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Articles tagged “eu”

Online Travel

Calling Booking.com a Gatekeeper Wouldn’t Have the Impact European Regulators Expect

The European Commission found that banning certain rate parity provisions impacted competition minimally. Therefore, perhaps designating Booking.com a "gatekeeper," were it to happen, wouldn't be the end of online travel as we know it.

Calling Booking.com a Gatekeeper Wouldn’t Have the Impact European Regulators Expect

Online Travel

What a Google Breakup Would Mean for Travel

Superapps and connected trips would take a hit if Google were forced to self-immolate. However, competition would flourish if authorities curtail Google bias.

What a Google Breakup Would Mean for Travel

Airlines

UK Opens Travel and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift’s top stories this week, the UK opens up more non-essential travel, Reserve with Google is ending, Hawaii's residents say tourism is worth its troubles and American Airlines sues Sabre — again.

UK Opens Travel and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Business Travel

Greece Offers Lessons in Redeploying Bloggers to Promote Offbeat Tourism

Greece says it's all set to welcome tourists in May, as the EU has just unveiled a new Covid-19 pass for travelers. But will the fragmented bloc be able to agree on rights attached to the certificate in time to save the summer?

Greece Offers Lessons in Redeploying Bloggers to Promote Offbeat Tourism

Online Travel

Booking Holdings CEO’s Complicated Messaging in Light of EU Scrutiny

For any regulators listening, Booking.com is a powerful force in the European hotel industry. So is Google. There's no way around it, despite the spin from the CEO.

Booking Holdings CEO’s Complicated Messaging in Light of EU Scrutiny

Coronavirus

Europe’s Complicated Path Out of the Pandemic: New Skift Research

We often talk about Europe as a single travel destination, but it exists of 44 sovereign countries with an immensely heterogeneous tourism offering. As a result, the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic are also heterogeneous.

Europe’s Complicated Path Out of the Pandemic: New Skift Research

Airlines

How the Pandemic Changed European Travel: New Skift Research

The coronavirus has hit Europe hard, but the region will continue to receive accolades as the largest destination and largest source market for many years to come. Let's brush up on our understanding of European travelers, and see how COVID-19 has impacted their travel patterns.

How the Pandemic Changed European Travel: New Skift Research

Online Travel

European Union Antitrust Boss Cites Booking and Google in Regulatory Remarks

Booking.com has prided itself on being a household name in its European home base, but will have a tough time avoiding a European Commission designation of gatekeeper. Such stature could bring increased restrictions.

European Union Antitrust Boss Cites Booking and Google in Regulatory Remarks

Airline Weekly

Bad News for Boeing as European Union Places Tariffs on U.S. Aircraft

Bad News for Boeing as European Union Places Tariffs on U.S. Aircraft

Online Travel

Booking.com and Google Clash in Europe as Regulators Target Both

Booking.com's message to European regulators? Don't lump us in with Google when you go after Big Tech. It's so rare to see any public dustup between Google and Booking.com even though there have long been competitive tensions behind the scenes.

Booking.com and Google Clash in Europe as Regulators Target Both