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Expedia to no longer be a controlled company following new acquisition

Online travel behemoth Expedia has broken the shackles and surfaced from its parent’s basement looking rather healthy, rather than malnourished and disheveled.

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Marriott signs new multi-year deal with Expedia

Have you recently noticed Marriott and Expedia employees skipping to work together, hand in hand? This may have something to do with it. Or, they’ve introduced a joint skipping club.

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OPINION: Technology will bring back customer loyalty

by Alejandro Moxey

We’re only just tech-savvy enough to open Outlook, so we got Expedia’s Alejandro Moxey to pen this informative piece for us.

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Hotels

Labor to give small hotels pricing power if elected

Travel Weekly staff enjoy heading to the polling booth if only for a scone at the cake stall or a snag sambo from the BBQ.

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Hotels

Hotel booking giants agree to change their ways following investigation

The naughty kids of the travel industry classroom (aka hotel booking sites) have agreed to sit up straight and behave following a talking-to from a competition watchdog.

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Opinion: MVP is the way of the future for the tourism industry

by Drew Bowering, Senior Director of Market Management, Expedia Group

What the heck is the MVP model? We don’t know either. That’s why got Expedia’s senior director of market management Drew Bowering to pen this handy explainer.

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Tourism

“Time is cost to a consumer”: Expedia’s Drew Bowering at Maximum Occupancy

by Lauren Croft

Last week, we attended Maximum Occupancy to soak up some industry insights. Then we soaked up some free champagne at the networking drinks. Both get a big thumbs up from us.

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Here’s how hoteliers can make the most of mobile

We make the most of our mobile phone by using it as a plate to eat toast off. In completely unrelated news, all of our Instagram photos now contain crumbs.

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Research: Airbnb is now worth more than any hotel company

New research just placed Airbnb at the top of the food chain, but experts warn the homesharing giant will need to watch its back.

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Destinations

Pictures: The colour palettes of the world’s most beautiful places

These pictures are so aesthetically pleasing it hurts. Protective glasses are recommended.

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Hostelworld taps Expedia head of retail as new CEO

Meanwhile, we’ve taped coffee as our new head of productivity. So far it’s working wonders.

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Destinations

A day in the life of people in 11 countries around the world

Expedia has put together some very cute flowcharts to illustrate what an average day looks like for cultures around the world. A nice cure for Monday/Tuesday-itis.

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