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Metasearch part 2 meta-book
The metasearch model, part 2: The transition to meta-book
By Mitra Sorrells | October 15, 2018
In the early days of metasearch, roughly the first decade of the 21st century, the model was strictly one of price comparison and referral.    Read More
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Ctrip Q2 2018
Ctrip posts across-the-board gains, huge Skyscanner revenue in Q2
By Mitra Sorrells | September 5, 2018
Ctrip posted gains in all of its major categories in the second quarter of 2018, with total revenue of $1.1 billion, a 13% increase over the same period in 2017 and a 9% increase from the three months... Read More
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Surveying the travel startup landscape, part 4: Exit strategy
Surveying the travel startup landscape, part 4: Exit strategy
By Mitra Sorrells | August 28, 2018
For the final piece in our month-long series on startups, we gathered learnings from three companies that have been purchased in recent years. Read More
News | Startups
Startups part 1 investors' perspective
Surveying the travel startup landscape, part 1: The investors’ perspective
By Mitra Sorrells | August 7, 2018
This month we're digging into the topic of startups, aiming to understand the challenges and opportunities from the perspective of various players in the field, beginning with insights from venture... Read More
News | Startups
Under-30 traveler survey
What under-30 travelers want when researching, booking and experiencing trips
By Mitra Sorrells | August 2, 2018
Younger travelers – those under 30 years old – represented 23% of all international arrivals in 2017, creating a market valued at more than $280 billion.  Read More
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In The Big Chair - Jane Sun of Ctrip
In The Big Chair - Jane Sun of Ctrip
By Jill Menze | July 17, 2018
Jane Sun joined Ctrip in 2005 and took the reins as CEO in 2016. As Ctrip grows globally, Sun sees opportunities in tours and activities for Chinese travelers and hopes to see international business... Read More
Interview | Online
QOTW: Something about embracing the mess
QOTW: Something about embracing the mess
By PhocusWire | July 13, 2018
Quote from James Ferguson, senior design manager at Skyscanner, in an article on PhocusWire this week. Read More
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Customer experience part 1 digital design
Reimagining customer experience, part 1: digital design
By Mitra Sorrells | July 9, 2018
This month we're exploring the topic of customer experience across the travel space. We begin with a look at how brands are designing their digital interfaces - websites and apps - to create an... Read More
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Yapta targets leisure travelers through Skyscanner, Traxo partnerships
Yapta targets leisure travelers through Skyscanner, Traxo partnerships
By Jill Menze | June 19, 2018
Price-tracking tool Yapta is broadening its offerings for leisure travelers through new partnerships with Skyscanner and Traxo. Read More
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VIDEO: Why Asia is eating the world
VIDEO: Why Asia is eating the world
By PhocusWire | June 1, 2018
A rapid-fire presentation is perhaps the perfect metaphor to outline the fast, jaw-dropping growth and influence of the Asia region. Read More
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Skyscanner new CEO
Skyscanner executive shift: Dove to CEO, Williams heads to chair role
By Mitra Sorrells | May 30, 2018
Skyscanner chief technology officer Bryan Dove is now CEO of the Edinburgh-based company, moving into a role that had been held by co-founder Gareth Williams.   Read More
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wrapup april 20 2018
Delta, Blacklane, BookingKit and more news briefs today...
By PhocusWire | April 20, 2018
Delta launches Farelogix’s calculation engine… BookingKit partners with Vakario… Thai Airways International promotes Blacklane… Cathay Pacific integrates with Skyscanner… RedAwning grows... Read More
Notated News | Technology
Skyscanner train booking in app
Skyscanner adds no-fee train booking feature to app
By Mitra Sorrells | April 4, 2018
Travelers in the United Kingdom can now use Skyscanner’s iOS app to compare and book train tickets.   Read More
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Trip by Skyscanner API
Trip by Skyscanner makes its reviews and content available to partners
By Mitra Sorrells | March 30, 2018
Travel brands looking to offer more personalized content and recommendations to customers have a new resource to help them.   Read More
News | Online
travel influencer marketing report
The state of influencer marketing for travel brands
By Mitra Sorrells | March 29, 2018
Photos, blog posts and other content shared by social media influencers can be an effective way for brands to communicate with consumers – particularly since surveys have found that between one-third to... Read More
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