Articles tagged “omio”

Online Travel

Travel Booking App Omio Will Use Part of $100 Million in New Funding to Go Shopping for Acquisitions

This investor backing will help Omio speed up its quest to become a global booking brand for so-called multi-modal-trip booking.

Travel Booking App Omio Will Use Part of $100 Million in New Funding to Go Shopping for Acquisitions

Online Travel

Google Made Advertising Concessions to Travel Partners But They’re Still Angry

Google's travel ad chief said companies that aren't seeing enough advertising benefits with Google probably shouldn't spend as much as they are. Few big travel companies would drop out of Google knowing it might sabotage their businesses, but probably an increasing number are desperate for alternatives.

Google Made Advertising Concessions to Travel Partners But They’re Still Angry

Coronavirus

Google Should Stop Bill Collection for First Quarter, 8 Travel Startups Demand

Google has a huge travel advertising business. If Google's advertising partners had to hand out tons of refunds to consumers for coronavirus-tinged trips that never happened, shouldn't Google, with its deep pockets, share in the pain?

Google Should Stop Bill Collection for First Quarter, 8 Travel Startups Demand

Online Travel

GetYourGuide, Omio, Other Travel Tech Startups Hunker Down

GetYourGuide top boss Johannes Reck said coronavirus may inflict a "nuclear winter" on the travel industry this year but that it has the resources to withstand the blow. Omio, Flixbus, and other European travel startups also are hoping for the best.

GetYourGuide, Omio, Other Travel Tech Startups Hunker Down

Mergers and Acquisitions

Omio Buys Rival Rome2Rio in Mashup of Door-to-Door Booking Sites

If search for travel looking for door-to door trip options was a massive potential market, then Expedia, Booking Holdings, Ctrip, or Google would have already snapped up these companies, which have been laboring around that premise for years. This stuff is hard to execute, as the relatively modest exit seems to show.

Omio Buys Rival Rome2Rio in Mashup of Door-to-Door Booking Sites