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Trivago sees revenue slump 70% in 2020, bets on local travel to fuel recovery
Trivago sees revenue slump 70% in 2020, bets on local travel to fuel recovery
By Jill Menze | February 9, 2021
Although revenue for Trivago dropped 70% for the full year and nearly 80% for the fourth quarter of 2020, the company believes it's at a turning point in the pandemic. Read More
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Expedia opens up discount rates to COVID-hit travel agency partners
Expedia opens up discount rates to COVID-hit travel agency partners
By Kevin May | February 3, 2021
The company's affiliate program, which has around 10,000 agency partners, will be opened up so that exclusive rates for hotel and air ticket packages are available for all. Read More
News | Distribution
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Hotel direct channels gained share of bookings in 2020
By Mitra Sorrells | February 2, 2021
A new report from SiteMinder details the top booking revenue sources in markets around the world. Read More
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Chinese travelers more positive about travel in 2021 than regional neighbors
By Linda Fox | February 1, 2021
Domestic searches led in December 2020 in many APAC countries with the exception of Singapore, according to Expedia's research. Read More
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How travel app usage paints another picture of travel's fate in 2020
By Linda Fox | January 28, 2021
Travel apps went quiet as the pandemic hit but there were some notable exceptions such as Airbnb and Vrbo. Read More
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How travel marketers adjust to the ups and downs of COVID-19
By Mitra Sorrells | January 27, 2021
As coronavirus rates and lockdown measures shift, travel advertising strategies have centered on careful messaging through digital platforms. Read More
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Four trends that could define the future of sightseeing and experiences
By Alex Bainbridge - Autoura | January 21, 2021
What were the key moments in 2020 in tours and activities, beyond the complete destruction of our collective livelihoods caused by COVID? Read More
Opinion | Technology
Once upon a time, a cruise ship left the harbor... 366 days in the life of the travel industry
Once upon a time, a cruise ship left the harbor... 366 days in the life of the travel industry
By Mitra Sorrells / Linda Fox | January 20, 2021
As we mark the one-year milestone of COVID's first impact on the travel industry, we review how key sectors have fared and what is one the horizon. Read More
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AirAsia calls itself an "OTA challenger" amid big digital travel ambitions
AirAsia calls itself an "OTA challenger" amid big digital travel ambitions
By Linda Fox | January 15, 2021
AirAsia.com is drawing on its 75 million customer base, loyalty program and joining the data dots to build its OTA. Read More
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Trivago acquires getaway online travel agency Weekend.com
Trivago acquires getaway online travel agency Weekend.com
By Kevin May | January 14, 2021
It is the first acquisition for Trivago since it bought TripBuddy, an AI-led personalization engine, in May 2018. Read More
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Four trends that will shape business travel in 2021
Four trends that will shape business travel in 2021
By Alex Kaluzny - Egencia | December 30, 2020
For C-suites and travel managers, acknowledging and adapting to these trends will be an essential part of building traveler confidence and reintroducing in-person meetings. Read More
Opinion | Online
VIDEO: Peter Kern on how COVID gave Expedia Group “courage”
VIDEO: Peter Kern on how COVID gave Expedia Group “courage”
By Jill Menze | December 29, 2020
Speaking at his first Phocuswright Conference since assuming leadership of Expedia Group, Peter Kern discussed the company's multi-brand strategy, Google and more. Read More
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The most popular articles on PhocusWire in 2020
The most popular articles on PhocusWire in 2020
By Kevin May | December 22, 2020
A year to forget - but a year in which the editorial team produced some of its best work since PhocusWire launched in November 2017. Read More
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Expedia scales back strategy on activities
Expedia scales back strategy on activities
By Kevin May | December 21, 2020
The company confirmed that its in-person operations in Hawaii and Orlando - two key markets to push tours, activities and attractions to visitors - will be closed. Read More
News | Online
Sounding Off: Battle of the "best" in online travel is just getting started
Sounding Off: Battle of the "best" in online travel is just getting started
By PhocusWire | December 11, 2020
Let's not, for a moment, dampen the mood that has started creeping into the psyche of leaders in the online travel market in recent weeks. Read More
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