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Jul102014

Skift.com report on consolidation of online travel booking sites

Skift.com published an article this week, The Consolidation in the Online Travel Booking Space Over the Last Two Years, with a table showing the acquisitions and consolidation of online travel booking sites over the past 18 months by four major online travel booking agencies (OTA): Expedia, HomeAway, Pricceline and TripAdvisor. Expedia.com Online Travel Space Acquisitions…

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Nov092012

Priceline buys Kayak.com for $1.8 billion

Priceline will buy meta-search engine Kayak.com for $1.8 billion. Readers of Loyalty Traveler may know I am a frequent user of kayak.com. Both sites rank in the Top 10 travel sites in the USA. Priceline makes most of its money from hotel bookings. Kayak makes 80% of its revenue from flight search referrals according to…

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Oct262010

Expedia Unpublished Rate Hotels

Expedia is the goliath of the online travel agencies. Hotwire is an Expedia company, along with Hotels.com and popular travel sites like TripAdvisor.com and SmarterTravel.com. Basically this new offer from Expedia just placed Hotwire.com hotel inventory on the Expedia website as “Unpublished Rate Hotels”. Opaque Travel Agency Model Opaque hotel sites like Priceline and Hotwire provide…

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