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Why Employees Hate Your Travel Program WHY EMPLOYEES HATE YOUR TRAVEL PROGRAM

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May 08, 2019

In many organizations, employee travel policies are severely enforced, as if every employee was a criminal in the making. In this hostile environment, companies may distance competent, loyal and hard-working people, resulting in significant retention...

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How to create a sustainable travel program for indirect procurement HOW TO CREATE A SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL PROGRAM FOR INDIRECT PROCUREMENT

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May 08, 2019

When building out a Travel Policy, it is important to understand your goals for cost savings, as well as your traveler’s buying behavior towards compliance. Focusing on only one area will dramatically reduce your opportunity to run an effective...

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The ultimate list of humanitarian travel tips THE ULTIMATE LIST OF HUMANITARIAN TRAVEL TIPS

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May 02, 2019

Humanitarians travel to save lives and to help others. That’s why it’s essential that the trip goes smoothly. Raptim is in the business of organizing and preparing humanitarian travel. So, we have some insider knowledge on how to make sur...

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Hospitality and leisure trends 2019 HOSPITALITY AND LEISURE TRENDS 2019

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Apr 26, 2019

The hospitality and leisure (H&L) industry is big and diverse; it has traditionally claimed some of the closest relationships with global consumers of any sector. People eat, sleep, play games, cement friendships and seek cures in H&L facilit...

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A Blockchain-based Tourism and Community Economy A BLOCKCHAIN-BASED TOURISM AND COMMUNITY ECONOMY

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Apr 22, 2019

Many cultural communities lack the convenience and services of big cities while holding enormous tourism potential. Moreover, the access to healthcare, financial services and others is often very limited. Due to their location, the members involved h...

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A Blockchain based Tourism and Community Economy A BLOCKCHAIN BASED TOURISM AND COMMUNITY ECONOMY

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Apr 22, 2019

Many cultural communities lack the convenience and services of big cities while holding enormous tourism potential. Moreover, the access to healthcare, financial services and others is often very limited. Due to their location, the members involved h...

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American Resident Sentiment Towards Tourism AMERICAN RESIDENT SENTIMENT TOWARDS TOURISM

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Apr 18, 2019

The Global Travel & Tourism industry continues to grow at a healthy pace, but not without some challenges. Over the past decade, we have been witnessing significant resident backlash against tourism growth in several major international destinati...

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This is why we can go everywhere THIS IS WHY WE CAN GO EVERYWHERE

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Mar 28, 2019

Tavitt’s ‘Travel Recommendation Service’ recommends the best and most efficient travel route for people to visit all the tourist attractions they select. Please think about the ‘cue’ or ‘chance’ for people to...

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The Power Of Tourism: Travel And Tourism Marketing Essentials THE POWER OF TOURISM: TRAVEL AND TOURISM MARKETING ESSENTIALS

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Mar 25, 2019

The Power Of Tourism: Travel And Tourism Marketing Essentials. Define Your Target Audience. Identify the specific travelers and their interests that you want to target. Don’t try to be all things to all visitors. Make sure you clearly define wh...

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Synchronizing the Hospitality Industry SYNCHRONIZING THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

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Mar 21, 2019

Hotelier Coin’s team of international luxury hoteliers, blockchain and fintech experts partnered with the best hotel tech, travel tech and fintech companies around the globe to build a legacy that will power the greatest change the hospitality ...

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Understanding the mindsets of the airport traveller UNDERSTANDING THE MINDSETS OF THE AIRPORT TRAVELLER

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Mar 15, 2019

However, we should also celebrate the good things about air travel; in the last 100 years we have amassed a rich cultural folklore around this subject. There’s the one involving catching people at the airport (having bought “whatever the ...

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Mobile Payments In Travel & Tourism: Unlocking The Potential MOBILE PAYMENTS IN TRAVEL & TOURISM: UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL

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Mar 13, 2019

With 83% of passengers travelling with them, mobile devices are an essential part of the travel journey today. Mobile is well integrated into the modern Travel & Tourism experience: with travellers using apps to arrange a ride to the airport, get...

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Traveler 360° Study: Insights from Corporate Travellers across the Globe TRAVELER 360° STUDY: INSIGHTS FROM CORPORATE TRAVELLERS ACROSS THE GLOBE

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Feb 27, 2019

Most business travelers agree that business travel helps create and maintain strong relationships, helps with professional development, and is a good use of their time. Also, more than three-quarters of travelers across all countries agree that busin...

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Driving change in the travel experience DRIVING CHANGE IN THE TRAVEL EXPERIENCE

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Feb 26, 2019

Travel is getting much more tech-savvy, but some brands still have a long journey ahead. With airlines facing massive turbulence on the customer experience front, and thousands of hotels and tour providers struggling to differentiate at a time when l...

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Aiming for 100% Travel Programme Visibility AIMING FOR 100% TRAVEL PROGRAMME VISIBILITY

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Feb 25, 2019

We are Team RoadX - a FESTIVE ROAD and PredictX innovation partnership creating data services which will increase the strategic function of travel management. We wanted to know how far travel has come to achieving the data visibility needed for trave...

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The future of payments in travel THE FUTURE OF PAYMENTS IN TRAVEL

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Feb 21, 2019

Digitalization hasn’t just changed the way people shop and pay for travel, it has raised customer expectations – over price, over user journey and, increasingly, over ways to pay. Travel companies could be forgiven for thinking that match...

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Synchronizing the Hospitality Industry SYNCHRONIZING THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

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Feb 13, 2019

Hotelier Coin’s team of international luxury
hoteliers, blockchain and fintech experts
partnered with the best hotel tech, travel tech
and fintech companies around the globe to build
a legacy that will power the grea...

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Disrupting the Travel and Tourism industry DISRUPTING THE TRAVEL AND TOURISM INDUSTRY

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Feb 05, 2019

Tourism marketing aims to present a traveller with a vision of a destination, hospitality accommodation or event that will raise his intention to travel and hence lead to a booking. Virtual reality (VR) is a software-created artificial environment pr...

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Trivago Industry Insights: Traveler Profile TRIVAGO INDUSTRY INSIGHTS: TRAVELER PROFILE

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Feb 03, 2019

Metasearch is a critical component in the online hotel marketing and distribution landscape, with more than 94% of online travelers ¹choosing metasearch when booking accommodation online. This translates into millions of searches that give leadi...

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White Paper For Hospitality In Europe Towards Sustainable Tourism In Europe WHITE PAPER FOR HOSPITALITY IN EUROPE TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE TOURISM IN EUROPE

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Jan 23, 2019

The hospitality sector is one of the key drivers of the European economy, both in terms of employment as well as of direct contribution to the economy (close to 5% of GDP*). Indeed, the hospitality industry alone created 1,6 million new jobs between ...

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Redefining Corporate Travel Management REDEFINING CORPORATE TRAVEL MANAGEMENT

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Jan 19, 2019

The dynamics of business travel have been
changing around the world in sync with the
new age corporate traveller. India continues
to grow at a rapid pace with increasing
contribution to global business travel spends.
...

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Building a mobile strategy for your corporate travel programme BUILDING A MOBILE STRATEGY FOR YOUR CORPORATE TRAVEL PROGRAMME

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Jan 16, 2019

The increased use of mobile devices for travel has been nothing short of dramatic since the first apps appeared nearly a decade ago. Smart phones and tablets are a necessity in the business travel space and most will have multiple travel apps downloa...

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AI Travel White Paper AI TRAVEL WHITE PAPER

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Jan 16, 2019

AI Travel Marketplace is a realization of Blockchain 3.0. Our objective is to make travel industry flat. We provide a marketplace where all travel agencies in the industry can all join to sell their content with one-click publishing and resellers can...

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Air sales and the travel agency distribution channel AIR SALES AND THE TRAVEL AGENCY DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL

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Jan 15, 2019

We live in a time of disruption and rapid change in the global travel ecosystem. From initiatives such as New Distribution Capability (NDC) and ONE Order to dynamic shifts in technology, business models and consumer behavior and expectations, travel ...

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Dynamic Travel Packaging: The Next Game-Changer DYNAMIC TRAVEL PACKAGING: THE NEXT GAME-CHANGER

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Jan 14, 2019

Airlines are launching holiday brands, hotels are launching their own tour operators, rail companies are selling accommodation, metasearch players are upselling packages within flight search results, even Google is taking an interest in the practice ...

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To Travel Is To Discover TO TRAVEL IS TO DISCOVER

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Jan 09, 2019

As one can guess, we all love traveling. Getting out and seeing the world is reinvigorating. However, while traveling is a great stress reliever, setting up a holiday can be a pain. We’d like to add the fact that setting up a holiday can be a p...

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2019 Travel Trends and Expectations 2019 TRAVEL TRENDS AND EXPECTATIONS

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Dec 27, 2018

Consider this report a round -trip ticket through the mind of today’s American consumer and their expectations and attitudes about travel in 2019. As aspirational as travel is, requiring daring and imagination, it also calls for immense practic...

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Travala in Numbers TRAVALA IN NUMBERS

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Dec 22, 2018

This Business Plan is not a prospectus or offer document of any sort and is not intended to constitute in itself an offer of securities of any form, units in a business trust, units in a collective investment scheme or any other form of investment, o...

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YFC Travel 2019 YFC TRAVEL 2019

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Dec 15, 2018

With 15 locations to choose from, there really is
something for everyone among the YFC holidays
available in 2019. From working in New Zealand
to volunteering in Sri Lanka or Costa Rica, YFC
Travel has so much to offer mem...

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2019 Millennial Travel Trends 2019 MILLENNIAL TRAVEL TRENDS

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Dec 05, 2018

Did you know there are 9.5 million Millennial households in the United States? Typically defined as the generation born between the early 1980s to mid 1990s, the average Millennial is planning to take 3 trips over the next year.In this post, see the ...

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The ecological chain of distributed tourism service THE ECOLOGICAL CHAIN OF DISTRIBUTED TOURISM SERVICE

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Dec 04, 2018

There is no doubt that the OTA model based on the Internet has made travelling easier for all of us, and this is a huge improvement and disruption for the travel industry. However, as the saying goes, “Too much water drowned the miller”. ...

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2019 Iowa Tourism Facts 2019 IOWA TOURISM FACTS

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Nov 21, 2018

Tourism in Iowa is about more than places to visit; it’s jobs, economic growth, quality of life, and revenue generation. It’s about investing in Iowa’s future. Iowa’s tourism and travel industry asks for your support and inves...

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Top trends in hospitality for 2019 TOP TRENDS IN HOSPITALITY FOR 2019

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Nov 21, 2018

Accounting for more than 10% of global GDP and the creation of one in five new jobs according to the World Travel and Tourism Council, travel and tourism continues to be one of the world’s fastest-growing industries. It is also an industry unde...

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Looking after your employees when they travel for business LOOKING AFTER YOUR EMPLOYEES WHEN THEY TRAVEL FOR BUSINESS

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Nov 20, 2018

Whether abroad or here in the UK, when you or your employees travel for business, it’s important to be aware of any potential risks. You should know how to avoid these risks, as well as how to deal with them appropriately, should they occur. Wh...

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The Wanderlust Report THE WANDERLUST REPORT

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Nov 18, 2018

Turning around a destination to once again attract profitable customers often requires a reevaluation of its competitive positioning. This issue of the Wanderlust Report presents a method for addressing positioning problems of underperforming and dis...

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The 2018 Local SEO Holiday Checklist THE 2018 LOCAL SEO HOLIDAY CHECKLIST

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Nov 18, 2018

In 2017, offline retail experienced a 5.5% increase in holiday sales1, exceeding forecasts. 2018 could be even better for your business - but only if you’re checking the right boxes.
Whether you are in the middle of holiday planning or j...

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THE LIVING BUSINESS IN TRAVEL THE LIVING BUSINESS IN TRAVEL

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Nov 15, 2018

Considering that the travel industry has been in the crosshairs of disruption for years, this is not unexpected. What is extraordinary, however, is that only 63 percent of C-Suite direct reports agree with their bosses in believing that past approach...

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World’s Largest Decentralized Tourism Ecosystem Powered by Ethereum Blockchain. WORLD’S LARGEST DECENTRALIZED TOURISM ECOSYSTEM POWERED BY ETHEREUM BLOCKCHAIN.

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Nov 15, 2018

The travel and tourism industry is the world’s largest commercial service sector industry. The World Trade Organization (WTO, not to be confused with the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)) is the leading international body that monitors int...

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Navigating the New Global Business Marketplace NAVIGATING THE NEW GLOBAL BUSINESS MARKETPLACE

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Nov 14, 2018

According to Aberdeen Research, 100% of “best-inclass” companies (those with the highest customer retention and sales growth numbers) offer group travel to recognize year-end sales success. And while the concept of incentive travel works,...

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A 14-day experience exploring scenic New Zealand A 14-DAY EXPERIENCE EXPLORING SCENIC NEW ZEALAND

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Nov 07, 2018

For 28 years the Readers’ Rail Tours have been taking our loyal readers on unforgettable journeys exploring the rich history and culture of New Zealand. Like-minded travelers come together to enjoy this unique experience of rail, cruise and coa...

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A DECENTRALIZED PLATFORM FOR AIRSAVE TRAVEL COIN A DECENTRALIZED PLATFORM FOR AIRSAVE TRAVEL COIN

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Oct 30, 2018

Travel - one of the most critical fuels to human inspiration, and a primary reason many of us
have had to work all year round. The ability to travel to destinations we want to see and experience
the world from vastly different locations...

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TRAVEL INDUSTRY INSIGHTS TRAVEL INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

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Oct 30, 2018

Experience Columbia SC executes a robust paid and earned
media strategy in key markets, increasing awareness while
driving an incredibly qualified, active travel-planning
audience to their official travel-planning channels

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Hospitality trends HOSPITALITY TRENDS

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Oct 24, 2018

The US lodging industry has experienced six consecutive years of growth from 2010 to 2016, with an average annual RevPAR growth of 6% according to Smith Travel Research. The majority of the survey respondents were largely optimistic about the growth ...

