30 Nov 2017

Safety while traveling is a real concern these days, but risk management in Germany, France and the UK is more of an aspiration than a reality, according to new research today from the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association. The study, conducted…

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30 Nov 2017

The full-year results presentation from London-listed On the Beach is a detailed look at how a specialist online travel agent can monetize a specific niche – short-haul beach holidays from the UK – through an asset-light model, backed by proprietary technology. The business however does have aspirations to become…

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30 Nov 2017

Sponsored by eNett. What does it take to be an entrepreneur in the travel industry? What character traits do you need? We brought together two successful entrepreneurs and asked them just that. Tamara Lohan co-founded Mr & Mrs Smith with her husband in 2003. Today Mr & Mrs Smith is…

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30 Nov 2017

IATA’s latest Global Passenger Survey was once again dominated by responses from men (65%). As IATA explained to tnooz, the reason for this is not that women were largely excluded from the participant pool, but that more men felt inclined to participate when invited. The study, published during this…

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29 Nov 2017

The International Air Transport Association is abandoning the one-size-fits-all method of travel agency accreditation in favor of a three-tiered approach in its New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems initiative. NewGen ISS also includes a provision that establishes a threshold for agencies’ cash sales during each remittance period. IATA’s Passenger…

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29 Nov 2017

This is the continuation of a series of articles spun out of tnoozLIVE@Arival, recorded live at the Arival in-destination event held at the LINQ in Las Vegas. More clips to come! To learn more about how to bring tnoozLIVE@ to your event, please email Kerry Cannon. Miles Partnership works…

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29 Nov 2017

Ancillary revenue this year will be 22% higher than 2016 and reach $82.2 billion, with $57 billion of that figure coming from a la carte activity according to a report. The IdeaWorks and CarTrawler Worldwide Estimate of Ancillary Revenue shows this represents an increase of 264% over the 2010…

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29 Nov 2017

This is a viewpoint from Paul Van Meerendonk, director of advisory services at IDeaS Revenue Solutions. Forecasting has been synonymous with hotel revenue management since its inception. From operational forecasts to demand forecasts, different hotel teams use and share these business projections to help establish ideal rates, allocate appropriate…

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28 Nov 2017

This is a viewpoint by Peter O’Connor, professor of digital disruption at Essec Business School in Paris. At the end of 2017, due to both advances in technology and changing consumer preferences, we are entering a new era where existing hotel industry structure paradigms are being revolutionized. The rules…

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28 Nov 2017

BCC Research has released its “Advanced Airport Technologies, Global Markets to 2022” report valuing the advanced airport technologies market at $27 billion by 2020, with a CAGR of 5.1%. The largest market is in passenger, baggage and cargo handling and control systems, which are valued to reach $10,681.6 million…

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