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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
Destination X - How coronavirus will force destinations to stop overtourism
Destination X - How coronavirus will force destinations to stop overtourism
By PhocusWire | April 28, 2020
The destruction caused by the coronavirus provides destinations an opportunity to make long-overdue smart and sustainable tourism decisions. Read More
News | Technology
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Adventure travel suppliers expect business to be down 40% in 2020
By Linda Fox | April 20, 2020
The coronavirus has hit the adventure travel industry just as hard as other segments with suppliers saying they have seen a 63% drop in demand in Q2 of 2020. Read More
News | Distribution
Destination X - Rebounding from the fear of coronavirus on tourism
Destination X - Rebounding from the fear of coronavirus on tourism
By PhocusWire | April 14, 2020
Imagine how difficult it must be for travelers, many of whom will have an even bigger sense of unease about returning to the skies or hotels or places to visit, once the world and the industry try to... Read More
News | Online
InPhocus, episode 3 - Living with the virus, thinking about a reset for tourism
InPhocus, episode 3 - Living with the virus, thinking about a reset for tourism
By PhocusWire | March 27, 2020
Destination specialist Doug Lansky to gives his account of contracting coronavirus and shares his perspective on the current climate for destinations and what could (or should) happen next. Read More
News | Technology
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Corporate travel on the front line of global incidents
By Linda Fox | March 18, 2020
The corporate travel industry has to deal with an increasing volume of incidents related to weather, terrorism - and now health - that impact travel. Read More
News | Online
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Youth travel businesses anticipate an €87B impact from coronavirus
By Linda Fox | March 17, 2020
Economic, political uncertainty, employment and travel restrictions top the list of concerns for businesses during this challenging period for both the immediate and long term, WYSE says. Read More
News | Distribution
Booking.com, Skyscanner, Ctrip and TripAdvisor join travel sustainability pact
Booking.com, Skyscanner, Ctrip and TripAdvisor join travel sustainability pact
By Kevin May | September 3, 2019
The quartet will work together in a series of initiatives to educate, raise awareness and, in their words, "promote positive change." Read More
News | Online
What can we learn from top tourism boards about the digital experience?
What can we learn from top tourism boards about the digital experience?
By Iñigo Valenzuela - Smartvel  | June 25, 2019
With the unprecedented increase in tourism in recent years, destinations have been experiencing an impact on the social, cultural and economic environments. Read More
From Our Partners | Online
How Instagram breathed new life into destination marketing
How Instagram breathed new life into destination marketing
By Richard Black - Sojern  | June 21, 2019
A few years ago, DMOs where just dipping their toe in the digital advertising water. Now, there's no stopping them as Instagram illustrates its huge opportunity for marketers. Read More
Opinion | Online
Industry innovation: Insider perspectives on how to make tourism better
Industry innovation: Insider perspectives on how to make tourism better
By Voyager HQ  | June 20, 2019
The in-destination segment - worth an estimated $150 billion - continues to capture its fair share of attention in the broader travel industry. But it is evolving fast. Read More
Opinion | Online
Accommodation providers want brand "hijacking" on Google to be made illegal
Accommodation providers want brand "hijacking" on Google to be made illegal
By Linda Fox | March 19, 2019
The Bed and Breakfast Association is supporting a petition to make bidding by OTAs on a B&B or hotel’s name on search engines illegal. Read More
News | Online
From investors to incubators - a look inside the vast travel startup ecosystem
From investors to incubators - a look inside the vast travel startup ecosystem
By Kevin May | January 15, 2019
A five-year examination of the sector reveals a wide array of incubators, investors and communities dedicated to helping new businesses in the travel industry. Read More
News | Startups
VIDEO: Vivere - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Vivere - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 10, 2018
Vivere.travel transforms your vacation vision into reality. A personalized, interest-based, visual travel guide. Read More
Interview | Startups
FEI on bringing the industry closer to equestrian sports
FEI on bringing the industry closer to equestrian sports
By PhocusWire | June 12, 2018
Equestrian events are complicated for its participants to attend, not least because of the equipment and the transportation of horses around the globe. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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