Markets

Silver Lake was labelled the ‘Warren Buffett of tech’ for investing billions during the pandemic. It’s emulating Buffett again with its new 25-year strategy

Silver Lake is launching a 25-year investment strategy, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. The private-equity giant is becoming even more like Warren Buffett with its longer investing timeframe. Silver Lake has invested billions of dollars in Twitter, Airbnb, Expedia, and other businesses during the pandemic, similar to how […]
Silver Lake was labelled the ‘Warren Buffett of tech’ for investing billions during the pandemic. It’s emulating Buffett again with its new 25-year strategy
Tech

How to cancel your Expedia flight if the flight is eligible for cancellation

You can cancel an Expedia flight directly on the booking platform, though cancellation fees may apply depending upon the airline. The US Department of Transportation requires all airlines offer free 24-hour cancellation for flights going to or from the US – this includes travellers who book their flights through Expedia. […]
How to cancel your Expedia flight if the flight is eligible for cancellation
Tech

How to find your itinerary on the Expedia website or app

You can easily find your itinerary on Expedia for any confirmed trip, hotel booking, car rental, or bundled package. The Expedia app also allows for quick and easy checking of your booked itineraries. Here’s how to find your itinerary on Expedia using your computer or mobile device. Visit Business Insider’s […]
How to find your itinerary on the Expedia website or app
Markets

Expedia surges after announcing its CEO and CFO’s immediate resignations

Expedia stock soared as much as 7.6% early Tuesday after the company announced the resignations of CEO Mark Okerstrom and CFO Alan Pickerill. The ouster was driven by a disconnect between Expedia’s board and senior management, chairman Barry Diller said in a statement, citing an “ambitious” restructuring plan that yielded […]
Expedia surges after announcing its CEO and CFO’s immediate resignations
Lifestyle

Passengers reveal the most annoying things people commonly do on planes

Expedia released the results of its 2018 Aeroplane and Hotel Etiquette Survey on Monday, which revealed some of the most annoying behaviours on aeroplanes. Respondents said they were bothered by smells, noise, contact, and unwanted conversation, indicating that what travellers want is personal space. From pet peeves cited by 18,229 […]
Passengers reveal the most annoying things people commonly do on planes
Tech

Uber tapped ex-Orbitz boss Barney Harford to be its new COO

Uber appointed ex-Orbitz boss Barney Harford as its new chief operating officer on Wednesday, adding a trusted pair of hands to new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi’s top ranks as he moves to revamp the scandal-plagued startup. Harford previously worked under Khosrowshahi at Expedia. “I have never met a stronger operator or […]
Uber tapped ex-Orbitz boss Barney Harford to be its new COO