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Travel app downloads surpass 2019 numbers, Hopper ranks top booking app
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Travel app downloads surpass 2019 numbers, Hopper ranks top booking app
By Jill Menze | September 27, 2021
According to a report from SensorTower, top travel booking apps exceeded 10.6 million downloads in Q2 2021 – an 81% jump compared to 2019. Read More
Expedia Group brings loyalty programs into a single platform
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Expedia Group brings loyalty programs into a single platform
By Kevin May | September 21, 2021
The company says all brands and products will be in the program, covering flights, hotels, alternative accommodation, car rentals, cruises and activities. Read More
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VIDEO: How the pandemic might impact travel loyalty programs
By Linda Fox | January 5, 2021
Travel loyalty programs will have to add flexible elements to their schemes to keep members with them. Read More
VIDEO: Expedia Group on its recovery agenda and traveler sentiment
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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
VIDEO: New Reality With... Peter Kern of Expedia Group
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VIDEO: New Reality With... Peter Kern of Expedia Group
By PhocusWire | July 17, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Peter Kern, CEO and vice chairman at Expedia Group, one of the world's largest online travel companies. Read More
Expedia signals private accommodation could be the recovery leader
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Expedia signals private accommodation could be the recovery leader
By Kevin May | July 7, 2020
In an unscheduled financial filing yesterday, Expedia Group says its Vrbo brand is the largest contributor to gradually improving booking behavior. Read More
Expedia Group names Peter Kern as new CEO, lands $3B financing package
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Expedia Group names Peter Kern as new CEO, lands $3B financing package
By Mitra Sorrells | April 23, 2020
The announcement today from chairman and senior executive Barry Diller also includes a new CFO and $3.2 billion in new capital - $2 billion coming as debt financing and $1.2 billion an equity investment... Read More
Expedia will refund hotel guests during COVID-19 outbreak regardless of existing booking policy
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Expedia will refund hotel guests during COVID-19 outbreak regardless of existing booking policy
March 23, 2020
The operator of accommodation booking sites including Expedia, Hotels.com, Hotwire and others says it was facing an "unprecedented volume of calls" from travelers asking for help with non-refundable... Read More
Stand out with creative to win with today’s travel consumers
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Stand out with creative to win with today’s travel consumers
By Facebook Business  | February 18, 2020
As machine learning becomes increasingly sophisticated at finding relevant travelers throughout the journey, it’s now more important than ever for advertisers to invest in creative that captures... Read More
How I Got Here, episode 20 - Bob Diener of Hotels.com
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How I Got Here, episode 20 - Bob Diener of Hotels.com
By PhocusWire | January 16, 2020
Long before the online travel agency world took off, Bob Diener was perfecting the merchant model that would become omnipresent in later years. He talks to Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May from... Read More
Lessons to reflect on after Expedia Group board presses the nuclear button
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Lessons to reflect on after Expedia Group board presses the nuclear button
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WebInTravel  | December 6, 2019
Clearly, Mark Okerstrom's "Everest" was deemed one mountain too high by the chairman of the board, Barry Diller - but the ex-CEO was trying his hardest. Read More
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News / Technology
My Method... How Expedia thinks about cloud migration
By Subbu Allamaraju - Expedia Group  | September 3, 2019
Phocuswire asked Subbu Allamaraju, vice president of technology for Expedia Group, to highlight the challenges of the company's move to the cloud. Read More
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Mark Okerstrom on competitor moves, Expedia's strengths and what he's had to "unlearn"
By Siew Hoon Yeoh - WebInTravel  | August 12, 2019
In this wide-ranging interview, the Expedia Group boss opens up about where the travel company fits in an ever-evolving tech landscape. Read More
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Vrbo ticks revenue growth as Expedia Group gets brand "back on track"
By Jill Menze | July 25, 2019
For the quarter ending June 30, revenue for Vrbo was up 17% compared to the second quarter of 2018, while gross bookings were up 2% compared to the same period. Read More
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Influential travel sites for booking not always the big players
By Linda Fox | July 19, 2019
Online travel agents might be spending billions on marketing yet very few make the cut when it comes to sites used to choose a hotel. Read More