With friends like these who needs enemies
Or at least on Twitter.
This is the same Expedia, of course, which is part of the increasingly vociferous FairSearch lobbying group seemingly hell bent on stopping Google from completing its proposed acquisition of ITA Software.
Within the Google camp, a source says “beats me…” when asked about such wonderful promotion for Hotels.com.
Look out for a string of deals from Expedia, Kayak, Travelocity, Hotwire, TripAdvisor and Sidestep in the coming days, then. Maybe.
Kevin May is a senior editor and one of the co-founders at Tnooz. He was previously editor of UK-based magazine Travolution and web editor of Media Week UK from 2003 to 2005.
He has worked in regional newspapers (Essex Enquirer) and started his career in journalism at the Police Gazette at New Scotland Yard in London. He has a degree in criminology, a postgraduate diploma in magazine journalism and will be publishing his first book - a biography about electronic band, Depeche Mode - soon.