Articles tagged “fotb”

Interview: Expedia’s Comeback CEO on What It Will Take To Win

Interview: Expedia’s Comeback CEO on What It Will Take To Win

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The online travel duopoly, The Priceline Group and Expedia Inc., remains in place. But as history and Expedia's turnaround show, the pecking order isn't necessarily going to stay this way over the long term.

2 years ago

Complete Interview: Priceline CEO on Staying in High Gear

Complete Interview: Priceline CEO on Staying in High Gear

Dennis Schaal, Skift

When Huston took over as CEO of the Priceline Group 13 months ago, a financial analyst told us that Huston would play it safe and not make any bold moves in his first year at the helm because he needed to assure Wall Street about his leadership. Boy, was that analyst wrong.

2 years ago

Priceline CEO Interview: Why It Is in ‘Constant Discussions’ With HomeAway

Priceline CEO Interview: Why It Is in ‘Constant Discussions’ With HomeAway

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Watching how Priceline Group, HomeAway, and Expedia interact in 2015 may turn out to be a very interesting look at a fascinating contact sport.

2 years ago

Understand the Travel Booking Trends in 2015, With Our New E-Book

Understand the Travel Booking Trends in 2015, With Our New E-Book

Rafat Ali, Skift

Skift sat down with 17 online travel CEOs over three months to better understand what matters to them as they look at the future of travel booking. Understand the trends, buy the e-book.

2 years ago

What CEOs at Top Travel Booking Sites Say About Competition and Winning

What CEOs at Top Travel Booking Sites Say About Competition and Winning

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Every CEO would like to view his or her company as a crocodile in the Yangtze or Amazon rivers, but some of these companies have more bite than others.

2 years ago

Best Marketing and Advertising Insights From CEOs of Top Travel Booking Sites

Best Marketing and Advertising Insights From CEOs of Top Travel Booking Sites

Dan Peltier, Skift

Skift sat down with 17 online travel CEOs over three months to better understand what matters to them as they look at the future of travel booking. Understand the trends, buy the e-book.

2 years ago

What Travel’s Top CEOs Have to Say About Consumers’ Mobile Habits

What Travel’s Top CEOs Have to Say About Consumers’ Mobile Habits

Dennis Schaal, Skift

In the near future, travelers won't be all thumbs when trying to get things done on their mobile devices. Help is on the way.

2 years ago

Future of Travel Booking: Highlights From Priceline Group CEO Interview

Future of Travel Booking: Highlights From Priceline Group CEO Interview

Dennis Schaal, Skift

One of Google's largest customers, the Priceline Group, loves Google but what's love got to do with it? Google isn't growing fast enough to meet Booking.com's needs so the company turned to data-challenged TV advertising to cope with the demand-generation gap.

2 years ago

Skift’s First E-Book: The ‘Future of Travel Booking’

Skift’s First E-Book: The ‘Future of Travel Booking’

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Skift sat down with 17 online travel CEOs over three months to better understand what matters to them as they look at the future of travel booking. Understand the trends, buy the e-book.

2 years ago

Interview: Kayak CEO on Downplaying TV Ads and Direct Bookings

Interview: Kayak CEO on Downplaying TV Ads and Direct Bookings

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Kayak started the direct-booking trend among travel metasearch sites, but now CEO Steve Hafner says improvements have been made on partner sites so direct booking is no longer a priority and can hurt, rather than help, turning lookers into bookers. Have the conditions really changed or is this Priceline Group-speak?

2 years ago

Interview: Hotel Urbano CEO on Using Big Data to Battle Booking Rivals

Interview: Hotel Urbano CEO on Using Big Data to Battle Booking Rivals

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Hotel Urbano is focused on being a Big Data-infused travel company with an online travel agency platform in Brazil, one of the largest emerging markets in the world. Hotel Urbano claims it is not only riding that demand, but is also creating it.

3 years ago

CEO Interview: OneFineStay on Sharing Economy Legal Trends and Mobile

CEO Interview: OneFineStay on Sharing Economy Legal Trends and Mobile

Dennis Schaal, Skift

OneFineStay has dug into a lucrative segment of the alternative accommodations market, although its approach is somewhat labor-intensive and doesn't scale like an Airbnb. For investors and like-minded companies, though, there are lots of dollars and euros at the end of the rainbow.

3 years ago