Posts Tagged ‘Dara Khosrowshahi’

3 Ways to Improve Your Hotel Distribution Strategy Right Now

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

Throughout the decade-plus that hoteliers have been battling online travel agencies over control of their room inventory, distribution costs have simply continued to increase.

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Expedia Eyes Aggressive Growth in Asia — and APAC Hoteliers Can Take Advantage

by Vera Lye, Contributing Editor, APAC |

The colossal online travel agency that is Expedia recently held its annual Expedia Partners Conference for 4,000 in Las Vegas. There, Expedia’s intentions were made known: It wants to be the first $100 billion travel agency in the world.

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7 hotel distribution issues tackled at Phocuswright

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

The Travel Innovation Summit at Phocuswright showcases some truly innovative companies, many of whom will go on to raise serious capital and become major players in travel technology. But the annual Ft. Lauderdale conference is at its best during Center Stage, the latter portion of the show, when the Who’s Who of online travel distribution executives sit down for some unusually candid interviews.  

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HomeAway: Another disruptive hotel alternative grows

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

To say alternative lodging options seem to be increasing in popularity would be the understatement of 2015. As if the hotel industry wasn’t competitive enough, Expedia’s $3.9 billion acquisition of HomeAway this week means vacation rental properties just became that much more accessible and Expedia became that much more powerful.

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