Travel Planning

How the corporate travel industry is tackling climate change
By Linda Fox | January 22, 2020
The corporate travel community is tackling climate change with a focus on education, open dialogues and reducing carbon by traveling less. Read More
News | Online
Increased focus on offers and customer service are top asks from travelers
By Linda Fox | January 22, 2020
A global survey of travelers from Expedia Partner Solutions highlights the most important booking, payment and customer service factors. Read More
News | Online
EbixCash partners with Amadeus, looks to grow in APAC and UAE
By Linda Fox | January 21, 2020
As part of its expansion strategy in Asia Pacific and the United Arab Emirates, EbixCash has partnered with Amadeus for access to technology and travel content. Read More
News | Distribution
TripActions moves deeper into Europe with investment from Lufthansa Group
By Mitra Sorrells | January 21, 2020
TripActions will actively pursue clients in Europe with the help of Lufthansa Group. Read More
News | Online launches CityBook as test app for destination tools and services 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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Industry veteran launches new boutique OTA
By Mitra Sorrells | January 16, 2020
Industry veteran Jeff Klee is launching a new online travel agency, Qtrip, that will eventually replace his original site, CheapAir. Read More
News | Online
Why the short-term rental industry needs to pay attention to niche sites
Why the short-term rental industry needs to pay attention to niche sites
By James Burrows - Rentals United  | January 14, 2020
For the short-term rental industry to reach new customers, get new business and elevate revenue, niche sites are worth taking seriously. Read More
Opinion | Online
Omio launches in North America with 20 partners, 23,000 routes
By Mitra Sorrells | January 14, 2020
Omio is adding routes in the United States and Canada to its multimodal transportation platform. Read More
News | Distribution
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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
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In The Big Chair - Justin Francis of Responsible Travel
By Linda Fox | January 7, 2020
The online travel agency was one of the first to offer carbon offsetting in 2002, just a year after co-founder Justin Francis created the brand with Harold Goodwin. Read More
Interview | Online
Holiday deals site Icelolly gets £2M in funding to push marketing efforts
By Steven Lerner | January 7, 2020
Holiday comparison and deals platform Icelolly will boost its marketing strategy following a £2 million investment from Silicon Valley Bank. Read More
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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
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STARTUP STAGE: Emadri changes the packing experience for travelers and travel companies
By Steven Lerner | December 31, 2019
Emadri helps travel companies monetize pre-travel shopping and on-trip activities with customized packing recommendations for travelers. Read More
Interview | Startups
The most popular video interviews by PhocusWire in 2019
The most popular video interviews by PhocusWire in 2019
By PhocusWire | December 27, 2019
Over the course of the last 12 months we have recorded over 150 interviews on camera, spanning four events and including one-to-one interviews, panels, innovator profiles and special episodes... Read More
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