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The web and its connection to travel is now over two decades old, yet it continues to evolve at a pace that is enough to keep the major players in the industry on alert and inspire new business to make a move.

The internet is no longer just about websites  - and the last disruptive force: mobile  - but the addition of new digital marketing techniques, cutting-edge user interfaces, and functionality that brings brands and consumers closer than ever before.


Ctrip ticks $4.5B annual revenue level for the first time
Ctrip ticks $4.5B annual revenue level for the first time
By Kevin May | March 5, 2019
Ctrip cited "robust growth momentum" in its international business during 2018, but despite... Read More
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AirAsia launches venture capital fund to grow startup base in Southeast Asia
AirAsia launches venture capital fund to grow startup base in Southeast Asia
By Jill Menze | March 5, 2019
The low-cost carrier’s venture arm, RedBeat Ventures, is establishing the VC fund - dubbed RedBeat... Read More
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Withlocals walks away with €8M to support peer-to-peer experiences service
Withlocals walks away with €8M to support peer-to-peer experiences service
By Kevin May | March 5, 2019
The Series B round was led by Keen Venture Partners and also saw participation from previous backer... Read More
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TripAdvisor opens hotel Sponsored Placements
TripAdvisor expands Sponsored Placements for hotels, adds new features
By Mitra Sorrells | March 5, 2019
TripAdvisor's Sponsored Placements for accommodations are now available to any property that provides... Read More
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thefork buys restorando
TripAdvisor-owned TheFork buys Restorando, expands in Latin America
By Jill Menze | March 4, 2019
With TheFork's acquisition of Restorando, its network will grow by 3,500 restaurants across eight... Read More
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Q&A: Airbnb China president on growing the business, regulators, targeting millennials
Q&A: Airbnb China president on growing the business, regulators, targeting millennials
By Jill Menze | March 1, 2019
In one of his first interviews since he was appointed president in July, Tao Peng lays out his... Read More
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In The Big Chair - Ethan Lin of Klook
By Kevin May | February 28, 2019
Klook has only been on the scene since 2014 but - with almost $300 million in so far - it has become... Read More
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WeChat 2018 rankings Dragon Trail Interactive
Airlines, cruise lines see big gains in WeChat engagement
By Mitra Sorrells | February 28, 2019
According to a report from Dragon Trail Interactive, the top 10 airlines and cruise lines saw... Read More
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As travel workplaces get more competitive, ladies, it’s time to take your seat at the table
As travel workplaces get more competitive, ladies, it’s time to take your seat at the table
By Erika Moore - Travelport  | February 27, 2019
Too often, women in the workplace deal with gender‐biased judgements and work/life imbalance –... Read More
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HomeToGo widens focus to offer mid-term rentals
By Linda Fox | February 26, 2019
Following a number of acquisitions, HomeToGo is widening its service to offer mid-term rental... 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
A detailed study by RateGain’s data science lab probes into event scenarios to get insights that will... Read More
4 tips to help hoteliers create an effective distribution strategy
February 28, 2019
4 tips to help hoteliers create an effective distribution strategy
Hoteliers who want to gain and hold a competitive edge in today’s fragmented marketplace need to... Read More