Platform News: Airbnb

Airbnb revenue surges as countries open up for vaccinated travelers

Airbnb Inc’s quarterly revenue topped Wall Street expectations and the short-term home rental company said, a rebound in global travel amid rising vaccination rates in the la...

Platform News: Google

EU gives Google 2 months to improve hotel, flight search results

Google has two months to improve the way it presents internet search results for flights and hotels and explain how it ranks these or face possible sanctions, the European Commissi...

Platform News: Airbnb

Airbnb bookings jump 52% as vaccinations spur vacation rental demand

Airbnb Inc beat Wall Street expectations for first-quarter gross bookings and revenues, as speedy COVID-19 vaccinations and easing restrictions encouraged more people to check into...

Business Travel

Beyond COVID-19: Cutting costs on business travel

COVID-19 has changed the way many businesses operate. Once the global pandemic ends and life returns to something approaching normal, business travel and transportation will once a...


Expedia to boost liquidity with $3.2 billion capital raise, names new Chief Executive

Expedia Group has stated it was raising $3.2 billion in fresh capital to boost its liquidity, in an effort to ride out a coronavirus-driven collapse in travel demand. 


Expedia nearing deal to sell stake to Silver Lake and Apollo – WSJ

Online travel services company Expedia Group Inc is in advanced talks to sell a stake to private-equity firms Silver Lake Partners and Apollo Global Management Inc for about $1 bil...