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News / Technology
Travel fintech momentum builds as industry looks to boost revenue
By Linda Fox | May 17, 2022
Travel companies plan to equal or increase investment in fintech products and services this year. Read More
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News / Online
Omri Morgenshtern replaces John Brown as CEO at Agoda
By Kevin May | April 19, 2022
The new boss is currently chief operating officer at the Booking Holdings-owned, Asia Pacific-focused online travel agency, taking on the new role from July 1. Read More
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News / Distribution
Agoda launches Beds Network to help hotels distribute wholesale rates
By Jill Menze | December 9, 2021
With Beds Network, properties gain access to Booking Holdings’ 10,000-plus affiliate partners through Agoda’s network. Read More
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News / Distribution
Europe travel drives Booking Holdings' revenue uptick in Q3
By Mitra Sorrells | November 3, 2021
Booking Holdings reports that room nights booked in Q3 2021 increased to 183 million and revenue increased to $4.7 billion – putting it just shy of Q3 2019 revenue of $5 billion.   Read More
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Opinion / Online
How Booking.com gained market share while we were in lockdown
By Marta Romero - Mirai | August 9, 2021
Given the current situation, where many channels are still not appearing and we don’t know if they will be activated this season, Booking.com has become the basket where most of a hotel's distribution... Read More
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News / Distribution
Booking Holdings hits $22B in bookings as latest quarter rides recovery
By Mitra Sorrells | August 5, 2021
Room nights booked in the second quarter were 157 million, up from 99 million in the Q1 of this year and a 458% increase from Q2 2020.   Read More
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News / Technology
Agoda CEO John Brown on the tech that differentiates
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WiT | June 4, 2021
Agoda CEO John Brown says the strategic use of artificial intelligence can be the key to winning customers for online travel agencies. Read More
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AirAsia calls itself an "OTA challenger" amid big digital travel ambitions
By Linda Fox | January 15, 2021
AirAsia.com is drawing on its 75 million customer base, loyalty program and joining the data dots to build its OTA. Read More
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Travel companies ask European regulators to enforce Google dominance decision
November 16, 2020
In a letter to the commissioner for competition, 130 companies and 28 industry organizations, across numerous sectors, ask the Commission to enforce its 2017 abuse of dominance decision. Read More
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News / Online
Booking Holdings sees uptick in Q3 bookings driven by domestic travel
By Jill Menze | November 5, 2020
Despite the coronavirus pandemic continuing to “weigh heavily” on Booking Holdings’ financial performance, the online travel giant saw marked improvement in the third quarter of 2020 compared to Q2 of... Read More
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News / Online
10 learnings from 10 months of seismic changes in the travel industry
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WebinTravel | October 12, 2020
Travel industry executives give their views on recovery in the travel industry at WebInTravel's TravelZero.0 event. Read More
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News / Online
VIDEO: Travel businesses in Asia spot pockets of recovery
By Linda Fox | October 8, 2020
Domestic travel is recovering across Asia but experts believe a vaccine is key to international travel, in both the leisure and business segments. Read More
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Expedia, Agoda, Traveloka, Ixigo on opportunities and challenges post-COVID
By Mitra Sorrells | October 2, 2020
The four online travel agencies are finding new ways to serve their primarily domestic audiences and remain relevant while travel volumes are down. Read More
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Interview / Online
Phocuswright Europe 2020 preview: Out of Office with… Timothy Hughes
By PhocusWire | August 10, 2020
In a series of interviews with executives participating in the online event in September, PhocusWire finds out what they have learned from the COVID-19 crisis. Next up: Timothy Hughes of Agoda. Read More
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Booking Holdings feels "full impact" of coronavirus as gross bookings plunge 91% in Q2 2020
By Jill Menze | August 6, 2020
CEO Glenn Fogel believes it will be years and not quarters before the travel market returns to pre-COVID dollars. Read More