Articles tagged “price wars”

Hopper Begins Offering ‘Secret’ Airfares Below Published Rates

Hopper Begins Offering ‘Secret’ Airfares Below Published Rates

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

It's clear why these secret airfares would be popular among carriers. But if the "secret" is saving a measly 5 percent in exchange for even more uncertainty and anxiety during the booking process, how popular will it be among users?

1 year ago

Profitability Is Not On the Horizon for India’s MakeMyTrip as Price Wars Take Hold

Profitability Is Not On the Horizon for India’s MakeMyTrip as Price Wars Take Hold

Sean O'Neill, Skift

India has many homegrown online travel players, but only a couple will thrive. MakeMyTrip will be one of the survivors, but it may take until 2022 for it to achieve profitability. Expect it to make more acquisitions and investments to consolidate market share.

2 years ago