Booking Holdings


Booking acquires FareHarbor
Booking Holdings buys FareHarbor in push for share of tours and activities
By Mitra Sorrells | April 19, 2018
Booking Holdings has agreed to acquire FareHarbor, a Denver-based software company focused on tours and activities.   Read More
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Amazon's options for disrupting online travel: try or buy
Amazon's options for disrupting online travel: try or buy
By Max Starkov - HEBS Digital | April 11, 2018
Will it or won't it - the subject of Amazon’s potential to disrupt the travel industry is back in vogue once more. Read More
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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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Booking.com wants to "win" private accommodation but won't mimic Airbnb
Booking.com wants to "win" private accommodation but won't mimic Airbnb
By Kevin May | March 7, 2018
What a difference a few weeks can make - Airbnb was once a big threat to hotels, yet now all the attention is on its emergence as a competitor to online travel agencies. Read More
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Booking Holdings earnings full year 2017 1
Booking Holdings reveals $12.7B revenue, goes lukewarm on Airbnb threat
By Mitra Sorrells | February 28, 2018
Booking Holdings – the new name for what was Priceline Group – showed significant growth across all sectors in 2017, with most key metrics up around 20%. Read More
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Airbnb exec takes key role at Booking.com
Airbnb exec takes key role at Booking.com
By Kevin May | February 26, 2018
Booking.com will take an apparent fight it now faces with Airbnb head-on after hiring one of the private accommodation sharing giant's high profile figures. Read More
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Priceline Group now Booking Holdings 2
Priceline Group changes name to Booking Holdings
By Mitra Sorrells | February 21, 2018
The Priceline Group will now be known as Booking Holdings.   Read More
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Expedia splashed out record $5.3 billion on marketing in 2017
Expedia splashed out record $5.3 billion on marketing in 2017
By Kevin May | February 12, 2018
Expedia Inc spent a record $5.3 billion on marketing in 2017 - a figure that continues to trouble investors amid its full year financial results. Read More
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QOTW: Something about being big and getting bigger
QOTW: Something about being big and getting bigger
By PhocusWire | January 19, 2018
Quote from Glenn Fogel, CEO of the Priceline Group. Read More
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As online travel matures in the West, what does the next chapter look like?
As online travel matures in the West, what does the next chapter look like?
By Kei Shibata - Venture Republic | January 18, 2018
As the global online travel market reaches a turning point, what lies in store for all players, from global to local? Read More
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Ctrip Despegar Positive Outlook
Market gains expected for Ctrip, Despegar
By Mitra Sorrells | January 17, 2018
China’s Ctrip and Latin America’s Despegar are drawing optimistic outlooks from two financial analysts ahead of the release of their fourth-quarter results.  Read More
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Video: Wildest dreams didn't predict success of Booking.com
Video: Wildest dreams didn't predict success of Booking.com
By Kevin May | January 16, 2018
Depending on who you ask, Booking.com is either the finest example of an online travel success story or a giant of the industry that hotels love to hate. Read More
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QOTW: Something about blockchain and doomed travel giants
QOTW: Something about blockchain and doomed travel giants
By PhocusWire | January 12, 2018
Quote from Maksim Izmaylov, CEO of Winding Tree. Read More
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Investigation: Hotels and online agencies battle on three fronts (Part Two)
Investigation: Hotels and online agencies battle on three fronts (Part Two)
By Robert Cole - RockCheetah | January 8, 2018
Logically, hotel reward program members have always booked a disproportionate amount of business. Read More
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Investigation: Hotels and online agencies battle on three fronts (Part One)
Investigation: Hotels and online agencies battle on three fronts (Part One)
By Robert Cole - RockCheetah | January 5, 2018
Don’t be fooled, despite the occasionally cordial "partnering" rhetoric between the major hotel brands and OTAs, this is an existential battle. Read More
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