Travel Booking


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GoEuro doubles its funding with new round of $150M
By Mitra Sorrells | October 23, 2018
Berlin-based GoEuro has raised $150 million to grow its multimodal travel booking platform, which currently works with more than 800 providers across Europe.   Read More
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TripActions business travel report
Business travel essential but frustrating, survey finds
By Mitra Sorrells | October 23, 2018
A gap in the user experience between consumer and corporate travel platforms leaves many business travelers frustrated – and booking outside of approved tools.    Read More
News | Technology
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Matt Curtis
By PhocusWire | October 23, 2018
As founder of Smart City Policy Group which he set up a year ago, Curtis works with governments and companies to formulate regulations for emerging technology and the sharing economy.  Read More
Interview | Technology
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Mapify plots expansion following $1.3M in funding
By Linda Fox | October 22, 2018
Social travel site Mapify gets $1.3 million in seed funding. Read More
News | Startups
Lufthansa partners with IBM Watson for AI-driven advertising
Lufthansa partners with IBM Watson for AI-driven advertising
By Linda Fox | October 19, 2018
Lufthansa is claiming a first with the launch of an advertising campaign using artificial intelligence from IBM Watson Ads. Read More
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Vacasa 64M funding
Vacasa raises $64M to boost domestic and international expansion
By Mitra Sorrells | October 18, 2018
U.S.-based vacation rental management company Vacasa has closed $64 million in new funding Read More
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ACTE report NDC confusion
NDC causing confusion, concern for corporate travel managers
By Mitra Sorrells | October 17, 2018
Corporate travel managers do not fully understand IATA’s New Distribution Capability and that lack of knowledge may make them resistant to embracing the data transmission standard. Read More
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Tours and activities: the next frontier for airlines?
Tours and activities: the next frontier for airlines?
By Jill Menze | October 17, 2018
Do airlines want to enter the tours and activities game? On the list of priorities, airlines are interested in selling their core product - flights - first and foremost, says Tamas Hanyi, general... Read More
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TravelPerk quickly adds $44M round, plans rapid expansion of business travel tech
TravelPerk quickly adds $44M round, plans rapid expansion of business travel tech
By Linda Fox | October 15, 2018
TravelPerk has announced $44 million in Series C funding, just seven months after it attracted a $21 million round. Read More
News | Startups
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Better metrics urged in corporate travel to improve the traveler experience
By Linda Fox | October 15, 2018
Travel managers could take into account wider data and traveler insights to demonstrate trip ROI. Read More
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The metasearch model, part 2: The transition to meta-book
By Mitra Sorrells | October 15, 2018
In the early days of metasearch, roughly the first decade of the 21st century, the model was strictly one of price comparison and referral.    Read More
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What's next for Google's foray into hotels?
By Christina Jelski - Travel Weekly | October 11, 2018
Google's recent efforts to expand further into the online travel space could result in a pivotal change for the hospitality industry. Read More
News | Online
Phocuswright Conference 2018 preview Fred Lalonde
In the green room at Phocuswright with... Fred Lalonde
By PhocusWire | October 11, 2018
Fresh off a $100 million funding round, the CEO of the price prediction and booking app participates in a panel discussion on air travel at The Phocuswright Conference 2018. Read More
Interview | Technology
Expedia Google Assistant book action
Expedia creates Google Assistant browse and book capability
By Mitra Sorrells | October 9, 2018
Expedia is expanding its voice technology integrations with a new “Expedia Action” on Google Assistant.   Read More
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TripAdvisor Experiences TV campaign
TripAdvisor signals importance of tours and activities with TV ad launch
By Mitra Sorrells | October 9, 2018
TripAdvisor is trying a new strategy to encourage travelers to book tours and activities on its platform.   Read More
News | Online