Climate disasters renew focus on travel sustainability goals

phocuswire 2023-8-31

will another summer of climate calamities galvanize the level of coordination necessary to keep the travel industry growing 160 while helping to save the planet 160

Branchspace receives £5M investment

phocuswire 2023-8-31

160 branchspace has secured a 5 million investment from gresham house ventures

Goboony, Yescapa announce merger, new funding

phocuswire 2023-8-30

goboony and yescapa are merging to create one large motor home sharing platform

Snowfall acquires group travel app AmigoGo

phocuswire 2023-8-30

amigogo founders nick castrioty and josh sparkes are bringing their technology expertise to snowfall

CEO Spotlight - Tony Fernandes of Capital A

phocuswire 2023-8-29

alongside his co founder tony fernandes acquired airasia in late 2001 and relaunched it as a low cost airline he become chief executive of capital a berhad formerly airasia group berhad in 2018

Google adds “cheapest time to book” in time for Christmas

phocuswire 2023-8-28

google is adding information on when 160 fares are expected to be lowest for booking a specific destination for specific dates similar to advice offered by hopper kayak and skyscanner 160

الليلة تقترب من 450 ألف جنيه في إحداها .. إليك أسعار أغلى الفنادق حول العالم (صور)

مصراوي 2023-8-28

الليلة تقترب من 450 ألف جنيه في إحداها إليك أسعار أغلى الفنادق حول العالم صور

Will New York’s STR rules set stricter standard for travel?

phocuswire 2023-8-28

airbnb calls new rules a de facto ban against short term rentals but others see a sign of what may be coming for the sector 160

IHG launches program to promote growth for diverse hotel owners in U.S., Canada

phocuswire 2023-8-28

ihg hotels resorts is kicking off ihg lift its new program to prioritize growth for diverse hotel owners in the united states and canada 160

How the digital guest journey is unlocking the next era of hospitality

phocuswire 2023-8-28

leading hotels hospitality brands and management groups are turning to technology solutions to help create more personalized guest staff interactions automate rote administrative processes improve...

AI, the customer journey and the future of travel insurance

phocuswire 2023-8-25

artificial intelligence and machine learning present huge opportunities to reshape how the travel insurance industry operates

TikTok, Instagram, X: How travel startups use social media

phocuswire 2023-8-24

travel startups have been using social media as a marketing tool for some time now but with an ever evolving social media spectrum what remains useful

Grab boosts mobility revenue through supply improvement

phocuswire 2023-8-23

grab reported a 77 increase in q2 2023 revenue to 567 million and a 74 decrease in losses to 148 million

مشهد نادر.. ولادة زرافة أمريكية "دون نقط" في جسدها

مصراوي 2023-8-23

مشهد نادر ولادة زرافة أمريكية دون نقط في جسدها

Ramp lands $300M investment, looks to accelerate growth

phocuswire 2023-8-23

investment in the company which was founded in 2019 was led by thrive capital and sands capital while existing investors founders fund general catalyst lux capital and definition also participated

How travel startups are having success with crowdfunding

phocuswire 2023-8-23

startups jurny your rentals and well traveled used crowdfunding to raise capital and engage their customer communities amid a challenging fundraising environment

Intrepid Travel, Flight Centre launch consortium to address modern slavery

phocuswire 2023-8-23

modern slavery impacts an estimated 50 million people now intrepid travel and flight centre are teaming up to confront the issue in travel industry supply chains

How cloud services help expand Amazon’s role in travel

phocuswire 2023-8-22

massimo morin amazon web services global head of travel shares insights into how ai and other new tech extends the company s reach into the travel industry 160

Lufthansa unveils Swifty, an AI assistant for business travel

phocuswire 2023-8-22

the technology enables business travelers to share their hotel and flight preferences via chat select appropriate options and have them booked

Climate-focused travel management platform Goodwings raises $1.5M

phocuswire 2023-8-22

the company s subscription based platform enables businesses to use the commissions from their travel bookings to purchase green aviation fuel and carbon offsets

Hotel payment and booking company Selfbook partners with Affirm

phocuswire 2023-8-21

selfbook and affirm are linking up to provide flexible payment options to hotel bookings

Data strategies for CVBs in a cookieless future

phocuswire 2023-8-21

as cvbs and destination marketers prepare for the cookieless future it becomes crucial to explore strategies for collecting and utilizing first party data effectively 160

Transforming brand loyalty into brand love

phocuswire 2023-8-18

how hotel businesses in this volatile market can evolve their loyalty programs to build brand preference and affinity 160

بالباسبور المصري.. تكلفة السفر إلى 3 دول دون تأشيرة

مصراوي 2023-8-18

بالباسبور المصري تكلفة السفر إلى 3 دول دون تأشيرة

Vervotech acquired as Constellation continues acquisition spree

phocuswire 2023-8-18

founded in india in 2018 vervotech will continue to operate independently but be able to further develop its products through juniper s resources and industry experience

