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tnoozLIVE@HEDNA: Watch the hackathon teams present live from HomeAway HQ in Austin, Texas
[email protected]: Watch the hackathon teams present live from HomeAway HQ in Austin, Texas
By Nick Vivion | January 26, 2018
tnoozLIVE is making its way down to Austin, Texas to showcase the teams presented as part of the HEDNA hackathon this weekend. The hackathon event is geared towards new tools, services, and projects t Read More
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Sharing economy spurs hotel investment in tech, loyalty programs
Sharing economy spurs hotel investment in tech, loyalty programs
By Mitra Sorrells | January 19, 2018
Competition from Airbnb, HomeAway and other sharing economy businesses that offer alternative accommodations is prompting hotels to beef up their marketing technology and loyalty programs.   Read More
News | Technology
Tech and the transforming vacation rental industry
Tech and the transforming vacation rental industry
By Steve Milo - VTrips | January 17, 2018
The vacation rental industry, a once sleepy and highly fragmented niche segment of travel, is rapidly being transformed from the “mom and pop” operations epitomized by T-shirts and flip-flops to slick... Read More
Opinion | Online
Tripping eyes growth with expanded leadership team
Tripping eyes growth with expanded leadership team
By Mitra Sorrells | January 16, 2018
Vacation rental search site Tripping is initiating an aggressive expansion strategy led by a new executive team. Read More
News | Online
Expedia knows how online travel makes you feel
Expedia knows how online travel makes you feel
By Jamie Biesiada - Travel Weekly | December 29, 2017
On the reflective side of one-way glass sits a test subject in a soundproof room, multiple sensors applied to her face, wearing high-tech glasses that track her eyes' every movement. Read More
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Tech rental ecosystem grows: MyVR lands $6.1M
Tech rental ecosystem grows: MyVR lands $6.1M
By Kevin May | December 6, 2017
MyVR is the latest company to capitalize on the emerging sub-network of services around providing services to private accommodation sellers. Read More
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VIDEO: HomeAway on new eras in technology
By Kevin May | November 29, 2017
One of the most thought provoking talks during The Phocuswright Conference came courtesy of John Kim, president of HomeAway. Read More
News | Technology
OTA big guns on what the future holds for their businesses
OTA big guns on what the future holds for their businesses
By Kerry Medina | November 14, 2017
Wall Street analysts weren’t the only ones to weigh in on Expedia Inc. and Priceline Group’s stock prices during the recent Phocuswright Conference in Fort Lauderdale. Glenn Fogel and Mark Okerstro Read More
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Trivago goes home with HomeAway inventory
Trivago goes home with HomeAway inventory
By Marisa Garcia | November 7, 2017
The vacation rental market is again attracting attention with this week trivago announcing the integration of Expedia’s HomeAway vacation rental inventory into its hotel search platform. Johannes T Read More
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Expedia Inc Q3s home in on HomeAway
Expedia Inc Q3s home in on HomeAway
By Martin Cowen | October 27, 2017
HomeAway has been given an noticeably higher profile in parent company Expedia Inc's latest earnings release, with bosses talking in terms of its "ecommerce transition" adding that it is also "growing Read More
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Airbnb: Friend or foe to the tours and activities industry?
Airbnb: Friend or foe to the tours and activities industry?
By Stephen Joyce | September 13, 2017
Airbnb, alongside other vacation rental services, has been elbowing into the tourism world for years. Until recently, it was seen as a hotel problem. Accommodations were at risk as Airbnb steadily Read More
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HomeAway links up with Rakuten
HomeAway links up with Rakuten
By Martin Cowen | July 7, 2017
Expedia Inc's HomeAway has signed a partnership with ecommerce giant Rakuten as the home rentals sector in Japan bursts into life. HomeAway will start selling inventory from "Rakuten Lifull Stay", Read More
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Startup Pitch: Hostfully puts service in the pocket of private accommodation users
Startup Pitch: Hostfully puts service in the pocket of private accommodation users
By Kevin May | June 20, 2017
Hostfully is another of the brands to emerge in a bid to benefit from the widening ecosystem around private accommodation. The service produces guides for a guest at a property, on behalf of the ho Read More
News | Online
Airbnb claims 40% of listings are now instantly bookable
Airbnb claims 40% of listings are now instantly bookable
By Kevin May | June 14, 2017
Airbnb has taken another step in the direction of its rivals in the vacation rental sector, with what it claims are milestones on booking and technology. For all its popularity and the apparent tec Read More
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HomeAway and Airbnb home in on Japan
HomeAway and Airbnb home in on Japan
By Martin Cowen | June 8, 2017
Japan is emerging as the latest front in the vacation rental/home-sharing battle, with HomeAway and Airbnb taking advantage of an improved regulatory environment. Expedia Inc's HomeAway, which says Read More
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