Travel Inspiration

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News / Technology
Travel’s resilience and sustainability in spotlight at Davos
By Linda Fox | January 18, 2023
Heathrow boss John Holland-Kaye, Journera CEO Jeff Katz, the Rwandan Development Board's Clare Akamanzi and Thailand's finance minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith discuss pressing industry issues at the... Read More
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News / Online
Top global consumer trends and what they mean for travel
By Linda Fox | January 17, 2023
Euromonitor's new report, Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2023, is out today and provides insights travel companies can use to tap into these behaviors. Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Out of Office gives travel tips from friends and influencers
By Linda Fox | January 13, 2023
The Out of Office platform aggregates destinations, hotels, restaurants and more based on the user's preferences and who they follow.   Read More
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News / Startups
Former Expedia exec wants to reward people for exploring the world
By Linda Fox | January 10, 2023
HyperSQ wants to reward travelers for traveling and create a more targeted approach to marketing for travel companies. Read More
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News / Online
HomeToGo unveils curated search, readies TV marketing push
By Linda Fox | December 21, 2022
The company says HomeToGo Modes will enable travelers to browse properties based on individual priorities and interests including price or one-off properties. Read More
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News / Online
Hopper CEO on social commerce, sustainability and customer focus
By Mitra Sorrells | December 16, 2022
In conversation at The Phocuswright Conference, Hopper CEO Fred Lalonde explains how the company's social commerce efforts are the key to its future growth. Read More
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News / Online
Evaneos lands €20M to develop its sustainable tourism marketplace
By Linda Fox | December 7, 2022
Existing investors Partech, Level Equity, Quadrille Capital, XAnge, Serena Capital and Bpifrance have come together to participate in the funding for the France-based travel platform. Read More
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News / Technology
TTC launches carbon fund to reach net zero
By Linda Fox | December 5, 2022
After a year of reviewing possible routes towards achieving net zero by 2050, The Travel Corporation (TTC), whose brands include Trafalgar Tours, Contiki Tours and Uniworld River Cruises, opted for the... Read More
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News / Online
Forbes Travel Guide partners with Jerne for influencer marketing
By Kathryn Walson | December 5, 2022
The integrated partnership grants FTG’s 2,000 hotels, restaurants and spas access to Jerne’s technology that facilitates relationships with influencers and creators. Read More
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News / Online
Le Collectionist scores €60M for luxury rentals expansion
By Linda Fox | December 2, 2022
Highland Europe led the investment in the Paris, France-based business with a number of business angels and private investors also involved. Read More
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News / Online
Snapchat, Meta share how to use social media to engage travelers
By PhocusWire | December 2, 2022
During a panel at The Phocuswright Conference, participants discuss why AR and influencers are key for travel brands’ social media strategies. Read More
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News / Online
Travelers’ demand for experiences requires industry rethink
By Kathryn Walson | December 1, 2022
Industry experts are convening this week at the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Global Summit 2022 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Read More
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News / Online
Review analysis reveals decline in hotel guest satisfaction
By Kathryn Walson | November 29, 2022
Hotels included in the report range from three to five stars and represent five major regions: Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, the Middle East and Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean. Read More
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New Tripadvisor CEO on the future of travel
By PhocusWire | November 16, 2022
Matt Goldberg recently completed his first 100 days as president and CEO of Tripadvisor, but he says “people should be writing a book about the second 100 days because that’s where the action is.” Read More
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News / Online
Tripadvisor beats 2019 revenue for first time, Viator up 138% year-over-year
By Mitra Sorrells | November 7, 2022
Tripadvisor revenue in the third quarter of this year was $459 million, up 51% year-over-year and exceeding Q3 of 2019 by $31 million. Read More