Expedia Group

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News / Startups
Expedia Group launches new startup accelerator
By Jill Menze | September 28, 2022
Called Open World Accelerator, the initiative provides startups and small- and medium-size businesses access to Expedia Group’s technology and resources. Read More
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Opinion / Distribution
The potential of connectivity standards for experiences
By Stephen Joyce - Holibob | September 26, 2022
A new non-profit association, OCTO, wants to enable reservation and ticketing system providers and tour, activity and attraction ticket resellers to connect their systems for more efficient... Read More
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News / Online
Eric Hart departs Expedia Group, Williams-Sonoma exec named CFO
By Mitra Sorrells | September 14, 2022
Hart will be replaced by Julie Whalen, who most recently was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Williams-Sonoma and has been a member of Expedia Group's board of directors. Read More
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News / Online
Expedia Group launches new social impact, sustainability strategy
By Jill Menze | September 7, 2022
Expedia Group's Open World social impact and sustainability strategy addresses the traveler experience, community engagement and environmental impact. Read More
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News / Online
OTAs see marketing efficiency improvement in Q2
By Mitra Sorrells | August 31, 2022
Booking Holdings, Expedia Group and Airbnb all increased their marketing spend in Q2 of this year compared to 2021, but it decreased as a percentage of revenue. Read More
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News / Online
Vacasa appoints ex-Egencia’s Rob Greyber as CEO
By Jill Menze | August 24, 2022
Rob Greyber, who previously served as president of Egencia, replaces current Vacasa chief executive Matt Roberts. Read More
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News / Online
Travel signals cautious optimism despite economic instability
By Linda Fox | August 24, 2022
The travel industry remains positive despite investor warnings, rising inflation and a looming recession. Read More
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News / Online
Expedia Group posts highest ever Q2 revenue and profit
By Mitra Sorrells | August 4, 2022
 Expedia Group revenue in Q2 was $3.2 billion - up 1% compared to Q2 2019 - and adjusted EBITDA came in at $648 million, up 14% versus the second quarter of 2019. Read More
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News / Online
Consumers willing to pay more for inclusive travel choices
By Jill Menze | July 25, 2022
According to a new study, seven in 10 consumers are willing to pay more for a destination, lodging or transportation option that is more inclusive to all types of travelers. Read More
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News / Online
Vrbo outranks other OTAs as most downloaded travel app
By Kathryn Walson | July 14, 2022
Vrbo had 10 million downloads in the first half of 2022 – the same amount it had in all of 2021. Read More
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News / Online
Ariane Gorin on Expedia Group’s reimagined marketplace
By PhocusWire | July 14, 2022
Speaking during Phocuswright Europe, Ariane Gorin says the "sky's the limit" in what's possible with Expedia Group's  technology. Read More
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News / Online
Google, Travalyst and more on travel’s path to sustainability
By PhocusWire | July 12, 2022
Travel leaders from Google, Travalyst, Booking.com and Byway discuss current efforts and future plans related to sustainable travel. Read More
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News / Online
The evolution of digital advertising for travel
By Phocuswright Research | June 17, 2022
The digital advertising space for travel is in the midst of major changes, with bigger disruption around the corner. Read More
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News / Online
Travel advertisers ramp up spend as demand recovers
By Jill Menze | June 9, 2022
According to a new report, travel ad spend in the U.S. has already reached nearly $623 million in 2022. Read More
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News / Technology
AI, CRM and online booking tipped to boost travel recovery
By Linda Fox | May 27, 2022
Travel technology buyers and suppliers list the top five technologies they believe will boost the industry's recovery.  Read More