Articles tagged “online bookings”

Trivago Courts Booking’s Wrath in Move to Boost Repeat Customers

Trivago Courts Booking’s Wrath in Move to Boost Repeat Customers

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Uh-oh. Trivago changed its user interface again. Last time it did this, it referred fewer customers to some advertisers and prompted Booking Holdings to pull back from advertising on it. Trivago is betting that Booking won't retaliate for this new effort. Daring!

2 weeks ago

What Zuji’s Suspension for Missed Payments Means for Asia’s Online Travel Pioneers

What Zuji’s Suspension for Missed Payments Means for Asia’s Online Travel Pioneers

Raini Hamdi, Skift

All is not well with Zuji, a pioneer in the online travel space in Asia-Pacific. An ownership that is more adept at aviation than running an OTA may be an issue, but it’s clear the entry of global OTAs flush with marketing wherewithal and expertise is making it difficult for the pioneers to compete.

2 months ago

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A Brief Look at the Online Behavior of Travel Consumers

A Brief Look at the Online Behavior of Travel Consumers

Epsilon + Skift

As the travel industry becomes increasingly infatuated with personalization, it’s become all too clear that consumers are not one-dimensional beings. Smart marketing leaders are diving deeper than surface-level segmentation of their customer-base, peeling back layer after layer to reveal the complex nature of the modern consumer.

2 years ago

4 Charts Showing Growth of Online and Mobile Travel Bookings by 2020

4 Charts Showing Growth of Online and Mobile Travel Bookings by 2020

Dan Peltier, Skift

Here are more reasons to prepare for mobile to imminently overtake desktop for online travel bookings, along with more signs that travel can obviously learn something from retail which far surpasses it with mobile sales.

3 years ago

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Why Distribution Matters in the Changing Vacation Rental Sector

Why Distribution Matters in the Changing Vacation Rental Sector

LeisureLink + Skift

As power shifts toward distributors, property managers will need to embrace new technology tools to better leverage these channels while working to preserve direct bookings and repeat visits.

3 years ago

Mobile Will Represent More Than Half of All Online Travel Bookings in 2016

Mobile Will Represent More Than Half of All Online Travel Bookings in 2016

Dan Peltier, Skift

Mobile is the present and future of travel booking as desktop slowly creeps out the backdoor during the next decade. Mobile's future also doesn't necessarily mean apps, as brands devote major redesign efforts to their mobile sites for travelers weary of having too many apps.

3 years ago

HomeAway CEO Downplays Booking.com as a European Competitor

HomeAway CEO Downplays Booking.com as a European Competitor

Dennis Schaal, Skift

HomeAway CEO Brian Sharples doesn't underestimate Booking.com as a competitor but the reality is that Booking.com isn't the most formidable rival in vacation rentals when you consider the market country by country.

4 years ago

Americans Are Officially the Unhappiest Air Travelers on Earth

Americans Are Officially the Unhappiest Air Travelers on Earth

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Technology may not address all our air travel needs, but improvements which take the hassle out of getting there and back, with our luggage in tact, are surely welcome.

4 years ago