Travel Booking


Kayak, Wanderu expand transportation offerings through new partnership
Kayak, Wanderu expand transportation offerings through new partnership
By Jill Menze | October 16, 2019
The partnership will give consumers access to bus, train and flight options across both platforms. Read More
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Sabre buys airline retail platform Radixx for $110M
Sabre buys airline retail platform Radixx for $110M
By Kevin May | October 16, 2019
The deal is being positioned as a mechanism to get more low-cost carriers into the Sabre fold, with Radixx's core platforms being a passenger service system and internet booking engine Read More
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TripAdvisor ponders the platform’s future direction, monetization and competing with Google
By Mitra Sorrells | October 16, 2019
TripAdvisor's president of core experience took the stage at WebInTravel's conference in Singapore to discuss the brand's ideas for the years ahead. Read More
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Booking.com pilots integrated flight booking service with Etraveli
By Linda Fox | October 15, 2019
Booking.com has partnered with Etraveli to pilot an integrated flight booking service. Read More
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Airline fraud on the rise, finger pointed at loyalty programs and data breaches
By Linda Fox | October 15, 2019
Online fraud attacks on airlines are increasing with loyalty schemes often the target, according to a report from Forter. Read More
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Hoist Group acquires HotelEngine booking platform
By Linda Fox | October 14, 2019
Hoist also acquired Locatel in 2014 and Swisscom Hospitality in 2015. The company runs a number of products including property management systems, in-room tech, smart locks and WiFi services. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: TripAbrood wants to be smart with family trip planning
By Linda Fox | October 14, 2019
TripAbrood is using artificial intelligence to build a virtual assistant to help book family vacations. Read More
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Bringing science and control to airline retail
Bringing science and control to airline retail
By Stanislava Yordanova - PROS  | October 10, 2019
In the next decade we should expect the disruption of the airline industry to continue to accelerate; however, it is the digital-first carriers that will lead the market. Read More
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EasyJet on learning about mobile apps the hard way
EasyJet on learning about mobile apps the hard way
By Linda Fox | October 10, 2019
The low-cost carrier charts the development of its mobile app - from early mistakes to implementing tools that came about following major problems for the airline. Read More
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Malaysia's Zouba wants to become a meta-book marketplace for destination products
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WebInTravel  | October 10, 2019
Malaysia-based GoQuo is launching Zouba, a “meta-book marketplace” for destination products. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Flugy crowdsources private flights to exotic destinations
By Mitra Sorrells | October 9, 2019
Flugy charters private planes to destinations voted on by its members (who each pay a $25 membership fee). Those that want to take the trip pay their share of the charter plus an 18% commission. ... Read More
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What billions of GDS data signals tell us about traveler booking behavior
What billions of GDS data signals tell us about traveler booking behavior
By Robert Brown - Travelport  | October 7, 2019
The report investigates the six dominant traveler personas that make up global travel bookings – solo travelers, families, business travelers, couples, weekenders, and groups. Read More
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Google, Expedia, Skyscanner and Amadeus on the future of airline retailing
By Mitra Sorrells | October 4, 2019
At ATPCO's Elevate conference, executives discussed the impact of younger generations on flight shopping, their plans for NGS implementation and their outlook for the coming year. Read More
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VIDEO: Sabre Airline Solutions talks distribution, customization and digital airlines
By Linda Fox | October 3, 2019
PhocusWire spoke to Sabre Airline Solutions on digital airlines, data and personalization at the World Aviation Festival 2019. Read More
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TripActions surfaces carbon impact data for flights and rail
By Mitra Sorrells | October 2, 2019
TripActions will provide carbon impact data for air and rail travel. Read More
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