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Sounding Off: Changing the message to nudge consumers back to travel
By PhocusWire | September 18, 2020
Perhaps there are things the industry can do now to help consumers calculate the risk of travel. Read More
Interview | Distribution
From travel manager to travel enabler: How policies, standards and roles must change as travel resumes
From travel manager to travel enabler: How policies, standards and roles must change as travel resumes
By Mike Koetting - SAP Concur | September 18, 2020
As organizations revisit travel policies and safety standards, travel managers will find themselves playing a new role, shifting from a traditional gatekeeper to an enabler. Read More
Opinion | Online
Touchless tech: The simple - and advanced - ways ground transport providers are encouraging travel
Touchless tech: The simple - and advanced - ways ground transport providers are encouraging travel
By Jill Menze | September 16, 2020
For ground transportation providers, COVID-19 is accelerating the need for both simple touch-free technology as well as more advanced solutions to rebuild traveler confidence and restore revenues. Read More
News | Technology
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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
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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
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Q&A: How a pandemic has heightened the need for automation in airlines
By Linda Fox | September 14, 2020
Startups offering tech that enables passengers to rebook themselves, as well as gives carriers a better picture of what's happening, already existed - but the pandemic has thrust the need for... Read More
News | Technology
Collaboration desperately needed between travel industry players if a recovery is going to be effective
Collaboration desperately needed between travel industry players if a recovery is going to be effective
By Kevin May | September 11, 2020
Some "smart initiatives" are being created to get travelers moving again, but not across the board unless there is better sense of partnership created across the industry. Read More
News | Online
Delta pauses NDC development, "doubles down" on existing distribution strategy
Delta pauses NDC development, "doubles down" on existing distribution strategy
By Linda Fox | September 10, 2020
As Delta moves away from NDC to focus on its existing infrastructure, Air France-KLM continues its NDC strategy. Read More
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European tourism bodies plead for coordinated travel restrictions
By Linda Fox | September 9, 2020
The call follows one from the European Commission last week, which wants a coordinated approach to travel restrictions and to help the recovery of economies across Europe. Read More
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Forget online stars and rankings, hotels will be now judged by hygiene factors
By Linda Fox | September 7, 2020
While there is no ranking or rating system for hygiene and cleanliness, there are tell-tale signs for who is putting in the time and money. And this matters a lot in the mid-pandemic period. Read More
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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
VIDEO: Prontopia - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
VIDEO: Prontopia - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
By PhocusWire | September 5, 2020
Prontopia supports city resilience with a platform that makes travel stress free, and helps seniors live safely at home. Read More
Interview | Online
How attractions can use AI to boost local tourism
How attractions can use AI to boost local tourism
By Don White - Satisfi Labs | September 4, 2020
Here's how three areas of the local tourism experience will be impacted by technology optimized for the COVID-19 world. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Approval for business travel is changing, plan for considered travel permission
By Jenny Thornton, ATPI | September 2, 2020
Trip approval for corporate travelers is changing with duty of care in the spotlight as lockdown eases. Read More
Opinion | 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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