Articles tagged “expedia group”

Online Travel

Expedia’s Increased Focus on Its Partner Business Is Starting to Pay Off

Expedia Group's strategy to reshape the company is starting to come together, as shown in its partner business. But the grand master plan is a multiyear endeavor.

Expedia’s Increased Focus on Its Partner Business Is Starting to Pay Off

Online Travel

Chelsea Clinton and Other Expedia Directors Stir Shareholder Dissension

Whether it is executive compensation or the company's stock performance, there is clearly unease among Expedia Group shareholders.

Chelsea Clinton and Other Expedia Directors Stir Shareholder Dissension

Online Travel

Big 3 Online Travel CEOs Each Push Back Against Their Own Critics

Please don't let us be misunderstood, the Big Three online travel CEOs proclaimed in recent interviews. Airbnb has great cash flow, Booking.com's Europe advantage over Expedia is not unmovable, and Booking is improving in the U.S. So there.

Big 3 Online Travel CEOs Each Push Back Against Their Own Critics

Short-Term Rentals

Hopper and Expedia’s Vrbo Partner on Global Vacation Rentals

Hopper is deploying an oft-used playbook for getting its homes' business started. But a cancel-for- any-reason feature, still in development, could add a twist.

Hopper and Expedia’s Vrbo Partner on Global Vacation Rentals

Online Travel

The Great Merging and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Skift founder and CEO Rafat Ali writes about the blending of work, travel, and personal lives, Ghana's decision to use celebrities to promote tourism emerges as problematic, and the labor shortage in hospitality enhances the need for robots in hotels.

The Great Merging and Other Top Stories This Week

Travel Booking

U.S. Travel Firms Flex Marketing Muscle to Lure Travelers Seeking Sun and Sand

The charts in this article capture the conundrum facing Airbnb, Booking Holdings, and Expedia Group. The online travel agency groups need their revenue to soar faster than their marketing expenses as the pandemic recovery unfolds.

U.S. Travel Firms Flex Marketing Muscle to Lure Travelers Seeking Sun and Sand

Online Travel

Expedia Group CEO Interview: Our Tech Was an Anchor Thwarting Innovation

In years past, Expedia has often talked about integrating its tech platforms or leveraging its massive data trove. Will it actually spur innovation this time around?

Expedia Group CEO Interview: Our Tech Was an Anchor Thwarting Innovation

Online Travel

Airbnb Upgrades Search and More Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Airbnb makes a major modification, Tripadvisor appoints a new CEO, and the endangered status of giraffes exposes the fragility of Africa's wildlife tourism.

Airbnb Upgrades Search and More Travel Stories This Week

Online Travel

Expedia Says Half of Recent Vrbo Customers Were New

It looks like the nonstop ads on TV and YouTube achieved something. But Vrbo risks being a victim of its own successful marketing. It's scrambling to add more vacation rental inventory in some places.

Expedia Says Half of Recent Vrbo Customers Were New

Hotels

Luxury Hospitality Loses Its Luster and More Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, luxury hospitality fails to live up to its longtime grandeur, corporate travel thrives in the first quarter, and Expedia Group appoints a Google executive to plot its advertising strategy.

Luxury Hospitality Loses Its Luster and More Top Stories This Week