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A new record? Two million room nights booked online in a single day... in one country
A new record? Two million room nights booked online in a single day... in one country
By Kevin May | January 9, 2019
Meituan-Dianping is claiming a record of sorts this week. The company, which sells good and services Amazon-style in China alongside hotels and other travel products, says it offloaded more than two... Read More
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Marriott and Expedia's battle over commissions could trigger industry-wide overhaul
Marriott and Expedia's battle over commissions could trigger industry-wide overhaul
By Linda Fox | January 8, 2019
Expedia and Marriott are said to be near agreement on fee negotiations, other large hotel players are likely to follow suit. Read More
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Online marketplaces gaining momentum in tours booking race
By Linda Fox | January 4, 2019
Tour and activity bookings through online marketplaces increased in 2018 compared to 2017. Read More
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11 uncomfortable truths about hotel revenue management
11 uncomfortable truths about hotel revenue management
By Vivek Bhogaraju - Expedia Group | January 3, 2019
Hotel revenue management (RM) is not new and has been around for 30+ years, yet only 3% of hotels globally use revenue management technology today. Read More
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Q&A: Melissa Maher on Expedia Group's push for diversity and inclusion
By Siew Hoon Yeoh - WebInTravel | January 2, 2019
Melissa Maher, senior vice president at Expedia Group, is responsible for the “Leading 4 Change” program, which includes driving diversity and inclusion at the global travel company. Here, she talks... Read More
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Fallacies and travel: Making sense out of 2018
By Simone Puorto | December 28, 2018
A look at the four most important trends of the year worth saluting. Read More
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The Gen Z and Millennial mindset: capturing the attention of these young and fast-growing generations
The Gen Z and Millennial mindset: capturing the attention of these young and fast-growing generations
By Lisa Lindberg - Expedia Group Media Solutions | December 17, 2018
Today’s younger generations are redefining the rules of engagement and asserting their role in purchasing decisions—for themselves, and their families—and travel is no exception. Read More
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Who holds the best hand in the battle for tours, activities and experiences?
Who holds the best hand in the battle for tours, activities and experiences?
By Joost Schreve - KimKim | December 13, 2018
Four of the biggest players - TripAdvisor, Airbnb, Booking.com and Expedia - are approaching the tours, activities and experiences category from angles that leverage their respective strengths. Here's... Read More
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2018 review 2019 preview voice technology
A review of 2018, a preview for what's next: Voice technology
By Mitra Sorrells | December 12, 2018
To provide a look ahead on this topic, Say It Now CEO Charlie Cadbury offers his take on the top five developments in voice technology he expects to see in 2019. Read More
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QOTW: Something about simply pressing a button
QOTW: Something about simply pressing a button
By Kevin May | December 7, 2018
Quote from Clayton Reid, CEO at MMGY Global, in an article on PhocusWire this week. Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! How to Engage and Convert Gen Z and Millennials
WEBINAR REPLAY! How to Engage and Convert Gen Z and Millennials
By PhocusWire | November 28, 2018
Today’s younger generations are redefining the rules of engagement and asserting their role in purchasing decisions—for both themselves, and their families—and travel is no exception. Read More
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VIDEO: Expedia Group on being relevant and still trying to win
VIDEO: Expedia Group on being relevant and still trying to win
By Kevin May | November 27, 2018
At some point, Mark Okerstrom will no longer be the figure who stepped into the breach at Expedia Group when his old boss and mentor Dara Khosrowshahi left to run Uber. Read More
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BidRoom checks in with €15M round under new leadership
BidRoom checks in with €15M round under new leadership
By Kevin May | November 22, 2018
Dutch startup BidRoom has raised €15 million in investment, as it looks to accelerate development of its members-only hotel booking service. Read More
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An honest view from the sharp end of tours and activities
An honest view from the sharp end of tours and activities
By Kevin May | November 2, 2018
There's been a huge amount of attention on tours and activities during 2018 - perhaps more than any other sector in the industry. Read More
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It's the end of the hotel metasearch model as we know it
It's the end of the hotel metasearch model as we know it
By Max Starkov - HEBS Digital | October 30, 2018
The very promise to compare rates on hundreds of sites for the same hotel is what makes hotel metasearch inherently flawed. Read More
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