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How a Fast-Growing Startup Built Its Sales Team for Long-Term Success

It’s common for leaders of sales teams to focus almost exclusively on short-term tactics and current operations while failing to think and act in a way that supports the longer-term needs of their businesses — and it’s hard to fault them. Sales teams must meet the immediate needs of their …

Hotel Experts Predict Top Luxury Lodging Trends for 2018

In response to the many geopolitical, sociological, and technological changes that took place in 2017, five-star hotels are making changes—some …

11 Things you probably didn’t know about airplanes

<b>This piece originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.</b><p>Planes have changed a lot since the days of the Wright Brothers (or, perhaps more accurately, …

BA computer meltdown: 'Heathrow was the angriest place I’ve ever been’

Collapse of British Airways computer system leaves passengers facing disruption and frustration at Heathrow airport<p>For British Airways passengers, the disruption caused by the weekend’s computer system outages endured even when flights had resumed.<p>Rose Drury, a childcare assistant from Leeds, said …

Indian airlines continue to oppose 100% FDI. Fear of Qatar Airways’ India plans?

Almost a year after the Indian government allowed 100% foreign investment into its aviation sector, local airlines continue to oppose the policy. The …

Airlines

British Airways Adds a Fee That Could Weaken Airline-Ticket Middlemen

British Airways plans to add a surcharge on some tickets, a move that could help reset airline relationships with the powerful global distribution …

Tourism

Travel Agent 2020 - By Greg Abbott, SVP, DataArt, Travel and Hospitality Practice

The concept of “travel agent 2020” is on everyone’s mind today. It’s tempting to be skeptical of all the predictions regarding the future of travel …

Hospitality

Berlin startup Flyiin takes aim at online travel agencies

After millions of (air)miles, I’m still in love with the miracle of aviation. The idea of entering a metal tube in one continent, and exiting it in another has never lost its magic.<p>But the way we book flights is fundamentally broken.<p>Back in the day, it was simple. You’d go to a travel agent who …

Air Berlin

Ctrip launches updated platform for customized travel

China's largest online travel agency Ctrip has recently launched a new version of its customized tour platform.The platform is to cater to the …

Tourism

Incredible winning images revealed in the 2016 Travel Photographer of the Year contest

Photographers
Hospitality

United Airlines' Route Network Strategy Makes No Sense

Some aspects of United Airlines' new route selection strategy make sense -- but others are completely baffling.<p>In the past year, <b>United Continental</b> …

India

Virtual reality takes ground handler training to a new level

The International Air Transport Association has launched its RampVR virtual reality training module for ground handlers at the IATA Ground Handling …

International Air Transport Association