Expedia on when to book hotels for best rates Nov08

Expedia on when to b...

Finding great rates for hotels can be tricky, but an analysis by Expedia offers some helpful insights for travelers. The lowest average daily rates were available from 21 to 28 days before travel dates. The report presents several key takeaways: – Sundays are the best days to get deals...

Expedia buys HomeAway Nov27

Expedia buys HomeAwa...

Expedia buys HomeAway: After years of speculation about whether it would be Expedia, TripAdvisor, the  Priceline Group, or Google to purchase HomeAway, Expedia Inc. agreed to acquire the vacation rental giant for $3.9 billion in cash and stock. The companies believe the transaction would...

TripAdvisor Instant Booking agreement with Priceline Group Nov23

TripAdvisor Instant ...

TripAdvisor Instant Booking deal with Booking.com apparently exclusive. Expedia Inc. is shut out of TripAdvisor Instant Booking because TripAdvisor’s landmark agreement with the Priceline Group is an exclusive one regarding online travel agencies, Skift has learned. In an interview with...

TripAdvisor launches Instant Booking feature for mobile Jun12

TripAdvisor launches...

TripAdvisor announced yesterday the new feature that allows visitors of mobile versions of their site and app (mobile app and mobile website on smartphone) to make a booking at any hotel featuring availability at any TripAdvisor booking partner (OTA’s like Expedia and Booking).  The...

Google 2013 Traveler – devices, web and travel video impact Nov25

Google 2013 Traveler...

 Full source of the study: Google 2013 travel study, Google November 2013 Travel videos inspire the majority of leisure and business travellers to plan their trips, reveals a Google Think Insight study. The study was conducted among the leisure and business traveller segment to understand how...

TripAdvisor Bing Integration Nov22

TripAdvisor Bing Int...

TripAdvisor puts a nice notch in its belt today with a Bing integration deal that places its results front and center on search results pages. The deal marks the first time that TripAdvisor has lent its metasearch data, gathered from over 125M reviews across 3.1M locations, to a search...