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Tokyo, Bangkok and Taipei are the top three destinations for travelers from across Asia to celebrate the Lunar New Year, according to data from Agoda, one of the world's fastest growing digital travel platforms. This year, Tokyo nudged Bangkok off pole position, steadily climbing the ranks from third place in 2018 to the top spot, while Taipei moves to third place.
Today, Booking.com, the platform making it easier for everyone to experience the world, announced the winners of the Traveller Review Awards 2020, with nearly one million (986,449) awards given across 220 countries and territories. Alongside a wide range of accommodation partners, in the eighth edition of its annual partner recognition awards, Booking.com awarded transport partners for the first time ever. The awards recognize these partners for their incredible hospitality, giving travelers an exceptional experience when booking an accommodation, rental car or airport taxi.
Alphabet's (GOOGL) Google is aggressively trying to bolster presence in the online travel space, which does not bode well for companies like TripAdvisor, Expedia and Booking Holdings.
Alphabet's (GOOGL) Google is likely to gain competitive edge against tradition online travel agents on strengthening travel site initiatives.
A New Jersey woman has sued TripAdvisor and its Viator brand over injuries she allegedly sustained on a camel ride tour in Morocco that she booked through Viator. The suit, filed earlier this week and first reported by the Boston Globe, raises questions about whether TripAdvisor can be held liable for damages related to activities […]
KAYAK is releasing its 5th annual Travel Hacker Guide featuring data on where to go, when to book and best times to fly. And for the first time since its inception, KAYAK will retire the Most Popular list from the guide to encourage travelers to venture outside of the most searched hotspots.
There were few common threads in the way the hotel, airlines, and online travel sectors approached U.S. TV advertising in 2019, as their spending trends diverged widely. Among the three sectors, hotels was the only one to significantly hike U.S. national TV spend, according to estimates from television analytics firm iSpot.tv, while airlines cut their […]
Single apps for all travel needs, passport free travel, and mobile app check-in are the top three ‘new travel norms’ expected by travelers in the next decade, according to new research by Agoda, the world's fastest growing digital travel platform.
There’s an old adage — and some data to support it — that U.S. presidential election years put a damper on leisure travel sales. With 2020 promising to be an especially bumpy ride through political division and uncertainty, could that hold true for the year ahead? To get some perspective, Skift spoke to a variety […]
Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:BKNG) saw a double-digit share price rise of over 10% in the past couple of months on...
TripAdvisor (TRIP) is likely to perform sluggishly in 2020 thanks to rising competitive pressure and ongoing challenges in Hotels, Media & Platform segment.
The story of the year wasn’t about a jaw-dropping event such as CEOs getting forced out, like what happened to Gillian Tans of Booking.com and Mark Okerstrom of Expedia Group. Nor was the story about a game-changing acquisition, of which there were few of epic proportions in the last 12 months in online travel. Instead, […]
Many investors, including Paul Tudor Jones or Stan Druckenmiller, have been saying before last year's Q4 market crash that the stock market is overvalued due to a low interest rate environment that leads to companies swapping their equity for debt and focusing mostly on short-term performance such as beating the quarterly earnings estimates. In the […]