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Expedia Raises Dividend Despite Q2 Wobbles

By increasing its dividend, Expedia management has put its money where its mouth is in expressing confidence about the future of the company. The takeaway: Expedia officials believe its second quarter stumble was an aberration.

Gol Continues to Feel Pressure From Brazil’s Air Travel Slump

As Brazil's economy continues to struggle so too does Gol. It's hard to see the airline turning things around until business and tourist demand starts to rise.

LATAM Airlines Group Posts Loss as Qatar is Poised to Take a Stake

LATAM Airlines Group has so much exposure to Brazil that its second quarter loss hardly comes as a surprise.

TUI’s Asset-Heavy Business Model Is Helping It Deal With a Tough Environment

Having managed to shift capacity westwards from the trouble spots in the Middle East and North Africa, TUI Group now looks in a good position to capitalise on the continued desire of Europeans to travel.

Yelp Makes a Profit and Beats Estimates as Stock Takes Off

Yelp has a tremendous opportunity in local advertising but there is also intense competition. One big caution is that half of Yelp's traffic comes from Google and that makes it way too dependent on a company which isn't exactly a fan.

Expedia and Priceline CEOs on Messaging Apps: ‘So Far So Good’

There's so much excitement and anticipation around messaging and artificial intelligence that Priceline and Expedia CEOs' remarks remind us that this emerging technology is still too new to gauge regarding potential success. Still, CEOs of both companies seem pleased with how messaging has performed so far.

Air Berlin Struggles With Fleet Change And Currency Movement

Air Berlin is going through a period of massive upheaval so the poor performance doesn't come as a shock. It will be interesting to see whether a "far-reaching transformation" can truly turn things around.

Disney’s Domestic Parks Had Lower Attendance, But They Still Made a Ton of Money

Disney is not immune to the worries of the world — its Paris theme park is struggling and the strong dollar is keeping some international visitors from coming to the U.S. properties — but the company had a robust quarter nonetheless.

Norwegian Cruise Line has a Big Europe Problem

Cruise line executives trumpet the benefits of global deployment: When one part of the world is having trouble, other regions tend to improve. Unfortunately for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, the biggest markets are struggling at the same time.

Norwegian Cruise Line Cuts Profit Forecast on Slumping Demand

Slumping demand for Mediterranean and Caribbean cruises, as well as discounting, took a chunk out of Norwegian Cruise Line's profit in the second quarter.