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Can travel become less dependent on Google in a post-pandemic world?
By Mario Gavira | September 1, 2020
Travel marketers may want to use this time to reinvent their strategies to avoid falling once again under the iron grip of Google.  Read More
Opinion | Online
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Abysmal April pulls Expedia Group down to record lows in second quarter
By Mitra Sorrells | July 30, 2020
Expedia Group saw an uptick in business in May and June and now a leveling off in July. Read More
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Short-term rentals and misalignment of the marketplace
Short-term rentals and misalignment of the marketplace
By Jared Alster - Wildebeest | July 29, 2020
The distribution landscape for short-term vacation rentals is dominated by marketplaces. However, the pandemic has revealed some weak points and misalignment of incentives within the traditional... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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No transactions, no problem: why this travel veteran is optimistic about a startup launched on eve of COVID-19
By Mitra Sorrells | July 21, 2020
Aeronology founder Russell Carstensen is banking on his deep understanding of the industry and the longevity of travel agents to lead his company to success. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: New Reality With... Peter Kern of Expedia Group
VIDEO: New Reality With... Peter Kern of Expedia Group
By PhocusWire | July 17, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Peter Kern, CEO and vice chairman at Expedia Group, one of the world's largest online travel companies. Read More
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Expedia signals private accommodation could be the recovery leader
Expedia signals private accommodation could be the recovery leader
By Kevin May | July 7, 2020
In an unscheduled financial filing yesterday, Expedia Group says its Vrbo brand is the largest contributor to gradually improving booking behavior. Read More
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VIDEO: New Reality With... Jamie Wong and Erik Blachford of Narrative Fund
VIDEO: New Reality With... Jamie Wong and Erik Blachford of Narrative Fund
By PhocusWire | July 3, 2020
The next guests on the New Reality With... series are Jamie Wong and Erik Blachford, partners at Narrative Fund, a U.S.-based early stage investment fund in consumer technology companies. Read More
News | Startups
VIDEO: Where the next great travel company will emerge
VIDEO: Where the next great travel company will emerge
By Kevin May | June 29, 2020
An individual iPhone 10 in 2020 contains more computing power than every computer in 1986 on the planet - that's a fact that is often hard to get your head around. Read More
News | Technology
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Experts say buyer beware when it comes to Expedia partner recovery program
By Mitra Sorrells | June 4, 2020
Hospitality revenue experts weigh in on pros and cons of Expedia Group's new partner recovery program. Read More
News | Distribution
Like it or not, the fate of your hotel is in the hands of OTAs
Like it or not, the fate of your hotel is in the hands of OTAs
By Dori Stein - Fornova | June 3, 2020
Here’s why OTAs will provide a key source of near-term bookings and what hoteliers can do to ensure they’re capitalizing on the right opportunities. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Expedia Group pledges $275M to coronavirus recovery, gives lodging partners “free” marketing
Expedia Group pledges $275M to coronavirus recovery, gives lodging partners “free” marketing
By Jill Menze | May 28, 2020
Expedia Group is dedicating more than a quarter of a billion dollars to help its lodging partners, destinations and the travel industry rebound from the impact of the coronavirus. Read More
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Expedia Group sees "great things ahead" and vows less reliance on Google
Expedia Group sees "great things ahead" and vows less reliance on Google
By Jill Menze | May 20, 2020
Despite the coronavirus' impact on business, Expedia Group believes it's well-positioned to bounce back and steer away from Google. Read More
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Google takes initial hit from scaling back of travel search ads
Google takes initial hit from scaling back of travel search ads
By Kevin May | April 29, 2020
The search giant's parent Alphabet recorded its first quarter results of 2020 with a revenue increase of 13% year-over-year to $41.2 billion. Read More
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Expedia Group names Peter Kern as new CEO, lands $3B financing package
Expedia Group names Peter Kern as new CEO, lands $3B financing package
By Mitra Sorrells | April 23, 2020
The announcement today from chairman and senior executive Barry Diller also includes a new CFO and $3.2 billion in new capital - $2 billion coming as debt financing and $1.2 billion an equity investment... Read More
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Should hotels consider resuming Google Ads and other search campaigns?
Should hotels consider resuming Google Ads and other search campaigns?
By Pau Siquier - Mirai  | April 21, 2020
After the brutal shock to the travel industry due to the coronavirus crisis, the vast majority of hotels stopped or questioned all their investments in online marketing, mainly Google Ads and... Read More
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