Articles tagged “Traveloka”

Online Travel

Google’s Ticketing for Attractions Off to Rough Start

Google's attractions ticket beta has been among its least elegant in travel to date. This has angered many tour operators because it couldn't have come at a more inopportune time.

Google’s Ticketing for Attractions Off to Rough Start

Online Travel

Traveloka Taps Brakes on $400 Million SPAC Deal to Go Public

Are special purpose acquisition companies losing their shine? We'll find out more in the coming months as other travel startups plan to go public.

Traveloka Taps Brakes on $400 Million SPAC Deal to Go Public

Online Travel

Online Travel’s Localization Quandary

Traveloka knows how to go local in Indonesia and some other countries in the region, and that's one element of its traction in these markets. But can local ever be too local when online travel agencies mull international expansion?

Online Travel’s Localization Quandary

Airlines

EasyJet’s New Air-Rail Deal and 11 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift’s top travel stories this week, EasyJet partnered with Deutsche Bahn on combination tickets, Southwest sued Skiplagged, Sabre said it ha a chance of beating pre-pandemic margins, and a downsized regional airline plans to relaunch.

EasyJet’s New Air-Rail Deal and 11 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Online Travel

Did Kiwi Figure Out How to Hack Southwest for Flight Information?

Airlines have complained about the hidden costs of online travel agency web-scraping for years, but Southwest takes that sensitivity to a much higher strategic level. Kiwi apparently is adept at out-maneuvering Southwest's page-scraping roadblocks so the courts will have to sort it all out.

Did Kiwi Figure Out How to Hack Southwest for Flight Information?

Online Travel

Indonesia’s Traveloka Reportedly Seeking $400 Million for SPAC Deal to Go Public

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel and Hong Kong investor Richard Li are emerging as frontrunners with their Bridgetown Holdings venture to help this fast-growing travel startup finally list.

Indonesia’s Traveloka Reportedly Seeking $400 Million for SPAC Deal to Go Public

Online Travel

Fintech, Superapps and Subscriptions Will Spur Flurry of Online Travel Copycats

In its rough outlines, Expedia begot Trip.com Group while Kayak and ITA Software begot Google Travel. Get ready for a flurry of clones in fintech, superapps, and subscription services in travel. In fact, it's already happening.

Fintech, Superapps and Subscriptions Will Spur Flurry of Online Travel Copycats

Online Travel

Booking Holdings’ New Fintech Unit Aims to Help Travelers Beat Banks at Their Own Game

Bookings Holdings Fintech boss Daniel Marovitz says payments is arguably the world's largest industry. Across the online travel universe, look for payments to eventually become a line item — and very material to companies' financials.

Booking Holdings’ New Fintech Unit Aims to Help Travelers Beat Banks at Their Own Game

Online Travel

Will Airbnb’s Lackluster Ad Campaign Backfire as a Travel Recovery Picks Up Later This Year?

Airbnb officials fell in love with the perceived artistry of their TV commercials, which don't have a targeted message. That could produce aftershocks later this year if rivals take advantage.

Will Airbnb’s Lackluster Ad Campaign Backfire as a Travel Recovery Picks Up Later This Year?

Online Travel

Traveloka Targets Vietnam, Thailand for Launching Financial Services Ahead of Possible IPO

Traveloka’s chief operating officer said at Skift's Online Travel Summit in mid-February that the Indonesia-based online travel agency was investing heavily in financial services. Now, we have details on its plans for Thailand and Vietnam.

Traveloka Targets Vietnam, Thailand for Launching Financial Services Ahead of Possible IPO