A travel start-up aims to create the next generation of online travel agent by building an AI-powered virtual family travel assistant

A new travel business that is set on reinventing the online family travel experience, has opened its pre-seed funding round. tripAbrood has been established by…..

Flipkart partners with the ixigo mobile travel platform for an enhanced and native flight booking experience that opens online travel options to India’s Tier II and Tier III cities

Flipkart, India’s leading e-commerce marketplace, is aiming to further strengthen its travel offering by introducing an enhanced native experience in partnership with ixigo, India’s most…..

Amadeus reveals the five advancements that are shaping the future online travel landscape in Asia Pacific

In today’s fast-paced digital environment, online travel players are facing pressure from multiple fronts – from travellers, to suppliers, to new players – underlining the…..

US independent hotels thriving in secondary markets with strong YoY growth in demand and ADR, but branded properties still dominate

For the third consecutive year, Expedia Group data shows that independent hotels in the United States of America (USA) are continuing to experience demand growth…..

How to deliver the booking experience business travellers crave? CWT’s hotel distribution channel RoomIt thinks it has the answer

To ensure traveller satisfaction is among the top five goals for travel managers, RoomIt and Best Western have commissioned research to determine exactly what business…..

Booking and KAYAK interweave while Expedia and Booking remain industry titans

Booking Holdings continues to grow its brands, and has recently worked to create links between its KAYAK and OpenTable platforms. Prior to becoming Booking Holdings,…..

Amazon enters flight bookings. Is this the beginning of the biggest ever potential upheaval in airline distribution?

For several years since the advent of the large data aggregators like Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon, there has been speculation about the potential for…..

United Airlines and Expedia: A severing of ties or a prolonged tiff?

United Airlines appears to be ratcheting up rhetoric against Expedia in the latest US airline salvo against extracting better terms with third party sellers. But…..

Airbnb buys HotelTonight. Battling OTAs and moving into flights….

Airbnb is accumulating a heap of data around our accommodation and travel habits. That we know; as every new user adds a layer to the…..

US OTAs are seeking inroads into Asia Pacific, expanding into the activities market and determining the value of voice technology

This year promises to be an interesting time in the United States of America (USA) online travel agency market (OTA) as the biggest players aim…..