Articles tagged “trip.com group”

A Drop in European Visitors to Thailand Is a Wake-Up Call

A Drop in European Visitors to Thailand Is a Wake-Up Call

Raini Hamdi, Skift

While it focuses on arresting a drop in Chinese arrivals, Thailand should spend equal or more time assessing why European arrivals are declining. It's the higher spending market. The reasons are different, and it's time for Thailand to look internally rather than blame external factors like Brexit, the baht, and a trade war for Europe's shrinkage.

3 weeks ago

Booking Holdings Sees Brand Collaborations as Key to Restoring Growth on Steroids

Booking Holdings Sees Brand Collaborations as Key to Restoring Growth on Steroids

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The road back to a flywheel of growth would be a lengthy one for Booking Holdings. Google has a ton of data, too, as do other competitors. Can Booking Holdings create a product that is really deeper and differentiated from its rivals? That's CEO Glenn Fogel's bet.

1 month ago

New TripAdvisor China Venture Eyes Digital Advertising Revenues

New TripAdvisor China Venture Eyes Digital Advertising Revenues

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Digital advertising revenue surely is a key motivation behind the new TripAdvisor China joint venture, but whether the dollars are guaranteed is another question in China's rich and innovative digital media landscape.

1 month ago

Online Travel Agency Giants Are on the Backfoot in Tours and Experiences

Online Travel Agency Giants Are on the Backfoot in Tours and Experiences

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Expedia, Booking.com, and Ctrip are boosting the supply of sightseeing and experiences options that can be booked in merely a few clicks. But several factors are complicating any plans they may have to dominate bookings in this sector the way they have in flights and hotels.

1 month ago

Ctrip Name Change to Trip.com Group Is Now Official

Ctrip Name Change to Trip.com Group Is Now Official

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The name change to Trip.com Group is not a bad idea for Ctrip as it increasingly comes out of its shell and becomes a global force in online travel. A catchy domain name, though, doesn't guarantee anything.

1 month ago