Booking Holdings


Booking.com wins brand name trademark case
Booking.com wins brand name trademark case
By Kevin May | July 1, 2020
The travel giant had been refused a trademark of its flagship brand by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, which claimed the term was "generic for the services at issue and is therefore... Read More
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Should national tourism portals be part of travel's recovery plan?
By Linda Fox | June 8, 2020
Many attempts to provide national tourism portals have fallen short in the past, some still believe they can succeed. Read More
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Booking Holdings Q1 gross bookings plummet 51%, total revenue down 19%
Booking Holdings Q1 gross bookings plummet 51%, total revenue down 19%
By Mitra Sorrells | May 7, 2020
Booking Holdings CEO Glenn Fogel says it will take "years - not quarters" for the travel industry to recover, as the company saw its gross bookings drop more than 50% in the first quarter of 2020. Read More
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InPhocus, episode 9 - Stuck in the middle with you
By PhocusWire | May 7, 2020
We discuss how brands that sit between consumers and suppliers have been dealt with a number of issues relating to cash flow and appeasing their commercial partners during the coronavirus outbreak. Read More
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Google takes initial hit from scaling back of travel search ads
Google takes initial hit from scaling back of travel search ads
By Kevin May | April 29, 2020
The search giant's parent Alphabet recorded its first quarter results of 2020 with a revenue increase of 13% year-over-year to $41.2 billion. Read More
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How does a decimated activities sector find a route to recovery, part 1
By Peter Syme - 1000 Mile Journeys  | April 23, 2020
The coronavirus crisis is affecting all aspects of the tours and activities sector - but some more than others. Read More
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Booking.com, Properly pilot cleaning program for short-term rentals
Booking.com, Properly pilot cleaning program for short-term rentals
By Jill Menze | April 21, 2020
The pilot is designed to help improve the cleaning scores of properties that do not meet Booking.com’s minimum cleanliness threshold. Read More
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Booking Holdings moves to support financial position into 2021 with capital-raising program
Booking Holdings moves to support financial position into 2021 with capital-raising program
By Linda Fox | April 9, 2020
Booking Holdings updates the market on the impact of the coronavirus on the business. Read More
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Tracking declines in online travel web traffic as restrictions hit across the globe
By Linda Fox | April 6, 2020
SimilarWeb has marked a "pivot point" in website traffic to online travel companies when consumer and business behavior changed and traffic declined sharply. Read More
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Investors on travel survivors, pent-up demand and bailouts
By Linda Fox | April 2, 2020
Seeking Alpha asked some of its marketplace authors to comment on the outlook for travel stocks, the likelihood of travel returning to pre-coronavirus levels and the segments that might come... Read More
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Could addiction to debt come back to haunt some online travel companies?
By Steven Lerner | March 25, 2020
If revenue drops due to COVID-19, past debt will make it more challenging for online travel companies to survive economic obstacles. Read More
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Calm before the coronavirus storm - recap of latest online travel earnings
By Steven Lerner | March 23, 2020
We've updated PhocusWire's visual history of online travel company revenues to include the most recent quarter. Read More
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Online travel stocks have fallen 38% in 2020 (mainly due to the coronavirus)
Online travel stocks have fallen 38% in 2020 (mainly due to the coronavirus)
By Steven Lerner | March 13, 2020
Most of the value has been decimated due to the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, with bookings declining and analysts anticipating a long-term impact.  Read More
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Sounding Off: Coronavirus could trigger the travel marketing overhaul many want
Sounding Off: Coronavirus could trigger the travel marketing overhaul many want
By PhocusWire | March 6, 2020
Many companies in the industry have wanted a shift away from relying heavily on Google for customer acquisition. They may finally get their wish. Read More
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Expedia Group, Booking Holdings spent more than $11B on marketing (mostly to Google) in 2019
Expedia Group, Booking Holdings spent more than $11B on marketing (mostly to Google) in 2019
By Steven Lerner | March 6, 2020
One company grew its marketing spend in 2019 and the other company essentially remained flat.   Read More
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