Articles tagged “google flights”

Hotels

Global Hotel Dealmaking Is Expected to Boom

Today's podcast looks at global hotel dealmaking, Google's competitive spirit, and Boeing's growing problems.

Global Hotel Dealmaking Is Expected to Boom

Airlines

Google’s Flight Search Changes in Europe Get Thumbs Down from eDreams Odigeo

As the saying goes about changes to the way Google displays flights, the devil will be in the details.

Google’s Flight Search Changes in Europe Get Thumbs Down from eDreams Odigeo

Airlines

Ryanair and ‘Pirate’ Online Travel Agencies in Skirmish Over Flight Bookings

Booking.com can argue that it doesn't used banned screen-scraping to access Ryanair flights. Meanwhile, Google, "an honest/transparent OTA," can do no wrong in Ryanair's eyes.

Ryanair and ‘Pirate’ Online Travel Agencies in Skirmish Over Flight Bookings

Online Travel

Travel Companies Laid Off Thousands in 2023 — See Which Ones

The short-term rental sector is growing, but property managers have been having a hard time as supply has outpaced demand.

Travel Companies Laid Off Thousands in 2023 — See Which Ones

Online Travel

After Booking Deal Went Bust, Etraveli CEO Says Price ‘No Longer in Play’

Booking.com's appeal of the adverse European Commission decision on its merger with eTraveli Group will take years to play out. If self-styled "bigger fish" eTraveli is still around for the taking, it would cost considerably more.

After Booking Deal Went Bust, Etraveli CEO Says Price ‘No Longer in Play’

Online Travel

You Can Still Book Some Flights on Google – For Now

If Google wants to build its flight price guarantee, it has the challenge that it always had with Book on Google — find airlines content to having their customers get into the Google habit.

You Can Still Book Some Flights on Google – For Now

Online Travel

Google Travel Is Not Named Among Alphabet’s Key Priorities

Google's key priorities are artificial intelligence, retail, and YouTube. Travel is still an important vertical — it's just not a top focus.

Google Travel Is Not Named Among Alphabet’s Key Priorities

Online Travel

Google Travel Boss Richard Holden Has Been Replaced

Kudos to Google for bringing some diversity into the leadership of Google Travel. Left unanswered is whether the leadership changes portend any strategic shifts.

Google Travel Boss Richard Holden Has Been Replaced

Online Travel

Book on Google Keeps on Ticking With Flight Refunds

Google has been tracking flight prices for a considerable period so now it is backing up its data with real money. It's real money, but a pittance for Google.

Book on Google Keeps on Ticking With Flight Refunds

Online Travel

Google’s Travel Business Proves Stubbornly Resilient as Other Advertisers Retreated

Google is actively taking a new look at its business priorities, propelled by companywide bets on artificial intelligence. Google Travel is clearly an important part of its advertising business, but will it be as shiny as others?

Google’s Travel Business Proves Stubbornly Resilient as Other Advertisers Retreated