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TravelCash TRAVELCASH

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Oct 23, 2018

Whether it’s for business or leisure, travel presents many challenges when it comes to money. For consumers, there are risks associated with carrying cash or credit cards. Your money - or worse, your identity - can be stolen. Traveling to forei...

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TOURIST REVIEW CRYPTO TOURIST REVIEW CRYPTO

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Oct 22, 2018

In each year, we spend one part of our time on resting or holidays to travel, play and enjoy and anyone feels difficult to deciding where to go, how to rest, what to eat as well as play and more importantly whether that place is suitable with us and ...

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Unlocking the Potential for the Airline Industry UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL FOR THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY

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Oct 18, 2018

The airline industry has always been dependent on intermediaries to provide critical services like settlement, distribution, and maintenance among others. Airlines depend on the various intermediary agencies to manage and share a lot of passenger and...

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Multi-generational travel MULTI-GENERATIONAL TRAVEL

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Oct 17, 2018

Travel trends change, and the new top travel trend among Canadian travellers is multigenerational travel. With the baby boomer generation retiring in large numbers and wanting to spend more time with family, and with millennials having an increasing ...

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TRAVEL TRENDS REPORT 2018 TRAVEL TRENDS REPORT 2018

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Oct 17, 2018

The past 12 months have been challenging for the wider UK economy, with inflation outstripping wage growth and a continued assault on the value of the pound providing the backdrop to the year.

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THE FUTURE OF ePASSPORTS AND BORDER CROSSINGS THE FUTURE OF EPASSPORTS AND BORDER CROSSINGS

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Oct 15, 2018

The way international travel and border crossings take place is the subject of ever new challenges and continues change. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the United Nations agency that oversees international air travel, formulate...

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What are the opportunities for solo tourism from Europe? WHAT ARE THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR SOLO TOURISM FROM EUROPE?

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Oct 12, 2018

The market for solo tourism products in Europe is booming. The number of singles is growing, as is the number of people that travel solo by choice. They increasingly tend to visit developing countries, seeking adventures, relaxation, solitude or conn...

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7 reports to help review your travel programme 7 REPORTS TO HELP REVIEW YOUR TRAVEL PROGRAMME

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Oct 11, 2018

When managing a business travel programme, it’s important to monitor how that programme is performing and keep track of how much your employees are spending. This is where reporting comes in.

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Best Countries 2018 BEST COUNTRIES 2018

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Oct 10, 2018

Behind a country’s wealth and success are the policies that create possibilities, the people that drive the effort and the history that shapes the environment and perspective. Globalization has expanded a country’s presence beyond its phy...

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Change the sales rep experience, improve the customer experience CHANGE THE SALES REP EXPERIENCE, IMPROVE THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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Oct 03, 2018

The first CRM launch truly changed the way sales were managed. We went from tracking customers on spreadsheets (and even in rolodexes) to tracking them and their attendant opportunities with software. It wasn’t long before reps started to feel ...

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Pipeline Management and Forecasting Are Key to Improving the Sales Experience PIPELINE MANAGEMENT AND FORECASTING ARE KEY TO IMPROVING THE SALES EXPERIENCE

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Oct 03, 2018

Let’s explore some of the current processes around pipeline management and forecasting and how they can be improved.

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Managed Travel 3.0 : An insight from the inside MANAGED TRAVEL 3.0 : AN INSIGHT FROM THE INSIDE

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Sep 30, 2018

Just as there is much more to the whole travel process than the booking, there is also more to business travel than the expense. In any Managed Travel programme, corporate and social responsibility and optimisation of spend remain at the forefront of...

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2018 Holiday eCommerce Predictions 2018 HOLIDAY ECOMMERCE PREDICTIONS

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Sep 28, 2018

Holiday shopping predictions for eCommerce this year are off the charts. Holiday sales are expected to reach an all-time high; but unfortunately, the shares will not be split evenly amongst merchants and retailers.

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More value, better travel experience MORE VALUE, BETTER TRAVEL EXPERIENCE

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Sep 25, 2018

In this paper, Triphop, an online travel company with over 90,000 members, outlines its vision of a decentralized ecosystem utilizing smart contract technology to align incentives between travelers and travel suppliers thus facilitate market growth a...

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Transformation Strategy For The Tourism Sector TRANSFORMATION STRATEGY FOR THE TOURISM SECTOR

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Sep 20, 2018

The tourism sector is one of the few sectors in South Africa that continues to grow economically and globally despite the recent economic challenges. The tourism sector is one of the six core pillars of growth in the country according to the New Grow...

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Railroading in the Canadian Winter RAILROADING IN THE CANADIAN WINTER

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Sep 19, 2018

This document details the impact of winter on Canadian Pacific (CP)’s operations, including how we measure the magnitude with a series of critical operational metrics that constantly assess the performance and health of the rail system.

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How Alaska Airlines Automates HOW ALASKA AIRLINES AUTOMATES

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Sep 18, 2018

Alaska Airlines business units regularly evaluate whether application workloads should be placed into the public cloud or in on-premises data centers. Alaska Airlines evaluates application placement based on a number of factors, including cost, capac...

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FAIRER AND MORE INTELLIGENT TAX POLICIES IN TRAVEL & TOURISM FAIRER AND MORE INTELLIGENT TAX POLICIES IN TRAVEL & TOURISM

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Sep 17, 2018

Travel & Tourism is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing sectors, generating over US$2.3 trillion in direct contribution to global GDP in 2016. Together with the value of the supply chain in the form of indirect and induced impact...

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FUTURE OF THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY 2035 FUTURE OF THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY 2035

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Sep 15, 2018

It was commissioned by IATA’s Industry Affairs Committee (IAC) carried out by the School of International Futures (SOIF), and informed by exchanges with the airline industry and external experts.

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Travvil - Global Travellers Platform TRAVVIL - GLOBAL TRAVELLERS PLATFORM

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Sep 15, 2018

Our vision is to create a community of people, whoad here to the principles of sustainable tourism and the environment while traveling and exploring smnmma
countries. Additionally, a small part of every Trawil 9 U: e.
transaction on the...

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DATA ACCESSIBILITY IN THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY DATA ACCESSIBILITY IN THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY

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Sep 15, 2018

Over the last couple of decades the entire airline industry has been going through a paradigm shift: As air travel became an ever-more easily accessible commodity, airlines had to rethink what their roles should be beyond simply being an operator of ...

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Gozo is the industry-first blockchain-enabled loyalty points clearinghouse and travel savings club GOZO IS THE INDUSTRY-FIRST BLOCKCHAIN-ENABLED LOYALTY POINTS CLEARINGHOUSE AND TRAVEL SAVINGS CLUB

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Sep 14, 2018

The GOZO Token is a coin that can be used to purchase goods and services within the Gozo ecosystem. Acquisitions of GOZO Tokens through the initial coin offering are non-refundable. GOZO Tokens are only to be used in connection with Gozo.

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Luxury Hospitality: Personalisation & Loyalty LUXURY HOSPITALITY: PERSONALISATION & LOYALTY

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Sep 13, 2018

Despite seeing a healthy industry growth, luxury hospitality brands are finding increasing challenges in digitalisation. Technology is not only contributing to a very crowded market space by giving smaller brands a chance to be seen, but it has also ...

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Unleash The Power To Travel UNLEASH THE POWER TO TRAVEL

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Sep 10, 2018

The travel industry is an important and decisive sector to the global economic development. Its direct impact to the global economy was more than 7 trillion USD in 2017. Given the current globalization typified by a changing pattern of traveler's...

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TRANSATLANTIC AIRLINE FUEL EFFICIENCY RANKING, 2017 TRANSATLANTIC AIRLINE FUEL EFFICIENCY RANKING, 2017

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Sep 09, 2018

Public information on airline fuel efficiency remains scarce. Starting in 2013, the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) began assessing the fuel efficiency of U.S. airlines on domestic operations for 2010, with subsequent updates for...

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How the Travel Industry Can Take Advantage of the Booming New Membership Economy HOW THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY CAN TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE BOOMING NEW MEMBERSHIP ECONOMY

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Sep 03, 2018

In the last decade, the membership economy has witnessed a drastic boost. It is no longer limited to premium clubs and societies. Individuals belonging to different domains can take the benefit of membership-driven companies. It allows a consumer to ...

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TIME TO FLY TIME TO FLY

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Aug 30, 2018

They did this because they consider the TMC to be their most important business partner today and wish to see them continue to play that role. But it also would be fair to say that, broadly speaking, the TMAG participants would like to see the TMC co...

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Blockchain Solutions for Green Travel BLOCKCHAIN SOLUTIONS FOR GREEN TRAVEL

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Aug 24, 2018

Travel & Tourism is a massive sector, with substantial opportunity for Blockchain technologies to improve traveller experience. It is one of the world’s largest industries, with a very bright future. There are currently over 1 billion inter...

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Marine & Offshore Travel MARINE & OFFSHORE TRAVEL

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Aug 24, 2018

When we think of the managed travel industry we generally think about suited up travellers, kitted with laptops, briefcases and corporate presentations all packed neatly into compact hand luggage. But there is a whole other side to managed travel and...

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State of Travel Insurance 2019 STATE OF TRAVEL INSURANCE 2019

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Aug 23, 2018

Travel-insurance sales to Americans
traveling outside of the country will
increase 3.96% in 2019, up from our
2.88% projection for 2018.

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JetSet Whitepaper JETSET WHITEPAPER

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Aug 16, 2018

Travel can be defined as many things to many people. Whether it’s for business or pleasure, the
thought of leaving your world of familiarity behind for the unknown can be exciting and glamorous.
We are entering a new golden age of...

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Lyons Preliminary Programme of Activities LYONS PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME OF ACTIVITIES

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Aug 15, 2018

Since the growth of Lyon as a tourist destination, which began a decade or so ago, joint-production, jointconstruction and participative development have been the cornerstones of an approach intended to be collaborative and agile from the outset. The...

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Digital Memories: Travel Trends in the Age of Social Media DIGITAL MEMORIES: TRAVEL TRENDS IN THE AGE OF SOCIAL MEDIA

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Aug 15, 2018

The actual travel experience might be fleeting, but memories—no matter how big or small—last forever. This is even more true for today’s digital traveler: Memories are shared with friends all over the world, travel decisions are mad...

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Technical White Paper TECHNICAL WHITE PAPER

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Aug 15, 2018

Travel business has shown incredible growth in recent years, far exceeding the growth of global GDP in general and will continue to do so over the next decade. The use of innovative digital technology is the most advanced one of the main drivers of t...

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Understanding travel risk management UNDERSTANDING TRAVEL RISK MANAGEMENT

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Aug 15, 2018

The world is an increasingly dangerous place, so the health and safety of business travelers is rightly at the top of the corporate agenda. According to 2017 research by Ipsos Mori, 72% of business travelers and travel managers believe that health an...

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Crowdvilla White Paper CROWDVILLA WHITE PAPER

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Aug 10, 2018

All information and materials contained in this document are provided for informational purposes only and are subject to change at any time. REITECH Pte Ltd ("REIDAO") may, on behalf of Crowdvilla Ltd (A Non-Profit Organisation) (“Cro...

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Get your tour off the starting blocks GET YOUR TOUR OFF THE STARTING BLOCKS

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Aug 08, 2018

After lots of hard work, training, and dedication, your team has the opportunity to tour. Of course, this is great news, and everyone’s very excited, but then, reality sinks in.

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Report Automation in the Travel Industry REPORT AUTOMATION IN THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY

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Aug 08, 2018

TapestryKPI is a SaaS-based solution tackling the challenge of aggregating disparate data from multiple sources and transforming the data into usable clean data sets that organizations require for business performance monitoring. TapestryKPI saves ti...

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THE EXCHANGE THE EXCHANGE

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Jul 27, 2018

Destination Melbourne is pleased to announce an exciting rebrand of our Melbourne Tourism Industry Exchange (MTIE). Over the past 10 years, MTIE has been the centerpiece of Melbourne Tourism Week, and it will continue to be. Now called The Exchange, ...

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Get smart with your travel budget GET SMART WITH YOUR TRAVEL BUDGET

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Jul 25, 2018

By following a few simple rules, you can save valuable time for your business, and control your travel costs at the same time. To help you, we’ve put together some top tips on how to get smart with your travel budget: Once you’ve decided ...

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Incentive Compensation Management: Build Versus Buy INCENTIVE COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT: BUILD VERSUS BUY

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Jul 23, 2018

Custom ICM solutions are built for you, not auditors, so they typically don’t offer visibility into actions performed over time. Auditors may lack confidence in your homegrown system, especially if they find errors or omissions. In fact, audit ...

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The Three “S’s” of a Great Incentive Compensation Management System THE THREE “S’S” OF A GREAT INCENTIVE COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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Jul 23, 2018

It all ties together. You want your sales reps to behave a certain way and close a certain amount of deals in specific verticals that match your company’s 3- and/or 5-year vision, but the systems you currently have in place to drive this behavi...

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Why Enterprise CPQ Implementations Fail WHY ENTERPRISE CPQ IMPLEMENTATIONS FAIL

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Jul 23, 2018

You’ve reached a certain point in the evolution of your company and you know it’s time to invest in a CPQ system. But buyer beware: There’s a certain misconception around CPQ systems as being plug-in devices or turnkey-ready overlay...

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Moving Away from Spreadsheets: How to Know When It’s Time MOVING AWAY FROM SPREADSHEETS: HOW TO KNOW WHEN IT’S TIME

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Jul 23, 2018

The spreadsheet conundrum... Joe Smith, sales director for Great Start-Up Number 5 Billion and Thirty-One, puts on a blindfold and reaches out blindly for something, ANYTHING, to help him organize his team’s deals and commissions. He’s ho...

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65 TRAVEL STATISTICS TO KNOW IN  2018-2019 65 TRAVEL STATISTICS TO KNOW IN 2018-2019

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Jul 19, 2018

For tour and activity operators, it can be challenging to find current travel trends and statistics without having to look at hundreds of articles across the web. At TrekkSoft, we know how valuable travel statistics can be to operators, so every six ...

