Top 10 travel technology and distribution stories of 2017

It’s that time of year again when we have a look back at some of the things that made an impact on travel technology and distribution in 2017 as well as gaze forward. Over the next few days in further articles, tnooz will provide some industry perspectives on key moments in 2017 as well as thoughts on what we can expect to see in the coming months.

Here we kick things off with a round-up of the most-read articles which were published in 2017. The stories cover a wide range of subjects from headline grabbing acquisitions to airline distribution industry disruption.

Counting down from 10 to one:

10 Hotelbeds buys GTA as global bedbank consolidation continue

9 Comparing the performance of the metasearch giants for hotels

8 Hotelbeds buys Tourico Holidays distribution service

7 Hotelbeds completes GTA deal and lays down challenge to Expedia and Priceline

6 Google can rejoice: Priceline spent $3.5 billion on PPC in 2016

5 Fliggy, the online travel platform you (probably) haven’t heard of

4 Google (not the GDS) is the new enemy in airline distribution

3 Google Translate update shows the true power of machine learning

2 British Airways imposes surcharge on tickets not booked through NDC connection

1 Why OTA commissions are actually a steal of a deal

Data based on Google Analytics from 2 January to 19 December 2017.

Image by Dawid Zawiła

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