Check-in.com.au, an Australian online travel agency, went in to liquidation yesterday. The cause of death appears to be rising search engine marketing costs.
For the first time, more US fliers say they typically use airline websites to book airplane tickets than they use OTAs, says a new study from travel consultancy PhoCusWright.
Some interesting stats from eTourism Monitor here on who is dominating the online hotel world in Switzerland
Venture capital firms participating in this round include VTB Capital, Mangrove Capital Partners and Ventech, while the angel investors are Javier Perez-Tenessa, Fabrice Grinda, and Jose Marin, says a report.
Technology performance company Compuware has released their latest data on site speed, both on mobile and desktop, for various verticals.
Economy fretting aside, the United States saw a historic uptick in consumer travel spending, reaching $100 billion for the first time in 2012.
One area were travel agents were traditionally strong in spite of the emergence of online travel, was in cruise bookings. Yet, a recent report suggests that travel agents are losing the battle on the cruise front.
Users of a German OTA can fly from hotel to hotel, comparing properties, using an overhead tour of destinations based on aerial videos shot by helicopter.
Imagine yourself walking into a grocery store. The shelves are stocked full of brightly labeled cans and boxes of goods. You gaze in awe at the vast selection of product.