Articles tagged “travelport”

Online Travel

Barbados’ Foray Into Online Booking and Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Barbados creates its own online travel booking platform, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky takes suggestions from Twitter followers about what the company should launch, and 2022 will likely see a large number of major deals in the hotel industry.

Barbados’ Foray Into Online Booking and Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Travel Technology

Inside Travelport’s Tech Revamp

Travelport has been running a slick marketing campaign about its innovations that showcases dancers and snowboarders. But we wanted the nerdy details about what's technologically changing. So here's the first in-depth interview with the company's new tech chief.

Inside Travelport’s Tech Revamp

Business Travel

What Makes Corporate Travel a Worthy Investment Now?

Behind the investor appetite as American Express Global Business Travel prepares to go public.

What Makes Corporate Travel a Worthy Investment Now?

Airlines

Iberia Airlines Sees New Distribution Tactic as Way to Nose Ahead of Rivals

The Spanish flag carrier is overhauling its distribution process and plans to introduce new products in 2022. Its story provides insight into a flurry of announcements by other carriers aiming to make similar moves.

Iberia Airlines Sees New Distribution Tactic as Way to Nose Ahead of Rivals

Online Travel

Lufthansa and Travelport Reach Ceasefire in Distribution Battle

Lufthansa appears to be playing well what could've been a weak hand in its negotiations with distribution middlemen. But this deal also may help tech player Travelport level the playing field with some of its rivals.

Lufthansa and Travelport Reach Ceasefire in Distribution Battle

Online Travel

Travelport Teams With Amazon Web Services to Support Travel Startups

The travel sector is recovering slowly and unevenly from the pandemic, so startups will need all the help they can get to thrive.

Travelport Teams With Amazon Web Services to Support Travel Startups

Business Travel

Southwest Business Wants to Do More Than Just Fly Corporate Travelers to Meetings

What a difference a year makes. The airline’s business travel division has, finally, added Sabre, but is also preparing to add a shopping mall-style loyalty program. Will this complete its corporate-friendly transformation?

Southwest Business Wants to Do More Than Just Fly Corporate Travelers to Meetings

Online Travel

Travelport Adjusts Fees and Technology to Navigate the Recovery

The pandemic dealt travel distribution companies a weak hand. Given that it's the third-largest player, Travelport has to play every card right in the recovery. So far, it appears to have done that.

Travelport Adjusts Fees and Technology to Navigate the Recovery

Online Travel

Alienated Airbnb Hosts Shouldn’t Look to Vrbo as the Answer

Expedia's Vrbo isn't a global Airbnb killer, nor does it have to be. Vrbo will pick its spots, but that will be a disappointment to those hosts, frustrated and angry with Airbnb, who are looking for some company to take Airbnb down a peg.

Alienated Airbnb Hosts Shouldn’t Look to Vrbo as the Answer
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Online Travel

New Webinar: Industry Executives Debate the Future of Travel Retailing

Join Travelport alongside industry leaders for a live webinar that’s set to guide and inspire the travel retail sector as it unpacks existing challenges and future opportunities.

New Webinar: Industry Executives Debate the Future of Travel Retailing