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Articles tagged “metasearch”

Online Travel

Trivago Considers Adding Free Links Like Google Did

You can expect to see wider adoption of the free links in metasearch that Google started in 2021. More hotels means more site visitors, and eventually revenue.

Trivago Considers Adding Free Links Like Google Did

Online Travel

New Tripadvisor CEO Emphasizes Using Data Better in First Earnings Call

Tripadvisor lags rivals Airbnb, Booking and Expedia in its pandemic recovery, but expects to surpass 2019 revenue in the next few months.

New Tripadvisor CEO Emphasizes Using Data Better in First Earnings Call

News Blog

Lastminute.com Group Names Interim CEO to Replace 2 Execs Detained by Swiss Authorities

Lastminute.com Group announced Monday that the board appointed Laura Amoretti as interim CEO, effective immediately, and stripped CEO Fabio Cannavale and Chief Operating Officer Andrea Bertoli of all duties at the company for three months because of the Swiss fraud investigation. Cannavale and Bertoli have been detained by Swiss authorities over allegations that the Amsterdam-based…

Online Travel

Swiss Authorities Detain Lastminute.com CEO in Covid Aid Abuse Probe

Swiss Authorities Detain Lastminute.com CEO in Covid Aid Abuse Probe

Hotels

Hoteliers Clash Over Durability of Changed Traveler Stay Patterns

It's clear that when Covid outbreak spikes diminish, travel will not revert to precisely how it was before. There will be winners and losers when cities and borders reopen.

Hoteliers Clash Over Durability of Changed Traveler Stay Patterns

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Hotel Recovery Lags Rivals

Tripadvisor CEO Steve Kaufer said Tripadvisor is "uniquely positioned as the world opens up again." Actually it isn't, as the company's first quarter performance shows. Yes, Tripadvisor has world-class traffic, and growing experiences and dining businesses, but it totally missed out on the short-term rental opportunity.

Tripadvisor Hotel Recovery Lags Rivals

Online Travel

What Tripadvisor’s New CEO Needs to Do First

New CEO Matt Goldberg needs to do many things to straighten out Tripadvisor, starting by bringing a laser focus to the company’s strategy.

What Tripadvisor’s New CEO Needs to Do First

Hotels

Kayak CEO on Gaining a Meta Advantage in Guest Experience

Perhaps the big hotel chains will learn that high tech doesn't have to mean a lack of hospitality and a guest experience devoid of personality.

Kayak CEO on Gaining a Meta Advantage in Guest Experience

Business Travel

Companies Already Reconsidering Loosening Tightened Travel Budgets

Reigniting corporate culture has become a priority, including meeting new hires or just training employees. In some cases it’s starting to eclipse traditional business travel, and the spike is about to hit budgets and resources that were trimmed during the pandemic.

Companies Already Reconsidering Loosening Tightened Travel Budgets

Short-Term Rentals

HomeToGo Buys E-Domizil for $45 Million In Homes Strategy Shift

Other than at exception-to-the-rule Google, metasearch has been on a downward spiral in vacation rentals for years. HomeToGo is turning itself into a series of booking sites instead, which just might work in that holiday home sector.

HomeToGo Buys E-Domizil for $45 Million In Homes Strategy Shift