Articles tagged “etraveli”

Airlines

EasyJet’s Rail Deal Highlights New Airline Sector Way of Selling Trains and Flights

Airlines need to work more closely with railway operators to fend off climate change activists. But they also need to test new technological ways of selling content from other suppliers. Let's think beyond joint ventures, codeshares, and interlining.

EasyJet’s Rail Deal Highlights New Airline Sector Way of Selling Trains and Flights

Coronavirus

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

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.

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

Online Travel

EDreams Adds Hotels to Prime Subscription Scheme

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?

EDreams Adds Hotels to Prime Subscription Scheme

Online Travel

Booking.com Launches Flights Through Partnership Across Europe

The Booking.com flight partnership with eTraveli doesn't seem particularly seamless because travelers still have to hop over to a third-party site, Gotogate, to complete their reservations. Still, the deal is another step in Booking.com's evolution from hotel-only provider in its early days to well-rounded online travel company.

Booking.com Launches Flights Through Partnership Across Europe

Travel Booking

Why Etraveli’s Airline Tech Deal Could Catch Airbnb’s Eye

We don't know much about Airbnb's thinking about launching a flights product, but an unrelated acquisition by Etraveli Group shines a light on some of the business issues Airbnb needs to consider as it crafts a strategy.

Why Etraveli’s Airline Tech Deal Could Catch Airbnb’s Eye

SkiftX

Lastminute.com Group Speeds Pivot With Purchase of Germany’s Weg.de

Lastminute.com Group's attempt to wean itself off low margin flight-ticket sales gets accelerated with this deal. The relatively low purchase price makes it a relatively risk-free acquisition.

Lastminute.com Group Speeds Pivot With Purchase of Germany’s Weg.de

SkiftX

Etraveli Gets New Owner in Push to Dominate European Online Booking

Etraveli was sold for more than twice what it fetched just a year and a half ago. That's an impressive trajectory — and it looks like all parties are invested in continuing that kind of growth.

Etraveli Gets New Owner in Push to Dominate European Online Booking

Online Travel

Ctrip and Others Mull Buying Etraveli and Other Travel Brands

Ctrip could do a much better job of boosting the margins from Etraveli, a profitable online agency in Sweden, than its current owner, German media group ProSiebenSat.1. That said, a deal is still conjecture today.

Ctrip and Others Mull Buying Etraveli and Other Travel Brands

Online Travel

Swedish Online Booking Site Etraveli Bought by ProSiebenSat.1 for $270 Million

Worth noting that this is only slightly less than Expedia paid for Travelocity earlier this year.

Swedish Online Booking Site Etraveli Bought by ProSiebenSat.1 for $270 Million