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Key questions facing Airbnb ahead of its IPO
Key questions facing Airbnb ahead of its IPO
By Pierre Becerril - Transparent | December 3, 2020
By redefining traveler expectations and establishing a new type of lodging, Airbnb built the second-most valuable travel company in the world in just a decade. Now, as public market investors consider... Read More
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Airbnb's IPO registration shows it's ready to join the big leagues
Airbnb's IPO registration shows it's ready to join the big leagues
By Kevin May | November 17, 2020
On the eve of its debut on the public markets, documents filed this week indicate that it is ready move in comfortably alongside the likes of Expedia Group and Booking Holdings. Read More
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Expedia Group Q3 “better than expected,” Vrbo up YoY
By Mitra Sorrells | November 4, 2020
Expedia Group CEO Peter Kern says the company intends to be "more bold" on pushing the Vrbo brand while it also pursues a broad cost-cutting strategy. Read More
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How Airbnb has resisted the pandemic, adapted to new demands
How Airbnb has resisted the pandemic, adapted to new demands
By Kevin May | November 4, 2020
Data shows where Airbnb sits in the wider accommodation ecosystem, as brands attempt to form some basis of recovery. Read More
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Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: It's a period of reckoning for hotels
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: It's a period of reckoning for hotels
By Kevin May | October 27, 2020
The pre-pandemic fierce yet healthy competition between hotels and rentals for the leisure traveler is now more acute than it has ever been. It's going to be a tough ride ahead. Read More
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InPhocus, episode 25 - Vrbo president Jeff Hurst on its 25-year legacy
InPhocus, episode 25 - Vrbo president Jeff Hurst on its 25-year legacy
By Kevin May | October 23, 2020
Jeff Hurst talks about the key moments in the Vrbo story, the impact that the arrival of Airbnb had on the short-term rental marketplace and what the sector might evolve into next.  Read More
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U.S. Justice Department files antitrust lawsuit against Google, travel brands brace for proceedings
By Linda Fox | October 20, 2020
The Justice Department is claiming that Google has abused its dominant position in search and advertising to keep competition down. Read More
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SilverRail Technologies in management buyout from Expedia Group
SilverRail Technologies in management buyout from Expedia Group
By Kevin May | October 19, 2020
The SilverRail business is now wholly owned once again by the management team, and Expedia Group's strategic interest in rail is over, 3.5 years after the original deal. Read More
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Expedia claims OTAs in crucial position for travel industry recovery
Expedia claims OTAs in crucial position for travel industry recovery
By Jill Menze | October 15, 2020
According to new research from Expedia Group, as consumers begin traveling again, online travel agencies will play a key role in driving economic recovery for the industry. Read More
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Skyscanner, Expedia, Hopper on need for transparency in travel retailing
By Mitra Sorrells | October 14, 2020
At an ATPCO virtual event, product managers from the three companies shared how they are adapting to the new needs of customers. Read More
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10 learnings from 10 months of seismic changes in the travel industry
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WebinTravel | October 12, 2020
Travel industry executives give their views on recovery in the travel industry at WebInTravel's TravelZero.0 event. Read More
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VIDEO: Expedia Group on its recovery agenda and traveler sentiment
VIDEO: Expedia Group on its recovery agenda and traveler sentiment
By Kevin May | October 7, 2020
President of Expedia Business Services Ariane Gorin outlines the company's strategy and thought process around bringing travelers and partners back to some sense of normality. Read More
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Expedia, Agoda, Traveloka, Ixigo on opportunities and challenges post-COVID
By Mitra Sorrells | October 2, 2020
The four online travel agencies are finding new ways to serve their primarily domestic audiences and remain relevant while travel volumes are down. Read More
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Thomas Cook attempts a comeback, under new ownership and online-only
Thomas Cook attempts a comeback, under new ownership and online-only
By Kevin May | September 15, 2020
Thomas Cook will be a digital-only operation, operating as ThomasCook.com, with an emphasis on build-your-own packages to popular destinations around Europe. Read More
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How hotels can work alongside Google in the post-pandemic era, part two
How hotels can work alongside Google in the post-pandemic era, part two
By Max Starkov | September 10, 2020
In the second part of this analysis, we look at how hotels can implement a post-crisis Google strategy. Read More
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