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Travel & Transport acquired by CTM for $200M
Travel & Transport acquired by CTM for $200M
By Kevin May | September 29, 2020
The acquisition, which includes Radius Travel, is being touted as a move to create one of the world's... Read More
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Booking.com pursues domestic growth, downplays "connected trip" strategy
Booking.com pursues domestic growth, downplays "connected trip" strategy
By Mitra Sorrells | September 29, 2020
The online travel agency is updating its products, payment methods and marketing strategies to better... Read More
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Domio co-founders resign following Airbnb review
Domio co-founders resign following Airbnb review
By Donna M. Airoldi - BTN | September 29, 2020
Airbnb will reinstate Domio's listings on the platform following the resignation of co-founders CEO... Read More
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GetYourGuide claims it invested in the future to save the present
By Linda Fox | September 28, 2020
While many companies will have spent the past six months somewhere between firefighting or going into... Read More
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Debut pitch decks from Uber and Airbnb - everyone started somewhere
Debut pitch decks from Uber and Airbnb - everyone started somewhere
By Kevin May | September 28, 2020
Like all startups, Airbnb and Uber had to persuade partners and investors to support their ideas with... Read More
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Trip.com Group eyeing full recovery in China
By Linda Fox | September 25, 2020
Announcing Q2 2020 results, Trip.com Group is seeing recovery in the domestic China market across... Read More
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How travel marketers can reboot and find their audiences
How travel marketers can reboot and find their audiences
By Mike Skladony - Semcasting | September 25, 2020
In order to figure out who’s in the market to travel at this moment and where they’re likely to go,... Read More
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Airbnb makes big changes to its cancellation policy, eliminating certain guest protections
By Mitra Sorrells | September 24, 2020
The new policy, developed with input from hosts, eliminates many personal situations such as illness... Read More
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Klook launches Klook Live interactive mobile content tool
By Kevin May | September 24, 2020
Klook Live works by pushing a livestream of content to users on a mobile device, giving them the... Read More
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How I Got Here, episode 43 - Varun Khona of Headout
How I Got Here, episode 43 - Varun Khona of Headout
By PhocusWire | September 24, 2020
The Headout story is a classic startup tale involving hard times in New York City and an appearance on... Read More
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March 26, 2019
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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
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