Booking Holdings


Booking Holdings survives SEO headwinds, reports financial growth
Booking Holdings survives SEO headwinds, reports financial growth
By Steven Lerner | November 8, 2019
Gross bookings increased 4% year-over-year to $25.3 billion, while net income soared 10% to $2 billion.   Read More
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Booking Holdings invests in corporate travel tech provider Serko
Booking Holdings invests in corporate travel tech provider Serko
By Steven Lerner | October 25, 2019
Booking Holdings is investing NZ$17.5 million ($16.4 million) in New Zealand-based travel and expense technology company Serko. Read More
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Q&A: Agoda CMO on how it tackles Southeast Asia
Q&A: Agoda CMO on how it tackles Southeast Asia
By Jill Menze | October 23, 2019
Agoda chief marketing officer Ittai Chorev discusses how the platform tries to deliver on what customers want, how new features like Mix and Save have played out, its partnership with Grab and more. Read More
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Booking.com pledges semi-neutral role in private accommodation distribution
Booking.com pledges semi-neutral role in private accommodation distribution
By Kevin May | October 22, 2019
The online travel agency plans to create a service called "Partner Up" - a mechanism to allow private owners to connect with property management companies so that they can receive help with their... Read More
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Agoda CEO on moving beyond accommodation and forging unorthodox partnerships
Agoda CEO on moving beyond accommodation and forging unorthodox partnerships
By Corinne Wan - WebInTravel  | October 21, 2019
The OTA says it is focusing on finding the “best inventory” for its customers, operating with the “best tech” and fending off the intense competition in Asia armed with the “best weapons." Read More
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Southeast Asia, part 3: Homegrown travel brands know consumers best but struggle to educate market
Southeast Asia, part 3: Homegrown travel brands know consumers best but struggle to educate market
By Jill Menze | October 21, 2019
For the third piece in our series on Southeast Asia, we look at the distribution landscape in the area and how both B2C and B2B local players are competing for their slice of the pie. Read More
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The Phocuswright Conference 2019 preview - Hospitality in a perfect storm
The Phocuswright Conference 2019 preview - Hospitality in a perfect storm
By PhocusWire | October 18, 2019
Anyone - hotels, private accommodation, system providers - who thought the hospitality sector was immune from fundamental change should think again. Read More
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Steve Hafner
In a series of interviews with executives participating in the event in Florida in November, PhocusWire finds out what makes them tick. Read More
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Kayak, Wanderu expand transportation offerings through new partnership
Kayak, Wanderu expand transportation offerings through new partnership
By Jill Menze | October 16, 2019
The partnership will give consumers access to bus, train and flight options across both platforms. Read More
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Booking.com pilots integrated flight booking service with Etraveli
By Linda Fox | October 15, 2019
Booking.com has partnered with Etraveli to pilot an integrated flight booking service. Read More
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Consolidation to come in technology for tours and activities
Consolidation to come in technology for tours and activities
By Douglas Quinby - Arival  | October 2, 2019
Scores of overlooked companies are laying the essential plumbing to wire up travel’s third-largest and most fragmented sector. Read More
Opinion | Technology
VIDEO: How Booking.com will weave every element of a trip together
VIDEO: How Booking.com will weave every element of a trip together
By Kevin May | September 12, 2019
Details of exactly how the giant will achieve its ambition to connect hotel guests with activities and transportation, plus a myriad of other travel-related services, are becoming clearer now. Read More
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Four online travel agency myths to stop believing now
Four online travel agency myths to stop believing now
By Peter O’Connor - Essec Business School  | August 8, 2019
OTAs suffer from some image problems amongst many hoteliers, often due to misconceptions or misinformation about how they work. So, let's bust some myths. Read More
Opinion | Online
Booking Holdings q2 2019 earnings
Booking Holdings integrates brands, develops payment capabilities in quest for “connected trip”
By Mitra Sorrells | August 7, 2019
Booking Holdings reports positive financial results as it works toward what CEO Glenn Fogel called the "connected trip." Read More
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Suppliers, beware: A threat lurks in tours and activities distribution
Suppliers, beware: A threat lurks in tours and activities distribution
By Tao Tao - GetYourGuide  | August 1, 2019
There is a growing threat to the future of tours and activities: the loss of independence in reservation systems, thanks to acquisitions by TripAdvisor and Booking Holdings. At GetYourGuide, we don’t... Read More
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