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Can Tripadvisor’s Grand Strategy Experiment Set It Apart?

Skift Take: Give Tripadvisor credit for its attempts mid-pandemic to diversify its various revenue streams at a time when Google is rising. But the latest push to get price-conscious travelers to book their entire trips on Tripadvisor will be a tough sell. — Dennis Schaal Read the Complete Story On Skift

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Online Travel’s Traveloka Sees Signs for Hope in Southeast Asia Recovery

A pool at the Ritz Carlton Langkawi on Langkawi in Malaysia. It’s set within a 10-million-year-old rainforest on the edge of the Andaman Sea. Ritz Carlton Skift Take: Traveloka says that transactions are back to pre-crisis levels in Thailand and Vietnam, two of its key markets. The resumption of domestic tourism is a hopeful sign […]

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Major Online Travel Exec: Negotiating With Google Is Almost Pointless

Skift Take: Deep-pocketed Google clearly didn’t appease suffering travel advertisers in any meaningful way because it didn’t have to — it’s Google. Don’t look for Google to find religion in terms of being a more collaborative partner perhaps until regulators would take it down a peg. — Dennis Schaal Read the Complete Story On Skift

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Online Travel Agency Giants Are on the Backfoot in Tours and Experiences

Airbnb host Kenyatta Forbes holds a Macrame workshop at the Bing Reading Room in Chicago, Illinois, on April 11, 2017. Expedia, Booking.com, and Ctrip are struggling to gain traction in the selling of sightseeing and experiences compared with new players like Airbnb. Christopher Dilts / Airbnb Experiences Skift Take: Expedia, Booking.com, and Ctrip are boosting […]

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Traveloka to Launch Credit Card to Complement Its Travel App

Traveloka headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia. Traveloka Skift Take: After changing the way many across Southeast Asia book travel, it’s logical that the expansion-hungry Traveloka would make a play into financial services next. — Rosie Spinks Read the Complete Story On Skift

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Top Tech Exec at Traveloka Instrumental in New Wave of Growth Dies

Traveloka head office in Jakarta. Traveloka. Skift Take: Grief hits Traveloka as a key member of the leadership team passes away, just as the company is looking to raise new funding. — Raini Hamdi Read the Complete Story On Skift

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Why Does Traveloka Want to Venture Into Competitive Australia?

Australians love just Bali. Flickr Skift Take: Traveloka is going after a slice of the Australian online travel market. That’s brave. Even though the market is robust, the space is highly competitive and while Indonesia is popular among Australians, travelers still mainly prefer Bali, which is like their backyard. So what has Traveloka to offer? […]