Booking.com

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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
Booking Holdings reports quarterly record for gross bookings of $27B
By Mitra Sorrells | May 4, 2022
Booking Holdings' adjusted EBITDA in the Q1 2022 was $310 million, compared with an adjusted EBITDA loss of $195 million in Q1 2021.   Read More
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News / Distribution
New booking systems signal next step for blockchain
By Mitra Sorrells | April 19, 2022
In notable advancement for blockchain, two new systems are enabling travelers to book hotels and rentals. Read More
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Interview / Online
Sounding Off: A step in the right direction for climate awareness
By PhocusWire | April 15, 2022
A new framework creating uniform principles related to flight emissions data is an example of the type of collaborative effort needed to move the industry forward on the path to sustainability. Read More
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News / Online
Study: Traveler interest in sustainability up, but info lacks
By Mitra Sorrells | April 14, 2022
Booking.com's latest consumer survey shows an uptick in interest in finding sustainable properties and destinations, but a need for better information to facilitate that process. Read More
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News / Online
Travalyst coalition companies to display airline emissions data
By Linda Fox | April 13, 2022
The not-for-profit organization says its coalition of travel brands are aligned on a shared framework for collecting and showing flight emissions data. Read More
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News / Online
Are online travel companies moving too slowly on sustainability?
By Kevin May | March 28, 2022
Some might suggest that the power such companies have (any brand that can spend millions of dollars on marketing should be considered to have some considerable influence on consumers) is yet to be fully... Read More
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News / Online
Hopper outperformed all other OTA apps in 2021
By Jill Menze | March 25, 2022
According to a report from Apptopia, Hopper grew 494% in 2021, overtaking Airbnb as the leader in market share by monthly active users. Read More
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News / Online
Expedia Group, Booking Holdings halt Russia travel sales
By Jamie Biesiada - Travel Weekly | March 9, 2022
Bookings to Eastern Europe that include Russia represent a high single-digit percentage of Booking Holdings' gross sales. Read More
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News / Online
The most used booking platforms for short-term rentals and what makes them attractive
By Phocuswright Research | March 2, 2022
Over the past several years, travel distribution players have scrambled to add short-term rental properties and content, all vying for their share of the growing rental market. Read More
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News / Online
Booking Holdings closes 2021 with improved revenue, profit
By Mitra Sorrells | February 23, 2022
Booking Holdings says revenue came in stronger than expected due to higher ADRs, which were up about 9% on a constant currency basis. Read More
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News / Distribution
Marriott direct booking share up vs. OTA channels
By Linda Fox | February 16, 2022
GDS share of bookings have taken the "biggest dip" while OTAs benefited from the increase in leisure business Read More
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News / Technology
Booking.com ignites anger after customer service outsource move
By Kevin May | February 14, 2022
The Booking Holdings-owned brand will use global customer service provider Majorel to handle its call center operations, with the exception of staff at its Manchester and Amsterdam locations. Read More
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News / Online
Booking.com to pay $17M fine to Russian competition regulator
By Linda Fox | February 8, 2022
Russian regulators warned the online accommodation giant in late 2019, saying it had violated competition law. Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Travogram lets travelers book, share and monetize trips
By Mitra Sorrells | February 4, 2022
Travogram provides itineraries and tips from travelers that are linked with booking options. Read More