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IPSOS AFFLUENT INTELLIGENCE THE NEW EXPERIENTIAL TRAVELER IPSOS AFFLUENT INTELLIGENCE THE NEW EXPERIENTIAL TRAVELER

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Jul 17, 2018

At Ipsos Affluent Intelligence, we’re focused on helping companies understand Affluent influencers (Affluencers)—the most influential consumers in every category. Affluencers are category enthusiasts, early adopters, experimenters, and he...

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Travel business has been showing amazing growth in the past years, far outstripping the growth of the global GDP as a whole, and will continue to do so in the next decade. The use of the most innovative digital technologies has been one of the prime ...

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Choose Chicago executes a robust paid and earned media
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By harnessing Code Halo thinking, travel and hospitality
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Travelvee is a decentralized platform for tourist bookings and travels, in which the blockchain is used, and smart contracts targeting the sector in the tourism industry on not occupied rooms in hotels of all levels. We offer a completely new approac...

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Think you know your company’s total travel spend? Think again. With travel spends often fragmented across multiple sources, it can be hard to keep track of your overall figures. It’s not unusual for a company’s travel costs to come ...

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Once you’ve written your travel policy, you’ll want to make sure that it is adhered to. On top of that, making the policy fluid, allowing it to continually evolve to support both your objectives and your travelers’ experiences, will...

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More and more people are choosing to book travel online but what are the benefits of this system? And how should you go about using it? In this guide, we look at everything you need to know about booking holidays or transport on the Internet. We will...

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Our Skift Megatrends annual package is the largest annual editorial effort from the Skift reporting team. These megatrends reflect our work on connecting the dots through Skift's intensive daily and long-term research coverage of various parts of...

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The Institute of Hospitality is the professional body for individual managers and aspiring managers working and studying in the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry. The Institute has been in existence since the 1930s and its reputation as a mem...

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Tourism is a traditional industry. With the advent of the "Internet plus" era, the tourism industry has undergone tremendous changes. In the process of reform and transformation, the areas, businesses, service modes and position of the tour...

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Achieving the right level of spend on your business travel can be a tricky balancing act, like an equation. Spend too much and you’ll make a large dent in your PnL; spend too little and you’ll limit your company’s overall growth in ...

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Global inbound arrivals are expected to grow by 5% to 1.4 billion trips in 2018. On the back of an upgraded economic outlook for major economies such as the US, Japan and the Eurozone, inbound receipts are expected to see an even stronger rise of 11%...

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Travel and tourism have generated an approximate of $7.2 Trillion which is 9.8% of global GDP last 2016. Online booking comprises a majority of the revenues with 76% of those transactions conducted online.

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With the travel distribution landscape undergoing a period of great transformation, major players in the industry need to be on the lookout for potential “black swans” if they want to succeed in the years to come. For this paper, Amadeus ...

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When you or your employees travel for business, duty of care is of the utmost importance. Not only should you have systems in place to ensure the safety of your team while they’re away, but make sure they know where to turn in the event that th...

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The Internet is a global network connecting individuals and entities around the world. In the 30 years since
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Hotels are increasingly challenged by emerging competitors and shifting customer demands and expectations; Airbnb being just one example of the former and Millennials of the latter. It is becoming clear that all of the ‘traditional’ playe...

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With this additional negotiation strength, we can access special corporate rates at a vast range of hotel options in all four corners of the globe. Furthermore, we’re able to include complimentary value-added extras, such as free breakfast, Wi-...

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The online revolution has changed the way consumers research and shop, and cruise vacations are no exception. Whether consumers book their cruise online or simply start their research there, travel sellers need to be ready to assist them through the ...

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Tourism across the globe is becoming more about journeys and experiences than simply viewing or visiting sites and destinations. Research has repeatedly found that what encourages a visitor to a certain destination is its ability to engage in unforge...

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The choices for U.S. and Canadian travelers flying to Bonaire continue to change. Many of these airline alternatives require knowledge of schedules, days of operation, gateway cities and routing to successfully navigate and find the most viable choic...

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"Let’s make it happen" reflects the values of our country while keeping the invitation open and thus allowing everyone to feel concerned by it. The two elements of the symbol X and the invitation complement each other and communicate ...

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Forgive us the throwback moment, but when it comes to engaging consumers, brands are smart to embrace the power of partnerships. Any brand – be it a start-up or a global powerhouse-has the power to drive a bottom line strategy while providing m...

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The OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2018 report provides a clear picture of policies designed to support tourism competitiveness, innovation and growth. The report also highlights the significance of the tourism economy, providing data on domestic, ...

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Your travel brand needs to reach an increasingly mobile traveler and to do so in a smart, linked up way, but do you know how? This free mobile market report will give you the analysis, insight, and strategy to become a mobile master. The results from...

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A blockchain facilitates secure online transactions. It is a decentralized digital ledger that is used to record transactions across many computers so that the record cannot be altered retroactively without the alteration of all subsequent blocks and...

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Every day, visitors to your community are spending locally: it might be on a bed for the night, a rental car, petrol or maybe a bus ticket; buying meals, snacks, and a coffee; visiting a museum or trying a round of golf; maybe hiring a bike for the c...

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German travel consumers are set to spend more than €130 billion on leisure travel in 2018 in a market that is going from strength-to-strength. Download the free report excerpt now to understand the international and domestic travel markets.Germa...

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Apr 19, 2018

A strengthening global economy lies at the heart of industry growth. Each year, the global traveler pool is flooded with millions of new consumers from both emerging and developed markets, many with rising disposable incomes and a newfound ability to...

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Digital is changing how we live. Connected humans and machines continuously learn, innovate, take control, disrupt-all the time. A person with an idea and a laptop can mobilize a movement and change the world. Think Mark Zuckerberg.

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Tourism is one of the fastest growing economies of the word. This does not only imply that economic growth is increasing, but also that more travellers demand a greater variety of destinations and attractions and that the experiences tourists are see...

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Ireland has an exceptional tourism offering and the sector is of critical importance to the economy. To ensure the sector continues to grow in a sustainable manner, it is essential that a clear policy framework is in place.

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The right policy and investment decisions are only made with empirical evidence. For over 25 years, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has been providing this evidence, quantifying the economic and employment impact of Travel & Tourism...

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Everybody’s habits, needs, and preferences are just a little different when they travel. Window or aisle seat? A preference for a room on a higher floor? An automatic or manual transmission rental car? Pad thai or tuna maki rolls? And those pre...

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Companies with a strong handle on their data have a major edge. They can move first and move faster than their rivals and speak to their consumers in ways that other can’t. EyeforTravel’s Smart Travel Data Summit North America Round-up br...

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Crowdvilla aims to provide true sharing of its global portfolio of hotels and holiday properties on the blockchain. Based on the concept of the common good, Crowdvilla’s community pools their resources to acquire properties together for their s...

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Cool Cousin is a decentralized travel agency, connecting travelers and like-minded locals for personalized on-demand guidance.

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Germany is Europe’s most important travel market. It alone accounts for 30% of EU citizen’s overnight stays in foreign countries and is the world’s third-largest outbound market. Click here for a free report extract giving an overvi...

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Apr 01, 2018

Forgive us the throwback moment, but when it comes to engaging consumers, brands are smart to embrace the power of partnerships. Any brand – be it a start-up or a global powerhouse – has the power to drive a bottom-line strategy while pro...

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Mar 31, 2018

The travel and hospitality industry has always been and still is an early adopter of technological innovations. However, the changing business scenario and dynamic customer preferences are giving rise to challenges that call for a new strategy &ndash...

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There has been a lot of talk recently about Marriott’s proposed acquisition of Starwood and what it would mean for guests, competitors, intermediaries, and the companies’ loyalty members if the transaction ultimately happens. Would SPG me...

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In the hospitality business, it’s a given that turnover is generally high. In fact, Deloitte puts employee turnover in the sector at around 30% - nearly twice the average. This is expensive - the combined costs of continual recruitment and the ...

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Advancing Travel Programs ADVANCING TRAVEL PROGRAMS

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Mar 25, 2018

As managed travel programs move into their teen years, the twenties and even thirties, many managers are asking ‘what’s next’ as they strive to demonstrate returns. Nearly 60 percent of travel buyers surveyed by The BTN Group and Tr...

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Mar 23, 2018

The cruise market is set to continue growing in Australia with the estimate for the next 12 months to be in the range of 14-18%. It is expected that by July 2018, 1.63 m Australians will have cruised. A third of Australians have some likelihood to cr...

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Mar 20, 2018

Millions of people take to the roads and skies every year to visit or travel to their favourite holiday destination. As the world goes mobile, travellers are using their mobile devices to book tickets, search for leisure and adventure activities and ...

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White Paper on California Tourism WHITE PAPER ON CALIFORNIA TOURISM

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Mar 14, 2018

California is the number one travel destination in the United States. In 2010, approximately 200 million visitors generated $95.1 billion in spending on goods and services in the state. Visitor spending directly supported jobs for 873,000 Californian...

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Mar 14, 2018

This document follows the processes of the Concierge.io design and development and execution. Concierge.io is a decentralized travel booking marketplace that utilizes the NEO blockchain, reducing 3rd party interaction, whilst pledging a transparent o...

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Boost business travel technology BOOST BUSINESS TRAVEL TECHNOLOGY

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Mar 14, 2018

Many travel management companies offer business travel technology platforms. Technology can be anything from online booking tools (OBTs) to mobile apps, and come with features such as traveller tracking, traveller profiles and travel alerts. The main...

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Mar 13, 2018

The general availability of SMS — those 160-character messages exchanged on mobile phones — on everything from the most basic handsets to the most feature-rich smartphones makes text messaging the lowest common denominator for information...

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Aqua Intelligence AQUA INTELLIGENCE

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Mar 06, 2018

AQUA Intelligence is a data-driven platform on the blockchain that enables consumers to monetize and validate their personal data. Based on trusted data and other sources, AQUA Intelligence creates the most comprehensive and decentralized profile for...

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Mar 06, 2018

Euromonitor International’s city arrivals research covers over 600 cities. This report highlights the top
100 cities based on 2017 international arrivals. International arrivals by city includes visitors from abroad
who arrive at ...

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The Death of Cash in Travel? THE DEATH OF CASH IN TRAVEL?

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Mar 05, 2018

The way people pay for travel is reaching a new level of complexity. There are now a host of local players offering e-wallets, currency cards, peer-to-peer exchanges, and credit and debit cards, all hoping to compete with cash. Download this free rep...

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Mar 03, 2018

The way businesses are managing employee travel and expenses (T&E) is changing. New technologies, a world of new travel options and a more empowered workforce have transformed the playing field for the finance team – even compared to just a...

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Mar 01, 2018

In the world of hospitality distribution, we often refer to the “content conundrum:” the challenge of taking images, property and room information and everything else consumers want to know about a hotel’s services, rules and amenit...

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Expedition 3.0: Travel and hospitality gone digital EXPEDITION 3.0: TRAVEL AND HOSPITALITY GONE DIGITAL

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Mar 01, 2018

Travel and Hospitality is one of the key sectors of the Indian economy. Not only is it one of the highest foreign exchange earners, but also one of the largest employment generators. The future looks bright for travel and tourism, with more demand fo...

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Decentralized data Exchange for the Travel Industry DECENTRALIZED DATA EXCHANGE FOR THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY

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Mar 01, 2018

It is obvious that the future belongs to platforms that are capable of collecting and structuring any data. Artificial Intelligence applications will be able to use collected and stored data to anticipate user preferences and provide accurate recomme...

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Vacationing Through The Blockchain VACATIONING THROUGH THE BLOCKCHAIN

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Mar 01, 2018

Its purpose is to describe the anticipated plans of TravelBlock for developing a new blockchain token (“Token”) that will be used on a platform sponsored by TravelBlock (“Platform”). Nothing in this document should be treated ...

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Autonomous Smart Travel Ecosystem AUTONOMOUS SMART TRAVEL ECOSYSTEM

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Feb 27, 2018

The Securities Act of 1933 sec. 2 (a) defines “security” as: “any note, stock, treasury stock, security feature, security-based swap, bond, debenture, evidence of indebtedness, certificate of interest or participation in any profit-...

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The Case for Responsible Travel : Trends & Statistics 2018 THE CASE FOR RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL : TRENDS & STATISTICS 2018

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Feb 25, 2018

The travel and tourism industry is booming. During 2017, the UN’s International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, international tourist arrivals grew by 7% to reach a total of 1.326 billion. This total far exceeds the United Nations ...

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INSPIRATION TO DESTINATION CONTENT MARKETING FOR TRAVEL BRANDS INSPIRATION TO DESTINATION CONTENT MARKETING FOR TRAVEL BRANDS

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Feb 23, 2018

Climb Mount Everest. Win a prize in Mega Millions. Get accepted into Harvard. These are all things that you’re more likely to do than click on a banner ad. So how can the travel industry overcome the resistance to click on ads? Two simple words...

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The Millennial Shift in Business Travel THE MILLENNIAL SHIFT IN BUSINESS TRAVEL

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Feb 20, 2018

Few topics in recent years have captured the business travel industry’s collective attention as has the spread of Millennials in the workforce. The habits and desires of today’s youngest workers and their perceptions of structured travel ...

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THE WORLD’S FIRST CHAIN OF HOTELS BASED ON BLOCKCHAIN! THE WORLD’S FIRST CHAIN OF HOTELS BASED ON BLOCKCHAIN!

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Feb 20, 2018

The information set forth in this document may not be exhaustive and does not imply any elements of
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Feb 20, 2018

In recent years more floating developments, both individual properties and larger communities, have sprung up around the world. That’s led some development experts to say on-the-water communities could be a more sustainable, affordable and, in ...

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Shaping the Future of Travel SHAPING THE FUTURE OF TRAVEL

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Feb 17, 2018

Amadeus has commissioned Oxford Economics to undertake a study exploring the trends shaping the future of travel, and examining a range of factors including global trends in travel growth, travel in emerging and frontier markets, business travel and ...

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Engaging Stakeholders In Managed Travel Programs ENGAGING STAKEHOLDERS IN MANAGED TRAVEL PROGRAMS

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Feb 15, 2018

As the quest for travel program compliance and savings remains the focus at many companies, travel executives reported that quarterly, if not monthly reporting to senior management, chief financial officers, and business unit budget owners has become...

