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Booking Holdings sees opportunity to recreate "human travel agent” with generative AI
By Mitra Sorrells | May 4, 2023
The comments regarding generative AI came as the company shared its first quarter financial results, which had both gross bookings and room nights at record levels for a quarter.  Read More
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Citi’s new travel portal powered by Booking Holdings goes live
By Mitra Sorrells | March 21, 2023
The site includes supply from – such as 1.4 million hotels around the world - and is powered by technology from Rocket Travel by Agoda, another of Booking Holdings’ brands. Read More
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Travel’s movers, shakers and newsmakers 2022
By PhocusWire | December 21, 2022
These are the people and topics that have made headlines in 2022 and that we expect to hear more about in 2023. Read More
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How travel is rebounding in Asia without China
By Kathryn Walson | December 20, 2022
In the panel “Around Asia: Hello, New World,” key players in the industry discuss their observations and predictions for the region, including the takeoff of autonomous vehicles, electric aircraft and... Read More
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Pundits divided on the outlook for travel in 2023
By PhocusWire | November 21, 2022
Travel industry experts with decades of experience join forces at The Phocuswright Conference to try to make sense of current and future trends. Read More
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Can tech help travel brands meet growing expectations?
By Alfred Siew - Techgoondu | October 13, 2022
Travel executives from Agoda, Klook and more discuss why the industry must work harder to deliver new experiences. Read More
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Guesty expands hotel offerings with acquisition of YieldPlanet
By Mitra Sorrells | September 14, 2022
Guesty is also launching a new Distribution Hub that adds direct connections with Hopper,, Marriott Homes & Villas and Google’s hotel and vacation rental search products. Read More
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Agoda’s Tim Hughes on preparing for the coming travel boom
By Mitra Sorrells | August 15, 2022
"We don’t want to be at the starting line of the COVID travel boom standing still, we want to be racing," says Agoda's vice president of corporate development. Read More
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Booking Holdings nearly doubles revenue in Q2 2022
By Jill Menze | August 3, 2022
Revenues for Q2 2022 were up 99% year-on-year to $4.3 billion, while room nights booked surpassed 2019 levels. Read More
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Travel pundits talk plumbing, pandemic and emerging tech
By PhocusWire | June 29, 2022
The travel industry remains complex, and some are concerned the opportunity to build back better may be lost. Read More
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Agoda's Omri Morgenshtern talks localization, startup culture and leadership skills
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WebinTravel | May 31, 2022
Omri Morgenshtern talks to WebinTravel's Yeoh Siew Hoon about stepping into the CEO shoes and current trends in Asia. Read More
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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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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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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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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