Kayak

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News / Online
Travel brands expand TikTok presence to reach new audiences
By Kathryn Walson | July 21, 2022
Travel providers including Booking.com, Kayak and Carnival Cruise Line outline their TikTok strategies. Read More
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News / Technology
Q&A: Steve Hafner on the development of Kayak for Business
By Linda Fox | May 23, 2022
Kayak's CEO talks launching Kayak for Business in the pandemic, competition and future functionality. Read More
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Opinion / Online
Why do travel providers miss the mark on personalization?
By Cara Whitehill - Unlock Advisors | May 19, 2022
Travel providers have the data and the tools to truly personalize offers - and yet, they don't. Read More
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What is Booking Holdings up to with its big 2021 spending spree?
By Kevin May | December 6, 2021
PhocusWire asked a range of executives and experts for their perspective on what might be motivating the buying spree at Booking Holdings and what it means for their competitors, others and the future. Read More
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News / Startups
Kayak leads $60M Series C for Life House
By Mitra Sorrells | December 2, 2021
Life House and Kayak have been working together since last spring with the opening of Kayak Miami Beach, a hotel managed by Life House. Read More
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VIDEO: Kayak on placing strategic bets during a pandemic
By PhocusWire | December 1, 2021
Like most businesses in travel, Kayak suffered during the pandemic but is now plotting a path to some form of recovery. But CEO and co-founder Steve Hafner feels the worst is behind us. Read More
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News / Distribution
Europe travel drives Booking Holdings' revenue uptick in Q3
By Mitra Sorrells | November 3, 2021
Booking Holdings reports that room nights booked in Q3 2021 increased to 183 million and revenue increased to $4.7 billion – putting it just shy of Q3 2019 revenue of $5 billion.   Read More
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Travel app downloads surpass 2019 numbers, Hopper ranks top booking app
By Jill Menze | September 27, 2021
According to a report from SensorTower, top travel booking apps exceeded 10.6 million downloads in Q2 2021 – an 81% jump compared to 2019. Read More
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Opinion / Online
How Booking.com gained market share while we were in lockdown
By Marta Romero - Mirai | August 9, 2021
Given the current situation, where many channels are still not appearing and we don’t know if they will be activated this season, Booking.com has become the basket where most of a hotel's distribution... Read More
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News / Distribution
Booking Holdings hits $22B in bookings as latest quarter rides recovery
By Mitra Sorrells | August 5, 2021
Room nights booked in the second quarter were 157 million, up from 99 million in the Q1 of this year and a 458% increase from Q2 2020.   Read More
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News / Online
Kayak rolls out full launch, new features for corporate travel solution
By Mitra Sorrells | July 20, 2021
Kayak first announced the free business travel solution in November 2019 and says more than 3,000 companies have signed up to use it in the last three months. Read More
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News / Technology
Kayak partners with Veritas to offer self-collection COVID tests to travelers
By Mitra Sorrells | May 10, 2021
Kayak users can order the kits through a link on the metasearch site that gives them discounted pricing. Read More
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Hipmunk founders launch Flight Penguin to take on Kayak in metasearch
By Jill Menze | April 5, 2021
Founded by Hipmunk's Adam Goldstein and Steve Huffman, Flight Penguin is a Chrome extension that shows "unbiased and uncorrupted" search results. Read More
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Interview / Online
Sounding Off: Brave or foolhardy - a tip of the hat for trying
By PhocusWire | March 12, 2021
 There will be some who consider it a brand extension too far; others will admire Kayak for simply having a go at something new. Read More
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News / Technology
Kayak opening hotel, developing hotel tech in partnership with Life House
By Mitra Sorrells | March 9, 2021
Kayak will open Kayak Miami Beach in April and will use the property as a "design lab" to develop hotel technology. Read More