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Vrbo and Airbnb unite to crack down on party houses
Vrbo and Airbnb unite to crack down on party houses
By Kevin May | June 11, 2021
The two giants of the short-term rental world have decided to come together to try and address a specific element of the problem, when repeat offenders get delisted on one platform and then materialize... Read More
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Expedia hires Apple, Verizon execs as part of restructuring plan
By Mitra Sorrells | May 24, 2021
Expedia Group is adding top executives from Apple and Verizon as part of an operational restructuring that also includes the departure of three current executives. Read More
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Expedia, Booking.com and Airbnb differ on marketing tactics as recovery begins
Expedia, Booking.com and Airbnb differ on marketing tactics as recovery begins
By Kevin May | May 19, 2021
Three giant brands in online travel are attempting to capture the pent-up demand for trips as lockdowns ease in some markets around the world. Read More
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Expedia Group bets on brand marketing as it prepares for travel rebound
Expedia Group bets on brand marketing as it prepares for travel rebound
By Jill Menze | May 6, 2021
In its Q1 2021 earnings call, Expedia Group said it's focusing on brand marketing to differentiate its offerings and capitalize on returning travel demand. Read More
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Sounding Off: A big deal for some is not a big deal for all
Sounding Off: A big deal for some is not a big deal for all
By PhocusWire | April 23, 2021
Annoying as it might be for smaller players, the likes of Expedia Group and the mega-brands in the market arguably have the resources to embark on major projects in tandem with other developments. Read More
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Expedia unveils rebrand in major push to capture travel demand
Expedia unveils rebrand in major push to capture travel demand
By Jill Menze | April 19, 2021
Expedia is debuting a new look and product offerings on its quest to become consumers’ "ultimate travel companion." Read More
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How travel brands are using Apple's App Clip to drive engagement, touchless experiences
How travel brands are using Apple's App Clip to drive engagement, touchless experiences
By Jill Menze | March 16, 2021
Brands including KKday, Caesars Entertainment and Expedia Group have developed App Clip solutions to provide a frictionless experience for travelers while increasing customer engagement. Read More
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One year on from COVID, Italian hoteliers recognize Booking.com is not the enemy
By Mitra Sorrells | March 12, 2021
Florence hotelier Giancarlo Carniani checks in to explain what has changed - and what remains the same - since last March. Read More
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VIDEO: What Google's overhaul of hotel booking ads really means
VIDEO: What Google's overhaul of hotel booking ads really means
By Kevin May | March 9, 2021
We speak to hotel consultancy and digital marketing specialist Mirai's CEO, Pablo Delgado, to understand what the development means for all players in the hotel marketing ecosystem, including Google's... Read More
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Hotels want to capitalize on the direct trend - but for how long?
By Linda Fox | March 8, 2021
Hotel giants are looking to push their loyalty schemes to continue any advantage in direct bookings built up over the pandemic. Read More
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Expedia Group and Booking Holdings slashed marketing by $6B in 2020 (but Airbnb now makes an entrance)
Expedia Group and Booking Holdings slashed marketing by $6B in 2020 (but Airbnb now makes an entrance)
By Kevin May | March 2, 2021
The body check on marketing spend by the two giants of online travel in 2020 ends a run of gradually slowing increases in prior years. Read More
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Why Expedia Group used a hackathon to spotlight diversity and inclusion
Why Expedia Group used a hackathon to spotlight diversity and inclusion
By Jill Menze | February 19, 2021
Expedia Group employees used data and logic to drive proactive and practical action around diversity and inclusion. Read More
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Expedia Group pulls Vrbo from Google’s vacation rental metasearch product
By Mitra Sorrells | February 11, 2021
Expedia Group's revenue and gross bookings were both down 67% in the fourth quarter of 2020 compared to the same period in 2019. Read More
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Expedia opens up discount rates to COVID-hit travel agency partners
Expedia opens up discount rates to COVID-hit travel agency partners
By Kevin May | February 3, 2021
The company's affiliate program, which has around 10,000 agency partners, will be opened up so that exclusive rates for hotel and air ticket packages are available for all. Read More
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Four trends that could define the future of sightseeing and experiences
By Alex Bainbridge - Autoura | January 21, 2021
What were the key moments in 2020 in tours and activities, beyond the complete destruction of our collective livelihoods caused by COVID? Read More
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