Articles tagged “booking holdings”

Online Travel

The Most Important Story in Online Travel in 2021

Airbnb proved to be more nimble in 2021 than many of its competitors, and is leading the grand online travel experiment in reducing over-reliance on Google.

The Most Important Story in Online Travel in 2021

Online Travel

Podcast: Booking Site Winners and Losers

Listen to Schaal and Borko discuss the winners and losers to date coming out of the pandemic, and what it all means for the future of online travel.

Podcast: Booking Site Winners and Losers

Mergers and Acquisitions

10 Largest 2021 Travel Acquisitions Ripple Across Industry

Big names drove many of the top 10 travel mergers of the year. But among the largest deals, aircraft lessors, rail manufacturers and an online travel agency used the pandemic to scoop up infrastructure and technology to shore up their positions.

10 Largest 2021 Travel Acquisitions Ripple Across Industry

Online Travel

Evoking Travel Inspiration Online to Combat Covid Anxieties

Trip.com Group, Airbnb, and other online travel agencies have all made commitments to up their travel inspiration games. Pandemic uncertainties and anxieties will bolster their efforts.

Evoking Travel Inspiration Online to Combat Covid Anxieties

Online Travel

Booking.com Warns Car Partners About Using Over-the-Top Promo Lingo

Booking.com doesn't want affiliates or other partners to make unsubstantiated promotional claims about the online travel agency having the "best," meaning the lowest prices, which it admits it doesn't have. With regulators in Europe and elsewhere watching its every move, Booking.com doesn't want to play like that.

Booking.com Warns Car Partners About Using Over-the-Top Promo Lingo

Mergers and Acquisitions

Vacasa Paid $619 Million for TurnKey Vacation Rentals in Mostly Stock

Riding the hot vacation rental market, TurnKey Vacation Rentals did well for its investors — especially if the Vacasa stock price holds up in its pending public market debut.

Vacasa Paid $619 Million for TurnKey Vacation Rentals in Mostly Stock

Online Travel

Booking Holdings Buys a Flight Partner and 5 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Bookings Holdings goes on a buying spree, activities booking site Peek receives a major amount of funding, and a hotel CEO sees growth opportunities in smaller cities.

Booking Holdings Buys a Flight Partner and 5 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Online Travel

Booking Holdings to Buy Flights Partner ETraveli Group for $1.8 Billion

Booking Holdings is on a pre-Christmas buying spree after announcing two pending acquisitions, ETraveli Group and Getaroom, within two weeks. Both are mostly back-of-the-house acquisitions that will bolster Booking's flight and hotels business.

Booking Holdings to Buy Flights Partner ETraveli Group for $1.8 Billion

Online Travel

Vacation Rentals and Cruises Led Surge in Paid Marketing in October

Call it a vote of confidence in the holiday travel season: Travel marketers came back to Google and other outlets in a big way in October.

Vacation Rentals and Cruises Led Surge in Paid Marketing in October

Online Travel

Amazon Ads Wants to Help Travel Outfits by Sharing Its Customers’ Buying Habits

It's not just all about Amazon Web Services anymore when Amazon reaches out to travel industry customers. It is still early days but Amazon Ads may one day crimp travel brands' spending on Google and Facebook.

Amazon Ads Wants to Help Travel Outfits by Sharing Its Customers’ Buying Habits