Articles tagged “apac”

News Blog

Asia-Pacific Hotel Investment Volumes Rose to $7 Billion in First Half of 2022

Investment in the hotel sector in Asia Pacific continued to recover as investment volumes totaled $6.8 billion in the first six months of 2022, according to real estate brokerage firm JLL’s report. Capital deployment into the region’s hotels sector showed a return to pre-pandemic levels, registering a 12 percent increase compared to 2019. Countries in…

Travel Booking

Mobile Commerce’s Growing Opportunities for Travel: Latest Skift Research

Mobile is already the primary device for travel planning in the majority of the world. Still, mobile bookings are yet to surpass desktop bookings in volume or value. Undoubtedly, travel companies need to increase mobile investments while also deploying an overarching multi-device strategy to engage customers throughout.

Mobile Commerce’s Growing Opportunities for Travel: Latest Skift Research

Hotels

Skift Forum Asia: China Is on Track to Be Airbnb’s Top Origin Market by 2020

Will Airbnb be able to break through in China and other parts of Asia Pacific where other Western companies have fallen off their scooters? We'll discuss these issues with Siew Kum Hong, one of Airbnb's earliest employees in the region, at Skift Forum Asia in Singapore.

Skift Forum Asia: China Is on Track to Be Airbnb’s Top Origin Market by 2020

Mergers and Acquisitions

Booking Holdings Buys HotelsCombined as Kayak Expands Into Asia Pacific

Booking.com is Booking Holdings' favored child, but with the addition of HotelsCombined, it is apparent that the parent company still sees plenty of opportunity for its Kayak unit in metasearch worldwide. This deal will help Kayak expand in Asia Pacific, and will give HotelsCombined additional resources as well.

Booking Holdings Buys HotelsCombined as Kayak Expands Into Asia Pacific