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Booking Holdings sees uptick in Q3 bookings driven by domestic travel
Booking Holdings sees uptick in Q3 bookings driven by domestic travel
By Jill Menze | November 5, 2020
Despite the coronavirus pandemic continuing to “weigh heavily” on Booking Holdings’ financial performance, the online travel giant saw marked improvement in the third quarter of 2020 compared to Q2 of... Read More
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How Airbnb has resisted the pandemic, adapted to new demands
How Airbnb has resisted the pandemic, adapted to new demands
By Kevin May | November 4, 2020
Data shows where Airbnb sits in the wider accommodation ecosystem, as brands attempt to form some basis of recovery. Read More
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Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: It's a period of reckoning for hotels
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: It's a period of reckoning for hotels
By Kevin May | October 27, 2020
The pre-pandemic fierce yet healthy competition between hotels and rentals for the leisure traveler is now more acute than it has ever been. It's going to be a tough ride ahead. Read More
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Booking.com launches flight search and booking in the U.S.
Booking.com launches flight search and booking in the U.S.
By Kevin May | October 22, 2020
U.S. customers can now search, book and pay for air tickets on Booking.com, a year after flights were introduced in some European countries.  Read More
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U.S. Justice Department files antitrust lawsuit against Google, travel brands brace for proceedings
By Linda Fox | October 20, 2020
The Justice Department is claiming that Google has abused its dominant position in search and advertising to keep competition down. Read More
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Booking.com to axe hotel tools on BookingSuite
Booking.com to axe hotel tools on BookingSuite
By Kevin May | October 14, 2020
The OTA is turning off its BookingSuite array of tools and services for accommodation providers. Read More
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Cover Genius raises $12M as COVID accelerates need for insurance tech
By Jill Menze | October 14, 2020
King River Capital led the round, which will help the insurance technology specialist expand its product suite and partner network. Read More
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Booking.com pursues domestic growth, downplays "connected trip" strategy
Booking.com pursues domestic growth, downplays "connected trip" strategy
By Mitra Sorrells | September 29, 2020
The online travel agency is updating its products, payment methods and marketing strategies to better serve domestic travelers. Read More
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VIDEO: Gillian Tans of Booking.com on diversity and leadership in travel
VIDEO: Gillian Tans of Booking.com on diversity and leadership in travel
By PhocusWire | September 23, 2020
The Booking.com chairwoman discusses her career path at the business and the challenges the industry needs to address as it faces up to its responsibility to be inclusive and diverse, both to staff and... Read More
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Booking.com introduces longer-stay rates
Booking.com introduces longer-stay rates
By Christina Jelski - Travel Weekly | September 22, 2020
The move is largely designed to bolster Booking.com's homes and apartments business, which has accounted for a growing share of the brand's bookings mid-pandemic. Read More
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Thomas Cook attempts a comeback, under new ownership and online-only
Thomas Cook attempts a comeback, under new ownership and online-only
By Kevin May | September 15, 2020
Thomas Cook will be a digital-only operation, operating as ThomasCook.com, with an emphasis on build-your-own packages to popular destinations around Europe. Read More
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How hotels can work alongside Google in the post-pandemic era, part two
How hotels can work alongside Google in the post-pandemic era, part two
By Max Starkov | September 10, 2020
In the second part of this analysis, we look at how hotels can implement a post-crisis Google strategy. Read More
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How hotels can work alongside Google in the post-pandemic era, part one
By Max Starkov | September 7, 2020
Despite the COVID-led crisis in the industry, hotel marketers cannot ignore Google in the same manner as they could not have done so over any of the previous 20 years.  Read More
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How diversity in travel can move from ideas on paper to leadership action
By Linda Fox | September 3, 2020
During the Diversity in Leadership panel at Phocuswright Europe, diversity and inclusion experts advised companies on how to create a balanced workforce. Read More
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Can travel become less dependent on Google in a post-pandemic world?
By Mario Gavira | September 1, 2020
Travel marketers may want to use this time to reinvent their strategies to avoid falling once again under the iron grip of Google.  Read More
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