 2020
The Open Payment Alliance removes friction from B2B payments but still allows for payment flexibility via a standard. Read More
News | Technology
Sounding Off: State-backed or multi-brand travel projects rarely work
Sounding Off: State-backed or multi-brand travel projects rarely work
By PhocusWire | June 12, 2020
There are countless ways to offer support from the state but creating, operating and maintaining a brand new service that seeks to challenge the status quo may not be the best use of a government's... Read More
Interview | Technology
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Destination marketing is not just about the recovery - it's now a long game
By Bruce Lahood - ICF Next | June 10, 2020
The traveler of the future will be more cautious and more mindful of the adventure they are about to embark upon. But this has huge implications for marketing a destination. Read More
Opinion | Online
Destination X - How to stop tourists behaving badly
Destination X - How to stop tourists behaving badly
June 9, 2020
Another issue that tourism managers are able to tackle, as destinations approach the end of their shut-down periods, is the difficult area of guest behavior. Read More
News | Technology
Destination X - The toolkit needed for a new form of tourism
Destination X - The toolkit needed for a new form of tourism
By PhocusWire | June 2, 2020
Let's put Hyperloop, self-driving cars and drone-like helicopters aside for a moment and inspect other technologies that can help destination managers. Read More
News | Technology
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Innovation, automation and collaboration - three ways to get aviation moving safely again
By Linda Fox | May 26, 2020
Airlines are desperate to build confidence among passengers and put them in the planes that are slowly returning to the skies. But it'll take more than that to get aviation moving again. Read More
News | Technology
Destination X - Reopening for tourism after coronavirus
Destination X - Reopening for tourism after coronavirus
By PhocusWire | May 19, 2020
How to reopen for tourism after the coronavirus outbreak is tricky, with concerns around social distancing - to name just one element - added to an existing visitor strategy. Read More
News | Technology
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