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FACEBOOK MARKETING FOR TOURISM ORGANIZATIONS FACEBOOK MARKETING FOR TOURISM ORGANIZATIONS

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Facebook is on a social mission to make the world more open and connected. Since its humble beginnings in a Harvard dorm room in 2004, Facebook has grown to become the dominant social network in the world with over 1 billion users and the distinction...

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Feb 14, 2018

The collaborative opportunities have always been so close. After all, the travel and hospitality sector circles the globe, with customer touch points at every airline, airport, hotel, and restaurant. Meanwhile, retailers fulfill consumers’ mate...

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FLIGHTCHAIN FLIGHTCHAIN

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Feb 14, 2018

Blockchain has been having been heralded as a transformational technology. While several use cases have been identified by airlines and airports, research is required to establish the suitability and practicalities of using blockchain to establish a ...

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THE INSTITUTE OF TRAVEL MANAGEMENT THE INSTITUTE OF TRAVEL MANAGEMENT

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Feb 02, 2018

Business leaders widely accept that an organizations success is underpinned by an efficient and integrated systems infrastructure. The speed and sophistication of new technologies and connectivity are driving change everywhere, and more and more orga...

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The Travel Blockchain THE TRAVEL BLOCKCHAIN

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Feb 02, 2018

Tripio is the first travel marketplace based on the blockchain. It leverages the decentralized network provided by blockchain technologies to directly connect global customers and service providers. Moreover, it builds a service ecosystem based on tr...

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UNIVERSAL CRYPTOCURRENCY BASED ON ETHEREUM FOR TRAVELERS IN THE WORLD UNIVERSAL CRYPTOCURRENCY BASED ON ETHEREUM FOR TRAVELERS IN THE WORLD

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Feb 02, 2018

The EBCoin ecosystem will revolutionize the duty-free/tourism tax refund market, currently estimated to be valued at $60 billion a year. EBCoin will function as an ERC20 token, standardized on the Ethereum blockchain and will be complemented by a com...

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Feb 01, 2018

Almost every industry can be seen to be distancing itself from the conventional product-centric business model in favor of providing the right kind of experience. Tourism as a whole is no different. There seems to be an ever-emerging emphasis on the ...

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Jan 24, 2018

People have a special skill to see the world in the most unique ways. Their opinions, views, and discoveries alter the way we see the world and have an enormous impact on our daily decision making. These days, a lot of decisions are made based on onl...

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Luxury Travel and the Visitor Economy: Key Insights and Trends LUXURY TRAVEL AND THE VISITOR ECONOMY: KEY INSIGHTS AND TRENDS

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Jan 24, 2018

Luxury has a perennial fascination for humans and the travel industry is no exception. But that fascination is easier to recognise than to define. “Luxury, we all know what it is when we see it, but it’s almost impossible to define”...

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Digital & Data Strategies for Travel 2017 Round-up DIGITAL & DATA STRATEGIES FOR TRAVEL 2017 ROUND-UP

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Jan 22, 2018

What exactly will the travel organization of the future look like? Attendees from around the globe came to EyeforTravel’s Digital & Data Strategies for Travel 2017 summit to find out. Read the free round-up report to see what their conclusi...

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2018 TRAVEL TRENDS, ATTITUDES AND USAGE 2018 TRAVEL TRENDS, ATTITUDES AND USAGE

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Jan 20, 2018

In recent years, bots were heralded as critical to the future of the travel industry, but only 4 percent of our survey respondents anticipate booking a trip through a travel bot or chat bot in 2018, and only 22 percent say they’re even aware of...

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The Case for Responsible Travel: Trends & Statistics 2018 THE CASE FOR RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL: TRENDS & STATISTICS 2018

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Jan 19, 2018

The travel and tourism industry is booming. During 2017, the UN’s International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development,
international tourist arrivals grew by 7% to reach a total of 1.326 billion. This total far exceeds the United N...

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State of the American Traveler STATE OF THE AMERICAN TRAVELER

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Jan 17, 2018

America’s love affair with leisure travel remains strong. Our most recent travel sentiment tracking study shows leisure travel expectations are continuing the pattern of stability seen in recent years. The State of the American TravelerTM resul...

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Unpacking travel insurance UNPACKING TRAVEL INSURANCE

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Jan 17, 2018

Accidents can happen while you’re overseas – even if you’re visiting a “safe” destination. If your trip goes south, you could be saddled with an enormous bill for medical, legal and other expenses. The New Zealand Govern...

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Destination Healthy Aging - Global Coalition on Aging DESTINATION HEALTHY AGING - GLOBAL COALITION ON AGING

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As the age-related demographic shift takes place across the globe, staying active and engaged will be essential to ensure the health and well-being of individuals and society as a whole. Globally, there will be 1 billion people over the age of 60 by ...

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ADVENTURE TOURISM MARKET REPORT ADVENTURE TOURISM MARKET REPORT

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Jan 15, 2018

The George Washington University (GW), the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), and Xola Consulting (Xola) undertook the following study of the Adventure Travel Market in 2009. The goal of the study was to gain a better understanding of the siz...

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CULTURAL & HERITAGE TOURISM IN THE UNITED STATES CULTURAL & HERITAGE TOURISM IN THE UNITED STATES

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Jan 10, 2018

Ten years ago a seminal blueprint for cultural and heritage tourism was adopted by the more than 1,500 dedicated political and industry leaders and practitioners as part of their national agenda for the travel industry, which they developed at the 19...

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Can Voice Change the Way We Travel? CAN VOICE CHANGE THE WAY WE TRAVEL?

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Jan 08, 2018

Voice is the hot investment area for the biggest players in tech at the moment but what do they see and can AI-powered voice services really change a field as complex as travel? Download this free report to find out. If you haven’t encountered ...

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The Case for the Province of Ontario to Engage Strategically in Sport Tourism THE CASE FOR THE PROVINCE OF ONTARIO TO ENGAGE STRATEGICALLY IN SPORT TOURISM

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Jan 01, 2018

Passionate about this province—its resources, its opportunities—and its athletes, Canadian Sports Tourism Alliance (CSTA) and Tourism Toronto jointly commissioned this White Paper. It is intended to stimulate focused dialogue and set in m...

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White Paper on Sustainable Tourism Development and Promotion in the Western Cape WHITE PAPER ON SUSTAINABLE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AND PROMOTION IN THE WESTERN CAPE

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Jan 01, 2018

Tourism in the Western Cape and its related components and activities have not been managed and developed in accordance with a clear, collective policy and strategy. As a result, the various components of the industry are largely uncoordinated and in...

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Airsave Travel AIRSAVE TRAVEL

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Jan 01, 2018

Travel - one of the most critical fuels to human inspiration, and a primary reason many of us have had to work all year round. The ability to travel to destinations we want to see and experience the world from vastly different locations is something ...

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The Sustainable Tourism Index: Enhancing the global travel environment THE SUSTAINABLE TOURISM INDEX: ENHANCING THE GLOBAL TRAVEL ENVIRONMENT

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Dec 29, 2017

Tourism, as with most industries, exerts both positive and negative influences on the world. On the plus side, the sector’s economic contribution is enormous. World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) estimates that factoring in spending in anc...

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2018 CRUISE INDUSTRY OUTLOOK 2018 CRUISE INDUSTRY OUTLOOK

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Dec 25, 2017

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, has released the 2018 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook.

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THE TRAVEL MARKETER’S GUIDE TO THE U.S. DIGITAL TRAVEL LANDSCAPE THE TRAVEL MARKETER’S GUIDE TO THE U.S. DIGITAL TRAVEL LANDSCAPE

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Dec 21, 2017

As online travel in the U.S. enters its third decade, the distinction between online and offline travel is blurring. Speak to any travel marketer today and they will almost certainly agree: there is no more “online” vs. “offline&rdq...

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Engaging Your Travelers To Boost Managed Travel Performance ENGAGING YOUR TRAVELERS TO BOOST MANAGED TRAVEL PERFORMANCE

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Dec 19, 2017

Communicating the benefits of travel program compliance to all travelers within an organization is a sizable task. Travelers, after all, take many shapes. They come from multiple generations; have varying levels of comfort with technology; including ...

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The Digital Business Traveler THE DIGITAL BUSINESS TRAVELER

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Dec 15, 2017

Today’s digital business traveler wants one thing above all: self-service. Travelers want the freedom to handle parts of their journey themselves – from downloading digital boarding passes on the go, to amending bookings in the event of d...

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Online Air Flight Booking ONLINE AIR FLIGHT BOOKING

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Dec 15, 2017

Our airline reservation, management, and booking software provide a comprehensive solution for all aspects of Online Travel air-ticket booking, effectively integrating reservations, sales, flight details into one system.

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Airline Turnaround Management AIRLINE TURNAROUND MANAGEMENT

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Dec 15, 2017

Punctual turnarounds have become a critical factor for success for airline operations, though
actively controlling ground processes is still relatively uncharted territory for many airlines. The
period of time between on-blocks and off-...

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Travelflex TRAVELFLEX

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Dec 10, 2017

The travel industry is a trillion dollar business, which accounts for over 10% of the employment worldwide. The industry is growing steadily every year. Due to technology, traveling has been made easier and we are able to travel further in less time....

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HOTEL TECHNOLOGY INFOGRAPHIC HOTEL TECHNOLOGY INFOGRAPHIC

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Dec 07, 2017

43% of international travelers always take their mobile professional devices with them on holiday or on weekend trips. 89% of seasoned international travelers say mobile professional devices are a means of staying in touch with their loved ones.

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Roomdao ROOMDAO

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Nov 30, 2017

A powerful tool for hospitality managers and car rental service providers to streamline processes and optimize booking management. Proper management is vital for the successful running of any business. However, this is far from being easy to achieve....

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Flying times for airline frequent flyer programs FLYING TIMES FOR AIRLINE FREQUENT FLYER PROGRAMS

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Nov 30, 2017

Hospitality businesses live and die by their reputations but are accommodation brands really focusing enough on the one moment where they have the guest’s complete and undivided attention: The stay itself? Now, a wave of innovation is giving ho...

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Pally Decentralised Social Travel PALLY DECENTRALISED SOCIAL TRAVEL

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Nov 27, 2017

In the near future, there will be 370 million traveling Millennials worldwide1, who, until the inception of Pally, had extremely limited access to social travel communities that offer useful local interactions, as well as affordable, high-quality cur...

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A Tale of Two Industries: How Online Travel and Business Process Management Have Grown Synergistically A TALE OF TWO INDUSTRIES: HOW ONLINE TRAVEL AND BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT HAVE GROWN SYNERGISTICALLY

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Nov 22, 2017

Change has been the only constant in the online travel business. Unrest in tourist hotspots, a hard-hitting recession, mergers and acquisitions, and a complete transformation of consumer behavioral patterns the industry has seen and suffered it all.

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The Five Stages of Travel THE FIVE STAGES OF TRAVEL

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Nov 21, 2017

You’re in the travel business. Congratulations for being a part of giving people something they love! In fact, 96% of American travelers are planning a domestic trip in 2016.1 Travel doesn’t just broaden the mind, it refreshes, rejuvenate...

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The Future of an Industry: AI to Z of Business Travel THE FUTURE OF AN INDUSTRY: AI TO Z OF BUSINESS TRAVEL

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Nov 21, 2017

Business travel is ripe for a shake-up, with low-cost carriers and short-term rentals already muscling in. Business travel has the potential to become highly automated because it is a more frequent activity, whereby brands can deliver and improve on ...

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Capturing and Controlling the Invisible Spend CAPTURING AND CONTROLLING THE INVISIBLE SPEND

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Nov 21, 2017

With the emergence of new technology, supplier-direct efforts and shifts due to generational changes, business traveler behavior is changing. As a result, modern managed travel programs must implement tools to capture data from all booking sources. I...

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Global Hospitality Payment Working Group GLOBAL HOSPITALITY PAYMENT WORKING GROUP

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Nov 19, 2017

Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association (HEDNA) set up a Global Hospitality Payment
Working Group in early 2016 to provide clarity as to options, design and best practices for the entire
stream of payment processing in the hot...

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At the Heart of Reinventing Air Travel AT THE HEART OF REINVENTING AIR TRAVEL

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Nov 18, 2017

In today’s fast-paced, digital world, technology is advancing rapidly making it critical for businesses to evolve to stay competitive. The need to stay abreast with emerging technology is being felt across industries including the airlines. A s...

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RE-FRAMING YOUTH TRAVEL FOR IRELAND RE-FRAMING YOUTH TRAVEL FOR IRELAND

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Nov 18, 2017

'All independent (independent of the family) trips for periods of less than one year by people aged 16-29’, motivated in part or full by a desire to experience other cultures, build life experience and/or benefit from formal and informal le...

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Tourism: Synergizing people & nature for a better tomorrow TOURISM: SYNERGIZING PEOPLE & NATURE FOR A BETTER TOMORROW

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Nov 18, 2017

Impressively, since the 1970s Bonaire has championed efforts to protect its natural environment and resources. There is no doubt that these efforts have interlaced themselves with the resident’s everyday life and are a fiber in the fabric of Bo...

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The ridiculously uncomplicated guide to creating a travel policy people will actually read THE RIDICULOUSLY UNCOMPLICATED GUIDE TO CREATING A TRAVEL POLICY PEOPLE WILL ACTUALLY READ

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Nov 18, 2017

When did business travel become so boring? If there’s one type of company document that occupies the most space on a file server, it’s the policy. Think back to the last time you asked someone to read one and sign a piece of paper to say ...

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Corporate Travel Trends: U.S. vs. Europe CORPORATE TRAVEL TRENDS: U.S. VS. EUROPE

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Nov 18, 2017

Egencia works across 65 countries worldwide, each with its own culture, business norms and often its own language. As we have grown to become one of the world’s largest Travel Management Companies (TMCs), Egencia has focused on one commonality ...

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Student Travel Plans STUDENT TRAVEL PLANS

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Nov 17, 2017

The report highlights key insights such as, the destinations that students will be traveling to, either as a holiday or backpacking, the reasons for travel and what gadgets students are planning to take with them.

