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Goboony, Yescapa announce merger, new funding
By Morgan Hines | August 30, 2023
Goboony and Yescapa are merging to create one large RV sharing platform with vehicles in more than 10,000 cities across Europe. Read More
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Travel Talk: Is travel fully back?
By PhocusWire | March 20, 2023
While most industry sectors have been rebounding, travel experts suggest areas where caution may be merited.     Read More
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Travel Talk: Takeaways from ITB Berlin
By PhocusWire | March 13, 2023
Returning to the marquee travel trade event for the first time in four years, Northstar’s thought leaders share first impressions.   Read More
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What’s next for travel in Asia?
By PhocusWire | February 10, 2023
Northstar Travel Group thought leaders discuss the reopening of China, travel tech developments and more.   Read More
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Increased business travel and spending anticipated in 2023
By Linda Fox | February 6, 2023
Business travel spending is at 68% of pre-COVID levels for domestic bookings and 58% for international. Read More
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United boss warns airlines have "outgrown their technology infrastructure"
By Linda Fox | January 19, 2023
United CEO Scott Kirby says pilot shortages and other staffing issues as well as the delay in aircraft delivery and parts are inhibiting the growth of carriers. Read More
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Travel’s resilience and sustainability in spotlight at Davos
By Linda Fox | January 18, 2023
Heathrow boss John Holland-Kaye, Journera CEO Jeff Katz, the Rwandan Development Board's Clare Akamanzi and Thailand's finance minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith discuss pressing industry issues at the... Read More
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How travel companies can best prepare for future shocks
By Mitra Sorrells | January 6, 2023
Global futurist Rohit Talwar encourages travel leaders to “unlearn” past views and assumptions to enable them to prepare for the range of opportunities – and shocks – that may lie ahead.  Read More
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Tough 2022 for travel startups as investors turn cautious
By Linda Fox | December 12, 2022
Early stage rounds in particular have been highlighted as impacted by the more conservative approach from investors who, perhaps stung by the pandemic, turned to startups with a proven market fit. Read More
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Rohit Talwar on how to lead with foresight in travel
By PhocusWire | November 7, 2022
At The Phocuswright Conference, futurist Rohit Talwar will share concrete ideas of how travel companies can cultivate forward-focused, creative thinking to minimize the effects of crises that will,... Read More
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What mobility booking data reveals about traveler behavior
By Jill Menze | October 26, 2022
According to a new report from Omio, travelers are opting for more sustainable modes of travel and staying closer to home. Read More
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Travel payments risk mitigation: building in resilience and transparency
By Laurie Gablehouse - Worldline | October 24, 2022
 The COVID pandemic exposed how ill-prepared the industry was to handle cancellations and refunds, while it also helped drive new thinking around solutions to address these challenges.  Read More
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The push to digitalize the air travel experience
By Linda Fox | October 20, 2022
While Lufthansa Group has set up Digital Hangar to focus on the customer experience, other airlines are also addressing how they interact with customers.  Read More
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Airbnb sees big opportunity in Asia's digital nomad market
By Luke Clark - CP5 | October 11, 2022
Airbnb has made a calculated bet on the long-stay worker-traveler niche, but a few things need to be in place first. Read More
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Japan’s Rakuten Travel gears up for return of international visitors
By Mitra Sorrells | October 3, 2022
Japan reopens to mass tourism next week, but it is expected to be several years before the country's gross travel bookings surpass 2019 levels.   Read More