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The three biggest tech-led trends for airlines right now
By Philippe Der Arslanian - Answair  | November 12, 2019
Philippe Der Arslanian shares his take from IATA's recent Airline Industry Retailing Symposium in Bangkok. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Booking Holdings survives SEO headwinds, reports financial growth
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
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Booking.com app integrates ride-hailing services via Grab
Booking.com app integrates ride-hailing services via Grab
By Marissa Trew - WiT  | October 29, 2019
Booking.com and Grab are extending their partnership with the addition of Grab's ride-hailing service into the OTA's mobile app. Read More
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Booking Holdings invests in corporate travel tech provider Serko
Booking Holdings invests in corporate travel tech provider Serko
By Steven Lerner | October 25, 2019
Booking Holdings is investing NZ$17.5 million ($16.4 million) in New Zealand-based travel and expense technology company Serko. Read More
News | Technology
Booking.com pledges semi-neutral role in private accommodation distribution
Booking.com pledges semi-neutral role in private accommodation distribution
By Kevin May | October 22, 2019
The online travel agency plans to create a service called "Partner Up" - a mechanism to allow private owners to connect with property management companies so that they can receive help with their... Read More
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The Phocuswright Conference 2019 preview - Hospitality in a perfect storm
The Phocuswright Conference 2019 preview - Hospitality in a perfect storm
By PhocusWire | October 18, 2019
Anyone - hotels, private accommodation, system providers - who thought the hospitality sector was immune from fundamental change should think again. Read More
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Booking.com pilots integrated flight booking service with Etraveli
By Linda Fox | October 15, 2019
Booking.com has partnered with Etraveli to pilot an integrated flight booking service. Read More
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Q&A: Booking.com's Ripsy Bandourian on evolving functionality for business travelers
Q&A: Booking.com's Ripsy Bandourian on evolving functionality for business travelers
By Linda Fox | September 25, 2019
Booking.com for Business was unveiled in early 2015 after the accommodation giant observed that about one in five bookings were for business travel. Read More
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Holidu raises €40M to target new markets and boost Bookiply distribution platform
Holidu raises €40M to target new markets and boost Bookiply distribution platform
By Kevin May | September 17, 2019
The round eclipses the $20 million brought in by HomeToGo in April 2016 and the $35 million for the ill-fated Tripping in the same year. Read More
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VIDEO: How Booking.com will weave every element of a trip together
VIDEO: How Booking.com will weave every element of a trip together
By Kevin May | September 12, 2019
Details of exactly how the giant will achieve its ambition to connect hotel guests with activities and transportation, plus a myriad of other travel-related services, are becoming clearer now. Read More
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Booking.com, Skyscanner, Ctrip and TripAdvisor join travel sustainability pact
Booking.com, Skyscanner, Ctrip and TripAdvisor join travel sustainability pact
By Kevin May | September 3, 2019
The quartet will work together in a series of initiatives to educate, raise awareness and, in their words, "promote positive change." Read More
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What’s next for Google’s expansion into vacation rentals?
What’s next for Google’s expansion into vacation rentals?
By James Burrows - Rentals United  | August 16, 2019
With Google entering the vacation rental market, what future developments could impact direct bookings, guest experience, customer ownership and the current ecosystem? Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Booking Holdings q2 2019 earnings
Booking Holdings integrates brands, develops payment capabilities in quest for “connected trip”
By Mitra Sorrells | August 7, 2019
Booking Holdings reports positive financial results as it works toward what CEO Glenn Fogel called the "connected trip." Read More
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Booking.com relaxes keyword bidding clause with hotels
Booking.com relaxes keyword bidding clause with hotels
By Kevin May | July 22, 2019
Previously, hotels were restricted via their General Delivery Terms with the online travel agency on bidding on certain keywords, such as "booking.com" and other copyright terms on Google AdWords. Read More
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Influential travel sites for booking not always the big players
By Linda Fox | July 19, 2019
Online travel agents might be spending billions on marketing yet very few make the cut when it comes to sites used to choose a hotel. Read More
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