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When will travel agencies deliver the “Connected Trip”?
By Christian Watts - Magpie | March 6, 2023
Will it be Booking.com, Expedia or an AI startup that finally develops an app that helps you from the start of booking a trip until you get home again? Read More
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Expedia looks to Asia Pacific to rebuild business in region
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WebinTravel | February 27, 2023
Increasing loyalty members and app users and doubling down on its B2B will be the key thrusts of Expedia’s strategy in Asia Pacific as it rebuilds in the region after the pandemic. Read More
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How travel pros can embrace new traveler expectations
By Cheryl Miller - Expedia for Business | February 13, 2023
Expedia Group’s Traveler Value Index examines what travelers truly want and how travel professionals can tap into that demand to provide the best end-to-end experience possible.  Read More
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Expedia Group CEO says metrics show strategy is working
By Mitra Sorrells | February 9, 2023
In a call with analysts to discuss the company's Q4 and full year 2022 financial results, CEO Peter Kern says efforts to move all brands to the same front-end tech stack are nearly complete, with Vrbo... Read More
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Tripadvisor, Airbnb, Expedia, Booking.com web traffic bodes well for 2023
By Derek Catron | January 24, 2023
New report from Similarweb suggests visits to the biggest online travel agencies in December increased enough on both a monthly and yearly basis to keep "revenge travel" going into the new year. Read More
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Top global consumer trends and what they mean for travel
By Linda Fox | January 17, 2023
Euromonitor's new report, Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2023, is out today and provides insights travel companies can use to tap into these behaviors. Read More
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What will ChatGPT mean for the travel industry?
By Mitra Sorrells | January 12, 2023
Industry leaders from Booking.com, Expedia Group, Hopper and more weigh in on the topic of what ChatGPT might mean for their internal operations and for travelers. Read More
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Tracking the loyalty strategies of online travel giants
By Mario Gavira | January 11, 2023
While Expedia, Booking.com and Hopper are betting on financial rewards to boost loyalty, Airbnb is focused on driving retention through love. Read More
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Booking.com, Vrbo and Expedia gain ground in U.S. app downloads
By Kathryn Walson | January 6, 2023
Apptopia says Expedia's app downloads nearly doubled year-over-year to 16.6 million and it, along with Vrbo and Booking.com, benefited from slowing growth for Hopper and Airbnb. Read More
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How travel brands are prioritizing mobile app engagement
By Kathryn Walson | December 7, 2022
Companies like Expedia, Booking, Tripadvisor, CWT and more are using their apps to drive loyalty and provide personalization. Read More
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Video: Expedia research uncovers disparities between travelers' desires and industry perceptions
By PhocusWire | December 5, 2022
Expedia for Business senior vice president and chief marketing officer Cheryl Miller shares some of the findings of the latest Traveler Value Index report.   Read More
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Expedia's Kern on changing perceptions of its role in travel
By PhocusWire | November 30, 2022
Expedia Group's Peter Kern discusses the company's recent technology, loyalty and sustainability moves at The Phocuswright Conference 2022. Read More
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Kayak's Hafner on the good and bad in startups, tech and more
By PhocusWire | November 28, 2022
Kayak's Steve Hafner discusses startups, funding highs and lows and economic ups and downs at The Phocuswright Conference 2022. Read More
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How travel companies are advancing the diversity agenda
By Kathryn Walson | November 15, 2022
Diversity advocates share their observations on the state of DEI in the travel industry and where improvements can be made. Read More
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OTAs look to longer-term value for marketing dollars
By Linda Fox | November 10, 2022
Direct relationships, channels and loyalty programs are seen as the way forward as OTAs seek a shift from classic performance channels. Read More