Expedia Group


A new record? Two million room nights booked online in a single day... in one country
A new record? Two million room nights booked online in a single day... in one country
By Kevin May | January 9, 2019
Meituan-Dianping is claiming a record of sorts this week. The company, which sells good and services Amazon-style in China alongside hotels and other travel products, says it offloaded more than two... Read More
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Marriott and Expedia's battle over commissions could trigger industry-wide overhaul
Marriott and Expedia's battle over commissions could trigger industry-wide overhaul
By Linda Fox | January 8, 2019
Expedia and Marriott are said to be near agreement on fee negotiations, other large hotel players are likely to follow suit. Read More
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11 uncomfortable truths about hotel revenue management
11 uncomfortable truths about hotel revenue management
By Vivek Bhogaraju - Expedia Group | January 3, 2019
Hotel revenue management (RM) is not new and has been around for 30+ years, yet only 3% of hotels globally use revenue management technology today. Read More
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Q&A: Melissa Maher on Expedia Group's push for diversity and inclusion
By Siew Hoon Yeoh - WebInTravel | January 2, 2019
Melissa Maher, senior vice president at Expedia Group, is responsible for the “Leading 4 Change” program, which includes driving diversity and inclusion at the global travel company. Here, she talks... Read More
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Fallacies and travel: Making sense out of 2018
By Simone Puorto | December 28, 2018
A look at the four most important trends of the year worth saluting. Read More
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The Gen Z and Millennial mindset: capturing the attention of these young and fast-growing generations
The Gen Z and Millennial mindset: capturing the attention of these young and fast-growing generations
By Lisa Lindberg - Expedia Group Media Solutions | December 17, 2018
Today’s younger generations are redefining the rules of engagement and asserting their role in purchasing decisions—for themselves, and their families—and travel is no exception. Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! How to Engage and Convert Gen Z and Millennials
WEBINAR REPLAY! How to Engage and Convert Gen Z and Millennials
By PhocusWire | November 28, 2018
Today’s younger generations are redefining the rules of engagement and asserting their role in purchasing decisions—for both themselves, and their families—and travel is no exception. Read More
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VIDEO: Expedia Group on being relevant and still trying to win
VIDEO: Expedia Group on being relevant and still trying to win
By Kevin May | November 27, 2018
At some point, Mark Okerstrom will no longer be the figure who stepped into the breach at Expedia Group when his old boss and mentor Dara Khosrowshahi left to run Uber. Read More
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Activities and experiences, not deals, drive Generation Z
By Linda Fox | November 20, 2018
Travel marketers are in for a rethink in order to address the demands of the Generation Z cohort, which is now entering the work (and leisure) space. Read More
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VIDEO: Google talks new ideas, not being creepy and the death of SEO
VIDEO: Google talks new ideas, not being creepy and the death of SEO
By Linda Fox | November 20, 2018
Tensions between Google and online travel companies are ongoing although some are faring between better when it comes to their partnerships. Read More
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Expedia rolls out Guest Insights technology for booking behavior intel
Expedia rolls out Guest Insights technology for booking behavior intel
By Linda Fox | October 30, 2018
Expedia is adding to its services it offers hotels with its Guest Insights technology. Read More
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Expedia Q3 earnings 2018
Expedia records another positive quarter, double-digit growth in revenue and bookings
By Mitra Sorrells | October 25, 2018
Expedia Group saw its gross booking increased $2.5 billion, or 11% year-over-year, in the third quarter of 2018, fueled by growth in Brand Expedia, HomeAway, Hotels.com and Expedia Partner Solutions.... Read More
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Expedia Group acquires Pillow and ApartmentJet
Expedia Group goes deeper into alternative rentals with acquisitions of Pillow and ApartmentJet
By Mitra Sorrells | October 25, 2018
Expedia Group has acquired two software companies that serve the short-term rental market, a move it says will enhance its alternative accommodations marketplace for residents, owners and managers in... Read More
News | Technology
Trivago Q3 earnings 2018
Reduced advertising spend succeeds in returning Trivago to profitability
By Mitra Sorrells | October 24, 2018
After four quarters that CEO Rolf Schrömgens describes as “quite a challenge,” hotel metasearch platform Trivago posted a dramatic turnaround in the third quarter of 2018.  Read More
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Maintaining the power and influence of online travel agencies
By PhocusWire | October 4, 2018
One of the central tenets of the Power Paradox in travel is how some of the biggest brands ever assembled in the industry "have aggregated the content, established the trust and amassed the war chests... Read More
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