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Loyalty programs still the biggest ancillary earner for most airlines
By Linda Fox | September 19, 2019
The latest study of airline ancillary revenue reveals those earning the most for extras such as legroom, meals and bags. Read More
News | Distribution
Beekeeper grabs $45M to add buzz to hotel staff communications
Beekeeper grabs $45M to add buzz to hotel staff communications
By Kevin May | September 16, 2019
The Switzerland-based company works with a string of hotels around the world, as well as providing tools for companies in the manufacturing and retail industries. Read More
News | Technology
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The A-to-Gen Z of travel loyalty
By Craig Brennan - SwitchFly  | June 14, 2019
The next generation of consumers don’t want one-size-fits-all rewards. They want to be recognized as individuals and they want rewards that are relevant to their needs and to their travel journey. Read More
Opinion | Online
Task management automation takes hold in hospitality
Task management automation takes hold in hospitality
By PhocusWire | April 17, 2019
After many years of focusing IT spend on guest-facing technologies, hoteliers are increasingly adopting task management automation solutions designed to support staff and streamline operations. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
Zuzu Hospitality Solutions expands in Asia Pacific with $3.7M round
Zuzu Hospitality Solutions expands in Asia Pacific with $3.7M round
By Jill Menze | March 20, 2019
Revenue management service Zuzu Hospitality Solutions has notched $3.7 million in a Series A round. Read More
News | Technology
Fornova buys hospitality intelligence platform HotelsBI
Fornova buys hospitality intelligence platform HotelsBI
By Kevin May | March 4, 2019
HotelsBI was created in January 2016 by Leon Vaidman and includes tools for hotels to increase direct bookings and retain customers. Read More
News | Distribution
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IHG pilots attribute pricing as next stage of reservation system kicks in
By Linda Fox | February 27, 2019
IHG begins phase two of its Amadeus-built Guest Reservation System development, four years after the project first started. Read More
News | Technology
Distributed ledger technology can bring rate parity to hotel distribution
Distributed ledger technology can bring rate parity to hotel distribution
By Nadim El Manawy - Arise Travel  | February 15, 2019
We ask if distribution technology in use today has been designed with goals that are out of alignment with hotelier’s best interests Read More
Opinion | Technology
VIDEO: Kiwi.com - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Kiwi.com - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | January 11, 2019
Harnessing the power of virtual interlining, Kiwi.com has gone further and made a suite of travel technology platforms available to travel agents and third parties. Read More
Interview | Distribution
VIDEO: Affirm - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Affirm - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 27, 2018
Affirm allows your customers to pay for their trips over time via monthly installments offered at the point of sale. Read More
Interview | Technology
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Momentum and the vacation rental tech startup scene
By Vanessa de Souza Lage - Rentals United | December 20, 2018
The vacation and short-term rental industry is an exciting place for startups right now. There’s been plenty of investment flowing in, with lots of growth, which has created momentum. Read More
Opinion | Technology
VIDEO: Futurestay - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Futurestay - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | November 30, 2018
The smartest way to connect vacation rentals to everything - channels, guests, payments and their own brand. Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: Checkfront on Google's entry and where the experiences sector is heading
VIDEO: Checkfront on Google's entry and where the experiences sector is heading
By PhocusWire | October 11, 2018
Checkfront is one of the first partners for the Reserve With Google initiative - a development that has the potential to be a disruptive move for tours and activities. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
Xola app marketplace
Xola creates app marketplace for tour and activity operators
By Mitra Sorrells | September 24, 2018
Xola, an online booking platform for tours and activities, is consolidating apps and integrations to support online and offline customer acquisition and sales in its new Xola App Store.   Read More
News | Online
Inside the complicated world of cancellation fees and non-refundable bookings
Inside the complicated world of cancellation fees and non-refundable bookings
By Stefano Petrazzoli - Chargebacks911 | September 14, 2018
In this digital era, we’re used to booking our ticket, but often then have separate extras to consider, like choosing our seat, eating in-flight meals, hold luggage, among others. Read More
Opinion | Online