Industry News & Trends

Amazon’s influence on OTAs

Amazon knows how to improve website user experience and conversions, how to upsell and cross-sell, and how to be efficient at low margins. By integrating its retail offerings into Expedia’s fabric, Amazon could potentially change the online travel consumer marketplace.

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Airbnb for everyone

How Airbnb tries to become the Amazon of travel, a one-stop shop where you can book your room, your tours, your meals, your flights, even your concerts in one place.

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Orbitz hacked

An Orbitz data breach that occurred on a legacy booking platform and a partner's platform last year impacted approximately 880,000 payment cards, the OTA said on Tuesday.

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