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Key questions facing Airbnb ahead of its IPO
Key questions facing Airbnb ahead of its IPO
By Pierre Becerril - Transparent | December 3, 2020
By redefining traveler expectations and establishing a new type of lodging, Airbnb built the second-most valuable travel company in the world in just a decade. Now, as public market investors consider... Read More
Opinion | Online
Airbnb's IPO registration shows it's ready to join the big leagues
Airbnb's IPO registration shows it's ready to join the big leagues
By Kevin May | November 17, 2020
On the eve of its debut on the public markets, documents filed this week indicate that it is ready move in comfortably alongside the likes of Expedia Group and Booking Holdings. Read More
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Travel companies ask European regulators to enforce Google dominance decision
November 16, 2020
In a letter to the commissioner for competition, 130 companies and 28 industry organizations, across numerous sectors, ask the Commission to enforce its 2017 abuse of dominance decision. Read More
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Expedia Group Q3 “better than expected,” Vrbo up YoY
By Mitra Sorrells | November 4, 2020
Expedia Group CEO Peter Kern says the company intends to be "more bold" on pushing the Vrbo brand while it also pursues a broad cost-cutting strategy. Read More
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How Airbnb has resisted the pandemic, adapted to new demands
How Airbnb has resisted the pandemic, adapted to new demands
By Kevin May | November 4, 2020
Data shows where Airbnb sits in the wider accommodation ecosystem, as brands attempt to form some basis of recovery. Read More
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InPhocus, episode 25 - Vrbo president Jeff Hurst on its 25-year legacy
InPhocus, episode 25 - Vrbo president Jeff Hurst on its 25-year legacy
By Kevin May | October 23, 2020
Jeff Hurst talks about the key moments in the Vrbo story, the impact that the arrival of Airbnb had on the short-term rental marketplace and what the sector might evolve into next.  Read More
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SilverRail Technologies in management buyout from Expedia Group
SilverRail Technologies in management buyout from Expedia Group
By Kevin May | October 19, 2020
The SilverRail business is now wholly owned once again by the management team, and Expedia Group's strategic interest in rail is over, 3.5 years after the original deal. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Expedia Group on its recovery agenda and traveler sentiment
VIDEO: Expedia Group on its recovery agenda and traveler sentiment
By Kevin May | October 7, 2020
President of Expedia Business Services Ariane Gorin outlines the company's strategy and thought process around bringing travelers and partners back to some sense of normality. Read More
News | Online
Holidu raises new €5M investment, backed by a former Booking.com boss
Holidu raises new €5M investment, backed by a former Booking.com boss
By Kevin May | September 21, 2020
Booking.com's former CEO, Kees Koolen, has put forward €4 million of his own money into the top-up round, alongside other, unnamed investors. Read More
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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
News | Online
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
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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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