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Sounding Off: Tripadvisor Plus changes show the complexity of travel subscriptions
By PhocusWire September 24, 2021
Tripadvisor's U-turn this week on the structure of Plus raises more questions than it answers about consumer and brand desire for subscription programs. Read More Group takes advantage of domestic travel return
News / Online Group takes advantage of domestic travel return
By Kevin May September 24, 2021
Executive chairman James Liang says the Chinese domestic travel market has been encouraging for the company and it sees great potential in international markets. Read More
News / Technology
Lufthansa enables digital health verification via mobile
By Linda Fox September 24, 2021
The Traveler ID technology means passengers can scan their vaccination or test status via QR codes on mobile.... Read More
News / Startups
Corporate travel startup backed by Concur founder launches with $41M raised
By Mitra Sorrells September 23, 2021
Spotnana uses a cloud-based, API-friendly platform to provide unbundled travel services and automation to global corporations and travel companies.... Read More
News / Technology
RateGain to acquire hotel distribution provider MyHotelShop
By Kevin May September 23, 2021
MyHotelShop was created in Germany in 2012 and provides tools and services to hotels to help increase their direct sales.... Read More
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Flyr lands $150M funding to expand travel revenue system
By Kevin May September 22, 2021
The U.S.-based company has won the backing from lead investor and growth equity company WestCap.... Read More
News / Online
Travel app downloads surpass 2019 numbers, Hopper ranks top booking app
According to a report from SensorTower, top travel booking apps exceeded 10.6 million downloads in Q2... Read more
News / Technology
ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
The backbone of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry is powered by technology and digital... Read more
News / Online
Lola ceases operations, touts "next phase"
Lola has shuttered its services, according to a notice on its website citing "new things to come" for... Read more
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VIDEO: Recentering, recruiting and rebuilding travel's future
Speaking during Phocuswright’s Diversity in Leadership event, a panel of experts discusses how travel... Read more
News / Online
PhocusWire Pulse: Rentals On The Rise
For our sixth PhocusWire Pulse event this year, we focus on rapid progress in the development of the... Read more
News / Online
Google launches sustainability initiatives, confirms "Things to Do" changes
Google, in addition to adding "eco-certified" badges to hotels and joining the Travalyst... Read more
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