Page 2

Online Travel News

Breaking news and insights about online travel booking, online travel agencies, travel startups, venture capital investments, and more essential news about digital travel.

Online Travel

Tripadvisor CEO May Revamp Plus Membership Program

Tripadvisor hasn't made any decisions about Tripadvisor Plus, but the traveler membership program may reemerge in a different form.

Tripadvisor CEO May Revamp Plus Membership Program

Online Travel

Spain’s eDreams Odiego Says Bargain Hunters Are Behind Bookings Surge

With rising airline ticket prices, the online travel agency is attributing some of its success to its subscription product that gives travelers access to cheaper deals.

Spain’s eDreams Odiego Says Bargain Hunters Are Behind Bookings Surge

Online Travel

Booking’s ‘Critical’ Etraveli Group Acquisition Runs Into Regulatory Snag

Booking Holdings' hoped-for acquisition of Etraveli Group is not a make or break deal for Booking, but its failure to close would be a setback for its connected trip strategy.

Booking’s ‘Critical’ Etraveli Group Acquisition Runs Into Regulatory Snag

News Blog

The Short Booking Window Is Not Only Holding Strong, It Is Increasing Share

The short booking travel booking windows that became the predominant mode of booking in the pandemic -- for obvious reasons with lots of uncertainty around Covid & travel plan -- are holding strong and in fact increasing in the 0-21 days window, according to the latest quarterly data from Expedia Media Solutions. Globally, the 0-…

Online Travel

Seera Group Rides Saudi Arabia’s Efforts to Build Tourism to First Post-Pandemic Profit

The sweet sound of "profit" seems to be making a slow and steady return in the earnings calls of travel companies in the Middle East.

Seera Group Rides Saudi Arabia’s Efforts to Build Tourism to First Post-Pandemic Profit

Online Travel

Kayak a Decade After Its Acquisition

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at Kayak's post-IPO growth, Spirit's bank on loyalty programs, and Dubai's hope for a new development.

Kayak a Decade After Its Acquisition

Online Travel

What Tech Layoffs Mean for Travel Brands

The job losses at big tech brands including Facebook and Twitter present a big challenge for those companies and the talent they've lost. But the travel industry dealt with much of this in 2020. What's next?

What Tech Layoffs Mean for Travel Brands

Online Travel

How Kayak Fared 10 Years After Priceline’s Offer to Buy It

Kayak isn't as muscular today in metasearch, as some would have forecast years ago, given the impact of Google. But Kayak hasn't folded, either.

How Kayak Fared 10 Years After Priceline’s Offer to Buy It

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Execs Suggest Viator and Hotel Auction Will Be Key to New Strategy

The most important thing about Tripadvisor's exercise in formulating a new strategy will be how it reconfigures priorities. Answers to that question won't be divulged until 2023.

Tripadvisor Execs Suggest Viator and Hotel Auction Will Be Key to New Strategy

Online Travel

Google’s Plans for the Future of Travel

Listen in for a discussion from Skift Global Forum featuring Google's Richard Holden in conversation with Skift's Dennis Schaal.

Google’s Plans for the Future of Travel