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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
From travel manager to travel enabler: How policies, standards and roles must change as travel resumes
From travel manager to travel enabler: How policies, standards and roles must change as travel resumes
By Mike Koetting - SAP Concur | September 18, 2020
As organizations revisit travel policies and safety standards, travel managers will find themselves playing a new role, shifting from a traditional gatekeeper to an enabler. Read More
Opinion | Online
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Q&A: Air France-KLM on why NDC remains core to its distribution strategy
By Linda Fox | September 17, 2020
Air France-KLM distribution boss talks to PhocusWire about its NDC strategy. Read More
News | Distribution
Airbnb will get to its long-awaited IPO with a spring in its step
Airbnb will get to its long-awaited IPO with a spring in its step
By Steven Jankowski - AllTheRooms | September 17, 2020
Higher volumes of short-term rental bookings have allowed Airbnb to get its IPO plans back on track. Read More
Opinion | Online
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STARTUP STAGE: Trip Approve wants to streamline business travel management
By Mitra Sorrells | September 16, 2020
Trip Approve is a subscription service for companies to access low rates, understand where they employees are, manage spending and ensure compliance to policies and procedures.  Read More
Interview | Startups
Touchless tech: The simple - and advanced - ways ground transport providers are encouraging travel
Touchless tech: The simple - and advanced - ways ground transport providers are encouraging travel
By Jill Menze | September 16, 2020
For ground transportation providers, COVID-19 is accelerating the need for both simple touch-free technology as well as more advanced solutions to rebuild traveler confidence and restore revenues. Read More
News | Technology
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Destinations join forces with private companies to boost tourism
By Linda Fox | September 15, 2020
Travel companies and tourism organizations are devising various initiatives to bring back travelers in recent months. It's not just lip service, but a collaborative effort by all parties. Read More
News | Distribution
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Identifying areas for innovation as travelers embrace their "conscience"
By Linda Fox | September 15, 2020
Smart Travel Lab believes travelers now have a heightened sense of wanting to do better and travel more sustainably. Brands should take advantage of this shift. Read More
News | Distribution
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How new approaches to interlining can help airlines rebuild capacity post-COVID
By Patrick Edmond - Air Black Box | September 15, 2020
With new interlining strategies based on better collaboration and partnerships, airlines can position themselves to generate more revenue as traffic resumes.   Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Q&A: How a pandemic has heightened the need for automation in airlines
By Linda Fox | September 14, 2020
Startups offering tech that enables passengers to rebook themselves, as well as gives carriers a better picture of what's happening, already existed - but the pandemic has thrust the need for... Read More
News | Technology
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Using the coronavirus pandemic to bring some innovation to business travel
By Susan Lichtenstein - DigiTravel Consulting | September 11, 2020
Now is a good time to address the many pain points in corporate travel purposes. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Delta pauses NDC development, "doubles down" on existing distribution strategy
Delta pauses NDC development, "doubles down" on existing distribution strategy
By Linda Fox | September 10, 2020
As Delta moves away from NDC to focus on its existing infrastructure, Air France-KLM continues its NDC strategy. Read More
News | 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
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Forget online stars and rankings, hotels will be now judged by hygiene factors
By Linda Fox | September 7, 2020
While there is no ranking or rating system for hygiene and cleanliness, there are tell-tale signs for who is putting in the time and money. And this matters a lot in the mid-pandemic period. Read More
News | Distribution
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Phocuswright Europe 2020 preview: Out of Office with... Sergio Colella
By PhocusWire | September 7, 2020
In a series of interviews with executives participating in the online event in September, PhocusWire finds out what they have learned from the COVID-19 crisis. Next up: SITA's Sergio Colella. Read More
Interview | Technology
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