Articles tagged “ebookers”

Expedia and Booking Agree to Changes on Search After UK Investigation

Expedia and Booking Agree to Changes on Search After UK Investigation

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Understandably, Expedia and Booking are both trying to spin this in their favor as much as possible but it seems like a big win for the UK's competition regulator. We'll have to keep an eye on how much it really changes things and whether other countries follow up.

3 months ago

Oral History: Ebookers and LastMinute Deals Showed Mergers Can Be a Blood Sport

Oral History: Ebookers and LastMinute Deals Showed Mergers Can Be a Blood Sport

Dennis Schaal, Skift

When mergers go awry, it isn't always merely because the acquired company was a dog. Sometimes the purchaser likewise screws the whole thing up.

10 months ago

Orbitz Profits Top Estimates With More Hotel and Vacation Packages

Orbitz Profits Top Estimates With More Hotel and Vacation Packages

Reuters

A focus on hotels instead of airline tickets, as well as investment in mobile, are paying off for Orbitz.

6 years ago

Orbitz continues struggles on weaknesses in North America and Europe

Orbitz continues struggles on weaknesses in North America and Europe

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Where's the beef? Orbitz's turnaround has been tortoise-like, putting the business' viability in doubt.

7 years ago

Orbitz and Brand USA partner in iPad app and beyond

Dennis Schaal, Skift

ebookers' iPad app is probably smart placement for Brand USA as it tries to attract tourists from abroad. ebookers' integration of the troubled Apple Maps is a head-turner.

7 years ago