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Expedia Partners With Buy Now Pay Later App Afterpay

Travelers booking flights and hotels from Expedia in a co-branded feature in the Afterpay app can now choose to pay in four interest-free payments over six weeks, Expedia announced. Passengers inside a plane. Source: Getty Images. "Expedia Group is proud to become Afterpay’s first major U.S. travel partner,” said Senior Vice President Media and Brand…

Online Travel

Expedia CEO Sees Plenty of Room Left for Growth in Online Travel

Expedia Group CEO Peter Kern is correct that there is a whole big world out there with lots of opportunities for online travel companies to grow. Don't count out Expedia prematurely.

Expedia CEO Sees Plenty of Room Left for Growth in Online Travel

Hotels

CitizenM and Life House Redefine Hotel Relationships in Their Own Ways

CitizenM is willing to take a profit hit to entice long-term guest loyalty, while Life House seeks to limit guest services to extract maximum profits for owners. The sustainable business model award goes to CitizenM.

CitizenM and Life House Redefine Hotel Relationships in Their Own Ways

Online Travel

Trivago Sees the Travel Market Returning to Mostly ‘Normal’ Starting Mid-2022

With the exception of business travel, Trivago officials argued that travel will be back to a semblance of normalcy by next spring or summer. That would be great for Trivago, but none of that is assured.

Trivago Sees the Travel Market Returning to Mostly ‘Normal’ Starting Mid-2022

Online Travel

Capital One Travel Is Sleek But Limited by Content Gaps: Skift Review

Capital One Travel is a surprisingly nimble online travel site for a portal of this type that's still in beta. That being said, it has some significant content holes.

Capital One Travel Is Sleek But Limited by Content Gaps: Skift Review

Online Travel

Hopper Notches First Fintech Deal With Online Travel Agency

This deal with MakeMyTrip is likely to be the first among several tech agreements that Hopper will make with rival online travel agencies. This potentially could become a big side of Hopper's overall operation.

Hopper Notches First Fintech Deal With Online Travel Agency

Online Travel

Expedia, Others Poised for Hotel Market Share Battle Over Wholesale Sales

Hoteliers sent about $50 billion of rooms a year through wholesalers in normal times. Expedia Group and WebBeds want to take larger shares of that market. But private equity-backed companies like Hotelbeds and Fastpayhotels see an opportunity, too.

Expedia, Others Poised for Hotel Market Share Battle Over Wholesale Sales

Online Travel

Sabre’s New Executive Role Signals a Refresh on Customer Service for the Travel Tech Company

Sabre has created a new role of "chief services officer." It might sound like a gimmick, but the concept actually has deep roots in the technology sector.

Sabre’s New Executive Role Signals a Refresh on Customer Service for the Travel Tech Company

Online Travel

How Australia’s Webjet Is Building a Global Business by Going Wholesale

Webjet has really transformed its business over the past few years through a couple of sizable acquisitions. The Australian consumer market is proving pretty tough, so pursuing a strategy of global expansion in the wholesale arena makes sense.

How Australia’s Webjet Is Building a Global Business by Going Wholesale

Online Travel

Hotelbeds to Buy HolidayTaxis to Expand Transport Offering

While clearly not a game-changer in the same way Tourico Holidays or GTA was, the deal does expand Hotelbeds’ ancillary portfolio, giving it greater reach in what is a growing market.

Hotelbeds to Buy HolidayTaxis to Expand Transport Offering