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WATCH: A visual history of digital travel company revenues
By Steven Lerner | November 22, 2019
PhocusWire documented the entire history of quarterly total revenues since the first digital brands IPOed in the mid-1990s. Read More
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Skyscanner pivots from original model, becomes marketplace with bookings
By Kevin May | November 14, 2019
The U.K.-based company is at pains to point out that it is not "becoming an online travel agency" - instead it is offering a three-pronged approach to connecting users with air tickets. Read More
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Trip.com Group operations income up 52% as company begins new chapter
By Steven Lerner | November 14, 2019
Net revenue grew 12% year-over-year to $1.47 billion for newly named online travel agency group. Read More
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TripAdvisor forms joint venture with Trip.com Group, reports decline in Q3 revenue
By Steven Lerner | November 7, 2019
The U.S.-based travel and reviews website reported a 7% year-to-year decrease in total revenue for the third quarter to $428 million. Read More
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VIDEO: Trip.com on its role in the wider group and the importance of flights
By Linda Fox | September 11, 2019
James Spalding is responsible for building flight content for Trip.com. He spoke to PhocusWire about knocking on airline doors, ambitions for the brand and its role in the wider group. Read More
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Ctrip scores £1.3B in revenue for second quarter in a row, will change name to Trip.com Group
By Kevin May | September 10, 2019
Executive chairman James Liang says the move is to position the brand further as a global player, ending almost 20 years as Ctrip. Read More
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China online hotel channels getting a boost by youth travelers
By Linda Fox | September 5, 2019
China's online hotel platforms are attracting younger demographics with diverse expectations. Read More
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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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How I Got Here, episode 1 - Gareth Williams of Skyscanner
By Kevin May | August 22, 2019
For the debut of the How I Got Here weekly podcast, hosted by PhocusWire's Kevin May and David Litwak from Mozio, we talk to Gareth Williams, one of the co-founders, ex CEO and now chairperson at... Read More
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Booking Holdings funds part of $180M round into South Korean hotel site Yanolja
By Kevin May | June 11, 2019
The South Korea-based hotel booking website has now secured a total of $242 million in funding after landing the latest Series D round. Read More
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VIDEO: How investors decipher the fast-paced online travel landscape in Asia
By Linda Fox | June 5, 2019
The “Through the Lens of Investors” session at the Phocuswright Europe 2019 Conference threw a spotlight on many of the recent big deals as well as some of the areas investors are drawn to currently. Read More
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OYO talks up hospitality chain growth as it expands distribution strategy
By Kevin May | June 4, 2019
OYO Rooms now has distribution deals in place with every major online travel agency around the world. Read More
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Ctrip’s Instagram-like platform attracts more than 1M daily users
By Mitra Sorrells | May 29, 2019
Ctrip's new "Trip Moments" content sharing platform is attracting more than one million users every day, and 70% of them are under 30 years old. Read More
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Airbnb signs Shiji distribution deal to bolster China hotel strategy
By Kevin May | May 28, 2019
Airbnb has another distribution partner to help bolster its hotel inventory. But this time it is aimed squarely at boosting its presence in China. Read More
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Ctrip sees huge potential in customized travel for growing affluent segment
By Linda Fox | May 24, 2019
Research from Ctrip and COTRI reveals the potential in the growing high-net income traveler segment. Read More