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Sounding Off: Travel is an emotional experience - now more than ever
Sounding Off: Travel is an emotional experience - now more than ever
By PhocusWire | May 14, 2021
Travel brands will do well to consider the different types of emotions that people currently have, even if there is zero chance of them getting a booking from them this year. Read More
Interview | Online
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How to help DMOs transform travel through data and technology
By Luca Romozzi - Sojern | May 14, 2021
A modern approach to destination marketing is needed, especially in this upcoming recovery phase, combining technology and collaboration. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Airbnb revenue climbs 5% as travel rebounded in Q1 2021
By Jill Menze | May 13, 2021
Airbnb revenue grew 5% to $887 million in the first quarter of 2021, though losses mounted to $1.2 billion. Read More
News | Online
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Hotel booking windows gradually lengthening as traveler confidence returns
By Linda Fox | May 13, 2021
Occupancy rates vary in different regions, according to a report, with China hitting rates of 60% and North America 50%, but Europe is still trailing at around 18%, attributed to a slower easing of... Read More
News | Distribution
Build now, pay later: How a reimagined booking experience can build customer confidence
Build now, pay later: How a reimagined booking experience can build customer confidence
By Dan Archer - Freestyle | May 13, 2021
A “build now, pay later” concept offers consumers the freedom they’re after, and could help the recovery of the travel industry. Read More
Opinion | Online
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VIDEO: How to acquire customers through paid social media campaigns
By PhocusWire | May 11, 2021
PhocusWire spoke to Makoto Rheault-Kihara, Hopper's head of acquisition, about the valuable user insight it gleans from its paid social campaigns Read More
News | Online
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Indonesian super app GoJek adds $300M investment
By Linda Fox | May 10, 2021
GoJek and Telkomsel are furthering their collaboration to boost digital services for Indonesia's consumers and travelers. Read More
News | Startups
Expedia Group bets on brand marketing as it prepares for travel rebound
Expedia Group bets on brand marketing as it prepares for travel rebound
By Jill Menze | May 6, 2021
In its Q1 2021 earnings call, Expedia Group said it's focusing on brand marketing to differentiate its offerings and capitalize on returning travel demand. Read More
News | Online
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Fly Now Pay Later adds £10M to Series A
By Linda Fox | May 6, 2021
The London-based alternative payments company plans to launch in the U.S. Read More
News | Startups
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Booking Holdings sees upward trend in Q1, focuses on buildout of connected trip
By Mitra Sorrells | May 5, 2021
Booking.com’s flight product, a key part of the connected trip, is now available in 18 countries, and Q1 had the highest number of air tickets ever booked in a single quarter. Read More
News | Online
Uber minimizes losses, hits gross bookings high in Q1 2021
Uber minimizes losses, hits gross bookings high in Q1 2021
By Jill Menze | May 5, 2021
For Q1 2021, Uber recorded a net loss of $108 million compared to a net loss of $968 million in Q4 2020. Read More
News | Online
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Hotelbeds chairman steps down, new CEO appointed
By Linda Fox | May 5, 2021
Joan Vilà is taking up a non-executive director role on the board of the Palma, Spain-based company and is handing the reins to newly appointed CEO, Nicolas Huss. Read More
News | Distribution
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Hotel professionals eye a 2023 recovery timeline, but too late for some
By Linda Fox | May 4, 2021
The pandemic has hit the hotel segment hard, with 15% preparing to hand the keys for their properties back to lenders. Read More
News | Distribution
In The Big Chair - Roberto Martinoli of Silversea Cruises
In The Big Chair - Roberto Martinoli of Silversea Cruises
By Mitra Sorrells | May 4, 2021
Founded in 1994 and now part of the Royal Caribbean Group, Silversea Cruises is an ultra-luxury cruise line with itineraries covering all seven continents and more than 900 destinations. Read More
Interview | Online
Marketing tactics to think about as travel attempts to recover
Marketing tactics to think about as travel attempts to recover
By Gilad Barash - Dstillery | April 30, 2021
It's likely that the travel audiences from a year ago no longer apply so travel marketers need to find the signals consumers are putting out. Read More
Opinion | Online
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