Expedia Closing in on Acquisition of Travelocity From Sabre – Skift

Expedia Closing in on Acquisition of Travelocity From Sabre – Skift

Expedia to Aquire Travelocity Well we did say so in the original post re Expedia Agreement in 2013 with Travelocity. We were not alone, most of the travel trade saw the writing on the wall. It’s not a done deal but the Federal Trade Commission posted on January 14 that such an application was in […]

The Booking Battle: OTAs Break into the Loyalty Market | U.S. News Travel

The Booking Battle: OTAs Break into the Loyalty Market | U.S. News Travel. OTAs have begun offering loyalty rewards hoping that additional incentives will keep travelers from straying to other booking sites. Hotels have employed this incentive for a long time and hoteliers worry that programs like Expedia Rewards and Orbitz Rewards will continue to […]

Online Travel Agents a Consolidated Channel | The Economist

Online travel agents: Sun, sea and surfing | The Economist. Expedia has become the world’s biggest travel agent. Last year, its gross bookings were $39.4 billion, through brands such as Trivago, Hotels.com and Hotwire, as well as its own eponymous operation. The third-largest travel agent, Priceline, whose brands include Booking.com, had booking sales of 39.2 […]

The Affiliate Deal of the Decade PhoCusWright

The Affiliate Deal of the Decade PhoCusWright

The Affiliate Deal of the Decade . | Travel Research – Industry Events – PhoCusWright Conference The chart shows just how badly Travelocity has slipped, but it still commands 16% of the market. Also see our previous post