Packaging


On The Beach takes offline chance with £20M Classic Collection deal
On The Beach takes offline chance with £20M Classic Collection deal
By Kevin May | August 16, 2018
Proof that online travel brands are still have an eye on opportunities in the physical world, with On The Beach buying luxury travel brand for travel agents, Classic Collection. Read More
News | Online
Expedia Group pays $60M to buy out AirAsia from AirAsiaGo platform
Expedia Group pays $60M to buy out AirAsia from AirAsiaGo platform
By Kevin May | August 14, 2018
An investment of $60 million has brought to an end a seven-year joint venture between Expedia Group and AirAsia to sell the airline's tickets alongside hotels. Read More
News | Online
Dnata acquires German tour operator Tropo
Dnata acquires German tour operator Tropo
By Mitra Sorrells | August 13, 2018
Dnata, a Dubai-based provider of ground handling, cargo, travel and flight catering services for 300 airline customers in six continents, has acquired German tour operator Tropo. Read More
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Utrip claims new tool brings travel planning closer to Netflix and Amazon models
Utrip claims new tool brings travel planning closer to Netflix and Amazon models
By Linda Fox | July 17, 2018
Utrip, a personalization platform for travel, has been testing a destination discovery experience driven by artificial intelligence. Read More
News | Technology
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In The Big Chair - Dana Dunne of eDreams Odigeo
By Kevin May | July 13, 2018
The former EasyJet and AOL executive is steering the company through a critical time for online travel agencies, with a mixture of frenemy-type partnerships and focus on markets that work. Read More
Interview | Online
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Why it’s time to take a braver approach to travel loyalty
By Ariane Gorin - Expedia Partner Solutions | July 11, 2018
In 2018, many elements of the industry are at some kind of crossroads. Read More
From Our Partners | Online
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Japan’s LINE app is getting into the travel business
By Mitra Sorrells | July 2, 2018
LINE, the most popular communication app in Japan with nearly 200 million active users per month, has created a travel booking site. Read More
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eDreams Odigeo hits record revenue milestone
By Kevin May | June 27, 2018
European travel group eDreams Odigeo has reached €500 million in annual revenue for the first time in its history, crediting growth in mobile as a significant factor. Read More
News | Online
Cleartrip buys FlyIn in record Middle East deal as online travel arena heats up
Cleartrip buys FlyIn in record Middle East deal as online travel arena heats up
By Kevin May | June 21, 2018
A corporate roll-up has emerged in the Middle East as Saudi Arabia's largest online travel agency FlyIn becomes part of Cleartrip. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Bedbanks can provide and thrive in a fragmented market
VIDEO: Bedbanks can provide and thrive in a fragmented market
By PhocusWire | June 19, 2018
To say Hotelbeds Group has been through a fairly productive few years would be a bit of an understatement. Read More
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VIDEO: How to succeed in Europe's online travel agency landscape
VIDEO: How to succeed in Europe's online travel agency landscape
By PhocusWire | June 8, 2018
Europe's online travel agencies are not just about the two names that appear to capture the lion's share of attention: Expedia and Booking.com. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: The future of travel packaging
VIDEO: The future of travel packaging
By PhocusWire | June 5, 2018
Packaging, especially in Europe, has been shifting away from its traditional model for the best part of two decades - essentially since travel embraced the web. Read More
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Europe Travel Battleground 2018: MeetingPackage
Europe Travel Battleground 2018: MeetingPackage
By PhocusWire | May 30, 2018
Joonas Ahola, CEO and founder of MeetingPackage, pitches the business at Phocuswright Europe 2018, then takes questions from PhocusWire. Read More
Interview | Online
Low-cost carrier apps benefiting from diverse ancillary offerings
Low-cost carrier apps benefiting from diverse ancillary offerings
By Jill Menze | May 2, 2018
As travelers grow accustomed to individualized offerings - paying for things like insurance, baggage and seat and meal selection separately - airlines stand to gain by unbundling services. Read More
News | Technology
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MGM Resorts taps Expedia to grow package bookings in Vegas
By Jill Menze | April 30, 2018
To boost customer acquisition at its properties in Las Vegas, MGM Resorts International is operating its package booking platform using Expedia Powered Technology. Read More
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