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You will travel after COVID-19 - but it won’t be the same
You will travel after COVID-19 - but it won’t be the same
By Avi Meir - TravelPerk  | April 2, 2020
From crossing borders to selecting insurance to considering air quality, travel will look very different once "normality" resumes. Read More
Opinion | Online
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Funding for travel startups was plentiful - then came coronavirus
By Steven Lerner | April 1, 2020
Entrepreneur Souzana Theodoridou explains how a funding deal for travel experience platform Grekaddict fell apart due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read More
News | Startups
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Airbnb hosts in China are “confident” about market recovery
By Jill Menze | March 27, 2020
According to data from Airbnb, 99% of hosts in China feel positively or neutral about engaging in the short-term rental market following the COVID-19 outbreak, while 1% say they will “definitely not”... Read More
News | Online
InPhocus, episode 3 - Living with the virus, thinking about a reset for tourism
InPhocus, episode 3 - Living with the virus, thinking about a reset for tourism
By PhocusWire | March 27, 2020
Destination specialist Doug Lansky to gives his account of contracting coronavirus and shares his perspective on the current climate for destinations and what could (or should) happen next. Read More
News | Technology
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Youth and student travel sector looks to previous crises for coronavirus recovery clues
By Linda Fox | March 25, 2020
In its latest analysis of the business impact of COVID-19, WYSE says that although every crisis is different, longer term youth and student travel was less impacted by the financial crash than... Read More
News | Distribution
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Confronted by crisis, travel startups weigh difficult - and personal - decisions
By Jill Menze | March 24, 2020
Not only are startups equipped with fewer resources, funds and time, but also, the close-knit nature of their workforces means that even one shift within the company is often felt by all. Read More
News | Startups
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China sees uptick in flight searches and bookings
By Mitra Sorrells | March 20, 2020
ADARA says flight search and booking data indicates signs of a rebound for travel to and within China. Read More
News | Distribution
"What just happened?" - Tours and activities come to grips with coronavirus
"What just happened?" - Tours and activities come to grips with coronavirus
By Jill Menze | March 20, 2020
The date February 23, 2020, marked a significant turning point for some tours and activities brands. Read More
News | Distribution
InPhocus, episode 2 - In the midst of a crisis we can rethink the rules
InPhocus, episode 2 - In the midst of a crisis we can rethink the rules
By PhocusWire | March 19, 2020
Before the usual conversations about business, many discussions have inevitably started with asking how a person's family, city or country is fairing under the outbreak of the coronavirus. Read More
News | Distribution
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Corporate travel on the front line of global incidents
By Linda Fox | March 18, 2020
The corporate travel industry has to deal with an increasing volume of incidents related to weather, terrorism - and now health - that impact travel. Read More
News | Online
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Travelers satisfied with airlines during coronavirus, frustrated with insurance providers
By Steven Lerner | March 18, 2020
As travelers are forced to rethink trips due to the COVID-19 coronavirus, airlines are being praised while trip insurance remains a source of frustration. Read More
News | Online
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Youth travel businesses anticipate an €87B impact from coronavirus
By Linda Fox | March 17, 2020
Economic, political uncertainty, employment and travel restrictions top the list of concerns for businesses during this challenging period for both the immediate and long term, WYSE says. Read More
News | Distribution
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VIDEO: Sabre talks partnerships with Google and Accor
By Linda Fox | March 16, 2020
Sabre joins PhocusWire at Travel Technology Europe 2020 to discuss recent partnerships with Google and Accor. Read More
News | Distribution
Sounding Off: All that talk about being brilliant communicators should be real
Sounding Off: All that talk about being brilliant communicators should be real
Now that marketing is all over the place for a few months, communications has to be the channel that travel brands focus their efforts on. Read More
Interview | Online
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Poor payment experience determines choice of travel provider
By Linda Fox | March 11, 2020
A study from Amadeus highlights how the payment process continues to cause friction for travelers. Read More
News | Distribution
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