Articles tagged “edreams”

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.

2 days 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.

3 weeks ago

Music Tourism and Millennials Can Be the Right Mix for Travel Advisors

Music Tourism and Millennials Can Be the Right Mix for Travel Advisors

Allan Leibowitz, Skift

Music travel is gaining popularity as tourists look for new experiences. There are plenty of opportunities for travel advisors, even though some of the big festivals are trying to keep all the business to themselves.

7 months ago

EDreams Adds Hotels to Prime Subscription Scheme

EDreams Adds Hotels to Prime Subscription Scheme

Patrick Whyte, Skift

EDreams is certainly putting a lot of effort into its Prime subscription offering. The test will be how it goes down in other markets and how it performs over a number of years. Do the numbers stack up over the long term and will people keep renewing?

8 months ago

Online Travel Agency eDreams Odigeo Urges Investors to Stick Around

Online Travel Agency eDreams Odigeo Urges Investors to Stick Around

Patrick Whyte, Skift

EDreams believes it has developed a long-term recipe for success but needs time to realize those gains. If it can convince enough people to sign up — and stay signed up — to its subscription service it might prove it is on to something.

11 months ago

Online Travel’s eDreams Apes Amazon With Prime Subscription Service

Online Travel’s eDreams Apes Amazon With Prime Subscription Service

Patrick Whyte, Skift

It's a bold move to call your subscription product "Prime," but if eDreams Odigeo's new offering is anywhere near as useful as Amazon's has been, the company will be pretty happy.

1 year 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 Claims Being Transparent Is Actually Good Business

eDreams Claims Being Transparent Is Actually Good Business

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Who’d have thought not annoying your customers was good for business? On the other hand, the supposed turnaround just happens to fit in nicely with a potential sales process.

3 years ago

Interview: eDreams Odigeo CEO Touts the Road Back From Post-IPO Nightmare

Interview: eDreams Odigeo CEO Touts the Road Back From Post-IPO Nightmare

Sean O'Neill, Skift

In his first Q&A with Skift, eDreams Odigeo CEO Dana Dunne says the travel company has made large gains since he took it over a couple of years ago. True. But more changes are needed before a conglomerate such as Ctrip would seriously consider buying it.

3 years ago

Airbnb Flights: Should It Build, Buy or Borrow an Airline Booking Service?

Airbnb Flights: Should It Build, Buy or Borrow an Airline Booking Service?

Dennis Schaal, Skift

A prudent strategy for Airbnb might be to initially partner with an online travel agency in an affiliate relationship so it can access flights for its customers. In that way, Airbnb could test whether its users want to book flights on the site without taking the big risks involved in making a large acquisition, which could always come later.

4 years ago

Ryanair Sues eDreams and Google for ‘Misleading Advertising and False Prices’

Ryanair Sues eDreams and Google for ‘Misleading Advertising and False Prices’

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Ryanair feels that eDreams is intentionally misdirecting the public and that Google, by allowing this advertising, is complicit. The airline has put a lot of effort into its Always Getting Better program, including a new website, and having a look-alike out there is no doubt irritating.

5 years ago

EDreams Has a Pulse Again as Iberia, British Airways Restore Flights

EDreams Has a Pulse Again as Iberia, British Airways Restore Flights

Katie Linsell , Bloomberg

It is hard to gauge the merits of eDreams Odigeo's arguments that the Iberia and British Airways actions were not based on the site's alleged lack of transparency because eDreams Odigeo has not been very transparent about the basis of the dispute.

6 years ago