Articles tagged “edreams”

Online Travel

Spain’s eDreams Odigeo Hones Strategy to Make Its Flight Bookings Habit-Forming

When it comes to out-performing the online travel industry in terms of a post-Covid booking recovery, eDreams Odigeo can claim a top prize. It is plowing revenue back into discounts to make its subscriptions a no-brainer.

Spain’s eDreams Odigeo Hones Strategy to Make Its Flight Bookings Habit-Forming

Online Travel

Airbnb and Marriott Nearly Signed a Deep Partnership Agreement Around 2015

Marriott might have made a great investment had it bought a chunk of Airbnb in 2015. Ultimately, Marriott opted to build its own with Homes & Villas.

Airbnb and Marriott Nearly Signed a Deep Partnership Agreement Around 2015

Online Travel

Discounts on Last-Minute Short-Term Rentals Could Be the Next Big Thing

Whether it’s via Whimstay or others, the Hotwire-like selling of last-minute inventory for vacation rentals is destined to find a role in this very hot sector.

Discounts on Last-Minute Short-Term Rentals Could Be the Next Big Thing

Online Travel

Online Travel’s eDreams Odigeo Claims a Competitive Moat in Subscriptions

Spain's eDreams Odigeo is building a big subscription program that it claims would be tough to imitate. But do big rivals really want to?

Online Travel’s eDreams Odigeo Claims a Competitive Moat in Subscriptions

Online Travel

Uber as Next Travel Powerhouse? Highly Doubtful

If you think Dara Khosrowshahi is going to toggle a switch and turn Uber into the next Expedia or Booking, then consider the years-long effort Booking Holdings is putting into building "the connected trip." Who's going to plan a vacation and start with a rideshare app?

Uber as Next Travel Powerhouse? Highly Doubtful

Airlines

AirAsia SuperApp Offers New Subscription Promotion for Flights, Food Delivery

Subscriptions are relatively hot in travel although AirAsia's limited new plan might be seen as a sign of weakness rather than strength. AirAsia Super+ is essentially a marketing plan to jumpstart the airline's flights and food delivery businesses.

AirAsia SuperApp Offers New Subscription Promotion for Flights, Food Delivery

Tourism

Russia Travel: Who’s In, Who’s Out

The global travel industry is split over doing business in Russia, although the vast majority of companies are abiding by the relevant economic sanctions. Moral outrage, self-interest, and disparate views over harming ordinary Russians are clashing big time.

Russia Travel: Who’s In, Who’s Out

Online Travel

EDreams Odigeo Targets 7 Million Subscribers by 2025

EDreams Odigeo claimed to have 30 percent more bookings than pre-Covid in December quarter, and to also be outpacing the global airline industry. The online travel agency increased its subscriber base, but still lost $19.5 million.

EDreams Odigeo Targets 7 Million Subscribers by 2025

Online Travel

Spain’s eDreams Odigeo Doubles Subscribers to 2 Million in 6 Months

Well, looky here. It isn't just short-term rentals and digital nomads "reinventing travel." eDreams Odigeo claimed a piece of that boast as it projected turning travel's business model upside down and having more than seven million members in its Prime subscription program by mid-2025.

Spain’s eDreams Odigeo Doubles Subscribers to 2 Million in 6 Months

Online Travel

Expedia Consolidates 3 Loyalty Programs With New Rewards for Vacation Rentals

With Marriott Bonvoy making loyalty inroads, and subscription programs having a moment, Expedia Group is consolidating its far-flung loyalty programs in a move that coincides with its strategy to simplify its operations.

Expedia Consolidates 3 Loyalty Programs With New Rewards for Vacation Rentals