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Despegar "encouraged" by Q4 2020 performance, cautions "bumpy" road ahead
Despegar "encouraged" by Q4 2020 performance, cautions "bumpy" road ahead
By Jill Menze | March 11, 2021
Room nights increased quarter-over-quarter, while on a year-over-year basis, transactions and room nights decreased 56% and 61%, respectively. Read More
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Hotel direct channels gained share of bookings in 2020
By Mitra Sorrells | February 2, 2021
A new report from SiteMinder details the top booking revenue sources in markets around the world. Read More
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VIDEO: Despegar's CEO on the value of operating like a startup
VIDEO: Despegar's CEO on the value of operating like a startup
By Mitra Sorrells | December 14, 2020
Despegar CEO Damian Scokin discussed his company's recovery strategy in an interview with Phocuswright analyst Carolina Sass de Haro. Read More
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Despegar gets gentle uptick in fortunes from Brazil and Mexico domestic travel
Despegar gets gentle uptick in fortunes from Brazil and Mexico domestic travel
By Kevin May | November 12, 2020
Despegar is operating on revenues down 91% year-over-year despite seeing high demand for travel in two of its major markets during the third quarter of 2020. Read More
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How I Got Here, episode 39 - Martin Rastellino of Despegar
How I Got Here, episode 39 - Martin Rastellino of Despegar
By PhocusWire | August 27, 2020
Martin Rastellino and four friends co-founded Despegar in Argentina. The story of its birth, growth and eventual IPO is told to Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May of PhocusWire. Read More
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Despegar gets $200M in investments, sees “positive trend” in bookings
By Mitra Sorrells | August 21, 2020
Despegar's bookings declined 94% year-over-year in the second quarter, but the company is expressing optimism fueled by two new investments.   Read More
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Despegar reports 32% hit to Q1 bookings, renegotiates Best Day acquisition
Despegar reports 32% hit to Q1 bookings, renegotiates Best Day acquisition
By Linda Fox | May 6, 2020
Despegar says bookings are down 32% and revenue is down 43% as it puts cost-cutting measures in place. Read More
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Could addiction to debt come back to haunt some online travel companies?
By Steven Lerner | March 25, 2020
If revenue drops due to COVID-19, past debt will make it more challenging for online travel companies to survive economic obstacles. Read More
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Calm before the coronavirus storm - recap of latest online travel earnings
By Steven Lerner | March 23, 2020
We've updated PhocusWire's visual history of online travel company revenues to include the most recent quarter. Read More
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Despegar 2019 earnings
Despite "volatile macro environment," Despegar finishes 2019 strong with 10% revenue increase
By Steven Lerner | March 5, 2020
Despegar ended 2019 on a high note with a 10% increase in fourth quarter revenue to $145.6 million, although revenue for the full year declined by 1% to $524.9 million.   Read More
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Google, Barry Diller, annual marketing spend - what to watch in upcoming online travel earnings
By Steven Lerner | February 3, 2020
Here are six important questions regarding the upcoming earnings for online travel companies.   Read More
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Despegar acquires Mexico’s Best Day Travel Group for $136M
By Mitra Sorrells | January 27, 2020
Argentina-based Despegar will acquire Mexico's Best Day Travel Group. Read More
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VIDEO: Despegar's CEO on growth and navigating regional challenges
VIDEO: Despegar's CEO on growth and navigating regional challenges
By Mitra Sorrells | November 28, 2019
Despegar CEO Damian Scokin discussed the Latin American OTA's plans for continued growth, including new products and partnerships, during an interview at The Phocuswright Conference. Read More
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WATCH: A visual history of digital travel company revenues
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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Despegar reports growth in bookings and revenue, optimism from recent partner agreements
Despegar reports growth in bookings and revenue, optimism from recent partner agreements
By Mitra Sorrells | November 7, 2019
Argentina-based Despegar reports gross bookings up 26% and revenue up 19% in the third quarter of 2019 compared to the same period a year earlier.    Read More
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