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Retailers 'better at understanding their customers than travel companies

Online travel booking giants Expedia and Booking’s recent reported dip in earnings were blamed on growing competition from Google. However, new research suggests travel brands might be struggling as they aren’t delivering the customer experience that consumers expect.

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10/12/2019  |  Full story...

Nearly half of holidaymakers spend longer researching a holiday than the duration of the trip itself

There is a big opportunity for marketers to reach holiday markers during their online research stage, with many shoppers using social media influencers to reach a decision, according to a new study.

25/10/2019  |  Full story...

Thomas Cook collapses amid growing internet competition

Thomas Cook has ceased trading with immediate effect, as the package holiday giant succumbed to rising competition and consumers booking more online.

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23/09/2019  |  Full story...

Home-sharing app Airbnb has announced plans to go public in 2020, after becoming another success story of the growing gig economy sector.

Home-sharing app Airbnb has announced plans to go public in 2020, after becoming another success story of the growing gig economy sector.

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20/09/2019  |  Full story...

Holiday search trends: What Brits look for before they book

Brits take the equivalent of 1.5 working days researching their next holiday, and Millennials take the longest to plan, according to new research.

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19/08/2019  |  Full story...

Uber shares tumble on massive $5.2bn quarterly loss

Uber has seen its share price slump after the ride hailing unveiled profit figures that failed to live up to expectations, while rival Lyft beat forecasts.

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12/08/2019  |  Full story...

Brits 'spend 32 hours on phones during a weeks holiday'

People from the UK spend more than half an hour each day using tech for work while on holiday and over a third of people say they get anxious if they don’t have access to the internet on holiday, according to new research.

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08/08/2019  |  Full story...

GDPR bites: Marriot fined $99m for data breach

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued a second fine this week to hotel chain Marriott for more than £99 million under the GDPR.

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11/07/2019  |  Full story...

Biggest GDPR fine yet: British Airways to pay £183m for data breach

British Airways is facing a record fine of £183m for last year's breach of its security systems, which lead to the theft of customer data from the airlines website.

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09/07/2019  |  Full story...

Cannes Lions Winner: Black & Abroad 'Go back to Africa' scoops top data prize

This year's Cannes Lions creative data award went Black & Abroad, a company specialising in travel experiences for black people, turned the "Go back to Africa" slur on its head. Each time someone used the phrase on social media, the brand responded with beautiful images of the continent.

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25/06/2019  |  Full story...

Video viral of the week: Momondo unites 61 strangers to form connecting tattoo

Travel firm momondo has launched a new video ad campaign that bringing the world together in the form of a single-line tattoo from 61 people from around the world.

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14/06/2019  |  Full story...

Vodafone turns on first 5G train station at Birmingham New Street

Vodafone has turned on 5G connectivity at Birmingham New Street, making it the UK’s first train station to trial the superfast technology.

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05/04/2019  |  Full story...

Hotels.com gives pets post-Brexit ‘Fakeations’

With pet passports likely to be a thing of the past post-Brexit, Hotels.com has launched European fakeations so dogs can pretend they’re in their favourite European holiday destinations while staycationing in the UK.

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02/04/2019  |  Full story...

Uber plans '$120bn' IPO next month following rival Lyft

Ride-hailing firm Uber is planning to kick off its initial public offering in April, following smaller rival Lyft.

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18/03/2019  |  Full story...

Yext partners with Chinese apps for tourism targeting

Digital Knowledge Management platform Yext has teamed up with Baidu Map, Fliggy, CK Map, and PIRT to offer brands ways of reaching Chinese tourists in a region where Google fails to reach.

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27/02/2019  |  Full story...

Verizon Media uses VR and 360º video to bring Abu Dhabi’s tourism destinations to life

Verizon Media has launched a new VR 360º video experience, offering users the opportunity to virtually explore some of the biggest tourist attractions in Abu Dhabi.

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14/02/2019  |  Full story...

Top hotel booking sites halt 'misleading' tactics and hidden charges after investigation

Six leading hotel booking sites have all agreed to make changes to their websites after an investigation uncovered ‘misleading’ sales tactics designed to boost bookings.

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07/02/2019  |  Full story...

Secrets for digital marketing success in the travel sector

A new report published by Zazzle Media has revealed the keys to gaining organic search visibility in the travel market, one of the largest sectors in the UK.

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07/01/2019  |  Full story...

Viral of the year: Mariah Carey brings diva-style to Hostel World

“Even divas are believers”, or so Hostelworld wants us to believe with its newest ad starring none other than the queen diva herself, Mariah Carey.

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04/12/2018  |  Full story...

Viral of the year: Tourism Australia creates spoof Crocodile Dundee sequel

It was casting choice that baffled the world: US comedy favourite Danny McBride playing the son of Mick “Crocodile” Dundee in a reboot of that the iconic 80’s film. But it was all an elaborate hoax to promote Australian Toursim.

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04/12/2018  |  Full story...

Sri Lanka launches new tourism drive and online campaign

The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) announces a new brand identity, under the creative platform “So Sri Lanka”.

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09/11/2018  |  Full story...

World transport trends: Self-driving trucks to drive future freight

Technology and automation will define the future of road transport but significant obstacles stand in the way, such as trade wars and Brexit, according to new research.

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06/11/2018  |  Full story...

Lufthansa and IBM team up for AI-powered ad campaign

IBM and Lufthansa have teamed up for an interactive ad experience that will provide consumers with travel information and local facts for 15 cities across Europe.

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24/10/2018  |  Full story...

Holiday hang ups: Third of Brits getaways affected by mobile app problems

Mobile apps played a central role in the British holiday experience this summer, with more than a third of holidaying Brits saying app problems ruin their holiday, according to new research.

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14/09/2018  |  Full story...

Stena Line introduces first AI-assisted vessel

As a central part of Stena Line’s efforts to reduce fuel consumption and minimise environmental impact, the company is now running a pilot study where artificial intelligence technology is implemented on board vessels.

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12/09/2018  |  Full story...

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