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Lessons to reflect on after Expedia Group board presses the nuclear button
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
Opinion | Online
VIDEO: Personalization, the importance of data and privacy in travel
VIDEO: Personalization, the importance of data and privacy in travel
By Linda Fox | December 6, 2019
Developments in, as well as the challenges of, personalization in travel were up for discussion during an executive roundtable at the Phocuswright Conference 2019. Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: Questo - Summit pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Questo - Summit pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | December 6, 2019
Gamified walking tours can be played any time by solving clues in order to discover cities and stories. Read More
Interview | Startups
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Expedia Group fallout: Life after Mark Okerstrom
By Steven Lerner | December 5, 2019
Industry analysts react to the sudden departures of Expedia Group CEO Mark Okerstrom and CFO Alan Pickerill. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Sift - Launch pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Sift - Launch pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | December 5, 2019
Dynamic Friction can assist efforts to reduce longstanding problems like false positives and growing problems like account takeovers. Read More
Interview | Technology
VIDEO: Gamitee - Summit pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Gamitee - Summit pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | December 5, 2019
This social solution for travel sites converts 5x better than the site baseline, translating to an increase of 10% in overall online sales. Read More
Interview | Startups
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Expedia Group CEO Mark Okerstrom out amid board disagreement over strategy
By Mitra Sorrells | December 4, 2019
Expedia Group CEO Mark Okerstrom and CFO Alan Pickerill have resigned effective immediately, chairman Barry Diller announced today. Read More
News | Online
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Amazon expands travel offerings in India with RedBus partnership
By Mitra Sorrells | December 4, 2019
Amazon in India is adding bus ticketing through a partnership with RedBus. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Nezasa - Launch pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Nezasa - Launch pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | December 4, 2019
Incremental selling of personalized trips: from static to live itineraries. Read More
Interview | Technology
WEBINAR REPLAY! Rate integrity: Are bedbanks the problem or solution?
WEBINAR REPLAY! Rate integrity: Are bedbanks the problem or solution?
By PhocusWire | December 3, 2019
Many hoteliers welcomed Amoma’s collapse, but some OTAs are still selling opaque rates intended for other channels such as tour operators. Read More
News | Distribution
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VIDEO: Expedia Group on Vrbo growth, search challenges and workplace diversity
By Linda Fox | December 3, 2019
During an interview at the Phocuswright Conference in Florida last month, Okerstrom discusses developments for the business and the recent "headwinds." Read More
News | Distribution
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Kayak partners with Trip.com Group to offer car rentals in Asia Pacific
By Mitra Sorrells | December 3, 2019
Trip.com car rentals are now available on the Kayak platform in Asia Pacific. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Mystifly - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Mystifly - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | December 3, 2019
This disruptive travel product - C2 - enables OTAs and travel intermediaries to redefine their customer experience. Read More
Interview | Online
VIDEO: Flymya - Summit pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Flymya - Summit pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | December 3, 2019
How do you run an OTA in Myanmar? Flymya knows and understands the challenges of operating in a unique economy. Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: Setoo - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Setoo - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | November 29, 2019
Empowering e-businesses to turn insurance into products consumers love. Read More
Interview | Startups