Articles tagged “priceline”

Online Travel

Amazon Ads Wants to Help Travel Outfits by Sharing Its Customers’ Buying Habits

It's not just all about Amazon Web Services anymore when Amazon reaches out to travel industry customers. It is still early days but Amazon Ads may one day crimp travel brands' spending on Google and Facebook.

Amazon Ads Wants to Help Travel Outfits by Sharing Its Customers’ Buying Habits

Travel Booking

Top Travel Booking Apps: Look Who’s Winning the U.S. Now

Shifting consumer tastes in travel booking apps recently gave Hopper a boost over Booking.com and other rivals. But can the challenger brand sustain its lead?

Top Travel Booking Apps: Look Who’s Winning the U.S. Now

Business Travel

Amex GBT Breaks Out of Its Partnership With Lola

The pandemic has taken its toll on many businesses, but relationships also falter in times of stress.

Amex GBT Breaks Out of Its Partnership With Lola

Online Travel

Priceline Extends Fintech Capabilities to the U.S. Military in Expanded Partnership

While travel management companies have battled over the years for government travel contracts, Priceline seems to have found a solid niche in a less lucrative leisure travel business for members of the U.S. military and their families. Priceline isn't looking for a big return from the effort while executives and employees feel proud to be a part of it.

Priceline Extends Fintech Capabilities to the U.S. Military in Expanded Partnership

Online Travel

Booking Holdings Expands Loyalty Program to Priceline, Kayak and Agoda

At a time when some big hotel brands seek to increase average daily rates, Booking Holdings' expansion of its Genius loyalty and discounting program could hurt that effort. Some individual properties, hungry for increased exposure as they compete with vacation rentals and other hotels, will welcome the move.

Booking Holdings Expands Loyalty Program to Priceline, Kayak and Agoda

Online Travel

Airbnb Edges Expedia Brand in Online Travel’s Top TV Ad Spenders so Far in 2021

Both Airbnb and Expedia.com are leaning into U.S. TV advertising in their biggest campaigns in years. Many millennials may not watch traditional TV these days, but the medium is still an important part of brands' advertising mix.

Airbnb Edges Expedia Brand in Online Travel’s Top TV Ad Spenders so Far in 2021

Business Travel

Maldives Tests New Tourism Models and 10 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, we covered the Maldives' experiment with new tourism models, the blurring of work and travel, Priceline's acquisition of an airline technology startup, and a Skift research analysis of hotel direct booking.

Maldives Tests New Tourism Models and 10 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Online Travel

Spunky Vrbo Is Outpacing Airbnb in Listings Growth

Vrbo indeed seems to be stealing a bit of market share from Airbnb in the U.S. in recent months, albeit from a much smaller base. Vrbo's aggressive marketing campaign earlier this year appears to be paying off.

Spunky Vrbo Is Outpacing Airbnb in Listings Growth

Online Travel

Priceline Buys Travel Startup Flyiin for Its Airfare Sales Tech

Airlines have been shaking up how they sell and distribute their airfares and ancillaries. Priceline is one of a few brands striving to keep pace through acquisitions or research and development.

Priceline Buys Travel Startup Flyiin for Its Airfare Sales Tech

Online Travel

Booking Holdings Sees a Surge in Flight Bookings as It Plays Catch-Up With Expedia

For years, industry analysts would muse: When is Booking.com going to launch flights? Well, now that business is showing strength, albeit from a small base. Seen as strategic, that airline ticket business comes at a price — lower profit margins.

Booking Holdings Sees a Surge in Flight Bookings as It Plays Catch-Up With Expedia