Articles tagged “mergers and acquisitions”

Hotels

Hyatt’s Annual Report: 5 Things We Learned

Hyatt's annual 10-K provides a handful of notable details, including the final prices it paid for Mr & Mrs Smith and for Dream Hotels.

Hyatt’s Annual Report: 5 Things We Learned

Online Travel

Latin America’s Despegar Opens Travel Agencies to Get Travelers to Book Online

If you work for an online travel agency and suggested it open brick-and-mortar stores to bring customers online, you would get very quizzical looks, at the least. Let's see if it works in Argentina and Brazil for Despegar/Decolar.

Latin America’s Despegar Opens Travel Agencies to Get Travelers to Book Online

Airlines

This Little-Known Korean Airline Is About to Shake Up European Travel

T'way Air is about to make the leap from regional low-cost player into a true transcontinental airline. History tells us that it may find this challenging.

This Little-Known Korean Airline Is About to Shake Up European Travel

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Expects First Profits for Viator and TheFork As Potential Sale Looms

A potential buyer could decide to break up Tripadvisor's parts, including Viator, TheFork, and metasearch, under the theory that the parts are worth more than the whole.

Tripadvisor Expects First Profits for Viator and TheFork As Potential Sale Looms

Online Travel

Tripadvisor in Play: Forms Committee to Consider Sale

In theory, Tripadvisor going private might give the reviews site the space to regain its balance outside the glare of quarterly reports.

Tripadvisor in Play: Forms Committee to Consider Sale

Business Travel

Expedia Recorded $326 Million in Losses on Its Stake in Amex Global Business Travel Group

Expedia Group's equity stake in American Express Global Business Travel has taken a shellacking to date, but other aspects of the deal have long-term benefits.

Expedia Recorded $326 Million in Losses on Its Stake in Amex Global Business Travel Group

Hotels

Hilton CEO Sees ‘Opportunity’ For Hotel Acquisitions

Hilton signaled that hotel sector circumstances have shifted in a way that makes it more likely it would pivot from its 16-year strategy of creating brands and instead consider buying them.

Hilton CEO Sees ‘Opportunity’ For Hotel Acquisitions

Travel Technology

Amadeus to Acquire Biometrics Company Vision-Box for $348 Million

Though there are still some kinks to work out with biometrics, particularly regarding privacy concerns, Amadeus seems confident in the growing use of the technology.

Amadeus to Acquire Biometrics Company Vision-Box for $348 Million

Travel Technology

Mews, Hotel Tech Startup, Makes Its Eighth Acquisition 

More acquisitions are likely coming as certain hotel players seek to have a stronger hold on the fragmented industry.

Mews, Hotel Tech Startup, Makes Its Eighth Acquisition 

Travel Technology

Hotel Tech Company Duve Acquires Competitor to Advance AI Tools

Even startups that began experimenting early with generative AI generally aren’t seeing a payoff yet in terms of revenue. But they are generating interest from buyers that want their workers and intellectual property.

Hotel Tech Company Duve Acquires Competitor to Advance AI Tools