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Synapse Summit will round out the keynote speakers for its 2020 summit with Priceline co-founder Jeff Hoffman. Hoffman helped found Priceline in 1997; the site allows users to find discounted rates for flights, rental cars and hotels. "I've heard Jeff speak before and he is so passionate about chasing a dream and once you achieve that dream how you give back," Brian Kornfeld, CEO of Synapse Florida, told the Tampa Bay Business Journal.
High-stake online travel agency competition used to merely revolve around how many tens of thousands of hotels, or homes and apartments each company added to its ranks during the previous quarter, and those milestones are still very much in play. But lately a new and somewhat more esoteric flashpoint has emerged, namely the connected trip. […]
Kurnos weighed both sides of Booking Holdings catalysts heading into the upcoming year. Conversely, Kurnos added that management’s hesitancy to spend for growth remains a significant overhang and shows no signs of changing any time soon. “The lack of brand spend in particular, along with a muted focus on loyalty and ongoing challenges in both paid and customer acquisition and the alternative lodging supply acquisition channel seem likely to keep gross bookings and revenue growth in the mid-high-single digits,” he said.
Premium Access reservations open up prime time weekend dining times to Capital One credit cardholders SAN FRANCISCO , Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenTable , the world's leading provider of online restaurant ...
For at least the past three months, U.S.-based Kayak and OpenTable have branded themselves atop their homepages as being "Part of Booking.com," all three of which are sister companies within parent Booking Holdings. There's apparently a marketing motive behind the new cozy branding. The parent company, Booking Holdings, wants to parlay the U.S. brand recognition […]
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Airbnb is moving ahead with plans to verify all of its home listings, adding its experiences offering to that pledge, the company said Friday. Still, it is grappling with how to carry this out on such a massive scale. What's more, in a recent Recode Decode podcast, CEO Brian Chesky said Airbnb plans to let […]
Expedia Group's vacation rental business Vrbo plans to reposition itself as a family travel site that would offer vacation rentals, resorts, and other features facilitating family vacations. The unit's new general manager Jeff Hurst told Skift Thursday that the move has been in the works behind the scenes for some time. Hurst, who was interviewed […]
As promised a few months ago, Expedia Group began this week to send hotel listings lower in the sort order on its Expedia.com and Hotels.com pages when properties add resort fees to base room rates. Speaking at a lodging breakout session on stage at the Expedia Explore '19 conference in Las Vegas Wednesday, Cyril Ranque, […]
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), today released new survey findings highlighting delivery habits and revealing a growing appetite for convenience. In tandem, OpenTable also announced a new partnership with Postmates, the #1 on-demand delivery platform in Los Angeles and the Southwest, to bring even more delivery and pick-up options to diners on its iOS and Android apps. According to a recent survey commissioned by OpenTable, Americans are starting to break up with their kitchens with 41 percent dining out at least once a week and nearly one third considering delivery to be a top alternative.
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John Kim, who took over the reins of Expedia Group's now-struggling vacation rental unit Vrbo in 2016, has been replaced in that leadership role by Jeff Hurst. In another move in Expedia Group's ongoing reorganization, which has been under way for months, Cyril Ranque, previously president of Lodging Partner Services, became president of the company's […]
Today we'll look at Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:BKNG) and reflect on its potential as an investment. Specifically...
2019 is almost coming to an end, and right now, the best time to travel just before the holidays, and if you want to make travel plans, you should consider the best places to visit in the U.S in November. November and generally the onset of the fall and winter seasons means that many places […]
Agoda, one of the world’s fastest growing digital travel platforms and headquartered in Singapore (Booking Holdings (BKNG)), announced today a suite of enhanced products and technology to help businesses trying to capitalize on the growing travel sector. Agoda has a network of over 2.5 million properties in over 200 countries and territories. Agoda’s enhanced API allows partners, from distributors to corporate travel agents, convenient and quick access to its inventory.
Wedgewood Partners, a St. Louis, Missouri-based investment firm, has released its 2019 Q3 investor letter – you can download a copy here. The investment firm reported mixed results for the quarter, with composite returns largely flat at 0.39% for the quarter. Meanwhile, the benchmark Russell 1000 Growth Index and the S&P 500 Index gained 1.49% and 1.87%, respectively. Wedgewood Partners wrote extensively […]
Online travel-agency stocks plunged Thursday after Expedia’s latest earnings report revealed a struggle to contend with changing search-engine dynamics as well as trouble with some of its brands.