Expedia Group


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Cost, convenience increasing as considerations for air travel, ahead of health and hygiene
By Mitra Sorrells | May 12, 2021
A report from Expedia Group Media Solutions points to a shift in Q1 2021 in topics searched for when booking air travel. Read More
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Expedia Group bets on brand marketing as it prepares for travel rebound
Expedia Group bets on brand marketing as it prepares for travel rebound
By Jill Menze | May 6, 2021
In its Q1 2021 earnings call, Expedia Group said it's focusing on brand marketing to differentiate its offerings and capitalize on returning travel demand. Read More
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Expedia sells Egencia to American Express Global Business Travel
Expedia sells Egencia to American Express Global Business Travel
By Kevin May | May 4, 2021
Expedia Group will become a shareholder in Amex GBT, and part of the agreement will see the pair enter a long-term strategic partnership. Read More
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Trivago sees referral revenue jump more than 60% in March
By Mitra Sorrells | May 3, 2021
Trivago's total revenue in the first quarter of this year was €38.2 million – a 73% drop compared to the first quarter of 2020. Read More
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Sounding Off: A big deal for some is not a big deal for all
Sounding Off: A big deal for some is not a big deal for all
By PhocusWire | April 23, 2021
Annoying as it might be for smaller players, the likes of Expedia Group and the mega-brands in the market arguably have the resources to embark on major projects in tandem with other developments. Read More
Interview | Online
How the pandemic is reshaping hotel distribution strategies and onboarding
How the pandemic is reshaping hotel distribution strategies and onboarding
By Mitra Sorrells | April 22, 2021
Updated tech tools and new strategies are surfacing as distribution partners prepare for travel to resume. Read More
News | Distribution
Expedia unveils rebrand in major push to capture travel demand
Expedia unveils rebrand in major push to capture travel demand
By Jill Menze | April 19, 2021
Expedia is debuting a new look and product offerings on its quest to become consumers’ "ultimate travel companion." Read More
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Vrbo puts new emphasis on helping its best hosts
Vrbo puts new emphasis on helping its best hosts
By Kevin May | April 13, 2021
To qualify as a Premier Host, owners must have a 90% or higher acceptance rate of guests, have cancelled on guests on less than 5% of occasions and have higher than a 4.3 rating from guests. Read More
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How I Got Here, episode 59 - Rolf Schromgens of Trivago
How I Got Here, episode 59 - Rolf Schromgens of Trivago
By PhocusWire | April 8, 2021
Rolf Schromgens was broke and scarred from the experience of a previous startup when he finally sat down with his co-founders and created Trivago, as he explains to Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May of... Read More
Interview | Online
Sounding Off: Airbnb isn't a community - it's a business
Sounding Off: Airbnb isn't a community - it's a business
By PhocusWire | April 2, 2021
The real test of the company comes from hereon with its quarterly figures, strategic initiatives that boost them and destroying the competition. Read More
Interview | Online
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Expedia launches virtual agent for advisors and travelers
By Jamie Biesiada - Travel Weekly | April 2, 2021
Advisors who are members of the Expedia Travel Agent Affiliate Program can use the virtual agent to cancel bookings or check the status of refunds. Read More
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Vrbo targets Airbnb “Superhosts” as rental competition heats up
By Jill Menze | April 1, 2021
Vrbo is offering experienced short-term rental hosts increased visibility through its new Fast Start program. Read More
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VIDEO: How one airline is rethinking every element of customer loyalty
VIDEO: How one airline is rethinking every element of customer loyalty
By PhocusWire | March 26, 2021
AirAsia has shifted its loyalty strategy from providing passenger services to being a one-stop-shop for passengers to earn credit for tickets and numerous other consumer goods. Read More
News | Online
How travel brands are using Apple's App Clip to drive engagement, touchless experiences
How travel brands are using Apple's App Clip to drive engagement, touchless experiences
By Jill Menze | March 16, 2021
Brands including KKday, Caesars Entertainment and Expedia Group have developed App Clip solutions to provide a frictionless experience for travelers while increasing customer engagement. Read More
News | Technology
Zero travel is the career opportunity travel managers have been waiting for
Zero travel is the career opportunity travel managers have been waiting for
By Tristan Smith - Egencia | March 15, 2021
Virtual meetings are suddenly the default option. Now travel managers must drive a more strategic conversation about the purpose of travel. Read More
Opinion | Online
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