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Hyper app travel agent startup Startup pitch: Hyper says its on-demand travel assistance has traction
Hyper app travel agent startup

In December, Hyper was quietly released to the Apple App store as a travel booking assistant app. The startup calls its free, …


A recent PhoCusWright report (supported by Sabre Pacific) brings out various travel technology trends in the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) markets.


The recent decision by Thomas Cook to announce the closure of 195 shops with the loss of 1,600 retail jobs has led inevitably to headlines that suggest the imminent death of the offline travel agent.


Well-designed, angel-funded websites are popping up like mushrooms after a rainstorm, each clamoring to deliver travel in a way you’ve never seen done before, and mostly patently failing to live up to their own hype.


Earlier this year a UK tourism board turned the idea of the traditional city centre bureau on its head – turning its Manchester facility into something closer to an Apple Store.


Travel brands and PR agencies will never issue the results of a study without some spin attached – but now it appears even an organisation as respected as ABTA is at it, too.


Hotel guests still rely heavily on recommendations from friends and family, but the impact of social media channels such as Facebook and Twitter is negligible.


While air passenger volumes have started moderating in the second half of the year, Asia’s still the best place to be at right now when it comes to growth compared to the rest of the world.


Entrepreneurs are generally not particularly shy people and sometimes they even border on the arrogant. It goes with the territory – he or she who shouts the loudest gets noticed.


There are more than 100 travel solutions on the market. Literally! It is not easy to find the one that best suits your needs. It is a process that requires time and dedication.


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