Strategy

The 10 cities around the world travellers loved the most in 2017

Americans did a lot of travelling in 2017. Travel-booking site Expedia recently released its year-end look at travel trends, which revealed the most-booked destinations of the year, both domestic and international. From Las Vegas and New York City to Cancun and Paris, here’s where Americans travelled the most last year: […]
The 10 cities around the world travellers loved the most in 2017
Strategy

The top 10 cities travellers want to visit in 2018

Travel site Expedia released its year-end look at travel trends Wednesday, combing through its vast trove of data to find the destinations that Americans most want to visit. According to the travel booking site, which based its findings on data from millions of searches over the last year, 10 destinations […]
The top 10 cities travellers want to visit in 2018
Tech

The Mobile Tourist: How Smartphones Are Shaking Up The Travel Market

Smartphones and fast mobile Internet access have transformed nearly all facets of life, but travel has seen some of the most dramatic changes.Gone are the days of paper maps and awkward conversations trying to figure out a foreign transit system. Today’s smartphones and apps can translate words live on screen, […]
The Mobile Tourist: How Smartphones Are Shaking Up The Travel Market
Tech

The Mobile Tourist: How Smartphones Are Shaking Up The Travel Market

Smartphones and fast mobile Internet access have transformed nearly all facets of life, but travel has seen some of the most dramatic changes.Gone are the days of paper maps and awkward conversations trying to figure out a foreign transit system. Today’s smartphones and apps can translate words live on screen, […]
The Mobile Tourist: How Smartphones Are Shaking Up The Travel Market
Lifestyle

The Most Vacation-Deprived Countries

Anyone who has traveled to Paris in the summer know that the city — like many other European cities—clears out during the month of August, while the French take their month-long vacations. According to a new study from Expedia, French workers take off 30 full days a year.
The Most Vacation-Deprived Countries
Tech

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Mobile Is Replacing The Desktop

Mobile Insights is the new daily newsletter from BI Intelligence that collects and delivers the top mobile strategy news. It is delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up here for a free trial of BI Intelligence today.
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Mobile Is Replacing The Desktop
Markets

The 10 Best Hotels In The World Ranked By Expedia

[credit provider=”Marrol’s Boutique Hotel ” url=”http://www.hotelmarrols.sk/index.php/en/photo-gallery”] Want the best possible value on a hotel room? Pack your bags, you’re going to…southwestern Slovakia.Just yesterday, we wrote about how travel site Orbitz is in the news for showing Mac users more expensive hotel rooms than Windows users.
The 10 Best Hotels In The World Ranked By Expedia
Markets

Here Are 7 Stocks Making Huge Moves Today

[credit provider=”shyb via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/shyb/63692776/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] The Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500 are basically flat right now.But there are some major movers in the markets that shouldn’t be overlooked.  Here are a few.
Here Are 7 Stocks Making Huge Moves Today
Tech

Google Launches Hotel Finder To Fight Kayak And Expedia

[credit provider=”Wikimedia” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Concorde_on_Bristol.jpg”] Google launched a tool called Hotel Finder, Search Engine Watch notes. While it’s labelled as an “experiment” it’s pretty advanced and definitely a threat to online travel bookers like Kayak and Expedia. 
Google Launches Hotel Finder To Fight Kayak And Expedia
Tech

Expedia Stock Jumps 14% After Announcing It Will Spin Off TripAdvisor

[credit provider=”Xhanatos via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/xhanatos/4793377256/”] Expedia seems to want to unlock shareholder value by splitting into two companies, and it’s apparently working already.Shares are up 14% in after-hours trading after Expedia announced plans to spin TripAdvisor off as a separate, publicly held company.
Expedia Stock Jumps 14% After Announcing It Will Spin Off TripAdvisor
Markets

Orbitz Down On Net Loss And Weak Outlook

[credit provider=”www.legendfc.com” url=”http://www.legendfc.com”] Orbitzis is down over 5% today after posting a fourth-quarter net loss and lowering its forecast for earnings for the first quarter to $177 million-$184 million below analysts’ expectations of $194 million.On a conference call with analysts Orbitz CEO Barney Harford said the U.S. leisure business is […]
Orbitz Down On Net Loss And Weak Outlook
Tech

Expedia Buries American Airlines Listings

Expedia has made it harder to find flights from American Airlines on its site in retaliation against American’s decision to pull its flights from online travel rival Orbitz.
Expedia Buries American Airlines Listings