Ignition keys at dawn! Ryanair and Hertz have had an almighty falling out – with the car hire giant terminating its web retailing partnership with immediate effect.
It is 1989. Tim (now Sir) Berners-Lee, whilst working at the CERN laboratory in Geneva, has an idea to create something called the world wide web.
Uber has confirmed that it is expanding its operations in India, adding seven new cities to the 11 it already operates in.
Rakuten Travel, the online agency arm of Japan’s e-commerce giant Rakuten, has acquired majority ownership of Voyagin, a consumer-focused tours-and-activities startup headquartered in Singapore.
Amadeus said today it is acquiring Navitaire, a low-cost hosting platform for airlines that is especially popular with low-cost carriers, from its owner, Accenture, for $830 million.
The UK is quite different than the US when it comes to engaging with travel content and making bookings, a recent report from Expedia Media Solutions has found.
Travel insurance aggregator Go One Global has been around since 1985. But it has just launched its new platform for selling insurance to travelers worldwide at G1G.com.
Beyond the basic portability of the iPhone, there hasn’t been an innovation geared towards global travelers — until the Apple SIM came along to offer users the ability to easily switch between different carriers.
The pivot worked. That’s the conclusion that can be drawn from the decision of investors to pour $30 million into Zozi, a San Francisco tours-and-activities startup.
Hotels increasingly rely on Software as a Service (SaaS) products as their primary technologies for running sales and catering, operations and revenue management functions.
Expedia is to axe clauses relating to rate parity in contracts with all its European hotel customers.
Amadeus has unveiled a travel intelligence service to provide the agent community with insight into business growth and potential market opportunities.
The $411 million deal by Sabre to take full ownership of Asia-Pacific global distribution system Abacus was officially sealed today.
Significant jump in profile and expectation ahead for hotel technology startup Snapshot Travel after securing a Euro 25 million investment round.
Indian travel community HolidayIQ has launched a new channel on its app which curates more than 1,000 activity-based vacation options from across India.
Sabre CEO Tom Klein spoke to industry stock analysts at a Nasdaq investor conference today. Klein laid out the investment case for Sabre, and we have highlights from that below.
Hipmunk has long been a bastion of simplicity — one interface that grids out the various flight options for a specific flight search.
Klook was devised as a curated platform for local travel activities and with Asian travellers in mind.
In a candid one-on-one, Expedia boss Dara Khosrowshahi shared his thoughts on tours and activities, China, vacation rentals and the company’s growth with Trivago, Travelocity, and — hopefully soon — Orbitz.
Tripadvisor has added more details about its plans for China and its new Chinese brand Mao Tu Ying. In May TripAdvisor announced plans to drop DaoDao in China in favour of Mao Tu Ying.