Articles tagged “otas”

Business Travel

Google Selects Prince Harry-Backed Travalyst for Emissions Data on Flight Searches

With the search engine also publishing the methodology and framework for other travel sellers to adopt, there's a greater chance that carbon emissions data will eventually become standardized, and less confusing. But there's still a long way to go.

Google Selects Prince Harry-Backed Travalyst for Emissions Data on Flight Searches

Online Travel

Oyo’s Pending IPO Could Be Halved or Even Scuttled

Oyo's potential IPO has likely run head-on into the collapse of several recent public market debuts in India with a couple of lawsuits potentially figuring into the regulator's delayed decision. Oyo will eventually go public, but that maiden public appearance likely won't resemble the initial vision.

Oyo’s Pending IPO Could Be Halved or Even Scuttled

Online Travel

EDreams Odigeo Targets 7 Million Subscribers by 2025

EDreams Odigeo claimed to have 30 percent more bookings than pre-Covid in December quarter, and to also be outpacing the global airline industry. The online travel agency increased its subscriber base, but still lost $19.5 million.

EDreams Odigeo Targets 7 Million Subscribers by 2025

Online Travel

Wego Acquisition of Cleartrip Middle East Would Create Online Travel Group

Booking.com has a substantial presence in the Middle East, but there is a vacuum that Wego Group and homegrown players could begin to fill over the next few years.

Wego Acquisition of Cleartrip Middle East Would Create Online Travel Group

Online Travel

Don’t Expect a Huge Crisis Bounceback for Online Travel Agencies This Time

The online travel space has always been super-competitive, but established players like Expedia Group and Booking Holdings face a growing roster of formidable competitors, including hotels, Google and Airbnb.

Don’t Expect a Huge Crisis Bounceback for Online Travel Agencies This Time

Coronavirus

Barbados Builds Its Own Online Travel Booking Platform to Be a Game Changer

This is what action looks like, if Caribbean tourism is to build back better. Investment in technology, a solid private-public relationship, and homegrown talent driving the framework and the narrative.

Barbados Builds Its Own Online Travel Booking Platform to Be a Game Changer

Online Travel

Evoking Travel Inspiration Online to Combat Covid Anxieties

Trip.com Group, Airbnb, and other online travel agencies have all made commitments to up their travel inspiration games. Pandemic uncertainties and anxieties will bolster their efforts.

Evoking Travel Inspiration Online to Combat Covid Anxieties

Online Travel

Latin America Travel Booking Sites Won’t Fully Recover Until 2022 at the Earliest

Online travel agencies were big players in travel search during the pandemic in major Latin American countries. There's a bright future for these booking sites in the region as travel restarts.

Latin America Travel Booking Sites Won’t Fully Recover Until 2022 at the Earliest

Online Travel

Hopper Sells Travel But Its Fintech Hedging Drives the Growth

Hopper makes more money on add-on, fintech-oriented services than on selling travel — even the usually juicy hotel business. The business isn't profitable but who cares when grabbing market share is on the agenda.

Hopper Sells Travel But Its Fintech Hedging Drives the Growth

Online Travel

Google to End Tours and Activities Booking Next Month

Google's retreat in tours and activities booking services doesn't mean Google is becoming less powerful in travel. It's part of Google's strategy to wrangle consistency across its products in offering a combination of advertisements and free listings to gain an even wider audience.

Google to End Tours and Activities Booking Next Month