Metasearch


PhocusWire's in-depth coverage of the metasearch sector, featuring news, analysis, interviews, research and more on the brands and their strategies, executives and positions in the market.

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VIDEO: Tripadvisor slams Google strategy as operating at "expense of everyone else"
By Linda Fox | December 2, 2020
CEO Steve Kaufer pulls no punches when he talks about Google's position in travel at The Phocuswright Conference in November. Read More
News | Online
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How travel companies are innovating in the Middle East and beyond
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WebinTravel | November 30, 2020
MakeMyTrip, Wego, Cleartrip and others discuss how they've shaped their strategy in the Middle East during the pandemic. Read More
News | Online
WEBINAR ALERT! Transforming travel for the new normal
WEBINAR ALERT! Transforming travel for the new normal
By PhocusWire | November 26, 2020
An agile, integrated and empathetic approach across journey touchpoints is critical to instill a sense of confidence within the stakeholder community, both internal and external.  Read More
News | Technology
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Tripadvisor says travel remains top of mind for consumers
By Linda Fox | November 18, 2020
The Tripadvisor "A Year in Travel" research, carried out in partnership with Phocuswright, reveals that between May and September, outdoor activities, nature and parks accounted for 34% of all... Read More
News | Distribution
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Skyscanner launches COVID-19 travel insurance
By Mitra Sorrells | November 13, 2020
In partnership with Cover Genius, Skyscanner customers can purchase medical, trip cancellation and airline insolvency coverage. Read More
News | Online
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Tripadvisor adds warning label to Thailand hotel that jailed guest
By Mitra Sorrells | November 12, 2020
The warning explains that a prior reviewer spent time in a Thai jail due to his negative comments. Read More
News | Online
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: Vaccines, government changes should inspire higher recovery goals
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: Vaccines, government changes should inspire higher recovery goals
By Kevin May | November 10, 2020
If the chaos of 2020 is swiftly put behind us, then the devastating aspects of what has happened this year (huge job losses, brands closed, etc.) will be in vain. Read More
News | Technology
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Tripadvisor sees signs of recovery, reports positive EBITDA in Q3 2020
By Mitra Sorrells | November 5, 2020
Total revenue for the quarter was $151 million and adjusted EBITDA turned positive in Q3 to $15 million. Read More
News | Online
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Trivago says soft demand ongoing, hopes for travel recovery in mid-2021
By Linda Fox | November 3, 2020
Reporting third quarter 2020 results the hotel metasearch company says increases over the summer period were driven by nearby trips to nature spots in “developed Europe.” Read More
News | Online
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: Travelers should finally get the attention they deserve
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: Travelers should finally get the attention they deserve
By Kevin May | November 3, 2020
Brands, industry associations and government have a unique opportunity to do the right thing and put customers in the middle of their strategic prism. Read More
News | Online
Booking.com launches flight search and booking in the U.S.
Booking.com launches flight search and booking in the U.S.
By Kevin May | October 22, 2020
U.S. customers can now search, book and pay for air tickets on Booking.com, a year after flights were introduced in some European countries.  Read More
News | Online
Travel brands eager for a hit on Google might be disappointed
Travel brands eager for a hit on Google might be disappointed
By Robert Cole - RockCheetah and Phocuswright | October 22, 2020
Travel industry expert and analyst Robert Cole dives into the antitrust probe into Google and finds there is little there that will appease concerns in the travel industry. Read More
Opinion | Online
WEBINAR REPLAY! Future-proof your hotel marketing strategy for 2020 and beyond
WEBINAR REPLAY! Future-proof your hotel marketing strategy for 2020 and beyond
By PhocusWire | October 20, 2020
In this webinar we look at how hotel marketers can navigate these changes and plan for the future with robust marketing strategies. Read More
News | Distribution
WATCH: Visualization of digital travel's most brutal financial quarter in history
WATCH: Visualization of digital travel's most brutal financial quarter in history
By PhocusWire | October 6, 2020
The second quarter in the financial calendar was always going to be the one where travel brands would be hit the hardest. Our animated chart explains it all. Read More
News | Online
What are the forces shaping airline distribution in a pandemic world?
What are the forces shaping airline distribution in a pandemic world?
By Mario Gavira | October 1, 2020
Airline distribution was already going through a seismic shift before the crisis broke, yet the pandemic has turned all the underlying market dynamics upside down. Here's how the market unravels. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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