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VIDEO: Kayak on the future of meta, Google and the limitations of voice search
By Mitra Sorrells | December 7, 2018
By some measures it’s been a tough year for traditional metasearch players, including Kayak. Read More
News | Online
Sleepbox - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
Sleepbox - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 7, 2018
Sleepbox is a technology-driven micro-hotel providing frictionless, autonomous, affordable, private and safe housing during travel. Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: Regulations and sustainability - an awkward paradox for travel
VIDEO: Regulations and sustainability - an awkward paradox for travel
By Mitra Sorrells | December 6, 2018
Tourism drives economic growth for destinations, but it can also cause issues such as overcrowding and regulatory challenges. Read More
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AirHelp - Launch pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
AirHelp - Launch pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 6, 2018
Machine learning: AirHelps' bots in charge of handling claims. Read More
Interview | Technology
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VIDEO: Funding, search bias and a need for independent tech providers for activities
By Linda Fox | December 5, 2018
Tours and activities execs took to the Center Stage at The Phocuswright Conference to talk investment, expansion and bias in search results. Read More
News | Distribution
ConnexPay - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
ConnexPay - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 5, 2018
ConnexPay is transforming how travel companies accept cards & pay for travel to save millions of dollars in fees. Read More
Interview | Startups
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VIDEO: How to make better data-informed decisions in hotels
By Linda Fox | December 4, 2018
In a very entertaining Tech Talk at The Phocuswright Conference, Jeff Ma laid out some of the areas where more reliance on data and less on human behavior would lead to better outcomes. Read More
News | Technology
Skylark - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
Skylark - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 4, 2018
What's the future of luxury travel? It's what we all want: convenience, transparency, value, service - and amazing vacations. Read More
Interview | Startups
Baarb - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
Baarb - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 3, 2018
This enterprise B2B platform is helping global travel brands deliver hyper-relevant search results based on travelers' preferences. Read More
Interview | Startups
PODCAST: PhocusWire PundIT Show #16
PODCAST: PhocusWire PundIT Show #16
By Kevin May | November 30, 2018
The second our podcasts recorded during The Phocuswright Conference in Los Angeles is now available. Read More
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Futurestay - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
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: Airbnb on what it's learned from Amazon Prime and its community
VIDEO: Airbnb on what it's learned from Amazon Prime and its community
By Jill Menze | November 29, 2018
At The Phocuswright Conference, Airbnb Homes executive Greg Greeley discussed the company's ambitions as it prepares for an IPO. Read More
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Teckst - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
Teckst - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | November 29, 2018
Teckst empowers travel brands to text with their customers in real time using flexible CRM integrations. Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: Jeff Katz on a new path for connectivity
VIDEO: Jeff Katz on a new path for connectivity
By Kevin May | November 28, 2018
Jeff Katz is an enigmatic figure in the travel industry, having overseen a string of business and considered by many as an important thinker in the development of the modern sector. Read More
News | Technology
Situm Indoor Positioning - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
Situm Indoor Positioning - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | November 28, 2018
Indoor navigation technology for the traveler. Indoor workforce and asset-tracking technology to boost productivity. Read More
Interview | Startups