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NAVIGATING THE COMPLEX WORLD OF CORPORATE TRAVEL NAVIGATING THE COMPLEX WORLD OF CORPORATE TRAVEL

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Nov 16, 2017

The comfort and convenience of your regular travelers should always be a top priority but not at the expense of your bottom line. Oversights and overspends on travel requirements can eat into your profit margin, negatively affecting your business. Wi...

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HOW TO DEVELOP A TOURISM PACKAGE IN 10 STEPS? HOW TO DEVELOP A TOURISM PACKAGE IN 10 STEPS?

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Nov 15, 2017

State all activities offered at a specific location, and
define if you are going to include them in your
tourism package or you are going to offer them as
additional items.

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How IoT is Set to Change Travel as We Know It HOW IOT IS SET TO CHANGE TRAVEL AS WE KNOW IT

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Nov 15, 2017

In today’s fast-paced, digital world, technology is advancing rapidly making it critical for businesses to evolve to stay competitive. The need to stay abreast with emerging technology is being felt across industries including the airlines. A s...

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DeskBell Chain DESKBELL CHAIN

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Nov 14, 2017

Since it is planned to develop the white paper right up to the project implementation, we recommend checking the updates of this document at least once every 2 weeks. We will systematically improve the content of this document, disclosing aspects of ...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF ONLINE GUEST ENGAGEMENT THE IMPORTANCE OF ONLINE GUEST ENGAGEMENT

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Nov 11, 2017

Online Travel Agencies (OTAs), like Expedia, provide travelers with a variety of accommodation options in one place and put information at their fingertips. OTAs are the leading resource during the planning phase of a trip, and remain prevalent throu...

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INTERNATIONAL TOURISM’S CONTRIBUTION TO NEW ZEALAND IS SIGNIFICANT. INTERNATIONAL TOURISM’S CONTRIBUTION TO NEW ZEALAND IS SIGNIFICANT.

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Nov 09, 2017

Every day, visitors to your community are spending locally: it might be on a bed for the night, a rental car, petrol or maybe a bus ticket; buying meals, snacks, and a coffee; visiting a museum or trying a round of golf; maybe hiring a bike for the c...

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explorio EXPLORIO

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Nov 06, 2017

Our vision is to inspire and empower millions of people to travel the world. This is why we have brought together a team of avid travelers, technologists, and blockchain enthusiasts to launch Explorio - the world’s first decentralized travel re...

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TriipMiles Empowering locals to decentralize travel TRIIPMILES EMPOWERING LOCALS TO DECENTRALIZE TRAVEL

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Nov 01, 2017

Triip Pte. Ltd – a profitable travel startup founded in 2014, licensed by the Singapore Tourism Board, is doing a reverse ICO. We have been helping travelers book authentic local tours, hotel rooms, and accommodations seamlessly in 227 countrie...

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Trends tactics to mainstream sustainable tourism TRENDS TACTICS TO MAINSTREAM SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

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Oct 27, 2017

This report was produced in collaboration with the Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism. The Tisch Center is a leading academic center and research partner for the tourism and hospitality industries.

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How Predictive Analytics Is Disrupting the Travel Industry HOW PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS IS DISRUPTING THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY

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Oct 24, 2017

Disruptive Forces and New Technologies are Changing the Game: The travel industry is undergoing constant change and innovation. Suppliers seek to take advantage of new technologies that can increase their brand value and pricing power in a changing, ...

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Sustainable Tourism: From Trend to Transformative Movement SUSTAINABLE TOURISM: FROM TREND TO TRANSFORMATIVE MOVEMENT

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Oct 24, 2017

The challenge before the travel and tourism industry is real. In 2015, there were 1.2 billion international tourism arrivals, and billions more domestic tourists; this is predicted to nearly double by 2030, prompting the UN World Tourism Organization...

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GLOBAL BUYERS SURVEY GLOBAL BUYERS SURVEY

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Oct 18, 2017

Global Buyers Survey allows us a look into the trends and habits of medical travelers. What are they interested in? What drives them to choose a destination? What are their expectations? Out of the results of this survey and our previous surveys cond...

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Working with Tourism Australia WORKING WITH TOURISM AUSTRALIA

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Oct 18, 2017

Under ‘Tourism 2020’, Australia’s national strategy to enhance growth and competitiveness in tourism, the industry aims to increase annual overnight visitor expenditure to more than $115 billion by 2020. › Tourism Australia w...

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BLOCKCHAIN FOR HOSPITALITY BLOCKCHAIN FOR HOSPITALITY

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Oct 17, 2017

Hospitality Technology Next Generation (HTNG) is a non-profit association with a mission to foster, through collaboration and partnership, the development of next-generation systems and solutions that will enable hoteliers and their technology vendor...

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COLLABORATION IN THE TRAVEL & TOURISM INDUSTRY COLLABORATION IN THE TRAVEL & TOURISM INDUSTRY

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Oct 17, 2017

Most of us are told of the value of collaboration from an early age and throughout life learn about the many positive benefits associated with working together. Fast-forward to 2017, where it has never been more of an important time for businesses to...

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The Rentals Token THE RENTALS TOKEN

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Oct 15, 2017

The information and documents that appear in this Whitepaper are exclusively informative. No content on may be construed as an offer, invitation or recommendation, for the subscription or acquisition, holding or sale of any financial instrument.

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World Trip Singapore WORLD TRIP SINGAPORE

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Oct 15, 2017

A blockchain, originally block chain, is a growing list of records, called blocks, which are linked using cryptography. Each block contains a cryptographic hash of the previous block, a timestamp, and transaction data (generally represented as a merk...

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Dynamic Hotel Rates DYNAMIC HOTEL RATES

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Oct 15, 2017

At the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) 2016 global conference, dynamic hotel pricing versus preferred hotel rates versus open booking was a popular topic among panelists.

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Online Travel Agencies in Asia: A Major Opportunity in E-Services ONLINE TRAVEL AGENCIES IN ASIA: A MAJOR OPPORTUNITY IN E-SERVICES

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Oct 11, 2017

International online travel agencies provide benefits to many parties – travelers, accommodation providers, and local economies. This paper seeks to explain how this industry works, clarify its benefits, and provide advice on how regulators can...

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Where We Traveled WHERE WE TRAVELED

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Oct 11, 2017

The top travel destinations have changed many times over the years. While some vacation spots have remained consistently popular, others have risen and fallen out of favor.

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“Managing Risks in a Rapidly
Changing Landscape” series: “MANAGING RISKS IN A RAPIDLY CHANGING LANDSCAPE” SERIES:

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Oct 10, 2017

Business travel is on the rise. Sources indicate that between 2017 and 2019, global business travel spending could increase by 5.8% to 6.4% year on year1 . However, with an increasingly mobile workforce comes potentially more risk. With a duty of car...

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Managed Travel 3.0 MANAGED TRAVEL 3.0

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Sep 19, 2017

Just as there is much more to the whole travel process than the booking, there is also more to business travel than the expense. In any Managed Travel programme, corporate and social responsibility and optimization of spending remain at the forefront...

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LockTrip LOCKTRIP

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Sep 18, 2017

We design and build LockTrip, a decentralized open source bookings ecosystem for renting hotel rooms, private properties or accommodation (the decentralized LOC Ledger). LockTrip will be the first system which allows end customers and property owners...

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BUSINESS TRAVEL – GOOD FOR BUSINESS, BAD FOR HEALTH? BUSINESS TRAVEL – GOOD FOR BUSINESS, BAD FOR HEALTH?

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Sep 15, 2017

Despite significant advances in online conferencing and other exciting technologies such as virtual reality, business travel remains a fundamental, accepted part of modern business life. As the focus for many multinational companies has become region...

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Digital Travel Transformation DIGITAL TRAVEL TRANSFORMATION

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Sep 15, 2017

A traveler’s journey knows no borders or boundaries. They don’t see channels, devices or publishers – they just see their perfect holiday or next adventure. This eBook will provide you with key insights and initiatives to simplify a...

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A Study of the Effect of Advertising on Attracting Medical Tourism A STUDY OF THE EFFECT OF ADVERTISING ON ATTRACTING MEDICAL TOURISM

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Sep 05, 2017

The medical tourism market is considered to be a revenue-generating and competitive industry; it is also a novel field in the tourism sector. At the macro level, governments are eager to utilize the economic advantages originating from the tourism in...

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The Future of Business Travel Buying THE FUTURE OF BUSINESS TRAVEL BUYING

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Aug 29, 2017

The traditional travel buying process faces assault from a barrage of disruptors, including shifts to open-booking, emerging “sharing economy” platforms and new tools that can track both traveler behaviors and preferences as well as prici...

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Engaging Stakeholders In Managed Travel ENGAGING STAKEHOLDERS IN MANAGED TRAVEL

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Aug 25, 2017

As the quest for travel program compliance and savings remains the focus at many companies, travel executives reported that quarterly, if not monthly reporting to senior management, chief financial officers, and business unit budget owners has become...

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TravelCoin Foundation TRAVELCOIN FOUNDATION

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Aug 21, 2017

TravelCoin™ Foundation (TCF) is a not-for-profit community interest company (CIC) registered in the United Kingdom. The objectives of the Company are to carry on activities which benefit the community and in particular to commission research an...

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Travel Most Often Reports To Finance Or Procurement TRAVEL MOST OFTEN REPORTS TO FINANCE OR PROCUREMENT

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Aug 20, 2017

Corporations have long struggled with the ideal reporting structure for the travel management function. Over the past decade, increasing numbers of travel managers saw their titles change to “buyers” as they reported to procurement, or in...

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The Evolving Relationship Between Travel Buyers and Travel Management Companies THE EVOLVING RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TRAVEL BUYERS AND TRAVEL MANAGEMENT COMPANIES

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Aug 18, 2017

Travel management companies are the operational backbone of most managed travel programs. As close allies to travel managers, TMCs can take on many roles for the organizations they serve. They often act as transaction enablers, assisting with plannin...

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TRIPALLY TRIPALLY

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Aug 17, 2017

Being online is an increasingly personal experience that people want to tap into at their own convenience, whatever the time of day and wherever they happen to be. Staying connected to the Internet is also essential for travelers. Mobile data traffic...

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Reimagining Corporate Travel REIMAGINING CORPORATE TRAVEL

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Aug 15, 2017

Business travel management during the past few decades has shown itself as a flexible and durable concept. The constants of its blueprint for success, like driving traveler compliance and directing volume to suppliers, have helped organizations adapt...

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Europe’s holiday rentals market EUROPE’S HOLIDAY RENTALS MARKET

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Aug 07, 2017

On behalf of ASSA ABLOY, market intelligence researcher SAC Insight conducted exclusive qualitative and quantitative research on the size, nature and growth prospects of the holiday rentals market in Europe.1 For the first time, we are able to publis...

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Land Transport Whitepaper LAND TRANSPORT WHITEPAPER

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Jul 28, 2017

Efficient transport connectivity and services are important to the economy and people of Brunei Darussalam. Hence, the Land Transport White Paper is developed to support the realization of the overarching goals of Wawasan 2035 and the Strategic Plan ...

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National Travel Survey NATIONAL TRAVEL SURVEY

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Jul 27, 2017

Results from the 2016 National Travel Survey show that in recent years there has been a trend of steadily falling trip rates. In 2016 people made nearly 15 trips a week on average (774 trips on average in the year) excluding short walks. This was 13%...

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Destination Next for Travel and Hospitality DESTINATION NEXT FOR TRAVEL AND HOSPITALITY

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Jul 27, 2017

Although the travel & hospitality industry has been an early adopter of technological innovations, the changing business environment &customer preferences are giving rise to challenges that call for a new strategy-one that not only leverages ...

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The Changing Face of Tours and Activities THE CHANGING FACE OF TOURS AND ACTIVITIES

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Jul 25, 2017

Tours and activities are now a major target for investment for all verticals in the travel sector. Their aim: To offer the customer everything they need to make their next vacation special, drive personalization, and capitalize on a shift to experient...

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Travel and Hospitality Propensity Digital Targeting Segments TRAVEL AND HOSPITALITY PROPENSITY DIGITAL TARGETING SEGMENTS

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Jul 12, 2017

Based on our Economic Cohorts® consumer segmentation system, Travel and Hospitality Propensity Digital Targeting Segments take into account both interest and capacity to buy. Our unique buying capacity insights are driven by the Economic Cohorts ...

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The All-In-One Travel Solution THE ALL-IN-ONE TRAVEL SOLUTION

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Jul 12, 2017

Most travel agents only accept payments in fiat, exposing the customer to a variety of unnecessary problems including extortionate foreign exchange rates, transaction delays, and double bookings. Travelers are also wasting too much time navigating a ...

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The best time to review your travel programme THE BEST TIME TO REVIEW YOUR TRAVEL PROGRAMME

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Jul 12, 2017

Deciding when to change travel management company can seem like an onerous task for your business, but it doesn’t need to be. At Corporate Traveller we regularly help companies like yours to review their travel programmes, helping you to identi...

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4 ways a TMC can take the stress out of your business travel 4 WAYS A TMC CAN TAKE THE STRESS OUT OF YOUR BUSINESS TRAVEL

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Jul 08, 2017

Traveling for business can be stressful. You face long hours on the move, trying to keep track of all your meetings, not knowing which time zone you’re in, and that’s not to mention the added hassle of flight delays or last-minute itinera...

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HIGH TIMES ON THE HIGH SEAS Cruising is Making a Comebac k, Millennials a Main Driver of Growt HIGH TIMES ON THE HIGH SEAS CRUISING IS MAKING A COMEBAC K, MILLENNIALS A MAIN DRIVER OF GROWT

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Jul 07, 2017

There is one segment of the travel industry whose growth will be slowed only by its capacity: cruising. And the reasons are really quite simple: the product is priced inclusively; guests typically awaken in a new “destination” every day; ...

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Are Bots Worth the Bother? How Conversational Commerce Can Help the Travel Industry ARE BOTS WORTH THE BOTHER? HOW CONVERSATIONAL COMMERCE CAN HELP THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY

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Jun 30, 2017

The rise of mobile has created a huge and constantly engaged user base in social and messenger apps. Whereas the biggest travel apps have millions of downloads, the biggest social media players have billions. Furthermore, the amount of time spent in ...

