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News / Online Group sees outbound travel demand surge
By Mitra Sorrells | March 7, 2023
The company says demand for outbound travel is continuing to accelerate in the first months of this year, with bookings up more than 300% compared with the same period last year.   Read More
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News / Technology launches in-app chatbot built on OpenAI
By Mitra Sorrells | February 21, 2023
Known as TripGen, the tool offers a conversational interface similar to ChatGPT and other natural language processing chat tools. Read More
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News / Online Group continues to make gains in Q3
By Linda Fox | December 15, 2022 Group's accommodation revenue increased by almost a third to $408 million while transportation ticketing revenue was up 44% to $369 million year-on-year. Read More
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News / Technology
IATA and Travalyst will align emission calculations
By Mitra Sorrells | December 9, 2022
IATA also says governments must do more to create incentives for the production of sustainable aviation fuel, because airlines are demonstrating the demand exists. Read More
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News / Technology
Prince Harry's Travalyst lays out roadmap for growth
By Arnie Weissmann - Travel Weekly | October 17, 2022
Travalyst CEO Sally Davey discusses the company's framework and next steps with Travel Weekly. Read More
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Interview / Online
In The Big Chair - Rajesh Magow of MakeMyTrip
By Jill Menze | September 30, 2022
Rajesh Magow is co-founder and Group CEO of India’s MakeMyTrip. He previously served as CEO of the online travel company's India business before assuming the role in 2020. Read More
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News / Online Group sees signs of optimism despite revenue drop in Q2
By Mitra Sorrells | September 22, 2022 Group's total revenue in the second quarter of this year came in at $598 million, down 32% from the same period in 2021 and down 2% compared to the prior quarter.   Read More
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News / Online Group on its European ambitions
By PhocusWire | August 16, 2022
Andy Washington, Group general manager for Europe, discusses how data will help the OTA become a market leader. Read More
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News / Online
Google, Travalyst and more on travel’s path to sustainability
By PhocusWire | July 12, 2022
Travel leaders from Google, Travalyst, and Byway discuss current efforts and future plans related to sustainable travel. Read More
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News / Distribution
Tiqets expands distribution with Group integration
By Mitra Sorrells | July 5, 2022 Group becomes the newest of Tiqets' 3,000 distribution partners, with another new APAC-based partner expected to be announced next week. Read More
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News / Online
Travel pundits talk plumbing, pandemic and emerging tech
By PhocusWire | June 29, 2022
The travel industry remains complex, and some are concerned the opportunity to build back better may be lost. Read More
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News / Online Group revenue remains steady, air ticket bookings rise in Q1 2022
By Jill Menze | June 28, 2022
The COVID-19 resurgence in China impacted Group’s operations for the first quarter of 2022, with net revenue remaining flat year-over-year. Read More
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Interview / Online
Sounding Off: A step in the right direction for climate awareness
By PhocusWire | April 15, 2022
A new framework creating uniform principles related to flight emissions data is an example of the type of collaborative effort needed to move the industry forward on the path to sustainability. Read More
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News / Online
Travalyst coalition companies to display airline emissions data
By Linda Fox | April 13, 2022
The not-for-profit organization says its coalition of travel brands are aligned on a shared framework for collecting and showing flight emissions data. Read More
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News / Online
Online travel giants ramped up marketing spend in 2021
By Kevin May | March 30, 2022
The amounts being splashed out on various forms of advertising activity are not at the same levels of 2019, understandably, but the tried and trusted methods are back in vogue. Read More