Articles tagged “russia”

Online Travel

Booking.com Faces $17.5 Million Competition Fine in Russia

These sorts of fines, like the one in Russia, are almost inconsequential to a company the size of Booking.com. Still, the company wants to be in good standing in a country as large as Russia.

Booking.com Faces $17.5 Million Competition Fine in Russia

Online Travel

Russia’s Travel Resilience Underscored by Startup Aviasales’ $43 Million Funding

Russia has an unpredictable business environment, and many of its households face income pressures. But the country should see a long-term shift from offline to online booking of travel, and that could be a tailwind for Aviasales and its peers.

Russia’s Travel Resilience Underscored by Startup Aviasales’ $43 Million Funding

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

Russia’s Homegrown Online Travel Firms Poised for Competitive Reset

Some analysts believe the online booking giants of Europe, the U.S., and China will sweep the world. Call it "travel giant triumphalism." But Russia may prove a treacherous market for foreign brands, opening a gap for local players.

Russia’s Homegrown Online Travel Firms Poised for Competitive Reset

Online Travel

Russian Startup Takes Page From Software Industry With Travel-As-a-Service Model

Even if you're not interested in the Russian travel market, OneTwoTrip's early traction with what it calls its "travel-as-a-service" model may have inspirational lessons for companies worldwide.

Russian Startup Takes Page From Software Industry With Travel-As-a-Service Model

Airlines

Wizz Air CEO Hits Out at European Leaders Over Belarus Flight Ban

Joszef Varadi said aviation shouldn't be used as a means for political sanctions, but with this episode beginning with a hijacked plane, the two are inextricably linked.

Wizz Air CEO Hits Out at European Leaders Over Belarus Flight Ban

Business Travel

Thailand’s Travel Agencies Selling Vaccine Tour Packages to U.S.

These types of trips could be good business, but they're hardly ethical.

Thailand’s Travel Agencies Selling Vaccine Tour Packages to U.S.

Online Travel

Russia Accuses Booking.com of Anticompetitive Practices

Governments around the world have moved to reform online travel agencies' contracts with hotel partners. Booking.com faces a hefty fine if i can't work out a settlement in Russia.

Russia Accuses Booking.com of Anticompetitive Practices

Airline Weekly

At Least One Airline Said It Saw Demand Grow

At Least One Airline Said It Saw Demand Grow

Coronavirus

Russia Leads Rebound Helped by International Flights: Latest Skift Recovery Index

Skift Research keeps analyzing how the travel recovery is shaping up. It’s needed, because demand remains volatile and none of the 22 markets tracked in the Skift Recovery Index is above 50 percent of prior year performance.

Russia Leads Rebound Helped by International Flights: Latest Skift Recovery Index