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Booking.com will give data to consumers in emerging markets to access its site
By Mitra Sorrells | September 20, 2018
Booking.com has signed on to try a new blockchain-based data marketplace aimed at helping brands connect with users in emerging markets.   Read More
News | Technology
Booking.com expands Experiences service, now in 60 cities worldwide
Booking.com expands Experiences service, now in 60 cities worldwide
By Kevin May | September 10, 2018
Booking.com's effort to muscle in on tours and activities has taken another sizeable step with the launch of Booking Experiences in the U.S.. Read More
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Is there enough room for another one-stop shop like Airbnb?
Is there enough room for another one-stop shop like Airbnb?
By Kevin May | August 29, 2018
It's worth remembering that Airbnb was the feisty little upstart of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry not too long ago - before it became a power player. Read More
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Online travel agency moves harming profitability: What hotels need to know
By Max Starkov - HEBS Digital | August 24, 2018
Two recent events in hotel distribution created a mild media buzz, but unfortunately were ignored by some hoteliers and quickly forgotten by the industry: Expedia’s Add‐On Advantage and Booking.Basic. Read More
Opinion | Online
booking holdings q2 earnings
Booking Holdings closely monitoring paid channels as it builds direct strategy
By Linda Fox | August 9, 2018
Following the release of its Q2 financials, Booking Holdings says it's continuing its strategy of building its direct business as well as a wider travel offering. Read More
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Booking Holdings establishing hub in Manchester to grow ground transport division
By Linda Fox | August 8, 2018
As part of its experiences push, Booking Holdings is setting up a hub in Manchester, U.K., for its ground transportation division. Read More
News | Distribution
Startups part 1 investors' perspective
Surveying the travel startup landscape, part 1: The investors’ perspective
By Mitra Sorrells | August 7, 2018
This month we're digging into the topic of startups, aiming to understand the challenges and opportunities from the perspective of various players in the field, beginning with insights from venture... Read More
News | Startups
Under-30 traveler survey
What under-30 travelers want when researching, booking and experiencing trips
By Mitra Sorrells | August 2, 2018
Younger travelers – those under 30 years old – represented 23% of all international arrivals in 2017, creating a market valued at more than $280 billion.  Read More
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Guesty Clearbanc partnership
Guesty eases funding process for vacation rental clients
By Mitra Sorrells | July 31, 2018
Property management companies that use Guesty can now apply for financing directly in the software platform.   Read More
News | Startups
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How online payment trends are impacting the travel industry
By Morten Larsen - Booking.com | July 25, 2018
The world of online payments is undergoing a rapid transformation. Whereas once customers had scant options - primarily credit cards and bank transfers - to make bookings over the internet, they now... Read More
Opinion | Technology
Booking.com tests marketplace offering third party technology
Booking.com tests marketplace offering third party technology
By Linda Fox | July 19, 2018
Booking Holdings is piloting a service that offers access to third party technology platforms for its hotel customers. Read More
News | Technology
In The Big Chair - Jane Sun of Ctrip
In The Big Chair - Jane Sun of Ctrip
By Jill Menze | July 17, 2018
Jane Sun joined Ctrip in 2005 and took the reins as CEO in 2016. As Ctrip grows globally, Sun sees opportunities in tours and activities for Chinese travelers and hopes to see international business... Read More
Interview | Online
Booking Holdings invests $500M in Didi ground transport platform
Booking Holdings invests $500M in Didi ground transport platform
Didi Chuxing has caught the eye of Booking Holdings, with a $500 million capital injection and a major strategic partnership. Read More
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Who won the FIFA World Cup? Private Accommodation FC
Who won the FIFA World Cup? Private Accommodation FC
By Kevin May | July 16, 2018
France secured their second FIFA World Cup in two decades last weekend - but victory also came to the private accommodation sector during the tournament. Read More
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Booking.com gets down to Basics, gets rates from other agencies
Booking.com gets down to Basics, gets rates from other agencies
By Kevin May | July 10, 2018
In what could be a significant strategic development, Booking.com is now getting inventory and exclusive prices for hotels from other online travel agencies. Read More
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