Articles tagged “lastminute.com group”

Hotels

Hilton’s New Marketing Strategies and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Hilton unveils its new marketing tactics, Lastminute.com is under investigation, and JetBlue buys Spirit Airlines for $3.8 billion.

Hilton’s New Marketing Strategies and Other Top Stories This Week

Coronavirus

Lastminute.com CEO Calls on Airlines to Issue Refunds Faster

Travelers are finding roadblocks to getting their money back from trips canceled by the pandemic, even when the law requires refunds. Enter online travel group Lastminute.com, which isn't happy about it.

Lastminute.com CEO Calls on Airlines to Issue Refunds Faster

Online Travel

Lastminute.com Optimistic Bookings Will Start Returning by May

Given that we still don't know enough about the coronavirus, is this a case of overoptimism? Whatever happens, an online player like Lastminute.com is probably more resilient than asset-heavy travel companies.

Lastminute.com Optimistic Bookings Will Start Returning by May

Online Travel

Lastminute.com Pushes Into India With HolidayIQ Deal

Speculation continues to grow around Lastminute.com Group's ownership. In the meantime it's getting on with expanding its presence across the globe.

Lastminute.com Pushes Into India With HolidayIQ Deal

Online Travel

Lastminute.com Goes After TUI With Vacation Push

While traditional tour operators might not offer the flexibility that Lastminute.com does with its package vacations, they do have an advantage in terms of exclusivity.

Lastminute.com Goes After TUI With Vacation Push

Online Travel

Lastminute.com Group Buys Hotelscan to Diversify Metasearch Offering

Lastminute.com Group’s traditional business of flight sales isn’t as profitable as it once was so growing metasearch makes sense. And while this deal isn’t a gamechanger it does represent an expansion into accommodation.

Lastminute.com Group Buys Hotelscan to Diversify Metasearch Offering

Online Travel

Lastminute.com’s Growing Pains Show Change in Online Travel Retail

Being a pure play flight seller is a business approach that has probably had its day (unless you can guarantee huge volumes). Lastminute.com Group's diversification strategy over the last few years makes sense but if it is going to work it will take time.

Lastminute.com’s Growing Pains Show Change in Online Travel Retail

Online Travel

Lastminute.com Looks To U.S. For Metasearch Growth

It seems odd and a stretch that such a European-focused brand would be gaining traction in the U.S. Will Lastminute.com now be able to scale its business and compete with the sector’s heavy hitters?

Lastminute.com Looks To U.S. For Metasearch Growth

Media and PR

Lastminute Bought WAYN’s Assets for Just $1.2 Million

Despite trying to spin it as a positive move, WAYN was heading towards oblivion until lastminute.com group stepped in. Are those 20 million registered users worth $1.2 million or will the deal prove a costly mistake?

Lastminute Bought WAYN’s Assets for Just $1.2 Million

Business Travel

Lastminute.com Group Buying Spree Won’t Be Over for Awhile

CEO Fabio Cannavale has spent the last few years snapping up companies across Europe and as the company looks to supplement its online travel agency model with a media/advertising business, expect to see more deals in the near future.

Lastminute.com Group Buying Spree Won’t Be Over for Awhile