Articles tagged “glenn fogel”

Booking Holdings CEO Glenn Fogel Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Booking Holdings CEO Glenn Fogel Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Booking Holdings CEO Glenn Fogel said he "feels fine" after testing positive for coronavirus. As a public company, Booking Holdings prudently disclosed the diagnosis in a financial filing.

3 months ago

Booking Holdings Reaffirms Plan to Charge Commissions on Hotel Resort Fees

Booking Holdings Reaffirms Plan to Charge Commissions on Hotel Resort Fees

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Despite criticism and reports of misgivings, Booking Holdings will plow ahead with a groundbreaking policy of charging commissions on resort fees charged by hotels, said CEO Glenn Fogel. He said the move is aimed at discouraging hotels from providing bad customer experiences.

10 months ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: Booking CEO Glenn Fogel Sees Cryptocurrency Potential

Skift Global Forum Preview: Booking CEO Glenn Fogel Sees Cryptocurrency Potential

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Whether it's payments or overtourism, Booking Holdings CEO Glenn Fogel has a lot to say about — and a lot of influence over — the future of travel. His views, you'll see, aren't always politically correct.

11 months ago

Booking Management Shakeup Leaves Gillian Tans Out as CEO of Flagship Unit

Booking Management Shakeup Leaves Gillian Tans Out as CEO of Flagship Unit

Dennis Schaal, Skift

There's little doubt that Tans' abrupt departure, without any transition time, points to conflicts within Booking Holdings over the company's strategic direction.

1 year ago

Booking Holdings Empire Tiptoes Toward Quiet Collaboration

Booking Holdings Empire Tiptoes Toward Quiet Collaboration

Sean O'Neill, Skift

As Booking Holdings brands try to cross-sell their customers on more products, such as attractions, restaurants, and ground transportation, more companywide collaboration may be inevitable. No brand mergers are in the offing, but signs point toward more coordination.

1 year ago

Booking Holdings Faces a Hotel Chain Challenge in U.S. Competition With Expedia

Booking Holdings Faces a Hotel Chain Challenge in U.S. Competition With Expedia

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Booking.com has been making strides in the U.S. market for several years, but the challenges are formidable. Expedia is outspending Booking.com on U.S. TV, and then there is Airbnb to throw into the equation.

2 years ago

Booking Holdings Sacrifices Growth for Profit

Booking Holdings Sacrifices Growth for Profit

Sean O'Neill, Skift

The online travel titan faces a reality check after years of extraordinary growth. Booking Holdings forecast that third-quarter growth in its accommodation room nights booked rate would be between 6 percent and 9 percent, well below the 20 percent range typical in the past.

2 years ago

Booking Holdings CEO on the Foolishness of a Short-Term Focus

Booking Holdings CEO on the Foolishness of a Short-Term Focus

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Stocks go up and stocks go down. That's one of the perils of being a public company and exposing yourself to such pressures. Booking Holdings CEO Glenn Fogel expresses a commitment to focus on the long term regardless of short-term complications. If Airbnb goes public, it would have to deal with a similar dynamic.

2 years ago

Booking Holdings CEO: We’re on the Road Toward Going Full-Service

Booking Holdings CEO: We’re on the Road Toward Going Full-Service

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Evolve or be crushed. That's CEO Glenn Fogel's philosophy about business in general and Booking Holdings in particular. But the move toward becoming more of a full-service online travel agency comes with the risk of losing focus on accommodations. No one ever said all this online travel agency stuff is easy.

2 years ago

Video: Priceline CEO Glenn Fogel on How Artificial Intelligence Will Make Travel Seamless

Video: Priceline CEO Glenn Fogel on How Artificial Intelligence Will Make Travel Seamless

Brian Sumers, Skift

We've heard for several years how travel brands will use new technology to make travel seamless. We wish it would happen next year. But it sounds like we'll have to wait awhile. Perhaps someday we'll get there.

3 years ago

New Skift Research Report: A Deep Dive Into Priceline’s Competitive Position in Travel 2017

New Skift Research Report: A Deep Dive Into Priceline’s Competitive Position in Travel 2017

Jared Wein, Skift

Priceline’s growth over the past decade is nothing short of remarkable. In this report, we answer, a simple, but important question — Where do we go from here?

3 years ago