Travel Planning


Technology can make business trips safer - particularly for women and LGBTQ travelers
Technology can make business trips safer - particularly for women and LGBTQ travelers
By Kim Albrecht - SAP Concur  | February 6, 2020
We can and should do better - especially in the age of advanced technology - to support all employees as they travel as part of their jobs.  Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Travel suppliers need to be thinking more about "second wallets"
By Linda Fox | February 3, 2020
With newer technologies enabling the creation of more personalized offers, it's time for travel to enter the age of complete retailing, according to a report. Read More
News | Distribution
STARTUP STAGE: OffWeGo streamlines safety features for traveling students
STARTUP STAGE: OffWeGo streamlines safety features for traveling students
By Steven Lerner | February 3, 2020
OffWeGo is a student-centric solution addressing the large information gap while students are traveling on university-sponsored programs. Read More
Interview | Startups
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JetBlue emphasizes personalization with launch of ByBlue tool
By Steven Lerner | January 31, 2020
JetBlue has unveiled a new platform called ByBlue that allows travelers to book car rentals and other trip offerings with one click. Read More
News | Technology
In The Big Chair - Bryan Dove of Skyscanner
In The Big Chair - Bryan Dove of Skyscanner
By Linda Fox | January 29, 2020
The Skyscanner boss talks to PhocusWire about being a CEO, the company's recent development into a marketplace and sustainability. Read More
Interview | Online
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Nannybag packs €2M in funding to launch new door-to-door service
By Steven Lerner | January 28, 2020
Nannybag is a collaborative luggage storage network that allows travelers to entrust their belongings to local hotels and stores.   Read More
News | Online
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Despegar acquires Mexico’s Best Day Travel Group for $136M
By Mitra Sorrells | January 27, 2020
Argentina-based Despegar will acquire Mexico's Best Day Travel Group. Read More
News | Online
The rise and fall of the iPad: 10 years of tablet travel
The rise and fall of the iPad: 10 years of tablet travel
By Glenville Morris - Travelport  | January 27, 2020
A look at the rise and fall - and maybe rise again? - of the iPad and its use in travel on the 10th anniversary of the product announcement. Read More
Opinion | Technology
STARTUP STAGE: Balance Holidays curates bespoke retreats for eco-conscious travelers
STARTUP STAGE: Balance Holidays curates bespoke retreats for eco-conscious travelers
By Jill Menze | January 27, 2020
Balance Holidays specializes in bespoke wellbeing retreats in natural locations.  Read More
Interview | Startups
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Daytrip gets €1M, aims to overtake Uber in countries served
By Steven Lerner | January 27, 2020
Daytrip, a platform that connects travelers with local drivers, received the investment as part of an ongoing Series A round. Read More
News | Online
What's shaping travel marketing in 2020? Social media, connected TV and an always-on approach
What's shaping travel marketing in 2020? Social media, connected TV and an always-on approach
By Jill Menze | January 24, 2020
Sojern's Future of Travel Advertising report outlines the priorities and challenges for travel marketers in 2020. Read More
News | Online
Tripadvisor begins brand transformation with new course for Viator, executive shakeup
Tripadvisor begins brand transformation with new course for Viator, executive shakeup
By Mitra Sorrells | January 23, 2020
Tripadvisor is embarking on a dramatic realignment aimed at helping the company preserve profitability and spur new growth as it deals with competition from Google and others and with evolving... Read More
News | Online
Furthering its digital ambitions, Lonely Planet launches experiences
Furthering its digital ambitions, Lonely Planet launches experiences
By Linda Fox | January 23, 2020
Lonely Planet Experiences launches via a partnership with Intrepid Travel to offer day and multi-day sustainable tours. Read More
News | Online
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SAP Concur-owned TripIt launches carbon-tracking feature
By Jill Menze | January 23, 2020
With Carbon Footprint, TripIt users can see and track flight emissions as well as receive carbon offsetting tips. Read More
News | Online
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Luggage storage network Stasher bags $2.5M, eyes operations in 10,000 new cities
By Steven Lerner | January 23, 2020
The London-based startup provides a marketplace for travelers to find local shops and hotels that can store their luggage on a short- to medium-term basis.   Read More
News | Online
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