Articles tagged “priceline.com”

Points International Adds Priceline Network of Hotels to Its Booking Engines

Points International Adds Priceline Network of Hotels to Its Booking Engines

Grant Martin, Skift

New functionality added by Points International grants users of that network access to the Priceline library of hotels. That's great for frequent flyers — especially those with miles to burn.

1 year ago

The Death of Priceline’s Name Your Own Price Is Likely Drawing Near

The Death of Priceline’s Name Your Own Price Is Likely Drawing Near

Dennis Schaal , Skift

Booking Holdings is still making considerable money from Priceline.com's bidding service for hotels. But the service has outlived its usefulness, and will likely fold within a year or two. Take a look at how Priceline.com markets other ways to book hotels on its site. Enough said.

1 year ago

Priceline Group Changes Name to Reflect Booking.com’s Power

Priceline Group Changes Name to Reflect Booking.com’s Power

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The name change to Booking Holdings reflects the reality that Booking.com dominates the parent company's business. Although the parent company still calls Connecticut home, the balance of power shifted long ago to Amsterdam.

2 years ago

William Shatner’s Negotiator Priceline Pitchman Is Dead Again

William Shatner’s Negotiator Priceline Pitchman Is Dead Again

Dennis Schaal, Skift

When Priceline.com decided to try to reinvigorate the brand, it studied the data: Travelers are taking shorter, more frequent trips, and many are booking them on mobile at the last-minute. Their customers are heading to Rome, Georgia more frequently to that other Rome where Vatican tours are available. The data called for a streamlined site and app emphasizing "deals near me," pay at the hotel, and easier-to-book products.

4 years ago