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The online travel industry focuses on every move or utterance from Airbnb and its CEO Brian Chesky. Not that Booking Holdings is an after-thought these days, but before Airbnb there was Priceline,, and the Group's boss, Jeffery Boyd. Building blocks, certainly.

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Dennis' Online Travel Briefing

Editor’s Note: Every Wednesday, Executive Editor and online travel rockstar Dennis Schaal will bring readers exclusive reporting and insight into the business of online travel and digital booking, and how this sector has an impact across the travel industry.

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Online Travel This Week No ticker-tape parades will be thrown when he leaves the board of directors June 3, but Jeffery Boyd had a spectacular run as CEO of and then the renamed Booking Holdings for more than 10 years, and nearly two decades as a board member, incl