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Airbnb expands remote work partner program
By Mitra Sorrells | May 7, 2021
Airbnb is providing gifts cards for remote workers to stay in one of their properties in communities... Read More
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LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | May 7, 2021
PhocusWire's live blog is charting the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry and the sector's... Read More
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Expedia Group bets on brand marketing as it prepares for travel rebound
Expedia Group bets on brand marketing as it prepares for travel rebound
By Jill Menze | May 6, 2021
In its Q1 2021 earnings call, Expedia Group said it's focusing on brand marketing to differentiate its... Read More
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Tripadvisor reports rising demand in Q1, progress on Plus subscription product
By Mitra Sorrells | May 6, 2021
Tripadvisor says the Plus subscription product will roll out fully in the U.S. in the next few months,... Read More
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How I Got Here, episode 63 - Noah Brodsky of Travel + Leisure
How I Got Here, episode 63 - Noah Brodsky of Travel + Leisure
By PhocusWire | May 6, 2021
The formation of Travel + Leisure Co. in January this year marked an important milestone in the career... Read More
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Booking Holdings sees upward trend in Q1, focuses on buildout of connected trip
By Mitra Sorrells | May 5, 2021
Booking.com’s flight product, a key part of the connected trip, is now available in 18 countries, and... Read More
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Uber minimizes losses, hits gross bookings high in Q1 2021
Uber minimizes losses, hits gross bookings high in Q1 2021
By Jill Menze | May 5, 2021
For Q1 2021, Uber recorded a net loss of $108 million compared to a net loss of $968 million in Q4... Read More
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VIDEO: Capturing the social zeitgeist with Clubhouse for travel
VIDEO: Capturing the social zeitgeist with Clubhouse for travel
By PhocusWire | May 5, 2021
The audio-only meeting and discussion app has only been in the market since March 2020 but has since... Read More
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TripActions buys Reed & Mackay in first-ever acquisition
TripActions buys Reed & Mackay in first-ever acquisition
By Jill Menze | May 5, 2021
The deal follows TripActions’ recent $155 million funding round in January, which signals a sign... Read More
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Lyft sees revenue uptick in Q1 2021, claims profitability by Q3
Lyft sees revenue uptick in Q1 2021, claims profitability by Q3
By Jill Menze | May 4, 2021
Lyft revenue grew 7% quarter-over-quarter from $569.9 million to $609 million as the ride-share... Read More
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Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
March 4, 2019
Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
The cost and effort of maintaining a direct connect to the GDS may have been more than hotels had... Read More
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
March 1, 2019
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
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