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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.


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Home is where the growth is as Booking.com invests in brand and tech
By Linda Fox | March 13, 2019
Booking Holdings CEO Glenn Fogel on growth in alternative accommodation and brand awareness.... Read More
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Yatra directors mull over Ebix $336M acquisition bid
Yatra directors mull over Ebix $336M acquisition bid
By Linda Fox | March 12, 2019
India-based online travel agency Yatra will review a proposal from U.S.-based Ebix to acquire the... Read More
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Reality check: Airbnb still has a long way to go after HotelTonight deal
Reality check: Airbnb still has a long way to go after HotelTonight deal
By Max Starkov - HEBS Digital  | March 12, 2019
The hoopla over the Airbnb purchase of HotelTonight needs further analysis, with more challenges than... Read More
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Google and TripAdvisor stand out for tour and activity research
By Linda Fox | March 12, 2019
More than half of travelers (56%) say they used Google and 38% say they used TripAdvisor to help plan... Read More
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Airbnb-HotelTonight - a deal at the right time for both
Airbnb-HotelTonight - a deal at the right time for both
By Kevin May | March 11, 2019
Three experts covering the accommodation sector share their reaction to the deal by Airbnb to buy... Read More
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Google Flights and Hotel search updates
Google enables flight destination search by price
By Mitra Sorrells | March 11, 2019
Google has made updates to its Flights and Hotel search, enabling new filters and options.... Read More
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Awaze is the new name to take European Vacation Rentals group forward
Awaze is the new name to take European Vacation Rentals group forward
By Linda Fox | March 8, 2019
The London-based company was originally formed last year when Wyndham Worldwide sold its European... Read More
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Ending the lip service - 3 steps for achieving gender parity in the travel industry
By Krista Pappas - Lola  | March 8, 2019
Here are three things you and your company can do right now to take actual steps toward a more equal,... Read More
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Airbnb to acquire online travel agency HotelTonight
Airbnb to acquire online travel agency HotelTonight
By Kevin May | March 7, 2019
The deal for the OTA gives it the chance to "accelerate our work to build an end-to-end travel... Read More
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Certify Chrome River merger
Certify, Chrome River merge in $1B transaction
By Mitra Sorrells | March 6, 2019
Business travel management platforms Certify and Chrome River are merging in a transaction valued at... Read More
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REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
March 26, 2019
REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
In this white paper, carried out in partnership with PROS, we look at the various stages of airlines... Read More
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