Online Travel Agencies

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Nov052015

Expedia Buys HomeAway for $3.9 Billion

Expedia continues to buy up online travel sites with its latest travel website acquisition priced at $3.9 billion for HomeAway, a vacation rental site. Expedia bought legacy online travel agencies Travelocity and Orbitz earlier this year. Expedia also owns Hotels.com, HotWire.com and Trivago.com. Perhaps most amazing is Expedia has a market valuation of $18 billion,…

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May082015

Priceline vs. Expedia–Who is bigger for hotel bookings?

If I did not know the numbers from previous research, I would have a hard time guessing which is the bigger global reservationist for hotel bookings. First look at who is part of the Priceline Group. Priceline.com, booking.com, kayak.com and Agoda.com are major players in the online travel agency (OTA) world. Expedia Inc. includes Travelocity,…

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