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Digital experiences platform falling into place as Priceline plans BookingGo
Digital experiences platform falling into place as Priceline plans BookingGo
By Sponsored Content | December 13, 2017
This is an article from China Travel News.This article appears as part of the tnooz sponsored content initiative. ChinaTravelNews has learned that the Priceline Group plans to integrate two of its Read More
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Airbnb's full-service aspirations get another airing
Airbnb's full-service aspirations get another airing
By Martin Cowen | December 5, 2017
Anyone in the travel tech sector tasked with organizing the office Christmas quiz should take a look at CB Insights' freely available Mapping the State of Travel Tech report. You could ask colleagu Read More
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TripActions closes on Series A round, partners with two powerhouses for hotel inventory
TripActions closes on Series A round, partners with two powerhouses for hotel inventory
By Michele McDonald | October 4, 2017
TripActions, which bills itself as a “modern” corporate travel management company, disclosed that it completed a $12.5 million Series A round of funding in April. The sum brings its total amount of Read More
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Flight metasearch -  hard landing into a new business model
Flight metasearch - hard landing into a new business model
By Viewpoints | September 26, 2017
This is a viewpoint from Philippe Der Arslanian, CEO, Answair. Metasearchers are facing a real problem. Google, Kayak, Skyscanner and many others are spending a lot in attracting travellers look Read More
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US lodging association calls out online travel agencies on misleading strategies
US lodging association calls out online travel agencies on misleading strategies
By Marisa Garcia | July 3, 2017
The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) has launched a new Search Smarter consumer awareness campaign aimed to put a halt to what it describes as misleading marketing strategies by online Read More
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Priceline Group goes into BAT
Priceline Group goes into BAT
By Sponsored Content | June 26, 2017
One of the many reasons why Priceline Group has become the biggest  travel business in the world by market capitalization is its mastery of search engine marketing. While some question the wisdom o Read More
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Lawsuit filed against Priceline Group over Momondo deal
Lawsuit filed against Priceline Group over Momondo deal
By Martin Cowen | June 1, 2017
Priceline Group has been accused of "fraud in its absolute purest form," relating to its acquisition of Momondo Group in a lawsuit filed today in Connecticut. A press release has been issued by law Read More
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Zomato steadies the ship
Zomato steadies the ship
By Martin Cowen | April 6, 2017
Zomato, the B2B/B2C food and restaurant tech business, has issued some unaudited numbers for the year to end-March17 showing an increase in revenues and a massive reining in of its cash burn. The b Read More
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Google can rejoice: Priceline Group spent $3.5 billion on PPC in 2016
Google can rejoice: Priceline Group spent $3.5 billion on PPC in 2016
By Kevin May | February 28, 2017
No wonder travel companies find it hard to compete with the Priceline Group - the company splashed out a record $3.5 billion on marketing last year. Google was most likely the primary recipient of Read More
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Priceline Group scores big in 2016 as bookings soar by 23%
Priceline Group scores big in 2016 as bookings soar by 23%
By Kevin May | February 27, 2017
The Priceline Group made $10.7 billion in revenue in 2016 - up from $9.2 billion in 2015 - and has seen a 40% jump in adjusted EBITDA. Agency revenues made up $7.9 billion of the overall pie. Gr Read More
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Winners and losers in the US travel website marketplace
Winners and losers in the US travel website marketplace
By Kevin May | January 18, 2017
Airbnb ended 2016 ahead of Booking.com for the first time in visitor numbers on US travel websites, although Expedia remains ahead of both. Data released by audience tracking service SimilarWeb saw Read More
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Upside raises $50 million as Priceline founder-fronted discount service goes live
Upside raises $50 million as Priceline founder-fronted discount service goes live
By Kevin May | January 16, 2017
Huge investment sum to the tune of $50 million going into Upside - on the day Jay Walker officially unveils the site. The startup (TLabs here from June 2016) has been in beta testing for months but Read More
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Partnerships are the way to fight scale, BTO audience told
Partnerships are the way to fight scale, BTO audience told
By Martin Cowen | December 5, 2016
When execs from Priceline, Booking.com, Expedia and Google take turns to speak at a travel conference, the audience can become blinded (if not terrified) by the numbers bandied about. At last week' Read More
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Priceline Group predicts rise of travel besties - smart tech that understands traveller needs
Priceline Group predicts rise of travel besties - smart tech that understands traveller needs
By Kevin May | November 21, 2016
"Instant Gratification 2.0" is how the Priceline Group is defining how tech will influence travellers as they look for and interact with travel brands. The industry powerhouse behind companies such Read More
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Priceline heralds Booking.com's one million reservations in a single day
Priceline heralds Booking.com's one million reservations in a single day
By Juliana Shallcross | August 4, 2016
The Priceline Group's second-quarter results beat expectations, despite recent terrorist attacks and political instability in Europe, as well as competition from major hotel chains and their direct bo Read More
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