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How Conversational Commerce Can Help the Travel Industry HOW CONVERSATIONAL COMMERCE CAN HELP THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY

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Jun 30, 2017

The rise of mobile has created a huge and constantly engaged user base in social and messenger apps. Whereas the biggest travel apps have millions of downloads, the biggest social media players have billions. Furthermore, the amount of time spent in ...

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Transportation Network Company TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY

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Jun 29, 2017

State legislation approved in April allows Transportation Network Companies (ride-sourcing agencies such as Uber and Lyft) to operate anywhere in New York State (outside NYC) with state oversight beginning 90 days from enactment. By June 29, these co...

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Trends In Travel Policy Compliance And Adherence TRENDS IN TRAVEL POLICY COMPLIANCE AND ADHERENCE

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Jun 25, 2017

Whether short or long, weak or strong, simple or highly complex, travel policies form the backbone of most managed travel programs. Consequently, getting them aligned with corporate objectives, updated to reflect the latest marketplace nuances and st...

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Managed Traveler Loyalty: It’s Time To Engage! MANAGED TRAVELER LOYALTY: IT’S TIME TO ENGAGE!

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Jun 24, 2017

Engagement and loyalty programs are no longer trinkets and cash. Today, it’s a question of understanding travelers through data and offering meaningful recognition and rewards to elicit expected behaviors. It’s time for organizations to m...

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The Unified Mobile Travel Application THE UNIFIED MOBILE TRAVEL APPLICATION

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Jun 23, 2017

When consumer travel apps are cheap, easy to download and offer choice to business travelers, one could ask why managed travel must duplicate the effort. As long as travel compliance to an agency or online booking tool is secure and the travel buyer ...

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Hospitality in the Digital Era HOSPITALITY IN THE DIGITAL ERA

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Jun 22, 2017

Across-the-board transformation is disrupting the hospitality industry. Here’s how organizations can prepare for a future of chatbot services, expanded loyalty ecosystems, staff-less lobbies and tech-driven guest experiences while facing new co...

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Balancing Service and Costs In A Procurement Driven Travel Program BALANCING SERVICE AND COSTS IN A PROCUREMENT DRIVEN TRAVEL PROGRAM

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Jun 20, 2017

Over the past decade, procurement and finance increasingly have driven the processes, metrics, and contracts for corporate managed travel services. Savings have dominated the focus for most travel managers in recent years as companies sought to stret...

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Travel and Meetings Management Integrations TRAVEL AND MEETINGS MANAGEMENT INTEGRATIONS

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Jun 20, 2017

Whether consolidation or co-operation, the concept of a formal working relationship between meetings and travel teams has been discussed and debated for more than 20 years. While a recent study indicated that few companies have mastered such integrat...

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Destination Saudi — Leisure, Culture and Tourism Potential DESTINATION SAUDI — LEISURE, CULTURE AND TOURISM POTENTIAL

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Jun 20, 2017

There is a positive outlook for tourism in Saudi Arabia, with strong growth forecast and a wave of investment underway. At a total contribution of SAR 190bn in 2015, Travel & Tourism is currently the second highest contributor to Gross Domestic P...

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Connecting For Growth In Travel CONNECTING FOR GROWTH IN TRAVEL

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Jun 16, 2017

Digital customers want authentic, personalized and ”frictionless” experiences throughout their travel journeys. A recent Accenture survey indicates 76 percent of the travel C-Suite believes “customer expectations are increasingly sh...

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Travel Risk Management: What TRAVEL RISK MANAGEMENT: WHAT'S NEXT FOR TMCS?

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Jun 14, 2017

As business travel becomes increasingly global, the focus on travel risk management continues to grow. There are perhaps four influential factors driving this growth: Increased travel to developing markets (some high risk), Increased media coverage a...

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Why Keep Buying Like It’s 1995: Advancing Managed Travel WHY KEEP BUYING LIKE IT’S 1995: ADVANCING MANAGED TRAVEL

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Jun 13, 2017

Data management reporting and airline ancillary fees were the top inefficiencies costing their organizations money, according to 150 travel buyers who responded to an online survey conducted this spring by The BTN Group and ALTOUR. Both topics, as we...

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What to include in a simple travel policy WHAT TO INCLUDE IN A SIMPLE TRAVEL POLICY

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Jun 07, 2017

One of the easiest ways to monitor and control your business travel spend is to implement a travel policy. This useful set of guidelines, aimed at both business travel bookers and business travellers, will give you a clearer idea of what you can book...

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What Managed Travel Buyers Want, Need and Expect WHAT MANAGED TRAVEL BUYERS WANT, NEED AND EXPECT

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Jun 05, 2017

Twenty years after online booking tools were introduced for managed travel, it’s clear that the technology has revolutionized the playbook for such programs. But as consumer tools have launched seemingly endless feature and functionality innova...

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Managing Multi-Gen Traveler Needs MANAGING MULTI-GEN TRAVELER NEEDS

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Jun 01, 2017

The reality of a multi-generational workforce has begun to emerge at many companies and with its pressures to adapt corporate travel policies and practices. About half of 139 travel managers surveyed earlier this year by The BTN Group and Travel and ...

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It’s Time: Transforming Managed Travel IT’S TIME: TRANSFORMING MANAGED TRAVEL

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May 28, 2017

Consumerization, mobile technologies, the sheer availability of data along with the ability to share it-these are the market realities that simultaneously challenge the managed travel industry and inspire it with a broad scope of opportunity. Mobile ...

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Managing Travel In Emerging Markets MANAGING TRAVEL IN EMERGING MARKETS

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May 20, 2017

Latin America has developed as a dynamic region for business travel with both internal growth and expansion of globally consolidated programs. But successful travel management in this area of more than 20 countries depends on careful navigation of ke...

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Does Virtual Reality Have a Place in Travel? DOES VIRTUAL REALITY HAVE A PLACE IN TRAVEL?

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May 17, 2017

Virtual reality could change the way people consumer travel content but are consumers ready to embrace this new technology and is it worth travel brands investing today? This white paper explores market conditions and the business case for virtual re...

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TRENDS AND TACTICS TO MAIN STREAM SUSTAINABLE TOURISM TRENDS AND TACTICS TO MAIN STREAM SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

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May 17, 2017

Travel is an act, a passion, a human right and an industry. To those not involved in the sector, tourism is rarely seen as a serious affair, certainly not one that can overshadow pressing issues, such as climate change and global terrorism. And yet, ...

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The New Frontier For Travel Management THE NEW FRONTIER FOR TRAVEL MANAGEMENT

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May 16, 2017

In a recent client publication, Carlson Wagonlit Travel identied “connectivity” as “the next big thing” for travel management. Beyond ground transportation, beyond the ability to harness meetings spend day-to-day access to in...

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An Option For Your Managed Travel Program? AN OPTION FOR YOUR MANAGED TRAVEL PROGRAM?

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May 12, 2017

A year after the concept is known as “Open Booking” was first introduced, the travel industry continues to debate the advantages, obstacles, and costs of a new style of travel management. About one-third of 139, travel buyers/managers sur...

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Using Big Data For Travel Management USING BIG DATA FOR TRAVEL MANAGEMENT

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May 05, 2017

Like many industry sectors and professions, travel and travel management are working to move past the buzz and hype of the ‘Big Data’ headlines to assess the potential challenges, impact, and benefits it could have on this space. Many are...

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Traveler Tracking Technologies TRAVELER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

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May 01, 2017

Travel managers say the ability to track travelers directly affects their ability to perform their job, but how to manage the tracking still presents issues. According to a summer 2012 AirPlus International survey, the use of traveler tracking system...

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The Move to Traveler Centricity THE MOVE TO TRAVELER CENTRICITY

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Apr 30, 2017

A new generation of Millennial employees (21 to 30-year-olds) is poised to become a stronghold in the workforce and they are bringing their intensive technology habits with them. A proliferation of consumer and business-focused mobile travel apps and...

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TO TRANSFORM AIR TRAVEL AND THE PASSENGER EXPERIENCE TO TRANSFORM AIR TRAVEL AND THE PASSENGER EXPERIENCE

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Apr 28, 2017

We will explain how biometrics - and face recognition in particular - can be combined with new self-service solutions to help meet the challenges of security, quality of service and the sustained growth in air passenger numbers.

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The Hotel of the Future THE HOTEL OF THE FUTURE

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Apr 28, 2017

Hotels today are spending as much time, effort, and resources on technology and improving their internal networks as they are on the quality of their linens and food service

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Understanding Your Travel Population UNDERSTANDING YOUR TRAVEL POPULATION

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Apr 26, 2017

Traveler managers who rely on past experiences with and prior knowledge of business travelers are missing opportunities to connect with today’s new breed of business traveler. Those are some of the findings of a Global Business Travel Associati...

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MAXIMISING OPPORTUNITIES FOR BUSINESS TRAVEL GROWTH MAXIMISING OPPORTUNITIES FOR BUSINESS TRAVEL GROWTH

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Apr 26, 2017

Travel & Tourism is important and often overlooked
the export sector that makes a significant direct contribution to jobs and global trade, spreading its value widely across the world.

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Reporting, Cost Controls Among 2016 Travel Manager Priorities REPORTING, COST CONTROLS AMONG 2016 TRAVEL MANAGER PRIORITIES

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Apr 25, 2017

Nearly 60 percent of travel managers recently surveyed identified travel management reporting and lower travel costs as top priorities for the New Year. With projections for “record corporate hotel rate increases,” flat airfares and conti...

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the boom in the Medical Tourism Industry THE BOOM IN THE MEDICAL TOURISM INDUSTRY

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Apr 24, 2017

It’s common knowledge that US health care spending is an issue of concern and spiraling out of control. Voters rank health care as the single most important domestic issue. There’s growing awareness that the US doesn’t get the value...

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Transforming Global Travel and Expense Management with Gamification TRANSFORMING GLOBAL TRAVEL AND EXPENSE MANAGEMENT WITH GAMIFICATION

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Apr 24, 2017

Companies need to take stock of their travel and expense (T&E) costs since these add up to unimaginable overheads. We believe the agamied T&E management system to be a viable solution. With millennials – who look for engaging and enric...

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Evaluating Medical Tourism EVALUATING MEDICAL TOURISM

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Apr 18, 2017

Medical tourism has been gaining an important place in the globalized healthcare market. That of this research are to discover the possible methods in medical tourists to Joint Commission (JCI) accredited hospitals in Saudi Arabia and to measure the ...

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The State of Data and Analytics in Travel Report THE STATE OF DATA AND ANALYTICS IN TRAVEL REPORT

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Apr 03, 2017

Data is not just a buzz word surrounding the travel and tourism industry, it is fundamentally changing every part of it. No decision should be made without supporting evidence, no marketing campaign started without market analysis, no pricing set wit...

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Promoting Seamless and Secure Travel through Cross-Border Data Sharing and Collaboration PROMOTING SEAMLESS AND SECURE TRAVEL THROUGH CROSS-BORDER DATA SHARING AND COLLABORATION

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Mar 29, 2017

We live in an era of unprecedented connectivity. Technology and innovation have revolutionized travel and transport, communication and the way we share data. Effectively, barriers to travel have been reduced, improving links between nations and enabl...

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Revenue Leakage in the Travel Industry REVENUE LEAKAGE IN THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY

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Mar 29, 2017

International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects c.1% of world GDP to be spent on air transport in 2016, totaling almost $750 Billion and estimated to grow at a healthy 6.9% in 2016. The industry as a whole is 02 Introduction bracing for increa...

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Will international tourism offices remain relevant? WILL INTERNATIONAL TOURISM OFFICES REMAIN RELEVANT?

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Mar 20, 2017

In the past decade, DMO head offices and ITOs have focused on adapting their tactics to the rapid shift in digital marketing. Most have not had the time to step back and assess the impact on team structure and functions. ITOs used to operate fairly i...

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Development of Responsible Tourism Guidelines for South Africa DEVELOPMENT OF RESPONSIBLE TOURISM GUIDELINES FOR SOUTH AFRICA

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Mar 15, 2017

DFID is comrnitted to maximising the contribution the private sector can make towards its poverty reduction goals through encouraging responsible business practices. Responsible business embraces economie, social and environmental as well as fmancial...

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Life Hacks Every Traveler Needs to Pack in Their Carry-On LIFE HACKS EVERY TRAVELER NEEDS TO PACK IN THEIR CARRY-ON

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Mar 11, 2017

Traveling is always a nightmare. Until you get to your destination, of course (well, hopefully!). While we’ve got the checklist and hacks for packing covered (see guide, tips + how many undies to bring), no one’s really provided us an all...

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The (ongoing) trouble with travel distribution: Customer experience THE (ONGOING) TROUBLE WITH TRAVEL DISTRIBUTION: CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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Feb 21, 2017

The industry’s rapid evolution continues unabated. To profit through this turbulence, leaders must focus on what really matters—the customer. The landscape of travel distribution has been shifting. Until the mid-1990s, distribution was a ...

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How to engage with the modern traveler HOW TO ENGAGE WITH THE MODERN TRAVELER

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Feb 13, 2017

Travel and hospitality are one of the fastest growing industries as consumers gravitate toward purchasing experiences rather than products. For companies in this industry, customer service is key to providing that sought-after experience.

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How to engage with the modern traveler HOW TO ENGAGE WITH THE MODERN TRAVELER

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Feb 13, 2017

Travel and hospitality are one of the fastest growing industries as consumers gravitate toward purchasing experiences rather than products. For companies in this industry, customer service is key to providing that sought-after experience. The nature ...

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Moving Heritage Tourism Forward in Pennsylvania MOVING HERITAGE TOURISM FORWARD IN PENNSYLVANIA

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Feb 05, 2017

Pennsylvania has been a national leader in heritage tourism development for the past decade,
launching a number of state, regional and local
programs that have been replicated around the
country. But those responsible for Pennsyl...

