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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
News | Online
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
VIDEO: Booking Holdings' Glenn Fogel on being a different brand and concerns over capital
VIDEO: Booking Holdings' Glenn Fogel on being a different brand and concerns over capital
By Kevin May | December 17, 2019
In an interview in the PhocusWire Studio, Fogel discusses the "connected trip" strategy, the influx of bad investment capital and sustainability. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Amazon may inspire a new world for travel sales
VIDEO: Amazon may inspire a new world for travel sales
By Kevin May | December 16, 2019
Intent's Richard Harris explains the options ahead and the problems brands, intermediaries and the platforms might face in a new ecosystem for securing travel sales Read More
News | Online
Sounding Off: Startups and established brands have hidden motivations
Sounding Off: Startups and established brands have hidden motivations
By PhocusWire | December 13, 2019
By welcoming innovation from the outside, companies not only get a different way of thinking but often an important non-travel perspective that questions why things have always been done that way. Read More
Interview | Online
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VIDEO: Kayak CEO Steve Hafner on new “Premium” badge, cross-brand loyalty and why it's a startup
By Mitra Sorrells | December 9, 2019
Kayak has made several updates in the past year, including the launch of "Kayak Premium" on Thursday. Read More
News | Online
Sounding Off: Google will have the lunch of tours and activities as well
Sounding Off: Google will have the lunch of tours and activities as well
By PhocusWire | November 29, 2019
It is only a question of time before Google seeks to build out an ecosystem in tours and activities that mirrors its efforts in hotels and flights. Read More
Interview | Online
VIDEO: Booking Holdings' Glenn Fogel on platforms, search and check-in issues
VIDEO: Booking Holdings' Glenn Fogel on platforms, search and check-in issues
By Kevin May | November 22, 2019
Following a lengthy outburst about his check-in experience at a hotel, Glenn Fogel also had plenty to cover about what the company is trying to do. Read More
News | Online
WATCH: A visual history of digital travel company revenues
WATCH: A visual history of digital travel company revenues
By Steven Lerner | November 22, 2019
PhocusWire documented the entire history of quarterly total revenues since the first digital brands IPOed in the mid-1990s. Read More
News | Online
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
News | Online
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
News | Technology
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