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Amazon's options for disrupting online travel: try or buy
Amazon's options for disrupting online travel: try or buy
By Max Starkov - HEBS Digital | April 11, 2018
Will it or won't it - the subject of Amazon’s potential to disrupt the travel industry is back in vogue once more. Read More
Opinion | Online
EAN Points Loyalty Program report 2
Experiences and products - not financial rewards - drive customer loyalty for travel brands
By Mitra Sorrells | April 10, 2018
The key to long-term loyalty for travel brands comes from creating memorable experiences based on superior products and personalized service.   Read More
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Eye tracking Palace Resorts Expedia Group Media Solutions2
How this marketing campaign uses eye tracking technology to gauge traveler interest
By Mitra Sorrells | April 5, 2018
All-inclusive luxury brand Palace Resorts wants its guests to experience a worry-free vacation “without lifting a finger,” and now it is using eye tracking technology to translate that concept to a new... Read More
News | Technology
Expedia Air France-KLM agreement
Expedia Group can sell Air France-KLM flights without surcharge
By Mitra Sorrells | April 4, 2018
Air France-KLM has agreed to waive surcharges for leisure and corporate customers that book through Expedia Group brands Expedia, Ebookers and Egencia. Read More
News | Distribution
travel influencer marketing report
The state of influencer marketing for travel brands
By Mitra Sorrells | March 29, 2018
Photos, blog posts and other content shared by social media influencers can be an effective way for brands to communicate with consumers – particularly since surveys have found that between one-third to... Read More
News | Online
Expedia Inc gets a modest corporate refresh... is now Expedia Group
Expedia Inc gets a modest corporate refresh... is now Expedia Group
By Kevin May | March 26, 2018
Another week, another corporate rebranding exercise - this time it's the turn of Expedia Inc. Read More
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egencia bleisure trends report
Bleisure travelers on the rise, though many concerned with optics
By Jill Menze | March 22, 2018
Business travelers are increasingly looking to tack on leisure portions to their work trips, but many are concerned with how it comes across to their employers. Read More
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Expedia data breach affects 880,000 Orbitz customers, extends to Travelocity Partner Network
Expedia data breach affects 880,000 Orbitz customers, extends to Travelocity Partner Network
By Jill Menze | March 20, 2018
Expedia Inc has disclosed evidence of a security breach that impacted approximately 880,000 Orbitz customers as well as Travelocity Partner Network. Read More
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Expedia claims it brings a "premium" customer to hotels
Expedia claims it brings a "premium" customer to hotels
By Kevin May | March 14, 2018
With battles on multiple fronts, it appears, Expedia Inc has come out with a different tactic to keep its hotel partners happy: its customers have greater overall value. Read More
News | Online
Older travelers rely on OTAs, Gen Z looks to mobile for trip inspiration
Older travelers rely on OTAs, Gen Z looks to mobile for trip inspiration
By Jill Menze | February 20, 2018
Online travel agencies are the planning and booking tool of choice for older generations of European travelers, while younger consumers are increasingly turning toward smartphones before and during... Read More
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Expedia splashed out record $5.3 billion on marketing in 2017
Expedia splashed out record $5.3 billion on marketing in 2017
By Kevin May | February 12, 2018
Expedia Inc spent a record $5.3 billion on marketing in 2017 - a figure that continues to trouble investors amid its full year financial results. Read More
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Trivago ends first year on public markets with 37% revenue jump
Trivago ends first year on public markets with 37% revenue jump
By Mitra Sorrells | February 7, 2018
Hotel metasearch platform Trivago says increased awareness of the brand and strategic TV advertising have helped push annual revenue above €1 billion in 2017 – the first time the Germany-based company... Read More
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expedia tours attractions business
Expedia plots new push on attractions without "same old playbook"
By Jill Menze | January 29, 2018
“We’re at a precipice for change,” Expedia Local Expert vice president Jen O’Twomney observes about the current state of the tours and attractions market. Read More
News | Online
What’s driving decision-making for U.S. and Canadian travelers
What’s driving decision-making for U.S. and Canadian travelers
By Mitra Sorrells | January 24, 2018
Another point for Google when it comes to travel planning, with travelers across North America citing search engines as their top source of inspiration, according to a new survey from Expedia Media... Read More
News | Online
Hotel tech in 2018: Tools and technologies to remove friction and deliver value
Hotel tech in 2018: Tools and technologies to remove friction and deliver value
By Arthur Chapin - Expedia | January 18, 2018
Simply keeping up with the expectations of tech-savvy consumers is no longer an option. Exceeding those expectations is imperative and an opportunity for hotels to focus on what truly matters to... Read More
News | Technology