Articles tagged “contracts”

Coronavirus

An Exclusive Look at Marriott’s Terms for Recruiting Short-Term Rental Hosts

Marriott has been in the vacation rental business for nearly two years, and few see it as a threat to the likes of Airbnb and Vrbo. Recent recruitment efforts for new listings and employees show the fledgling division is on track to be an integral part of future revenues for the world's largest hotel company.

An Exclusive Look at Marriott’s Terms for Recruiting Short-Term Rental Hosts

Airlines

Expedia and United Agree to Multiyear Contract Avoiding Messy Divorce

United had previously stated that it's a new era because of its mobile app and its ability to attract direct traffic to its websites. But the two parties found a way to come to terms.

Expedia and United Agree to Multiyear Contract Avoiding Messy Divorce

Airlines

Expedia CEO: If United Doesn’t Talk New Deal, It Will Be ‘Completely Bewildering’

It's certainly possible that United may walk away from Expedia on September 30 if the two parties can't reach a new contract. Expedia is downplaying the financial impact, but the repercussions would be far-reaching — and would amount to a big hit to the Expedia brand.

Expedia CEO: If United Doesn’t Talk New Deal, It Will Be ‘Completely Bewildering’

Hotels

Expedia and Marriott Finally Sign a New Contract

For pundits looking for a headline that Marriott won reduced commissions from Expedia, the reality is likely far more complex than that, and it might take an audit over the next few years to truly sort out the revenue impact. The new deal has Marriott properties remaining for sale on Expedia brands, as the two companies march off into the sunset maintaining their rough-and-tumble, if symbiotic relationship.

Expedia and Marriott Finally Sign a New Contract

Airlines

United Wins First Round in Expedia Dispute Over Fares

United has leverage in its contract dispute with Expedia as each side maneuvers for position in the run-up to their contract expiration on September 30.

United Wins First Round in Expedia Dispute Over Fares

Airlines

Southwest Calls Flight Disruptions a ‘Deliberate Effort’ by Mechanics

Southwest is frequently held up as an airline that has a great relationship with its employees. Has anyone factored in the airline's mechanics?

Southwest Calls Flight Disruptions a ‘Deliberate Effort’ by Mechanics

Airlines

Expedia Files Lawsuit Against United Airlines in Contract Dispute

It is relatively rare that contract disputes between online travel agencies and airlines reach the public domain unless they are at a breaking point. We'll undoubtedly hear more about this soon.

Expedia Files Lawsuit Against United Airlines in Contract Dispute

Airlines

American Airlines and Expedia Quietly Settle Trademark Lawsuit

It isn't clear precisely by what terms American Airlines and Expedia settled their trademark infringement lawsuit. What is known is that Expedia's Add-On Advantage program, the subject of the dispute, remains operational.

American Airlines and Expedia Quietly Settle Trademark Lawsuit

Tourism

Firm Wins Tourism Contract to Flight 93 Crash Site in Pennsylvania

The victor in the contract is one of the world's largest infrastructure firms.