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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
News | Online
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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
News | Distribution
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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
News | Online
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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
News | Online
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
News | Online
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
Interview | Online
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
News | Online
As travel giants circle, understanding the economics in tours and activities is vital
As travel giants circle, understanding the economics in tours and activities is vital
By Olan O'Sullivan - TrekkSoft  | March 3, 2020
In the past 24 months, the tours and activities sector has moved from, to borrow a Cinderella analogy, the cinders to the palace, where its untapped potential has moved into the sights of major travel... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Booking Holdings reports positive 2019, braces for coronavirus impact
Booking Holdings reports positive 2019, braces for coronavirus impact
By Steven Lerner | February 26, 2020
Booking Holdings is expecting a “significant and negative impact” for the first quarter of 2020 due to the COVID-19 coronavirus.   Read More
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Sounding Off: Startups should consider giving something away for the greater good
Sounding Off: Startups should consider giving something away for the greater good
By PhocusWire | February 14, 2020
Peak Kayak and its investment/acquisition policy might seem alien to many startups or growing businesses as we enter the 2020s, but it shouldn't be ruled out for fear of dilution of the potential... Read More
Interview | Startups
How I Got Here, episode 24 - Steve Hafner of Kayak
How I Got Here, episode 24 - Steve Hafner of Kayak
By PhocusWire | February 13, 2020
When the definitive history of online travel is written in the decades to come, Steve Hafner will be remembered for many things - one of which being his part in creating Kayak in 2004. Read More
Interview | Online
How Google Flights is shaking up the travel Industry
How Google Flights is shaking up the travel Industry
By Mario Gavira  | February 12, 2020
Although Google’s recent decision to stop charging for leads to airlines and OTAs in Google Flights might look insignificant to other Big Tech moves in recent decades, it is sending shockwaves across... Read More
Opinion | Online
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Google, Barry Diller, annual marketing spend - what to watch in upcoming online travel earnings
By Steven Lerner | February 3, 2020
Here are six important questions regarding the upcoming earnings for online travel companies.   Read More
News | Online
Booking.com launches CityBook as test app for destination tools and services
Booking.com launches CityBook as test app for destination tools and services
By Kevin May | January 16, 2020
The app, known as CityBook, is a "digital guide" for destinations that will combine content, planning tools such as maps, navigation and experiences. Read More
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How I Got Here, episode 17 - Terry Jones of Travelocity
How I Got Here, episode 17 - Terry Jones of Travelocity
By PhocusWire | December 19, 2019
Few people have been there at the formation of two pioneering brands in online travel. Terry Jones tells his story to Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May from PhocusWire. Read More
Interview | Online
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