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REPORT: Timeshare in transition - The rise of the secondary market
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REPORT: Timeshare in transition - The rise of the secondary market
By Diane Merlino | September 21, 2021
From humble origins at a single resort, timeshare has evolved into a major segment of the global travel industry. Read More
SiteMinder secures $74M funding round, plots public listing
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SiteMinder secures $74M funding round, plots public listing
September 14, 2021
Existing shareholders AustralianSuper and equity funds managed by BlackRock, Ellerston Capital and Pendal Group have also participated. Read More
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Impala unveils tech in bid to shake up hotel contracting
By Linda Fox | September 8, 2021
Impala believes legacy systems are holding the hotel industry back and its technology can save time and costs. Read More
VIDEO: Digital marketing to the rescue? Reevaluating best practices in travel
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VIDEO: Digital marketing to the rescue? Reevaluating best practices in travel
By PhocusWire | July 23, 2021
During Phocuswright Europe 2021, executives from Mirai and Sojern discuss the digital marketing opportunities presented by the pandemic and the clean slate travel marketers can build from. Read More
How I Got Here, episode 64 - John Guscic of Webjet
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How I Got Here, episode 64 - John Guscic of Webjet
By PhocusWire | May 13, 2021
John Guscic's path to the top of Webjet is a different one to those that many leaders have taken, having sat on its board of directors since the early 2000s, as he explains to Mozio's David Litwak... Read More
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Hotelbeds chairman steps down, new CEO appointed
By Linda Fox | May 5, 2021
Joan Vilà is taking up a non-executive director role on the board of the Palma, Spain-based company and is handing the reins to newly appointed CEO, Nicolas Huss. Read More
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One year on from COVID, Italian hoteliers recognize Booking.com is not the enemy
By Mitra Sorrells | March 12, 2021
Florence hotelier Giancarlo Carniani checks in to explain what has changed - and what remains the same - since last March. Read More
WEBINAR REPLAY! How to shape your 2021 revenue strategy with forward-looking data
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WEBINAR REPLAY! How to shape your 2021 revenue strategy with forward-looking data
By PhocusWire | January 19, 2021
We'll show you how you can leverage forward-looking data to get ahead of the competition, align your commercial teams and better anticipate changing consumer behavior. Read More
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News / Technology
No transactions, no problem: why this travel veteran is optimistic about a startup launched on eve of COVID-19
By Mitra Sorrells | July 21, 2020
Aeronology founder Russell Carstensen is banking on his deep understanding of the industry and the longevity of travel agents to lead his company to success. Read More
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Experts say buyer beware when it comes to Expedia partner recovery program
By Mitra Sorrells | June 4, 2020
Hospitality revenue experts weigh in on pros and cons of Expedia Group's new partner recovery program. Read More
How to manage your hotel’s revenue strategy during a crisis
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How to manage your hotel’s revenue strategy during a crisis
By Kevin Brown - Amadeus  | April 2, 2020
In times of uncertainty, it’s critical for hoteliers to focus on building trust with customers and future guests through compassion and flexibility. Read More
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HotelBeds to axe 5% of workforce as part of "optimization" strategy
By Linda Fox | November 13, 2019
The Spain-based bedbank says it has now consolidated into one business following its acquisitions, in early 2017, of Tourico Holidays and GTA. Read More
REPORT: The real value of the bedbank distribution model
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REPORT: The real value of the bedbank distribution model
By Robert Cole - PhocusWire  | October 30, 2019
This PhocusWire/Hotelbeds report is a comprehensive overview of the bedbank sector, including details on the processes involved, history of the model, issues around rate parity and how the market might... Read More
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VIDEO: Hotelbeds on the opportunity for hotels in the airline distribution channel
By Linda Fox | October 2, 2019
Hotelbeds talks to PhocusWire at the World Aviation Festival 2019 about the $2 billion opportunity for hotels in the airline distribution channel Read More
Wholesale changes in distribution: Marriott and Expedia in the spotlight, Amoma in the deadpool
Opinion / Distribution
Wholesale changes in distribution: Marriott and Expedia in the spotlight, Amoma in the deadpool
By Gino Engels - OTA Insight  | September 25, 2019
Since rate disparity has a significant impact on profitability for hotels, the demise of a channel with a negative parity history is noteworthy. Read More