7 hrs ago
10 secrets for stretching your dollar in Europe this summer
If travelers follow these rules, they can maximize savings on a dream vacation through Europe for about the same as a visit to a big US city.
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15 hrs ago
Travelocity Lays Off 85 As Orbitz Takes Control of Partner Network
As Travelocity has become more and more a simple vassal of Expedia, there's little to no need for their own staff outside of marketing people.
23 hrs ago
Expedia Gives It's Loyalty Program a Makeover
Expedia and Orbitz, which launched a rewards program in October 2013 geared to incentivize hotel bookings, are battling for consumer loyalties and competing against one another with these new programs.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Wotif Group Acquisition Positive For Expedia
Expedia , an online travel company in the United States and internationally announced the acquisition of Wotif Group on July 6, 2014.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
U.S. stocks open lower on Fed speculation; Dow Jones down 0.41%
Investing.com - U.S. stocks opened lower on Monday, as speculation the Federal Reserve could lower rates earlier than anticipated continued to weigh, as well as comments by International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde.
Expedia Takes Extraordinary Step of Denying eLong Sale Rumors
Expedia doesn't comment on rumors and speculation unless it is convenient or necessary to do so.
The Consolidation in the Online Travel Booking Space Over the Last Two Years
While it is exciting to see the consolidation happening in the online travel booking space, the lack of new scaled startups to challenge the biggies remains a worry for anyone.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Expedia to Buy Australia's Wotif for About A$700 Million
Expedia Inc. , an online travel-booking service, agreed to buy Australia 's Wotif.com Holdings Ltd. for A$703 million , seeking to expand its presence in the Asia-Pacific region.
Expedia to buy Australian online travel site for $658M
Online travel-booking company Expedia is buying Australia's Wotif.com Holdings for A$703 million , seeking to expand its presence in the Asia-Pacific region.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
MongoDB grows up -- and shows off its enterprise cred
I'm an unabashed fan of MongoDB , the only NoSQL database just about everyone has heard of.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
The World's Best-Reviewed Hotels: Expedia.com Releases 2014 Insiders' Select Top 100 List
Lakehouse Hotel and Resort in San Marcos, California Tops 2014 List; United States Eclipses Mexico this Year with the Most Hotels in the Top Ten -- Today Expedia.comA , one of the world's largest full-service online travel sites*, announced the ExpediaA 2014 Insiders' Selecta rankings, an annual crowd-sourced list of the world's best-reviewed ... (more)
Frederick Wong has been appointed Vice President, Business...
TrustYou, the inventor of the Meta- ReviewTM and global online reputation management leader, has appointed Frederick Wong as its Vice President, Business Development - Asia as part of its international expansion plans and growth strategy in Asia.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Stay and play
Staycations are here to stay, says Expedia. Figures from the online travel agency show 5 percent of Hongkongers book hotel rooms within the SAR, putting it in third place.
Expedia and Sabre Extend Their Already Deep Relationship
When Expedia gets around to talking about acquiring Travelocity outright, the relationship between Travelocity parent Sabre and Expedia is already so close they will have no problem getting their phone calls answered.
Bitcoin gets buy-in from Newegg, the tech-focused retailer
Electronics retailer Newegg has begun accepting payments in the Bitcoin virtual currency, a move designed to appeal to its technically inclined clientele.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Sold for $13.5M: Downtown Bellevue development site
Goldsmith Land Investments in January 2014 announced plans for this 15-story office tower at 305 108th Ave. N.E. in downtown Bellevue.
Key Trends Impacting Expedia's Hotel Division
Expedia is a leading online travel agency that connects travelers with travel suppliers such as hotels, airlines, cruises and car rental companies.
The Top 16 Travel Stats To Start Your Work Week
Have you been nerding out on our travel data and stats? If so, what're you waiting for? Subscribe to the SkiftStats Twitter feed! Our daily @skiftstats Twitter feed continues to send out byte-size data points every weekday about the global travel industry, serving as a great companion to the more in-depth stories we do here on Skift.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
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How You Can Save Your Inbox From Subscription Spam
Most of us view email as a necessary evil. You certainly need it to keep up with work, and there always seems to be those few holdouts in every family who refuse to join Facebook like the rest of the world.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
The Booking Battle: OTAs Break into the Loyalty Market
Facing steep competition from fellow booking websites, online travel agencies have been experimenting with travel rewards as a means of incentivizing consumer loyalty -- at the expense of straining relationships with the hotels with which they partner.