The extreme competitiveness in travel is slowly bringing search engines, OTAs and metasearch engines to converge towards an increasingly homogeneous model.
Thomas Cook online revenue grows by 18% and conversion is up 23% in H1 2018.
63% of people say that when a brand forces them to download an app to access a deal, they will typically delete it shortly thereafter.
Growth of direct bookings in France is expected to fall to 2.1% in the lead up to 2022, with third-party booking sites tipped to grab a 71.5% share of the country's web sales.
The launch comes as rival ANA Holdings prepares to merge two of its budget brands –Vanilla Air and Peach – ahead of a planned launch on medium-haul routes in 2020.
The company's CFO announced that she would also be leaving during the first half of 2018. Net revenue for Hostelworld increased by 10% during 2017 to €86.7 million.
Booking Holdings CEO says they have a single-digit market share in the very large global accommodations market and an even lower market share in the total travel market.
Like AccorHotels and Hyatt, Marriott CEO says the company will focus on the higher end of the market because it’s a place where branding can make a difference.
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