Articles tagged “b2b”

Online Travel

TBO Tek’s IPO Is Coming: What We Know About Its Business

In contrast to some travel companies that adopted a cautious 'wait and watch' stance, hesitating to launch an IPO amid the uncertain landscape of the travel industry, TBO stood out for its proactive approach. Rather than biding its time, TBO swiftly made the decision to launch its IPO.

TBO Tek’s IPO Is Coming: What We Know About Its Business

Online Travel

Cleartrip Is Winning More Travel Agents for Its Agency Business – India Report

Cleartrip's agency business is recording fast growth, a sign of its growing stake in the online travel sector in India.

Cleartrip Is Winning More Travel Agents for Its Agency Business – India Report

Online Travel

Latin America’s Despegar Opens Travel Agencies to Get Travelers to Book Online

If you work for an online travel agency and suggested it open brick-and-mortar stores to bring customers online, you would get very quizzical looks, at the least. Let's see if it works in Argentina and Brazil for Despegar/Decolar.

Latin America’s Despegar Opens Travel Agencies to Get Travelers to Book Online

Online Travel

Exclusive: Hopper Terminates Booking.com Partnership in Preemptive Strike

Hopper is in a much deeper state of hurt than it is letting on. It has a trimmed down vision to focus on direct hotel relationships after two of the biggest online travel agencies in the world departed as partners.

Exclusive: Hopper Terminates Booking.com Partnership in Preemptive Strike

Online Travel

Hopper Cuts 30% of Staff in Bid to Get Profitable

Hopper's burn and growth rates were unsustainable — even for a company that had raised $730 million.

Hopper Cuts 30% of Staff in Bid to Get Profitable

Online Travel

Despegar Is Opening Stores in Brazil and Argentina

You probably won't see many credit card machines at Despegar's stores or booths in Argentina. But you will see travelers with cash.

Despegar Is Opening Stores in Brazil and Argentina

Online Travel

Expedia in Deal to Power Walmart Travel

Walmart is a giant retailer but it's possible Hopper was a more meaningful client for Expedia. At any rate, Walmart is potentially a significant win, and at least it isn't a competitor.

Expedia in Deal to Power Walmart Travel

News Blog

IDEAS: Tourism Cares Launches Meaningful Travel Map

Tourism Cares, a non-profit dedicated to advancing sustainable tourism has unveiled its new Meaningful Travel Map. The interactive map, which has been designed to connect travel professionals with ‘sustainable, community-led enterprises, products, services, accommodations and tours that can be added to itineraries,’ has been launched to commemorate the organization's 20-year anniversary. You can view the…

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Skift Research Identifies Top 250 Short-Term Rental Companies

Airbed & Breakfast anyone? The rental sector have come a long way over the past decades. We recognize the 250 most prominent companies that shape the short-term rental industry today.

Skift Research Identifies Top 250 Short-Term Rental Companies

Online Travel

Hopper’s Disruption of the Legacy Travel Industry: New Skift Research

Hopper is the new kid on the block. Except it's not. Founded in 2007, it spent a decade building a huge database of flight information before selling its first flight booking in 2016. The time it spent on its cutting edge price prediction capabilities have paid dividends, leading to the launch of a suite of fintech products which have been fundamental in Hopper's disruption of the legacy OTAs.

Hopper’s Disruption of the Legacy Travel Industry: New Skift Research