Travel Planning

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News / Online
Traveloka taps into $300M financing facility
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WebinTravel | September 30, 2022
INA and Traveloka say the round attracted significant interest from a number of high-quality long-term capital providers, resulting in an oversubscribed transaction. Read More
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News / Online
TripActions tight-lipped on confidential IPO plans
By Linda Fox | September 30, 2022
The corporate travel startup says it has considered an IPO as one option to fund the business but declined to comment on specific plans or timing. Read More
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News / Online
Priceline enters tours and activities game with launch of Priceline Experiences
By Jill Menze | September 29, 2022
Built in partnership with Musement, Priceline Experiences will offer more than 80,000 bookable activities in more than 100 countries. Read More
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News / Technology
Airlines urged to carefully consider carbon offset programs
By Linda Fox | September 29, 2022
Carbon offsetting programs are increasingly getting called out for how cheap they are and questioned on their efficacy - or, in some cases, existence. Read More
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News / Online
India's WB Hotels plots expansion following new investment
By Linda Fox | September 28, 2022
The India-based group, which describes itself as tech-led, says the funds are from existing investors. Read More
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News / Online
Five traveler trends shaping the future of accommodations
By Kathryn Walson | September 28, 2022
For 78% of working travelers and 60% of leisure travelers, the “little things” – for example, a property’s scent, its artwork or the restaurant’s music – “always” or “often” impact whether they would... Read More
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News / Startups
Borrow A Boat targets U.S. growth with latest acquisition
By Mitra Sorrells | September 28, 2022
Borrow A Boat's acquisition of KellyBoat is its third this year and first in the United States. Read More
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News / Technology
Microsoft on the trends and tech shaping travel
By Linda Fox | September 27, 2022
A Microsoft executive outlines the rapidly changing travel landscape and technologies to look out for. Read More
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News / Online
U.S. Department of Transportation calls for fee transparency from airlines, OTAs
By Mitra Sorrells | September 26, 2022
The proposal would affect U.S. air carriers, foreign air carriers and third parties such as OTAs and metasearch sites that display fares for flights to, from and within the United States. Read More
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News / Online
My Method... How a luxury hotel upped its online direct sales game
By Harriet McCarroll - onejourney | September 26, 2022
Influenced by learnings from high-end online retailers, Journey Hospitality's OneJourney has helped The Elms embrace e-commerce principles and more than double its revenue Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Tripshifu connects experienced travelers with those seeking advice
By Kathryn Walson | September 26, 2022
The co-founders realized that people have the best travel experiences when they take recommendations from people in their social circle.  Read More
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Opinion / Online
How AI-driven performance marketing can drive growth for travel businesses
By Neel Pandya - Pixis | September 23, 2022
Well-executed marketing campaigns can generate significant ROI for travel brands. Read More
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News / Online
The state of accessible travel
By Johanna Jainchill, Christina Jelski & Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | September 23, 2022
Travel companies are working to improve the travel experience for the disabled. Advocates say it just makes good business sense. Read More
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News / Online
JetBlue Travel Products unveils Troupe mobile app
By Kathryn Walson | September 22, 2022
With Troupe, travelers can manage RSVPs, create polls and vote as a group to build consensus before they book. Read More
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News / Online
Wellness travel on rise as consumers prioritize health
By Kathryn Walson | September 21, 2022
As consumers prioritize their well-being, travel brands are ramping up services to accommodate wellness-focused experiences. Read More