More jumping around at the top of the leading travel websites in the US after Hotwire leapfrogged over Kayak and Travelocity last week to become the fourth most popular site.
Hotwire’s recent good run of form in the list of leading travel websites in the US has ended after a resurgent Yahoo Travel swooped to take fourth spot.
Last week EyeforTravel held its inaugural Mobile conference alongside its fifth annual Social Media conference, with over 300 people in attendance, including myself.
After Hotwire surprised many last week after overtaking Travelocity, it’s now the turn of Kayak to leapfrog both brands and become the fourth most popular intermediary site in the US.
Travelocity has lost its position in the list of leading travel websites in the US to rival Hotwire, despite increasing its share of web traffic last week.
Kayak is unveiling its biggest ever website redesign, one that it says is iPad-influenced and an attempt to create a uniform user experience across the travel metasearch company’s myriad platforms.
Both Priceline and Expedia added to their market share in the agency category of top US travel websites this week, as Yahoo Travel plummeted to eighth place.
Expedia has almost a 10% market share lead over Flight Network in the top ten travel websites in Canada this week.
Expedia extended its lead over Flight Network this week in Canada, with 8% market share between the pair in the agency category.
Expedia now has a bigger share of web traffic in Canada than the next six leading sites in the agency category combined.