Airbnb was essentially always about being a marketplace to let home-owners earn some extra money by renting out a spare room or an entire property. But the model is slowly evolving.
At a panel talk in London last night, representatives from the European divisions of these major online players revealed insights into their strategies, the limits to their growth, and which smaller startups in the market they admire the most.
The SCAN – Vayable adds destinations, Concur tie up with IHG, Minube real-time planning and more travel tech news
The SCAN – Vayable adds destinations, Concur tie up with IHG, Minube launches real-time planning and more travel tech news.
The Scan: Visit Suffolk and HomeAway campaigning, Datalex and Onefinestay recruiting and other travel tech news
Visit Suffolk, HomeAway, Datalex, Onefinestay, Ebookers, Farelogix, Dolphin Dynamics, Farelogix, Vayable, EZY-Go, RyanairHotels and Egypt also get a mention in our scan of briefs and other items making the news on February 15.
Vayable jumps to 200 destinations, Lonely Planet boosts offline apps, Emirates upgrades IFEs, HotelsCombined books with Ostrovok, Rocco opts for IDeaS… A round-up of other stories from across the industry.
In the latest edition: Vayable heads to New York, JAC Travel turns attention to US and Canada, Visa and Lonely Planet unite for microsite, Skyscanner unveils cross-platform mobile website.