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Google's power, and its latest statistics, dominate BTO - Tnooz

Google's power, and its latest statistics, dominate BTO - Tnooz | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it

Google was a constant theme during last week's Buy Tourism Online event, but Lufthansa's distribution cost charge (DCC) also made a few appearances.

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Agencies, airlines, inefficiencies and costs - a study

Agencies, airlines, inefficiencies and costs - a study | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it

A massive study of the data flowing between agency systems and airlines has shed light on processes that cost carriers millions in fees every year.

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Yup, Airbnb truly raised $1.5 billion - Tnooz

Yup, Airbnb truly raised $1.5 billion - Tnooz | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it

Airbnb confirmed today in a US SEC filing that it made a $1,499,937,900 offering to investors this summer.

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Tansler nets $1.3M for its reverse-auction vacation rental platform - Tnooz

Tansler nets $1.3M for its reverse-auction vacation rental platform - Tnooz | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it

The award-winning Tansler

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Content Marketing : « Le tourisme dispose naturellement de contenus à forte valeur ajoutée »

Content Marketing : « Le tourisme dispose naturellement de contenus à forte valeur ajoutée » | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it
Le Content Marketing, ou en français le marketing de contenu, était le thème de la conférence technologique que i-tourisme et TourMaG.com ont animé au salon IFTM Top Résa.
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Analyse de la conjoncture économique du transport maritime au premier semestre 2015

Analyse de la conjoncture économique du transport maritime au premier semestre 2015 | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it
La conjoncture de ce premier semestre 2015 s'est avérée particulièrement complexe à déchiffrer pour les opérateurs du transport maritime du fait de l'évolution de différents facteurs extrinsèques influant sur leurs marchés.
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EasyJet basks in warm glow of record August thanks to late bookings

EasyJet basks in warm glow of record August thanks to late bookings | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it
Airline says it flew 7.1 million people last month, helped by rain in UK and strong pound, as it upgrades annual profit forecast Holidaymakers jetting off to take advantage of the strong pound and escape last month’s rain helped easyJet notch up a...
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Apartum bags further funding for European expansion

Apartum bags further funding for European expansion | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it
Holiday rental comparison site Apartum has announced further seed funding to the tune of Euro 500,000.
The latest round for the Barcelona-based startup comes from SeedSyndicates in Madrid, business angels and some public funding.
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Interview: Volatilities are “natural consequence” of China’s economic transition

Interview: Volatilities are “natural consequence” of China’s economic transition | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it
by Xinhua writers Zheng Qihang, Guan Jianwu WASHINGTON, Aug.
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Hoteliers – worried about instant bookings? Learn from Amazon!

Hoteliers – worried about instant bookings? Learn from Amazon! | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it
Over the past few weeks there has been a major shift in the travel industry that has the potential to significantly impact booking revenue for hospitality organizations.
NB This is a guest article by Michael Svatek, CEO and co-founder of Rivet.
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Unemployment rate remains steady at 5.3% as US economy adds 215,000 jobs

Unemployment rate remains steady at 5.3% as US economy adds 215,000 jobs | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it
As the US economy continues to add jobs, the Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates for the first time in almost a decade come September The US economy added 215,000 jobs in July, while the unemployment rate remained steady at 5.3%,...
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Rhône-Alpes Tourisme - SAISON ETE 2015

Rhône-Alpes Tourisme - SAISON ETE 2015 | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it
67% des professionnels de Rhône-Alpes sont satisfaits du déroulement des vacances de printemps.
Ce taux de satisfaction est plus marqué en v
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What would Heathrow expansion mean for small businesses?

What would Heathrow expansion mean for small businesses? | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it
The Davies report was unequivocal in its findings and businesses want action.
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Priceline Group throws another $500 million in direction of CTrip

Priceline Group throws another $500 million in direction of CTrip | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it

The Priceline Group has reached almost $2BN invested in Chinese online travel agency Ctrip, following the announcement of another $500M tranche this week.

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GoEuro connects the points on $45 million funding round

GoEuro connects the points on $45 million funding round | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it

GoEuro has landed the biggest round yet given to a door-to-door travel startup, securing a $45 million investment from Goldman Sachs.

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TUI review sees Hotelbeds carved from the business - Tnooz

TUI review sees Hotelbeds carved from the business  - Tnooz | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it

TUI Group nears completion of strategic review of Hotelbeds which includes plan to "carve-out" the B2B accommodation brand from the rest of the business.

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Cloud Technology is Boosting Independent Hotels’ Revenue

Cloud Technology is Boosting Independent Hotels’ Revenue | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it

Boosting a Hotel’s ROI is highly dependent on improved efficiency. Learn how a Cloud PMS can make all the difference

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Contribution du tourisme à l’économie canadienne

Contribution du tourisme à l’économie canadienne | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it
Depuis 25 ans, le World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) évalue la contribution économique du tourisme de 184 pays situés dans 25 régions à travers le monde, dont le Canada.
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​​McDonald’s breaks two-year sales slump at US locations in third quarter

​​McDonald’s breaks two-year sales slump at US locations in third quarter | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it
The world’s largest burger chain said sales rose 0.9% in the US, edging up for the first time since 2013, and 4% globally at established locations McDonald’s snapped a two-year streak of declining sales on Thursday, announcing that sales edged up...
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A tale of two crises in Greece – coping with economic depression and refugees | Daniel Howden

A tale of two crises in Greece – coping with economic depression and refugees | Daniel Howden | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it
In the islands near Turkey, such as Kos, the two phenomena have collided, turning the usually lucrative tourist season into a ‘relentless August’One hot afternoon this August, the peaceful waters of Vokaria Bay on the Greek island of Chios were...
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Avoid these seven hidden costs in hotel marketing technology

Avoid these seven hidden costs in hotel marketing technology | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it
Are you preparing your technology budget for next year? When considering your options, it’s important to understand how hidden costs can drive up the total cost of ownership and whittle away the ROI you expected.
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How to profit from five key Asia-Pacific distribution shifts

How to profit from five key Asia-Pacific distribution shifts | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it
As the pace of growth among OTAs collides with omni-channel distribution strategies in all travel industry sectors, what trends are shaping the Asia-Pacific landscape?
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SeaWorld sees profits plunge 84% as customers desert controversial park

SeaWorld sees profits plunge 84% as customers desert controversial park | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it
Company reports decline in attendance, sales and profits in continuing struggles for park since 2013 film Blackfish claimed it mistreated orca whales SeaWorld has suffered a 84% collapse in profits as customers have deserted the controversial...
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Rhône-Alpes Tourisme - Le réseau Sitra s’agrandit au Nord comme à l’Ouest

Rhône-Alpes Tourisme - Le réseau Sitra s’agrandit au Nord comme à l’Ouest | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it
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Interview: Judging Consumer Vs. B2B Travel Startups

Interview: Judging Consumer Vs. B2B Travel Startups | Economic impact of tourism | Scoop.it
Last fall we came out with our report, “Venture Investment Trends in the Travel Industry: Lessons & Strategies for Travel Startups,” which looks at wha
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