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Booking Holdings boss talks pressure on hotels and the private accommodation trend
By Linda Fox | November 20, 2020
Glenn Fogel discusses how changes in the lodging market could be beneficial to large distributors - meaning hotels could face an uphill battle ahead. Read More
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Booking.com now requires rental properties to meet minimal cleanliness score
By Mitra Sorrells | November 19, 2020
Properties that do not have an average score of at least six out of 10 by May will be removed from the Booking.com platform. Read More
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Airbnb's IPO registration shows it's ready to join the big leagues
Airbnb's IPO registration shows it's ready to join the big leagues
By Kevin May | November 17, 2020
On the eve of its debut on the public markets, documents filed this week indicate that it is ready move in comfortably alongside the likes of Expedia Group and Booking Holdings. 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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Online travel platforms dispute "gatekeeper" claims as Europe readies digital legislation
By Linda Fox | November 11, 2020
Proposals for new European digital legislation in Europe could include online travel players such as Airbnb and Booking.com. Read More
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Booking Holdings sees uptick in Q3 bookings driven by domestic travel
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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How Airbnb has resisted the pandemic, adapted to new demands
How Airbnb has resisted the pandemic, adapted to new demands
By Kevin May | November 4, 2020
Data shows where Airbnb sits in the wider accommodation ecosystem, as brands attempt to form some basis of recovery. Read More
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Booking.com launches flight search and booking in the U.S.
Booking.com launches flight search and booking in the U.S.
By Kevin May | October 22, 2020
U.S. customers can now search, book and pay for air tickets on Booking.com, a year after flights were introduced in some European countries.  Read More
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Booking.com taps Futurestay to launch online check-in for rentals
By Mitra Sorrells | October 21, 2020
The two companies have been working on the online check-in solution since late 2019 but accelerated it as contactless experiences gained traction due to COVID-19. Read More
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Booking.com to axe hotel tools on BookingSuite
Booking.com to axe hotel tools on BookingSuite
By Kevin May | October 14, 2020
The OTA is turning off its BookingSuite array of tools and services for accommodation providers. Read More
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Booking.com pursues domestic growth, downplays "connected trip" strategy
Booking.com pursues domestic growth, downplays "connected trip" strategy
By Mitra Sorrells | September 29, 2020
The online travel agency is updating its products, payment methods and marketing strategies to better serve domestic travelers. Read More
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VIDEO: Gillian Tans of Booking.com on diversity and leadership in travel
VIDEO: Gillian Tans of Booking.com on diversity and leadership in travel
By PhocusWire | September 23, 2020
The Booking.com chairwoman discusses her career path at the business and the challenges the industry needs to address as it faces up to its responsibility to be inclusive and diverse, both to staff and... Read More
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Booking.com introduces longer-stay rates
Booking.com introduces longer-stay rates
By Christina Jelski - Travel Weekly | September 22, 2020
The move is largely designed to bolster Booking.com's homes and apartments business, which has accounted for a growing share of the brand's bookings mid-pandemic. Read More
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Holidu raises new €5M investment, backed by a former Booking.com boss
Holidu raises new €5M investment, backed by a former Booking.com boss
By Kevin May | September 21, 2020
Booking.com's former CEO, Kees Koolen, has put forward €4 million of his own money into the top-up round, alongside other, unnamed investors. Read More
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Can travel become less dependent on Google in a post-pandemic world?
By Mario Gavira | September 1, 2020
Travel marketers may want to use this time to reinvent their strategies to avoid falling once again under the iron grip of Google.  Read More
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