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expedia-explore-2019Removing friction from travel is Expedia's "Everest" goal
Expedia Group is seeking to connect customers partners more intelligently as part of a bid to make it... Read More
News | Distribution
iseatz-kenneth-purcellIn the green room at Phocuswright with... Kenneth Purcell
In a series of interviews with executives participating at the event in Florida in November,... Read More
Interview | Technology
vrbo-lish-kennedy-cmoBrand Business - Lish Kennedy of Vrbo
Lish Kennedy joined Vrbo as vice president of global brand marketing in August after three years at... Read More
Interview | Online
Growing confidence through empowerment: What women need to advance in travelGrowing confidence through empowerment: What women need to advance in travel
Men are 70% more likely to hold executive positions over women - but what's holding women back? The... Read More
Opinion | Online
travelfish q&aQ&A: Travelfish's Stuart McDonald on the OYO and Instagram problems plaguing Southeast Asia
The Travelfish co-founder gets candid on why OYO's model is flawed, Google needs to relent and... Read More
News | Online
tripadvisor sponsored placements direct bookingTripAdvisor helps hoteliers boost direct bookings through new Sponsored Placements feature
TripAdvisor is introducing a direct-booking feature to its Sponsored Placements product for... Read More
News | Online
Q&A: Agoda CMO on how it tackles Southeast AsiaQ&A: Agoda CMO on how it tackles Southeast Asia
Agoda chief marketing officer Ittai Chorev discusses how the platform tries to deliver on what... Read More
News | Online
touring bird adds googleGoogle to shut Touring Bird app, tours and activities added to core travel portfolio
Touring Bird has flown the coop from Google’s Area 120 internal incubator to the search giant’s core... Read More
News | Online
phocuswright conference 2019 traci mercerIn the green room at Phocuswright with... Traci Mercer
In a series of interviews with executives participating at the event in Florida in November,... Read More
Interview | Technology
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Refundit pockets $9.8M for its digital VAT refund service
November 15, 2019
Refundit pockets $9.8M for its digital VAT refund service
Amadeus Ventures led the round, with participation also coming from Portugal Ventures and a... Read More
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November 14, 2019
Hopper acquires GDX Travel, advancing NDC capacity and geographic growth
The deal gives Hopper direct access to more than 25 regional and low-cost carriers in Latin America... Read More
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November 14, 2019
Skyscanner pivots from original model, becomes marketplace with bookings
The U.K.-based company is at pains to point out that it is not "becoming an online travel agency" -... Read More