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OPINION: Travelport’s MD on how to convert OTA browsers into bookings

by Scott Barber

Do you work for an OTA and are tired of time-wasters? Travelport’s Scott Barber has penned this handy piece on how to turn pesky browsers into buyers.

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Hotels

Hotel wrap: Choice Asia-Pac’s new look, Accor Korea’s Sofitel in Seoul, Crown’s bad news + MORE!

Delightful, informative and neat around the edges – this is how to describe this week’s hotel wrap, and Travel Weekly’s reporter when he sucks in his love handles.

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Travelport appoints new CEO, forms new long-term partnership with Webjet

Travelport’s new boss seems to keep quite a neat and tidy appearance, much unlike Travel Weekly’s editor, who has a bit of a vagabond look about him today.

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Tourism

Travelport to introduce ‘X’ booking code for non-binary gender travellers

In a vote for diversity, dignity and respect, Travelport is introducing a new booking code for non-binary gender airline passengers. Bravo!

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Tourism

STUDY: Australia to have the least amount of travelling fans at Cricket World Cup

New research suggests Aussie cricket fans can’t be arsed heading to the UK for the World Cup this year, instead opting for the couch and some TV commentary from the likes of Gilly and Binga.

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Travelport’s Scott Barber on how the next wave of tech will shape our industry

by Scott Barber

We’re still dealing with the last wave of technology, so we got Travelport’s MD to pen this handy opinion piece while we figure out how to use Uber Eats.

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Travelport to go private following acquisition

And it’s all thanks to a $6 billion buyout from Siris Capital Group and Evergreen Coast Corp. We wish someone would buy us out for $6 billion. Think of all the flights we could book!

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Research: Aussie travellers are embracing voice search and biometrics

A new research report from Travelport has shown Aussie travellers are all over new technology like a rash, though they’re probably not as itchy.

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Travelport answer all your NDC questions

Still trying to get your head around this whole NDC thing? Travelport has got your back.

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Tourism

Flavour of the Week

These new industry appointments are bound to shake up your Friday. Because they’re moving and shaking, get it? Sorry, but it is the end of the week.

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Travel Agents

Travel Counsellors farewell Fred, nab industry expert as new MD

Fred van Eijk says “seeya later” to Travel Counsellors Australia, amid reports we’ll bring a spongecake if invited to any farewell parties.

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Hotels

Big Fat Hotel Wrap

Can’t survive a Thursday without our masterpiece of a Hotel Wrap? Lucky we had the intern whip this one up for you.

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