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Sustainability must be a priority for business travel in 2021
By Avi Meir - TravelPerk | March 2, 2021
Momentum built for thinking about a more sustainable level of corporate travel in the years leading up to 2020 must not stall in 2021. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
STARTUP STAGE: Odyssey Travel App wants to democratize access to luxury travel
STARTUP STAGE: Odyssey Travel App wants to democratize access to luxury travel
By Jill Menze | March 2, 2021
Odyssey Travel App is a premium travel platform that aims to democratize access to luxury hotels, car rental and other travel services directly from the provider to the user. Read More
Interview | Startups
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VIDEO: Terry Jones on health passports, standards and restoring consumer confidence
By Mitra Sorrells | March 2, 2021
Travel industry veteran Terry Jones discusses the need for collaboration and communication as the industry rolls out digital health passports and other solutions to restart travel. Read More
News | Technology
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Campsited pegs down €600,000 in funding for business growth
By Linda Fox | March 1, 2021
Dublin-based Campsited hopes to close a further €3 million in the next three months after landing €600,000 in funding. Read More
News | Startups
In first earnings report, Airbnb posts quarterly loss of $3.9B
In first earnings report, Airbnb posts quarterly loss of $3.9B
By Jill Menze | February 25, 2021
Despite a massive loss in the fourth quarter of 2020, CEO Brian Chesky says the pandemic has proved Airbnb's business is "inherently adaptable." Read More
News | Online
Digital nomads are helping fuel recovery in the Middle East
Digital nomads are helping fuel recovery in the Middle East
By Jill Menze | February 25, 2021
Thanks to initiatives such as Dubai’s Digital Nomad Visa, the Middle East region is seeing green shoots of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
News | Online
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Marriott on marketing initiatives and the summer rebound
By Christina Jelski - Travel Weekly | February 22, 2021
Julius Robinson, chief sales and marketing officer at Marriott International, highlights the messages that are resonating with customers. Read More
News | Distribution
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Tripadvisor revenue down 61% in 2020, subscription product a focus for 2021
By Mitra Sorrells | February 18, 2021
Tripadvisor says it is continuing to roll out the Tripadvisor Plus subscription service in the United States in the first half of 2021, with plans to grow to other English-speaking markets after that. Read More
News | Online
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STARTUP STAGE: Travis is a visual, collaborative platform for trip planning
By Mitra Sorrells | February 18, 2021
Travis is an Australia-based startup launched in January 2020 to help users find and share travel experiences. Read More
Interview | Startups
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Hilton posts big losses for 2020 yet forging ahead with new properties
By Linda Fox | February 17, 2021
Despite the pandemic, Hilton has a development pipeline of more than 2,500 properties. Read More
News | Distribution
Travel + Leisure Co. launches online booking platform
Travel + Leisure Co. launches online booking platform
By Jill Menze | February 17, 2021
Travel + Leisure Co., formerly known as Wyndham Destinations, has launched a vacation booking platform as part of the company's rebrand. Read More
News | Online
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EasyJet boss talks sustainability, business travel and uncomfortable decisions
By Linda Fox | February 15, 2021
EasyJet's boss, Johan Lundgren, points to previous crises as proof that demand will rebound. Read More
News | Distribution
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Luxury Escapes acquires Porter & Sail mobile concierge technology
By Linda Fox | February 12, 2021
Caitlin Zaino, co-founder and CEO of Porter & Sail, joins Luxury Escapes as part of the acquisition of the mobile concierge technology. Read More
News | Technology
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Expedia Group pulls Vrbo from Google’s vacation rental metasearch product
By Mitra Sorrells | February 11, 2021
Expedia Group's revenue and gross bookings were both down 67% in the fourth quarter of 2020 compared to the same period in 2019. Read More
News | Online
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BusUp accelerates away with $6M in funding
By Linda Fox | February 11, 2021
BusUp is looking to expand in the U.S. and sees growing demand for commuter mobility services from corporates. Read More
News | Startups
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