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Brian Chesky of Airbnb explains new consumption model, answers critics, takes a bow
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Brian Chesky of Airbnb explains new consumption model, answers critics, takes a bow
By Kevin May | November 16, 2012
Airbnb polarises opinion - on the one hand it's the tech disrupter many want to emulate, growing fast... Read More
Priceline-Kayak deal: Marketing expertise and global footprint at heart of $1.8 billion takeover
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Priceline-Kayak deal: Marketing expertise and global footprint at heart of $1.8 billion takeover
By Evan Konwiser | November 8, 2012
Priceline is acquiring Kayak for $1.8 billion in cash and stock. Yes, read it again. While unexpected,... Read More
Priceline buys Kayak for $1.8 billion
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Priceline buys Kayak for $1.8 billion
By Kevin May | November 8, 2012
In a leftfield move, Priceline has agreed to buy metasearch engine Kayak for $1.8 billion.... Read More
Travelmob, Asia's version of Airbnb, passes Go, collects $1 million, and plots its future
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Travelmob, Asia's version of Airbnb, passes Go, collects $1 million, and plots its future
By Sean O'Neil | October 5, 2012
Travelmob is a peer-to-peer rental site for distinctive lodging in the Asia Pacific region. It's... Read More
GetGoing introduces the surprise element to air ticket bookings
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GetGoing introduces the surprise element to air ticket bookings
By Kevin May | August 20, 2012
Opaque search, blind bookings - models which have found their way in to the travel lexicon in recent... Read More
What happens if the hotel industry finally says RIP to rate parity?
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What happens if the hotel industry finally says RIP to rate parity?
By Viewpoints | July 24, 2012
It looks like the hotel industry's trusty steed, rate parity, is lumbering towards the knackers yard,... Read More
OneFineStay raises $12M, plots move into US and elsewhere
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OneFineStay raises $12M, plots move into US and elsewhere
By Kevin May | June 19, 2012
More significant sums of money heading into the home rental marketplace with news that UK-based... Read More
KDS heralds killer application for business travel
News / Technology
KDS heralds killer application for business travel
By Linda Fox | May 16, 2012
Corporate travel and expense management specialist KDS has hopes of 'mass adoption' for its latest... Read More
DealAngel wants to eradicate deal fatigue for travellers searching for hotels
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DealAngel wants to eradicate deal fatigue for travellers searching for hotels
By Kevin May | April 18, 2012
TLabs Showcase on travel startups featuring US-based DealAngel, a new hotel search engine which... Read More
SilverRail captures $15M funding round, wants to make rail tickets as easy to book as air
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SilverRail captures $15M funding round, wants to make rail tickets as easy to book as air
By Kevin May | March 21, 2012
One of the biggest investment rounds so far in 2012 in travel revealed today with news that SilverRail... Read More
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REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
March 26, 2019
REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
In this white paper, carried out in partnership with PROS, we look at the various stages of airlines... Read More
Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
March 4, 2019
Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
The cost and effort of maintaining a direct connect to the GDS may have been more than hotels had... Read More
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
March 1, 2019
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
A detailed study by RateGain’s data science lab probes into event scenarios to get insights that will... Read More