Travel Inspiration


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Thriving in an experience economy
By Erik Tengen - Oaky | November 26, 2020
We look at how emotion affects memory, what types of experiences are most effective in inciting emotion, and the role of hotels in the system of experiences we know as tourism – a vital part of the... Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
VIDEO: New Reality With... Johannes Reck of GetYourGuide
VIDEO: New Reality With... Johannes Reck of GetYourGuide
By PhocusWire | November 24, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Johannes Reck, CEO and co-founder of GetYourGuide, one of the world's leading online travel agencies for tours and activities. Read More
News | Online
How I Got Here, episode 50 - Paul Melhus of ToursByLocals
How I Got Here, episode 50 - Paul Melhus of ToursByLocals
By PhocusWire | November 12, 2020
A classic startup launch but an unconventional route through bootstrapping for the next ten years. Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May of PhocusWire get the story of ToursByLocals from its co-founder and... Read More
Interview | Online
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Tripadvisor sees signs of recovery, reports positive EBITDA in Q3 2020
By Mitra Sorrells | November 5, 2020
Total revenue for the quarter was $151 million and adjusted EBITDA turned positive in Q3 to $15 million. Read More
News | Online
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: Travelers should finally get the attention they deserve
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: Travelers should finally get the attention they deserve
By Kevin May | November 3, 2020
Brands, industry associations and government have a unique opportunity to do the right thing and put customers in the middle of their strategic prism. Read More
News | Online
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Travel companies have ground to make up when it comes to web user experience
By Linda Fox | October 6, 2020
The online experience could matter even more as the travel industry rebuilds after the pandemic - but it lags behind other industries and their digital-first strategies. Read More
News | Online
As livestream events gain traction in Asia, Western travel brands should take note
As livestream events gain traction in Asia, Western travel brands should take note
By Linda Fox | October 5, 2020
Companies such as Trip.com Group and Alibaba are seeing positive results from livestream events, which travel marketers should consider as a new sales channel. Read More
News | Distribution
InPhocus, episode 24 - What a first 12 months for this travel startup
InPhocus, episode 24 - What a first 12 months for this travel startup
By PhocusWire | October 2, 2020
We talk to TripDoodler's CEO about the last 12 months as a travel startup founder, her thoughts on sustainability as an important part of the recovery agenda and why the company is going down the... Read More
News | Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Sightseek aims to create the gig economy for travel advisors
STARTUP STAGE: Sightseek aims to create the gig economy for travel advisors
By Jill Menze | September 28, 2020
Users create a story of their latest trip with a single tap, then browse a TikTok-style feed or explore a map to find trip inspiration and guidance from experts. Read More
Interview | Startups
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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
15 vital points for travel startups to consider in their mid-pandemic strategy
15 vital points for travel startups to consider in their mid-pandemic strategy
By Kevin May | September 8, 2020
Insert a near-shutdown of the industry due to COVID-19 this year and you can multiply the existing challenges for travel startups tenfold. But they should think about these tips as they look ahead. Read More
News | Startups
VIDEO: Gamitee - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
VIDEO: Gamitee - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
By PhocusWire | September 5, 2020
Convert more users into buyers by removing the hassle from group booking with Gamitee's collaborative browsing plug-in. Read More
Interview | Online
VIDEO: OCUS - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
VIDEO: OCUS - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
By PhocusWire | September 5, 2020
OCUS offers brands a complete photography solution anytime, anywhere in the world to drive engagement and boost revenue - all while scaling your business. Read More
Interview | Technology
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Phocuswright Europe 2020 preview: Out of Office with… Kei Shibata
By PhocusWire | September 2, 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. Read More
Interview | Online
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