Articles tagged “edreams”

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.

4 weeks 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.

8 months 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.

2 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.

2 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.

3 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.

4 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.

5 years ago

Booking Site eDreams’ Stock Drops 59% After British Airways Pulls Tickets

Booking Site eDreams’ Stock Drops 59% After British Airways Pulls Tickets

Rodrigo Orihuela and Katie Linsell , Bloomberg

Having one of Europe's major airlines question your company's business practice is never good, and points to bigger challenges ahead for eDreams.

5 years ago

Interview: eDreams CEO on Finding a New Way to Sell Flights

Interview: eDreams CEO on Finding a New Way to Sell Flights

Dennis Schaal, Skift

eDreams Odigeo's stock price has tanked since it started trading in April. Still, if you look at some of the company's technology advantages, the flight-search group has a lot of things going for it if the company can stick it out over the long term.

5 years ago

eDreams Odigeo Prices IPO at $1.5 Billion Market Cap

eDreams Odigeo Prices IPO at $1.5 Billion Market Cap

Manuel Baigorri, Bloomberg

All of the sudden between Spain's eDreams Odigeo and the Swiss online travel agency Bravofly the European market for online travel is hot, hot, hot.

5 years ago

European Online Booking Company Odigeo To Raise About $480M in IPO

European Online Booking Company Odigeo To Raise About $480M in IPO

Manuel Baigorri, Ruth David and Kiel Porter, Bloomberg

Can a roll-up of online travel sites in Europe make its presence felt? Odigeo is about to find out.

5 years ago