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News / Distribution
Booking Holdings hits $22B in bookings as latest quarter rides recovery
By Mitra Sorrells | August 4, 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
AirAsia calls itself an "OTA challenger" amid big digital travel ambitions
News / Online
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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News / Online
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
Booking Holdings sees uptick in Q3 bookings driven by domestic travel
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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News / Online
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
Booking Holdings feels "full impact" of coronavirus as gross bookings plunge 91% in Q2 2020
News / Online
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
Booking.com cuts workforce by a quarter as pandemic bites
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Booking.com cuts workforce by a quarter as pandemic bites
By Kevin May | August 4, 2020
Almost 4,500 employees working for Booking.com are being laid off. Details about who and where will be figured out in the coming weeks. Read More
Booking Holdings Q1 gross bookings plummet 51%, total revenue down 19%
News / Online
Booking Holdings Q1 gross bookings plummet 51%, total revenue down 19%
By Mitra Sorrells | May 7, 2020
Booking Holdings CEO Glenn Fogel says it will take "years - not quarters" for the travel industry to recover, as the company saw its gross bookings drop more than 50% in the first quarter of 2020. Read More
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News / Distribution
Hotel websites hold firm in booking rankings, Airbnb makes progress
By Linda Fox | February 14, 2020
SiteMinder reveals the top sources of online bookings for hotels in 2019. Read More
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Interview / Online
In the green room at Phocuswright with... Tim Hughes
By PhocusWire | November 8, 2019
In a series of interviews with executives participating at the event in Florida in November, PhocusWire finds out what makes them tick. Welcome, Tim Hughes of Agoda. Read More
Booking Holdings survives SEO headwinds, reports financial growth
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Booking Holdings survives SEO headwinds, reports financial growth
By Steven Lerner | November 8, 2019
Gross bookings increased 4% year-over-year to $25.3 billion, while net income soared 10% to $2 billion.   Read More