Private Accommodation


Secret Escapes unlocks new investment round of £52M
Secret Escapes unlocks new investment round of £52M
By Kevin May | July 19, 2018
Secret Escapes has landed another funding round - the second time in the space of eight months that its secured a $50 million investment. Read More
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Booking.com tests marketplace offering third party technology
Booking.com tests marketplace offering third party technology
By Linda Fox | July 19, 2018
Booking Holdings is piloting a service that offers access to third party technology platforms for its hotel customers. Read More
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Airbnb told to get in line with European consumer law
By Linda Fox | July 17, 2018
Airbnb has been told by the European Commission to clean up its pricing as well as commercial terms. Read More
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Who won the FIFA World Cup? Private Accommodation FC
Who won the FIFA World Cup? Private Accommodation FC
By Kevin May | July 16, 2018
France secured their second FIFA World Cup in two decades last weekend - but victory also came to the private accommodation sector during the tournament. Read More
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Journera, brainchild of Orbitz founder Jeff Katz, secures $9M capital
Journera, brainchild of Orbitz founder Jeff Katz, secures $9M capital
By Linda Fox | July 13, 2018
Journera, the data and analytics platform launched by former Orbitz boss Jeff Katz, has raised Series A funding of $9 million. Read More
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Vacasa launches real estate network to grow supply base
By Jill Menze | July 12, 2018
Already the largest vacation rental management company in the United States, Vacasa is looking to substantially grow its supply by launching a real estate network. Read More
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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
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Airbnb boosts Chinese leadership team with Tao Peng appointment
By Linda Fox | July 10, 2018
Chinese entrepreneur Tao Peng is joining Airbnb to become its president in China. Read More
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Booking.com gets down to Basics, gets rates from other agencies
Booking.com gets down to Basics, gets rates from other agencies
By Kevin May | July 10, 2018
In what could be a significant strategic development, Booking.com is now getting inventory and exclusive prices for hotels from other online travel agencies. Read More
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QOTW: Something about a gap in accommodations
By PhocusWire | July 6, 2018
Quote from Sleepbox, in an article on PhocusWire this week. Read More
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Everything hotels need to know about calculating direct sales
Everything hotels need to know about calculating direct sales
By Cesar Lopez - Mirai | July 3, 2018
Would you go on a diet without knowing or controlling your weight and without using scales? Then why, as a professional, do you want to boost your direct sales without knowing its cost? Read More
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How OYO Rooms redefines living spaces with technology
How OYO Rooms redefines living spaces with technology
By Ritesh Gupta - ChinaTravelNews | July 2, 2018
The blend of technology, leveraging virtually every living space available in a destination, is shaping up new ways of how and where one stays while travelling. Read More
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Quartz (and others) are wrong about tours and activities: Here's why
By Douglas Quinby - Phocuswright | June 22, 2018
In March of this year, Quartz proclaimed that somebody should let Airbnb know that travelers don't like booking tours and activities online. Read More
Opinion | Online
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Travelers losing interest in home-sharing, Google gaining ground as travel resource
By Jill Menze | June 20, 2018
For all the chatter of Airbnb stealing scene time away from hotels, traveler interest in home-sharing seems to be waning. Read More
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Card-not-present fraud is the biggest threat to travel today
Card-not-present fraud is the biggest threat to travel today
By Jim Pratt - WEX | June 19, 2018
Card-not-present (CNP) fraud is of growing threat to travel companies across the globe; action is needed to curb losses and protect consumers and businesses alike. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology