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What's shaping travel marketing in 2020? Social media, connected TV and an always-on approach
What's shaping travel marketing in 2020? Social media, connected TV and an always-on approach
By Jill Menze | January 24, 2020
Sojern's Future of Travel Advertising report outlines the priorities and challenges for travel marketers in 2020. Read More
News | Online
Tripadvisor begins brand transformation with new course for Viator, executive shakeup
Tripadvisor begins brand transformation with new course for Viator, executive shakeup
By Mitra Sorrells | January 23, 2020
Tripadvisor is embarking on a dramatic realignment aimed at helping the company preserve profitability and spur new growth as it deals with competition from Google and others and with evolving... Read More
News | Online
Booking.com launches CityBook as test app for destination tools and services
Booking.com launches CityBook as test app for destination tools and services
By Kevin May | January 16, 2020
The app, known as CityBook, is a "digital guide" for destinations that will combine content, planning tools such as maps, navigation and experiences. Read More
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Where does social media and sustainability collide?
By Marissa Trew - WiT  | January 10, 2020
At the VidCon Asia Summit, Jeremy Jauncey, CEO and founder of Beautiful Destinations, spoke about the pressure tourism organizations are under to embrace digital, the role of social media content... Read More
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MakeMyTrip takes next step in quest to become travel super app
By Mitra Sorrells | January 9, 2020
MakeMyTrip now displays destination videos with booking links in its mobile apps, as part of its effort to be a travel super app. Read More
News | Online
Solo travel and its promising business opportunity
Solo travel and its promising business opportunity
By Eric Gnock Fah - Klook  | January 6, 2020
Klook's Eric Gnock Fah explains why travel industry leaders should keep tabs on skyrocketing global interest in solo travel. Read More
From Our Partners | Online
VIDEO: Trip Ninja - Summit interview Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Trip Ninja - Summit interview Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | December 30, 2019
Trip Ninja is a provider in multi-city flight technology, working with online travel agencies to improve search and booking of air tickets.  Read More
Interview | Startups
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VIDEO: What will the travel purchase funnel look like in the future?
By Mitra Sorrells | December 12, 2019
Executives from Skyscanner, HotelTonight, TripTuner and Fareportal discuss the future of the funnel in travel at The Phocuswright Conference. Read More
News | Online
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In The Big Chair LIVE - Jeffrey Glueck of Foursquare
By Linda Fox | December 10, 2019
Foursquare CEO Jeffrey Glueck talks to PhocusWire for a Big Chair LIVE interview during The Phocuswright Conference 2019. Read More
Interview | Technology
VIDEO: Arrivalist - Launch pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Arrivalist - Launch pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | December 10, 2019
Arrivalist is a leading location intelligence platform in the travel industry. Read More
Interview | Technology
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VIDEO: Kayak CEO Steve Hafner on new “Premium” badge, cross-brand loyalty and why it's a startup
By Mitra Sorrells | December 9, 2019
Kayak has made several updates in the past year, including the launch of "Kayak Premium" on Thursday. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Personalization, the importance of data and privacy in travel
VIDEO: Personalization, the importance of data and privacy in travel
By Linda Fox | December 6, 2019
Developments in, as well as the challenges of, personalization in travel were up for discussion during an executive roundtable at the Phocuswright Conference 2019. Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: Left Travel - Launch pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Left Travel - Launch pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | December 6, 2019
One Degree helps property owners gain visibility by promoting their eco-friendly properties with the Sustainable Impact Score. Read More
Interview | Online
How I Got Here, episode 15 - Steve Kaufer of TripAdvisor
How I Got Here, episode 15 - Steve Kaufer of TripAdvisor
By Kevin May | December 5, 2019
TripAdvisor is one of the pioneering brands in online travel, no question about it. CEO Steve Kaufer gives the inside story - the ups and the downs - to David Litwak of Mozio and PhocusWire's Kevin May. Read More
Interview | Online
VIDEO: Pack Up + Go - Summit pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Pack Up + Go - Summit pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | December 4, 2019
Plan a three-day trip around the United States with this travel agency. The catch? Your destination is a surprise! Read More
Interview | Startups