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Traveloka mulls IPO avenue to take the Indonesian online giant to global markets
By Linda Fox | March 3, 2021
Traveloka says it is still considering listing in Indonesia but the U.S. provides global opportunities. Read More
News | Online
What the recent TripActions investment means for the rest of us in business travel
What the recent TripActions investment means for the rest of us in business travel
By Jeff Berk - Tripkicks | March 3, 2021
Even if business travel doesn't return to 2019 figures, investors know it will come back – and it will be different. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Short-term rental bookings boom in the U.K. after roadmap announcement
Short-term rental bookings boom in the U.K. after roadmap announcement
By Jill Menze | March 3, 2021
Following Boris Johnson's announcement that the U.K. would ease lockdown plans, short-term rental bookings jumped 88% over the week prior. Read More
News | Online
STARTUP STAGE: Odyssey Travel App wants to democratize access to luxury travel
STARTUP STAGE: Odyssey Travel App wants to democratize access to luxury travel
By Jill Menze | March 2, 2021
Odyssey Travel App is a premium travel platform that aims to democratize access to luxury hotels, car rental and other travel services directly from the provider to the user. Read More
Interview | Startups
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VIDEO: Terry Jones on health passports, standards and restoring consumer confidence
By Mitra Sorrells | March 2, 2021
Travel industry veteran Terry Jones discusses the need for collaboration and communication as the industry rolls out digital health passports and other solutions to restart travel. Read More
News | Technology
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Amadeus ends 2020 with large losses and 61% drop in revenue
By Linda Fox | February 26, 2021
The distribution giant says that while there was a slight improvement in air traffic in the final quarter of the year, the pandemic continued to severely impact travel. Read More
News | Distribution
In first earnings report, Airbnb posts quarterly loss of $3.9B
In first earnings report, Airbnb posts quarterly loss of $3.9B
By Jill Menze | February 25, 2021
Despite a massive loss in the fourth quarter of 2020, CEO Brian Chesky says the pandemic has proved Airbnb's business is "inherently adaptable." Read More
News | Online
Digital nomads are helping fuel recovery in the Middle East
Digital nomads are helping fuel recovery in the Middle East
By Jill Menze | February 25, 2021
Thanks to initiatives such as Dubai’s Digital Nomad Visa, the Middle East region is seeing green shoots of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
News | Online
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Accor posts €2B loss, lays out 2021 strategy
By Linda Fox | February 24, 2021
Accor plans to focus on its ALL loyalty program, further cost reduction and expansion in 2021. Read More
News | Distribution
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IHG looks to mid-market brands and digital developments to help recovery
By Linda Fox | February 23, 2021
IHG is continuing with the phased rollout of its Guest Reservation System, developed in partnership with Amadeus. Read More
News | Distribution
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Kakao Mobility lands $200M investment, looks to growth
By Linda Fox | February 23, 2021
Kakao Mobility plans to lean on Carlyle's industry knowledge to speed up its growth strategy. Read More
News | Distribution
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Marriott on marketing initiatives and the summer rebound
By Christina Jelski - Travel Weekly | February 22, 2021
Julius Robinson, chief sales and marketing officer at Marriott International, highlights the messages that are resonating with customers. Read More
News | Distribution
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Investment in digital channels a priority for airlines, OTAs
By Mitra Sorrells | February 22, 2021
Trustly asked leaders from European OTAs and airlines about the strategies they intend to use to improve their relationship with travelers. Read More
News | Online
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Questo unlocks $1.5M in funding, targets tours in more U.S. cities
By Linda Fox | February 18, 2021
Questo is aiming for 200 cities by the end of 2021, growing from over 100 where it currently has games available. Read More
News | Startups
As Bitcoin surges, will cryptocurrency become an accepted form of payment in travel?
As Bitcoin surges, will cryptocurrency become an accepted form of payment in travel?
By Mitra Sorrells | February 18, 2021
Industry experts agree digital currencies are an inevitable evolution and provide advantages for travel payments, but there are challenges to adoption. Read More
News | Technology
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