U.S. online channel share expected to remain unchanged through 2026

phocuswire 2023-8-18

changing traveler behavior from 2020 2022 has brought about several noteworthy shifts some of which are expected to endure for a considerable period particularly related to travel distribution

As interest in female-led travel grows, new solutions arise

phocuswire 2023-8-17

interest in travel experiences tailored for female travelers is on the rise and companies like wayaway are responding to the trend with services and products tailored to this audience

Despegar reports record quarter for revenue

phocuswire 2023-8-17

the latin america ota reported its first positive quarter since 2019 with net income of 28 million

AI Insights: Generative AI in hotel search and booking

phocuswire 2023-8-17

geneceby demir cto of otelz answers our questions about how the company is working with generative artificial intelligence technology

Hopper adds Air Canada as first airline partner for Hopper Cloud

phocuswire 2023-8-16

for a fee travelers can add hopper powered cancel for any reason to eligible non refundable fare types booked on the air canada website 160

Power of data and analytics in tackling travel disruption

phocuswire 2023-8-16

to prepare for disruption airlines and airports can put innovative data and applied intelligence assets to use unlocking significant value and driving the next level of performance

Travel tech platform Mondee acquires Skypass, reports Q2 net revenue of $57M

phocuswire 2023-8-16

skypass is the fourth acquisition for texas based mondee this year as the company looks to expand both geographically and into new content and distribution channels

Business travel rebounding: Expected $1.8T spend by 2027

phocuswire 2023-8-15

global business travel is expected to have an accelerated recovery according to a new report from the global business travel association and visa

HomeToGo hits revenue highs in the second quarter

phocuswire 2023-8-15

booking revenues increased more than 8 in q2 to 50 million compared with 46 million year over year

Online travel giants seeking to mix up marketing channels

phocuswire 2023-8-15

online travel giants booking holdings expedia group and airbnb increased marketing investment marginally in q2 as all strive to make the most of direct channels

Booking.com for Business enhances data visibility with Traxo partnership

phocuswire 2023-8-15

the collaboration will give booking com for business clients who are spread across nearly 200 countries the ability to see data about bookings made at any point of travel sale

Archer secures $215M investment for eVTOL development

phocuswire 2023-8-15

the company also announced its midnight aircraft received faa certification an important step on its path to commercial operations in 2025

Trends, product updates and launch news from GBTA

phocuswire 2023-8-14

news unveiled at the gbta convention in dallas this week from artificial intelligence and ndc developments to new partnerships and technology enhancements from travel management companies and...

AI Insights: Generative AI to vet rental homes

phocuswire 2023-8-14

doron meyassed co founder and ceo of rental home provider plum guide shares how the company is boosting efficiency through generative artificial intelligence

Supporting sustainability in travel loyalty

phocuswire 2023-8-14

sustainability related rewards align with members values but travel loyalty programs need the technological wherewithal to offer them 160

Go City’s Owen, Tiqets’ Elzinga on the outlook and opportunity for experiences

phocuswire 2023-8-14

tiqets founder and president luuc elzinga and go city ceo jon owen discuss strategies to drive loyalty the importance of tailoring products and payments to the user and other opportunities in the...

تحصد 10 ملايين دولار في الأسبوع.. صور أكبر سفينة سياحية في العالم تثير جدلا

مصراوي 2023-8-13

تحصد 10 ملايين دولار في الأسبوع صور أكبر سفينة سياحية في العالم تثير جدلا

Earnings roundup: Amex GBT, Sonder, Vacasa and TUI Group

phocuswire 2023-8-11

as publicly traded travel companies continue to report their earnings for the three months ending in june we round up the latest reports 160

Mastercard report sees business travel at tipping point

phocuswire 2023-8-10

with global business travel staging a comeback after years of uncertainty mastercard s survey of travel decision makers identifies opportunities to support transformation 160

Could high-end RV parks be the next hot category for lodging?

phocuswire 2023-8-10

a texas developer is investing 700 million with more money in the pipeline to create a new brand of amenity rich rv parks suitable for year round use

مدينة إيطالية تمنع افتتاح مطاعم بيتزا جديدة لهذا السبب

مصراوي 2023-8-10

مدينة إيطالية تمنع افتتاح مطاعم بيتزا جديدة لهذا السبب

Outdoorsy offers financial support to encourage “glamping entrepreneurs”

phocuswire 2023-8-9

in the last year outdoorsy has expanded beyond rvs to acquire two campgrounds and to offer other accommodations such as tents cabins and tiny homes 160

Inspirato gets $25M injection from Capital One Ventures

phocuswire 2023-8-9

luxury travel subscription service inspirato was launched in 2011 and went public via special purpose acquisition company in early 2022

After successful test, SITA and Indicio accelerate digital travel ID

phocuswire 2023-8-9

following a pilot in aruba sita and indicio are expanding their work on decentralized identity solutions that enable passengers to create a digital version of their passport that is stored in a...

IHG reports revenue, user and download gains for its mobile app

phocuswire 2023-8-9

the company also revealed the latest developments on attribute selling and its guest reservation system