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Nezasa lands $6M to expand connected trip technology
Nezasa lands $6M to expand connected trip technology
By Kevin May | December 3, 2020
The latest injection brings the total raised by the Switzerland-based company to $13 million. Read More
News | Technology
Key questions facing Airbnb ahead of its IPO
Key questions facing Airbnb ahead of its IPO
By Pierre Becerril - Transparent | December 3, 2020
By redefining traveler expectations and establishing a new type of lodging, Airbnb built the second-most valuable travel company in the world in just a decade. Now, as public market investors consider... Read More
Opinion | Online
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VIDEO: Tripadvisor slams Google strategy as operating at "expense of everyone else"
By Linda Fox | December 2, 2020
CEO Steve Kaufer pulls no punches when he talks about Google's position in travel at The Phocuswright Conference in November. Read More
News | Online
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Trip.com Group sees ongoing financial improvement, ups marketing spend
By Linda Fox | December 2, 2020
Trip.com Group says business segments have recovered to pre-pandemic levels in China. Read More
News | Online
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ConnexPay tops up Series A with $6M, plans expansion in other sectors
By Linda Fox | December 1, 2020
F-Prime Capital and existing investors are part of ConnexPay's latest funding. Read More
News | Startups
How tech can evolve the outdated $50B temporary housing sector
How tech can evolve the outdated $50B temporary housing sector
By Vivi Cahyadi - AltoVita | December 1, 2020
Although technology has transformed the operation and distribution of hotel and vacation rental sectors, there's one area left to be connected: the $50 billion temporary housing market. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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How travel companies are innovating in the Middle East and beyond
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WebinTravel | November 30, 2020
MakeMyTrip, Wego, Cleartrip and others discuss how they've shaped their strategy in the Middle East during the pandemic. Read More
News | Online
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How an email to the prime minister and algorithms helped Greece bring tourists back
By Linda Fox | November 27, 2020
An unsolicited email from a data scientist to the Greek prime minister helped the country reopen to tourists. Read More
News | Technology
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Klook, Traveloka, Trip.com among redemption partners for Singapore’s S$320M tourism recovery program
By Mitra Sorrells | November 25, 2020
The programs gives every Singapore citizen age 18 and above a S$100 voucher.  Read More
News | Online
Black U.S. leisure travelers spent $109.4B on travel in 2019
Black U.S. leisure travelers spent $109.4B on travel in 2019
By Jill Menze | November 23, 2020
According to a report from MMGY, there were 458.2 million Black U.S. traveler stays in 2019, which represent 13.1% of the U.S. leisure travel market. Read More
News | Online
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Booking Holdings boss talks pressure on hotels and the private accommodation trend
By Linda Fox | November 20, 2020
Glenn Fogel discusses how changes in the lodging market could be beneficial to large distributors - meaning hotels could face an uphill battle ahead. Read More
News | Distribution
Short-term rental bookings are up following news of vaccine
Short-term rental bookings are up following news of vaccine
By Jill Menze | November 20, 2020
According to Guesty, in the week following news of an effective COVID-19 vaccine, short-term rental bookings for Q1 2021 were up 6%. Read More
News | Online
eDreams Odigeo sees signs of improvement during European summer
eDreams Odigeo sees signs of improvement during European summer
By Kevin May | November 19, 2020
The Spain-based online travel agency group brought in €34.4 million in the quarter ending September 30 (its fiscal year's second quarter) - a 75% slump on the same period in 2020 Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Halalbooking - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: Halalbooking - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 19, 2020
HalalBooking is the world’s leading search and booking website for halal-friendly travel, allowing you to book hotels and villas online. Read More
Interview | Online
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Tripadvisor says travel remains top of mind for consumers
By Linda Fox | November 18, 2020
The Tripadvisor "A Year in Travel" research, carried out in partnership with Phocuswright, reveals that between May and September, outdoor activities, nature and parks accounted for 34% of all... Read More
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