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Amazon may not be able to resist the lure of online travel
Amazon may not be able to resist the lure of online travel
By Kevin May | May 14, 2019
The e-commerce giant’s widely anticipated but as yet unseen move into the industry could give it a baseline $600 million profit on an annual basis. Read More
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In the green room at Phocuswright Europe with... Cyril Ranque
By PhocusWire | May 9, 2019
In a series of interviews with executives participating at the event in Amsterdam in May, PhocusWire finds out what makes them tick... Read More
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Why Europe is a microcosm of wider trends in online travel
Why Europe is a microcosm of wider trends in online travel
By PhocusWire | May 7, 2019
Three broad trends illustrate the prowess of the region in the current online travel scene - but, equally, demonstrate how fragile the growth of the sector can be when one particular brand or market... Read More
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Latin America part 1 overview
Latin America, part 1: Mobile, social drive travel forward despite lingering challenges
By Mitra Sorrells | May 6, 2019
For the first piece in our series on Latin America, we explore some of the region's characteristics impacting the travel industry. Read More
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Expedia Q1 earnings 2019
Q1 growth slows for vacation rentals as Expedia Group realigns business for long-term
By Mitra Sorrells | May 2, 2019
Expedia Group bookings were up 8% in the first quarter of 2019, but only 5% in its vacation rental businesses, now consolidated under the Vrbo brand. Read More
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Trivago seeks new audiences through marketing after solid start to 2019
Trivago seeks new audiences through marketing after solid start to 2019
By Linda Fox | May 2, 2019
Trivago plans to diversify its advertising as it seeks to attract a younger generation to the hotel metasearch engine. Read More
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Hotel cancelation rate at 40% as online travel agencies push free change policy
Hotel cancelation rate at 40% as online travel agencies push free change policy
By Kevin May | April 23, 2019
Key findings from a major study carried out by D-Edge, the Accor-owned hotel technology group that includes the AvailPro and FastBooking platforms. Read More
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How Expedia is using deep learning to improve the hotel booking process
By Linda Fox | April 12, 2019
Expedia Partner Solutions is using deep learning models to improve the hotel booking process for partners and - ultimately - the end consumer. Read More
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Expedia Group reviews price more important than brand
Guest reviews, room price more valuable than brand name in hotel selection
By Mitra Sorrells | April 9, 2019
According to Expedia Group, room price and guest reviews and ratings are more important than brand when consumers shop hotels. Read More
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Millennials: Have kids, will travel
Millennials: Have kids, will travel
By Monya Mandich - Expedia Group Media Solutions.  | April 1, 2019
Generation Alpha is increasingly taking over the headlines from Millennials and Generation Z and marketers are rushing to understand the implications of this generation in travel. Read More
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As Amadeus embarks on cloud journey, Expedia keeps it real
By Linda Fox | March 28, 2019
Amadeus has begun migrating services to the cloud beginning with its Master Pricer shopping technology. Read More
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HomeAway commits to future of VRBO with rebrand and new features
HomeAway commits to future of VRBO with rebrand and new features
By Kevin May | March 27, 2019
Expedia Group is "doubling down on what made the business successful", HomeAway president John Kim says, almost 25 years on from the service's launch in the U.S. Read More
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Ground innovation, part 4: Getting onboard the rail (r)evolution
Ground innovation, part 4: Getting onboard the rail (r)evolution
By Linda Fox | March 25, 2019
In the final part of our series on ground transportation, we look at the development of rail technology and distribution. Read More
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Online travel agency giants spent $10.6B on marketing in 2018 (but look closer)
Online travel agency giants spent $10.6B on marketing in 2018 (but look closer)
By Kevin May | March 14, 2019
The $10 billion-plus level of combined marketing between the pair masks a dramatic slowing down of activity compared to previous annual increases. Read More
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Expedia Partner Solutions builds partner program for tech companies
By Linda Fox | February 21, 2019
Expedia Partner Solutions says it wants to establish a closer relationship via its certified technology partner program. Read More
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