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Understanding the Travel Consumer´s Path to Purchase UNDERSTANDING THE TRAVEL CONSUMER´S PATH TO PURCHASE

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Jan 20, 2017

This study of real-world travel purchases, alongside detailed behavioral data, will help you to understand the steps consumers go through to arrive at their final bookings. EyeforTravel and Jumpshot tracked more than a quarter of a million travel pur...

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women in business travel WOMEN IN BUSINESS TRAVEL

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Jan 15, 2017

Back in the 80s, Forte Hotels launched Lady Crest-women-only floors in selected hotels. Lady Crest rooms were equipped with ironing boards, hairdryers, better mirrors, and spy holes – all features taken for granted today by any business travele...

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THE EVOLUTION OF DESTINATION MARKETING: BRANDS, EXPERIENCES AND RELATIONSHIPS THE EVOLUTION OF DESTINATION MARKETING: BRANDS, EXPERIENCES AND RELATIONSHIPS

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Dec 29, 2016

There’s a battle going on as we speak. A battle among travel suppliers, travel intermediaries, and travel destinations, all vying for the attention of prospective visitors. According to Expedia, the average leisure traveler these days visits 38...

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Reimagining Transportation the IoT Way REIMAGINING TRANSPORTATION THE IOT WAY

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Dec 18, 2016

In an increasingly competitive business environment and with sharply rising demands for passenger and cargo mobility, the global transportation industry is going through a challenging time. Industry players need to look for innovative ways to improve...

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Smart Travel Smart Economy SMART TRAVEL SMART ECONOMY

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Dec 17, 2016

This document follows the process of the Travala.com design, development and execution. Travala.com is a decentralized travel booking marketplace that utilizes the NEO blockchain, reducing 3rd party interaction, whilst pledging a transparent operatio...

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"Travel of tomorrow" "TRAVEL OF TOMORROW"

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Dec 17, 2016

This document follows the process of the Travala.com design, development and execution. Travala.com is a decentralized travel booking marketplace that utilizes the NEO blockchain, reducing 3rd party interaction, whilst pledging a transparent operatio...

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A TRAVEL MANAGER’S GUIDE A TRAVEL MANAGER’S GUIDE

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Dec 15, 2016

A revolution in payment control and simplicity, virtual card numbers (VCNs) are the new standard for corporate payments. They are as dramatic an improvement in the way people pay each other as the introduction of cheques in the 17th century or plasti...

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Travel Planning 2020:The Journey Toward Market Prosperity TRAVEL PLANNING 2020:THE JOURNEY TOWARD MARKET PROSPERITY

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Dec 15, 2016

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world’s leading companies build stronger businesses.

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Purposeful Travel PURPOSEFUL TRAVEL

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Dec 15, 2016

We all have our own reasons to travel – perhaps looking for a change of scenery, wanting a break from the daily routine, or seeing a different part of the world. Some of us feel the need to experience the foreign or to explore the differences. ...

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Travel Managers TRAVEL MANAGERS

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Dec 01, 2016

From small to large, nonprofit to Fortune 500, hundreds of corporations are using Egencia to manage their travel programmes and save time and money. The Egencia online booking tool is built with the same technology that powers Expedia and is a simple...

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Travel of tomorrow TRAVEL OF TOMORROW

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Nov 28, 2016

As the number of people moving to and within cities increases, several challenges present themselves in regard to urban transportation. To start with, public transport systems often do not meet demand with respect to capacity, comfort or safety, whic...

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The Future of Corporate Travel Payments THE FUTURE OF CORPORATE TRAVEL PAYMENTS

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Nov 24, 2016

This AirPlus white paper delivers visionary answers based on research and predictions for future payment scenarios. The white paper will give readers a clearer idea of what should be in their personal focus and finally will enable them to create thei...

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Collaboration Platform for Hospitality in the Digital Age COLLABORATION PLATFORM FOR HOSPITALITY IN THE DIGITAL AGE

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Nov 18, 2016

The hospitality sector has taken on several changes
in the past. However, nothing has been nearly as
transformative as the digital movement.

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Your roadmap to a sucessful mobile app YOUR ROADMAP TO A SUCESSFUL MOBILE APP

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Nov 16, 2016

Travel and hospitality brands can’t afford to ignore the most significant change in their customers in decades: 81 percent of today’s travelers carry a smartphone, according to a Passenger IT Trends Survey.1 Not only do mobile devices and...

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The future of Japan’s tourism: Path for sustainable growth towards 2020 THE FUTURE OF JAPAN’S TOURISM: PATH FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH TOWARDS 2020

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Oct 21, 2016

Japan's tourism industry is on the verge of becoming a major economic engine for the country. In 2020, Japan will host the Olympic and Paralympic Games and enjoy a global platform for its people, culture, and landmarks. Recently, tourism has been...

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The state of customer experience in hospitality THE STATE OF CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE IN HOSPITALITY

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Oct 16, 2016

In the hospitality industry, where “experience is the product,” the ability to deliver excellent customer experiences is the only path to overall business success. If you’re a leader at a hotel, casino, airline, restaurant, car rent...

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IATA’SNEW DISTRIBUTIONCAPABILITY IATA’SNEW DISTRIBUTIONCAPABILITY

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Oct 11, 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently unveiled its New Distribution Capability (NDC) program. According to IATA, the program, which defines a new technology standard with which airlines, travel agencies and travel technology pro...

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Meet the Modern Business Traveller MEET THE MODERN BUSINESS TRAVELLER

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Oct 11, 2016

Business travel is the essence of change. Reservations systems have changed. Communications systems have changed. Payment systems have changed. Airplanes have changed. Travel policy expectations have changed. Inevitably, business travelers have also ...

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The sharing economy and managed travel THE SHARING ECONOMY AND MANAGED TRAVEL

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Sep 15, 2016

The sharing economy is the latest wave of disruption to hit travel. First, it rapidly transformed the possibilities for leisure travelers. Now, the great wave has impacted the world of managed travel.

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MARRIOTT’S BOLD BID AND WHAT IT SAYS ABOUT LOYALTY IN TRAVEL MARRIOTT’S BOLD BID AND WHAT IT SAYS ABOUT LOYALTY IN TRAVEL

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Jul 28, 2016

There has been a lot of talks recently about Marriott’s proposed acquisition of Starwood and what it would mean for guests, competitors, intermediaries, and the companies’ loyalty members if the transaction ultimately happens. Would SPG m...

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US Outbound Travel US OUTBOUND TRAVEL

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Jul 12, 2016

With US outbound journeys growing by nearly 8% in 2015, this huge market is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic. This white paper analyses the US outbound market from top-down and bottom-up perspectives, providing market sizing and fore...

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Travel And Transport Data That Matters TRAVEL AND TRANSPORT DATA THAT MATTERS

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Jun 28, 2016

Data drives decisions. It should be the foundation of virtually every managed travel activity: creating and monitoring annual travel budgets, designing intelligent and usable policy, tracking compliance, informing supplier negotiations, and managing ...

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TRAVEL BY GENERATION TRAVEL BY GENERATION

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Jun 15, 2016

The point is that travel stereotypes and generalizations are now used as flippantly as hashtags, and if we’re not careful, we’ll drift worryingly deeper into regurgitated flimflam. Our perception of the planet and the countries and societ...

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Smart Technologies in Tourism SMART TECHNOLOGIES IN TOURISM

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Jun 06, 2016

Smart technologies reach into almost all aspects of life nowadays, although they are often not yet noticed by users and taken as a given in a lot of cases. This research project is concentrated on the iBeacon technology which is still rather new to t...

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Defining the future of travel through intelligence DEFINING THE FUTURE OF TRAVEL THROUGH INTELLIGENCE

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Jun 04, 2016

New entrants are disrupting all facets of the travel industry. New traveler expectations of the service experience are challenging all of us to continually improve how we operate. New sources of data and information are challenging each travel brand ...

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A destination plan for Jersey A DESTINATION PLAN FOR JERSEY

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May 15, 2016

We’ve been pushing the message that Jersey is a great place to visit. Tourism is a vital industry that brings growth and benefits to our island community.

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Tourism Marketing Plan & Visitor Experience Bundles for the Munster Vales TOURISM MARKETING PLAN & VISITOR EXPERIENCE BUNDLES FOR THE MUNSTER VALES

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May 01, 2016

The objective of the overall Tourism Marketing Plan and Visitor Experience Bundles is to promote the geographical area as a consistent brand, increase the socio-economic benefits of tourism in the area and provide an enhanced visitor experience whils...

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Next-Gen Solution Shaping the Future of Online Hotel Booking NEXT-GEN SOLUTION SHAPING THE FUTURE OF ONLINE HOTEL BOOKING

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Apr 25, 2016

The emergence of online travel agencies (OTAs) perfectly demonstrates the value of leveraging new technologies to disrupt existing industries. OTAs have an undeniable advantage over an individual hotel’s online presence as they can capitalize o...

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Mining for savings in travel and logistics MINING FOR SAVINGS IN TRAVEL AND LOGISTICS

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Apr 24, 2016

Explore the benefits of consolidating logistics and commercial travel with the launch of the CWT Energy, Resources & Marine and IBS Software Services white paper: Mining for Savings in Travel & Logistics. By combining logistics and commercial...

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Application of Hospitality Inventory Distribution Models in Healthcare APPLICATION OF HOSPITALITY INVENTORY DISTRIBUTION MODELS IN HEALTHCARE

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Mar 18, 2016

In a scenario where you are planning a vacation to your favorite getaway or you are traveling on business. You would compare travel and hotel prices on multiple Online Travel Agencies (OTA) websites.

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PREPARING FOR TAKEOFF:AIR TRAVEL TRENDS 2015 PREPARING FOR TAKEOFF:AIR TRAVEL TRENDS 2015

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Dec 08, 2015

Many travelers tell us that the air travel industry feels vast and complicated; that it’s hard to feel informed, let alone empowered about making the right choice when navigating the open skies.

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TRENDS IN TRAVEL POLICY COMPLIANCE AND ADHERENCE TRENDS IN TRAVEL POLICY COMPLIANCE AND ADHERENCE

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Dec 01, 2015

Whether short or long, weak or strong, simple or highly complex, travel policies form the backbone of most managed travel programs. Consequently, getting them aligned with corporate objectives, updated to reflect the latest marketplace nuances and st...

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Solo Travel Soars in Popularity: 42% Increase in Bookings Since 2015 SOLO TRAVEL SOARS IN POPULARITY: 42% INCREASE IN BOOKINGS SINCE 2015

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Nov 24, 2015

LONDON, July 11, 2018: Hostelworld has revealed a 42% increase in solo bookings by travelers between 2015 and 2017. More and more people are choosing to travel solo and the noticeable trend in those ‘going it alone’ looks set to continue ...

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Global hospitality insights GLOBAL HOSPITALITY INSIGHTS

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Nov 15, 2015

The global hospitality industry entered 2014 on an upward growth trajectory; a greater sense of optimism was palpable across most regions, as accelerating capital markets, favorable supply, and demand balances, and strong investor appetites fueled hi...

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Influencing Travelers in the New Digital Funnel INFLUENCING TRAVELERS IN THE NEW DIGITAL FUNNEL

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Oct 11, 2015

Amadeus is a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry. Customer groups include travel providers (e.g. airlines, hotels, rail and ferry operators, etc.), travel sellers (travel agencies and websites), and travel...

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Hidden Business Travel Savings in Big Data HIDDEN BUSINESS TRAVEL SAVINGS IN BIG DATA

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Oct 11, 2015

Big Data. It’s big. But it’s not just for the biggest corporations anymore. In fact, any serious company that oversees the consistent business travel of its employees can, with the right technology, use big data to help them determine whe...

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EMV for the US Hospitality Industry EMV FOR THE US HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

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Sep 23, 2015

Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG) is a non-profit association with a mission to foster, through collaboration and partnership, the development of next-generation systems and solutions that will enable hoteliers and their technology vendors to d...

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Medical Tourism MEDICAL TOURISM

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Sep 15, 2015

A growing popularity has recently been gained by medical tourism but there is no general agreement on a standard definition of this business with speculation-based insight and significant gaps of evidence-based knowledge due to an experiential consum...

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WHAT IS DRIVING THE GROWTH IN MEDICAL TOURISM? WHAT IS DRIVING THE GROWTH IN MEDICAL TOURISM?

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Sep 09, 2015

In today’s world the above quotation holds very true; with the growth of the medical tourism industry, human beings have started deriving benefits from their illnesses in the form of travel. This change has brought about a new industry called &...

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The top 10 trends in travel 2015 THE TOP 10 TRENDS IN TRAVEL 2015

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May 15, 2015

Modern accommodation providers are already harnessing the internet and implementing creative yield management strategies to boost their bottom line. But to stay relevant, small accommodation providers are getting smarter at adapting to emerging trend...

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Audit of Travel, Hospitality, Conference and Event Expenditures AUDIT OF TRAVEL, HOSPITALITY, CONFERENCE AND EVENT EXPENDITURES

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Mar 30, 2015

The audit of travel and hospitality was included in the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) Risk-Based Audit Plan approved for the fiscal years 2014–15 to 2016–17. Given the Treasury Board’s (TB) enhanced coverage of conferenc...

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Women in Tourism & Hospitality: Unlocking the Potential in the Talent Pool WOMEN IN TOURISM & HOSPITALITY: UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL IN THE TALENT POOL

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Mar 25, 2015

This White Paper - Women in Tourism and Hospitality: Unlocking the Potential in the Talent Pool – was produced by the Hospitality Industry Pipeline (HIP) Coalition and launched at the Women in Tourism and Hospitality Forum in Hong Kong on 5 Mar...

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THE FUTURE OF TRAVEL AND TOURISM IN CANADA THE FUTURE OF TRAVEL AND TOURISM IN CANADA

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Oct 30, 2013

The National Travel and Tourism Coalition
(NTTC) seeks to engage government in the
development of a new and comprehensive
national strategy for the growth of the travel
and tourism industry in Canada in order to
rea...

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Usability Study of Travel Websites USABILITY STUDY OF TRAVEL WEBSITES

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Jun 11, 2010

A usability study was conducted to identify usability problems as well as recommendations for improvement for three travel sales websites. The study performed testing on twenty participants, between the ages of 19 and 65, recruited from the universit...

