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In The Big Chair - Ross Veitch of Wego
By Mitra Sorrells | October 22, 2019
Ross Veitch is CEO of Wego, the travel marketplace he co-founded with Craig Hewett in 2005 in Singapore. Read More
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VIDEO: Finding the travel opportunity in the Middle East
VIDEO: Finding the travel opportunity in the Middle East
By Jill Menze | July 9, 2019
Speaking at Phocuswright Europe, Ross Veitch of Wego and Stephan Ekbergh of Travelstart discuss their decisions to expand their brands to the Middle East and the gaps they sought to fill. Read More
News | Online
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Middle East, part 3: How homegrown travel brands are diversifying distribution
By Mitra Sorrells | April 22, 2019
For the third part in our series on the Middle East, we analyze the distribution landscape and the role of homegrown online travel agencies. Read More
News | Distribution
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From WiT Middle East 2019: Travel brands jostle to find their groove in a booming market
By Siew Hoon Yeoh - WiT  | April 15, 2019
A look at the five key takeaways from WiT Middle East conference. Read More
News | Online
Middle East, part 2: The travel startup scene
Middle East, part 2: The travel startup scene
By Mitra Sorrells | April 15, 2019
For part two in our series on the Middle East we explore the startup ecosystem with input from founders, investors and support programs. Read More
News | Startups
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Middle East, part 1: How a young, digital-savvy population is impacting travel
By Mitra Sorrells | April 8, 2019
In part one in our series on the Middle East, we look at how the region's young and connected consumers are changing the travel landscape. Read More
News | Online
Metasearch part 2 meta-book
The metasearch model, part 2: The transition to meta-book
By Mitra Sorrells | October 15, 2018
In the early days of metasearch, roughly the first decade of the 21st century, the model was strictly one of price comparison and referral.    Read More
News | Distribution
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VIDEO: PhocusWire PundIT Show - Episode 8
By Kevin May | November 27, 2017
With almost three days of activity on-stage and lots of gossip in the hallways, our three guests have plenty to summarise from The Phocuswright Conference. Read More
News | Startups
Wego brings in another new investor
Wego brings in another new investor
By Martin Cowen | September 18, 2017
Wego.com has picked up more funding from another Middle East venture firm as it looks to expand its metasearch model across the region. Its latest round brings Middle East Venture Partners on board Read More
News | Distribution
Middle East media giant invests in Wego
Middle East media giant invests in Wego
By Martin Cowen | August 7, 2017
More investment activity in the metasearch sector, with Wego getting a reported $12 million from Middle East media group MBC. Wego is headquartered in Singapore with regional offices in India (Bang Read More
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Middle East is the next battleground in online travel
Middle East is the next battleground in online travel
By Kevin May | October 25, 2016
It was only a few years ago that the growth in the global economy — and that of travel — was centred on the so-called BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India and China). Each of these countries were emerging Read More
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The real reason why metasearch engines are taking bookings on mobile - the conversion gap
The real reason why metasearch engines are taking bookings on mobile - the conversion gap
By Kevin May | October 27, 2014
There is plenty (perhaps too much) talk about the mobile revolution in the travel industry. Still, one thing to be grateful for now is at least we appear to have stopped saying "20xx is the year of Read More
News | Technology
Indonesian consolidation as travel brands Valadoo and Burufly merge
Indonesian consolidation as travel brands Valadoo and Burufly merge
By Karthick Prabu | August 18, 2014
Indonesian online travel agency Valadoo is merging with community site Burufly, with the new service retaining the Valadoo name. The Valadoo website relaunched today with new features, some of whic Read More
News | Online
Skyscanner replaces Kayak as flight provider to Lonely Planet
Skyscanner replaces Kayak as flight provider to Lonely Planet
By Kevin May | July 17, 2014
Travel guide publisher Lonely Planet has made one of its first major changes since being acquired and turned to Skyscanner to power its flight search engine. The move is being touted as "the first Read More
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How to increase mobile conversions by using travel reviews
How to increase mobile conversions by using travel reviews
By Margaret Ady | July 9, 2014
Before we get into how travel reviews fit in, let's have a reminder of some key statistics about mobile. In 2014, approximately 40% of leisure travelers and 35% of business travelers will use mobil Read More
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