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Axel Hefer leaves Trivago, former director appointed
By Linda Fox | May 9, 2023
Johannes Thomas, a former chief revenue officer and managing director, takes over the role of CEO and managing director with immediate effect. Read More
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Trivago hampered as advertisers focus on profitability despite travel demand
By Linda Fox | May 3, 2023
The hotel metasearch company said progress was made in each of its goals of increasing value in the product for advertisers and users, boosting the coverage of its directly bookable rates and investing... Read More
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Trivago sees big opportunity in direct hotel booking
By Linda Fox | February 8, 2023
Trivago says that the “value of metasearch has increased” in the current environment as consumers are more interested in comparing offers and searching for savings. Read More
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Expedia Group sees record profitability, revenue in Q3
By Mitra Sorrells | November 3, 2022
 Revenue in the quarter came in at $3.6 billion compared to $2.9 billion in Q3 2021, a 22% increase.   Read More
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Trivago reports solid Q3 despite consumers choosing shorter, cheaper stays
By Kathryn Walson | November 3, 2022
The Germany-based metasearch brand attributes its adjusted EBITDA growth to cost discipline, increased marketing efficiency and recovering travel demand. Read More
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Travel signals cautious optimism despite economic instability
By Linda Fox | August 24, 2022
The travel industry remains positive despite investor warnings, rising inflation and a looming recession. Read More
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Trivago touts strong second quarter but prepares for slowdown ahead
By Kathryn Walson | August 9, 2022
In the three months ended June 30, total revenue at Trivago rose by €49.3 million, or 52%, compared to the same period in 2021. Read More
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Digital regulation gets go-ahead in Europe
By Linda Fox | July 28, 2022
Travel companies see a more level playing field and innovation coming out of the European Commission's Digital Markets Act. Read More
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Hopper, Trivago and Etraveli on innovating from the middle
By PhocusWire | July 27, 2022
At Phocuswright Europe, the travel intermediaries discussed innovation strategies, mergers and acquisitions and economic challenges. Read More
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Phocuswright Europe 2022: How intermediaries are mastering the middle
By PhocusWire | June 3, 2022
A panel at Phocuswright Europe will discuss the opportunities and challenges for intermediaries in Europe. Read More
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Trivago reports Q1 profit of €21M but excludes recent €30M fine
By Mitra Sorrells | May 2, 2022
On April 22, the Australian Federal Court ordered Trivago to pay a €30.2 million penalty for making misleading claims about hotel room rates online and in television advertising. Read More
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Trivago eyes growth through tech innovation and broadening products
By Linda Fox | February 9, 2022
The metasearch giant sees travel demand coming back in the spring and expects a less volatile recovery during 2022. Read More
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VIDEO: Skyscanner, Trivago CEOs on the future of metasearch
By PhocusWire | December 21, 2021
Skyscanner CEO John Mangelaars and Trivago CEO Axel Hefer spoke at The Phocuswright Conference 2021 about the challenges and opportunities for travel metasearch. Read More
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Expedia Group nearly matches 2019 profit levels in Q3 2021
By Mitra Sorrells | November 4, 2021
Expedia Group says recovery in Q3 2021 was led by leisure and domestic travel, coming in particular from Vrbo.   Read More
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Trivago eyes Spring for return of normal travel
By Linda Fox | November 1, 2021
The company has seen gains in net income, total revenue and EBITDA as a result of a recovery in referral revenue and qualified referrals in Europe and the Americas. Read More