Articles tagged “edreams Odigeo”

Spain’s eDreams Odigeo Sees Revenue Hit Due to Crisis

Spain’s eDreams Odigeo Sees Revenue Hit Due to Crisis

Jose Elías Rodríguez, Reuters

Analysts expected the revenue loss. They liked hearing that the travel group won't need new financing.

4 months ago

EDreams Now Has a Half Million Paying Travel Subscribers

EDreams Now Has a Half Million Paying Travel Subscribers

Sean O'Neill, Skift

The subscription model continues to show promise in travel.

4 months ago

Trip.com Group’s Acquisition of Travix Hints at Appeal of Smaller Travel Agencies

Trip.com Group’s Acquisition of Travix Hints at Appeal of Smaller Travel Agencies

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Smaller online travel agencies try to make money by grabbing nickels and eurocent coins ahead of the steamrollers of global advertising behemoths. The underreported story of why China's largest travel company acquired a tiny Dutch travel group highlights the phenomenon.

5 months ago

Online Travel’s eDreams Odigeo Sees Bookings Tumble After Coronavirus Outbreak

Online Travel’s eDreams Odigeo Sees Bookings Tumble After Coronavirus Outbreak

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Online travel agency eDreams Odigeo has been pretty explicit in its bookings breakdown. Similar businesses should also expect a rocky few months ahead as the world deals with the outbreak and spread of coronavirus.

8 months ago

Why Online Travel Agency eDreams Odigeo Couldn’t Find a Buyer at Its Price

Why Online Travel Agency eDreams Odigeo Couldn’t Find a Buyer at Its Price

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Not surprisingly, the CEO is backing his own turnaround plan, but he’ll have to deliver if the company is ever going to live up to its lofty IPO.

2 years ago

eDreams Odigeo Shows Its Turnaround Is No Quick Fix

eDreams Odigeo Shows Its Turnaround Is No Quick Fix

Sean O'Neill, Skift

The dream of being a turnaround artist who swoops into a distressed company to restore growth is appealing to many people. But CEO Dana Dunne is finding that the turnaround of eDreams Odigeo that he has been pursuing since 2015 is a long hard slog.

2 years ago

eDreams Odigeo Looks to a Future With More Transparency

eDreams Odigeo Looks to a Future With More Transparency

Patrick Whyte, Skift

No matter the motive, being more transparent is a good move for eDreams Odigeo. The big problem is time. How long will it take for the new strategy to pay off, and will investors give the management team breathing room to make the required changes?

2 years ago

New Packaged Vacations Law in Europe Causing Confusion

New Packaged Vacations Law in Europe Causing Confusion

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Despite the travel industry having had years to get used to the idea of new rules governing the sale of vacations in the European Union, there are still plenty of people still scratching their heads over the changes.

2 years ago

On the Beach Discovers the Complexities of International Expansion

On the Beach Discovers the Complexities of International Expansion

Patrick Whyte, Skift

On the Beach’s careful approach to expansion shows just how difficult it can be to grow in foreign source markets. Europe isn’t one big country and if you don’t make acquisitions, expansion can be a tedious process. But one of those acquisitions might just be the one that pays off in the long term.

2 years ago

eDreams Odigeo Gives Up on Its Sales Process

eDreams Odigeo Gives Up on Its Sales Process

Patrick Whyte, Skift

It sounds like the potential buyers didn't accept the company's new strategy — or the buyers weren't willing to pay enough. Regardless, while it's certainly a risk, eDreams Odigeo is doing the right thing in diversifying its business and improving price transparency.

3 years ago

eDreams Odigeo Sale Attracts Private Equity Interest

eDreams Odigeo Sale Attracts Private Equity Interest

Patrick Whyte, Skift

At this stage, we're not exactly sure why eDreams Odigeo might interest Skyscanner/Ctrip. A private equity buyer would seem much more likely.

3 years ago

eDreams Odigeo to Explore Sale After Attracting Interest From Potential Investors

eDreams Odigeo to Explore Sale After Attracting Interest From Potential Investors

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Under current CEO Dana Dunne, eDreams Odigeo has been going through something of a turnaround, swapping years of losses for profit. At this stage we don't know the identity of the potential buyer(s) or what they want to do with the business.

3 years ago