Despegar

WATCH: A visual history of digital travel company revenues
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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
Despegar reports growth in bookings and revenue, optimism from recent partner agreements
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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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Interview / Distribution
In the green room at Phocuswright with... Damian Scokin
By PhocusWire | November 7, 2019
In a series of interviews with executives participating at the event in Florida in November, PhocusWire finds out what makes them tick... Next up: Damian Scokin of Despegar. Read More
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Interview / Online
In The Big Chair - Damian Scokin of Despegar
By Linda Fox | July 11, 2019
Despegar was created in 1999 as one of Latin America's first online travel agencies. Based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the company raised just $31 million before going public in 2017. Read More
Latin America, part 4: Challenges and opportunities in travel distribution
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Latin America, part 4: Challenges and opportunities in travel distribution
By Mitra Sorrells | May 28, 2019
For the final piece in our series on Latin America, we take a look at the current state and future outlook for distribution in hospitality and air. Read More
Ctrip Despegar Positive Outlook
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Market gains expected for Ctrip, Despegar
By Mitra Sorrells | January 17, 2018
China’s Ctrip and Latin America’s Despegar are drawing optimistic outlooks from two financial analysts ahead of the release of their fourth-quarter results.  Read More
Despegar raises $254 million from IPO
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Despegar raises $254 million from IPO
By Bernadette Giacomazzo | December 1, 2017
Latin America-focused online travel agency Despegar will use the proceeds from its recent public listing to fund a long-term growth strategy. Read More