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TravelAI relaunches Casai website with focus on luxury short-term rentals
By Derek Catron March 1, 2024
After acquiring the domain name of the Latin American short-term rental startup, TravelAI will use the site to target travelers interested primarily in the Mediterranean and Caribbean.   Read More
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Tripadvisor Plus is shutting down after three years
By Morgan Hines March 1, 2024
In remarks at the Phocuswright Conference in November, Tripadvisor CEO Matt Goldberg said the company would focus on the benefits of free membership versus trying to build the paid subscription program. Read More
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Sabre, Mastercard join Travalyst mission to drive sustainable travel choices
By Linda Fox March 1, 2024
The coalition, which also counts Booking.com, Expedia Group and Trip.com Group as partners, aims to help inform consumer travel choices by making sustainability information mainstream.... Read More
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15below gets investment from LDC to accelerate growth
By Mitra Sorrells March 1, 2024
Founded in 2000, 15below currently works with more than 60 airlines, rail operators, travel agencies and TMCs and partners with Amadeus and Navitaire.... Read More
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Amex GBT looks to drive AI across organization and beyond
By Linda Fox February 29, 2024
The AI initiative is seeking to adopt AI technologies and will work across four areas of the company: traveler care, finance, engineering and enabling a modern workplace.... Read More
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STR industry faces new rules in Europe; Airbnb welcomes change
By Morgan Hines February 29, 2024
The short-term rental industry will have 24 months to comply with new industry regulations to be implemented across Europe.... Read More



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AirAsia integrates fintech ancillaries from Hopper B2B solution HTS
The new "cancel for any reason" option will launch later this year for customers that book... Read more
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AI check-in: Trip.com seeks to create “perfect trip for a better world” with TripGenie
In the past year, users engaging with TripGenie used the Trip.com app for a "remarkable" 20... Read more
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Vacasa lays off 5%, COO Banczak leaving as company acknowledges challenges ahead
Vacasa's bookings dropped for the third straight quarter in Q4 2023, and the company ended the year... Read more
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Amadeus 2023 revenue hits €5.4B, expects growth from Vision-Box acquisition
Amadeus revenue in Q4 increased 18% to almost €1.4 billion with EBITDA up 18% to €469 million and a... Read more
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IAG makes massive e-SAF purchase from Twelve in sustainability effort
International Airlines Group has entered a 14-year contract with Twelve, purchasing 260 million... Read more
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Capital One Travel expands inventory with vacation rentals from AvantStay, Boutiq
Capital One Travel is powered by HTS, Hopper's B2B division, which included vacation rentals from Vrbo... Read more

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