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Might Travelzoo Find a Company Buyer in China?

A view of Travelzoo’s Toronto office. The U.S.-based company aims to find growth primarily in Asia-Pacific in the near-term. Travelzoo Skift Take: Travelzoo’s founder Ralph Bartel has seen the value of his investment in the public company go from north of a billion to less than $100 million over two decades. Could the chairman of […]

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Trivago Could Kill Controversial Ad Feature That Caused Its Fortunes to Plummet

The facade and logo outside Trivago headquarters in Dusseldorf, Germany. Trivago is trying to improve its relationships with its largest advertisers. Trivago Skift Take: Trivago is trying to make peace with its largest advertisers, especially the biggest, Booking Holdings. These peace overtures seem to be working for now, but metasearch and advertising can be very […]

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What to see and do in Huaraz, Peru

It’s no secret that Peru’s popularity is on the rise. Social media has become inundated with people posing next to llamas, standing in front of the Incan ruins at Machu Picchu, and sipping pisco sours on a sun-baked patio. But in a country of almost a half-million square miles and astonishing biological diversity, these experiences […]

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Tips for SF’s new Crosstown Trail

Friendly as Californians are, San Francisco isn’t particularly kind to budget travelers. Between hotels that can cost as much per night as a month’s rent in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the most affordable city in the US, and craft-beer lists that seem to reflect dinner-menu prices, a trip to the City by the Bay is almost […]