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Medical Tourism MEDICAL TOURISM

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Cosmetic surgery tourism is a price-driven phenomenon that has experienced increased growth over the past decade. Numerous companies offering all-inclusive vacation packages that include cosmetic surgery are popping up all over the world and can be e...

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Trippki TRIPPKI

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Online hotel booking is a classic example of a market that heavily relies on intermediaries. This creates overheads at the expense of both customers and businesses while third parties keep control of customer data in silos and hinder customer relatio...

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Five Global Travel Trends that will make the year APACs inbound tourism takes off FIVE GLOBAL TRAVEL TRENDS THAT WILL MAKE THE YEAR APACS INBOUND TOURISM TAKES OFF

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Rapidly falling oil prices and high profile disasters have kept the region in the headlines. But as the region emerges into the Chinese New Year, conditions appear to be growing ever more ripe that will allow APAC to grow rapidly to become a travel d...

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Travel Distribution & Marketing Barometer TRAVEL DISTRIBUTION & MARKETING BAROMETER

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EyeforTravel conducted a global survey amongst key travel executives in January to February 2011 with the aim of investigating distribution and marketing performance and perspectives for the quarter. This is the first edition of the Travel Distributi...

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Evolving the Role of the Travel Management Company EVOLVING THE ROLE OF THE TRAVEL MANAGEMENT COMPANY

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The linchpin of many of today’s corporate travel programs is the travel management company, which can have relationships with its clients that range from simply providing basic fulfillment of travel tickets to serving as a full strategic partne...

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The Travel Marketer THE TRAVEL MARKETER'S GUIDE TO THE U.S. DIGITAL TRAVEL LANDSCAPE

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As online travel in the U.S. enters its third decade, the distinction between online and offline travel is blurring. Speak to any travel marketer today and they will almost certainly agree: there is no more “online” vs. “offline&rdq...

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Inside the Travel Industry: Airline Pricing Volatility and Corporate Travel INSIDE THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY: AIRLINE PRICING VOLATILITY AND CORPORATE TRAVEL

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The mechanisms behind Airline Yield Management for business travel, also known as Revenue Management or Dynamic Pricing, are not especially transparent to corporate buyers. There are a number of common beliefs about the pricing strategies and pattern...

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THE FUTURE OF AIR TRAVEL: IMPROVED PERSONALISATION AND PROFITS THROUGH THE INTEGRATED USE OF CUSTOMER DATA THE FUTURE OF AIR TRAVEL: IMPROVED PERSONALISATION AND PROFITS THROUGH THE INTEGRATED USE OF CUSTOMER DATA

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To gain greater insight into changes and innovations that could usher in this new era for travellers, The EIU conducted parallel surveys of 100 airline executives and 810 air travel customers in August and September of 2013. Half of the executives ho...

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Touch and Go: Travel Planning Across Channels TOUCH AND GO: TRAVEL PLANNING ACROSS CHANNELS

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PhoCusWright is the travel industry research authority on how travellers, suppliers and intermediaries connect. Independent, rigorous and unbiased, PhoCusWright fosters smart strategic planning, tactical decision-making and organizational effectivene...

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Fusion Travel Management —Merging Eastern innovation with Western practice FUSION TRAVEL MANAGEMENT —MERGING EASTERN INNOVATION WITH WESTERN PRACTICE

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China has partially missed out on the PC age and gone straight to the mobile age. That means it has also missed out on some problems PC-era technology is causing Western travel managers. China is creating mobile booking and payment innovations not ye...

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Travel Agencies and the Risk of Payment Fraud TRAVEL AGENCIES AND THE RISK OF PAYMENT FRAUD

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The agency landscape is also hardly uniform. The online agency landscape is extremely consolidated, with the two largest firms – Expedia and the Priceline Group – accounting for well over 90% of online travel agency (OTA) gross bookings i...

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Evaluating the role of tourism in the Bahraini economy EVALUATING THE ROLE OF TOURISM IN THE BAHRAINI ECONOMY

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Bahrain’s millennia-long history as a trading hub has contributed to its evolution as an open, tolerant, and inclusive society. This remains an important element of the country’s appeal as a tourism destination, which is further amplified...

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Knowledge Management within the Travel and Tourism Industry KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT WITHIN THE TRAVEL AND TOURISM INDUSTRY

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Since the turn of the millennium, the Travel and Tourism
the industry has seen changes of radical proportions, most
notably, the means by which holidaymakers are organising
and booking their perfect escapes, along with the levels...

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The Next Generation of Business Travel THE NEXT GENERATION OF BUSINESS TRAVEL

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PhoCusWright is the travel industry research authority on how travellers, suppliers and intermediaries connect. Independent, rigorous and unbiased, PhoCusWright fosters smart strategic planning and tactical decision-making. PhoCusWright delivers qual...

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2012 Industry Forecast from Advito 2012 INDUSTRY FORECAST FROM ADVITO

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The 2012 Industry Forecast from Advito provides an overview of travel category-specific trends for 2012, including expected spend and expense for air, rail, car and hotel as well as meetings. The general travel outlook assumes a rise in business trav...

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Leading the Way: Corporate Travel Management Goes Next-Gen LEADING THE WAY: CORPORATE TRAVEL MANAGEMENT GOES NEXT-GEN

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Do you ever wonder how to increase travel policy adoption in your workplace without a lot of pushback or pain? The Business Travel Media Group offers advice on adoption strategy, including several case studies of companies who have employed creative ...

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The Truth about Finding the Lowest Airfare THE TRUTH ABOUT FINDING THE LOWEST AIRFARE

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Sometimes employees think they have found a lower fare than the one that your travel department or TMC (Travel Management Company) has quoted. When they tell you this, you begin to question whether you are, in fact, getting “the best fares.&rdq...

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Changing the DNA of Managed Travel CHANGING THE DNA OF MANAGED TRAVEL

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New standards are being set. New behaviours are being mapped. New combinations of technologies and of stakeholders are joining forces to work differently (and better). The strands of “personal” and “professional” are intertwin...

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How Travel Agencies can Attract and Engage Customers Online HOW TRAVEL AGENCIES CAN ATTRACT AND ENGAGE CUSTOMERS ONLINE

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Everyone loves to travel. However, travel planning and booking have seen a remarkable transformation in the last decade or so. Whether it’s travelling for business or leisure, the modern customer prefers a more sybaritic and personalized travel...

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Connecting Customers to the Travel and Hospitality Industry CONNECTING CUSTOMERS TO THE TRAVEL AND HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

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Some 3.8 billion people travelled by air in 2016, and those numbers are on the rise. Not only are more people taking to the skies, but the nature of travel also is changing. Leisure travel no longer will be exclusively for the privileged few. Million...

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A RETAIL REVOLUTION IN TRAVEL A RETAIL REVOLUTION IN TRAVEL

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Travelers today hunger for the same simplicity and convenience while in an airport that they enjoy in their everyday lives, where amenities and other items are a click away on their tablet or smartphone. And, with airlines and airports looking to gro...

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White Paper on Tourism In Japan WHITE PAPER ON TOURISM IN JAPAN

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The global economy in 2016 continued to recover moderately in the second half of the year. The reasons behind this are the effects of the Chinese government's economic policies and the economies of developed countries have turned to a slight incr...

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The Digital Business Traveler THE DIGITAL BUSINESS TRAVELER

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Today’s digital business traveler wants one thing above all: self-service. Travelers want the freedom to handle parts of their journey themselves – from downloading digital boarding passes on the go, to amending bookings in the event of d...

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The Future of Air Travel: Eight Disruptive Waves of Change THE FUTURE OF AIR TRAVEL: EIGHT DISRUPTIVE WAVES OF CHANGE

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Faced with dramatic shifts in technology innovation, consumer preferences, global turbulence and competitive threats, airline and travel providers will need to undergo radical change to still be operating in 2025.

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Travel identity of the future TRAVEL IDENTITY OF THE FUTURE

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With the use of a mobile app and facial recognition, travelers need to be only identified once and can be quickly verified by nonaffiliated airlines, airports or other agencies. Travelers’ data is kept private with the mon their phone and only ...

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Managed Travel 2020: Technology Drives New Opportunities MANAGED TRAVEL 2020: TECHNOLOGY DRIVES NEW OPPORTUNITIES

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 240 airlines or 84% of total air traffic. We support many areas of aviation activity and help formulate industry policy on c...

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The Benefits of Mobile NFC for Air Travel THE BENEFITS OF MOBILE NFC FOR AIR TRAVEL

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This document identifies the benefits that Universal Integrated Circuit Card (UICC, also known as the “SIM card”)-based, mobile Near Field Communications (NFC) services can bring to the airline industry, airport authorities and the air-tr...

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Big data and analytics in travel and transportation BIG DATA AND ANALYTICS IN TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION

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The term “big data” has been used to convey all sorts of concepts, including huge quantities of data, social media analytics, next-generation data management capabilities, real-time data insights and much more.

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Discover the Best Practices in Travel Risk Management DISCOVER THE BEST PRACTICES IN TRAVEL RISK MANAGEMENT

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Today’s interconnected world and global economy means that increasing numbers of employees are required to travel extensively overseas, often for long periods of time, to multiple destinations and frequently to very unfamiliar environments.

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The Mobile Effect: Disrupting the Competitive Landscape in the Digital Travel Market THE MOBILE EFFECT: DISRUPTING THE COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE IN THE DIGITAL TRAVEL MARKET

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Criteo delivers personalized performance marketing at an extensive scale. Measuring return on post-click sales, Criteo makes ROI transparent and easy to measure. Criteo’s solutions address the needs of the entire travel sector, including online...

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A QUANTITATIVE LOOK AT THE BLEISURE PHENOMENON A QUANTITATIVE LOOK AT THE BLEISURE PHENOMENON

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Taking a quantitative look at the bleisure phenomenon, Carson Wagonlit Travel finds that every year 20% of business travelers take bleisure.

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The Evolution of Travel Policy A Global View on the Future THE EVOLUTION OF TRAVEL POLICY A GLOBAL VIEW ON THE FUTURE

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The Evolution of Travel Policy: A Global View on the Future is the year’s definitive study on how Corporate Travel Managers around the world are responding to the continuing shift in the balance between savings and service.

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Digital Transformation Initiative Aviation, Travel and Tourism Industry DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVE AVIATION, TRAVEL AND TOURISM INDUSTRY

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There is widespread recognition among industry leaders that the role of digital technology is rapidly shifting, from being a driver of marginal efficiency to an enabler of fundamental innovation and disruption. Digitalization is the cause of large-sc...

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The Benefits of Mobile NFC for Air Travel THE BENEFITS OF MOBILE NFC FOR AIR TRAVEL

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This document identifies the benefits that Universal Integrated Circuit Card (UICC, also known as the “SIM card”)-based, mobile Near Field Communications (NFC) services can bring to the airline industry, airport authorities and the air-tr...

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FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES OF RIVER CRUISING FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES OF RIVER CRUISING

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According to latest reports in the industry, river cruising is booming! In 2014, the UK river cruise market increased by 6% to 139,400 passengers1. Growth in European river cruise passengers increased by 10%, supported by an increase in capacity and ...

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Improving energy efficiency in the cruise and ferry industry IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN THE CRUISE AND FERRY INDUSTRY

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The overall energy efficiency of a vessel is determined by choices made throughout its lifecycle. Improvements in energy efficiency lead to increased profitability, reduced emissions and a more sustainable brand image. When looking for ways to improv...

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Automated Driving and Platooning Issues and Opportunities AUTOMATED DRIVING AND PLATOONING ISSUES AND OPPORTUNITIES

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Automated control of throttle and brakes is not new to the heavy vehicle industry. Electronic throttle control became commonplace starting in 1990. This eliminated the mechanical linkage to the engine. Radar-based Adaptive Cruise Control systems were...

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Hand Sanitizer Selection: Limiting Norovirus Outbreaks on Cruise Ships HAND SANITIZER SELECTION: LIMITING NOROVIRUS OUTBREAKS ON CRUISE SHIPS

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) requires cruise ships to report outbreaks of gastrointestinal illnesses that affect three percent or more of the total number of passengers or crew onboard, so it’s easy for consumers to...

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Innovation and Sustainability in Business Travel Today INNOVATION AND SUSTAINABILITY IN BUSINESS TRAVEL TODAY

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Numerous industry and global market trends are converging in ways that will likely alter the business travel landscape for years to come. As more corporations seek to reduce their carbon footprints and safeguard their reputations, they increasingly l...

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FUTURE TRAVELLER TRIBES 2030 FUTURE TRAVELLER TRIBES 2030

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Understanding what customers really want is crucial to any successful business. But imagine if we could go a stage further; if as an industry we could discover what genuinely shapes travel experiences, or measure what travellers value most and in tur...

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Supporting Airline Industry Achievement of Sustained Financial Health SUPPORTING AIRLINE INDUSTRY ACHIEVEMENT OF SUSTAINED FINANCIAL HEALTH

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The White Paper identified the causes of low profitability and proposed a series of IATA-led actions to support addressing these causes with concrete actions and tangible results. The role of the IATA Financial Committee and its Working Groups was al...

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TRAVEL & TOURISM GLOBAL ECONOMIC IMPACT & ISSUES 2017 TRAVEL & TOURISM GLOBAL ECONOMIC IMPACT & ISSUES 2017

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For over 25 years, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has been quantifying the economic and employment impact of Travel & Tourism. The 2017 Annual Economic Reports cover 185 countries and 26 regions of the world, providing the necessar...

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A road map to prepare for tomorrow’s passenger A ROAD MAP TO PREPARE FOR TOMORROW’S PASSENGER

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Air merchandising refers to the bundling and unbundling of airline products and services. Within the industry, air merchandising can mean different things to different people. For some it is the individual ancillary products on top of flight bookings...

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A road map to prepare for tomorrow’s passenger A ROAD MAP TO PREPARE FOR TOMORROW’S PASSENGER

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Air transport is today an integral part of the global economy. The industry moves people and goods across the globe quickly and efficiently, fostering economic development, greater human understanding and international trade. In the future, as econom...

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