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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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Technology

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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Technology

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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Technology

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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Technology

Expedia subsidiary faces major hack

Orbitz has found more than 880,000 of its users were badly hacked. Although, that’s not to say there’s such a thing as ‘good hacking’.

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Technology

Is Booking.com turning into an OTA?

Booking.com looks like its morphing into an OTA. Meanwhile, Airbnb openly challenges its competitors in a feisty open letter to accommodation owners.

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Destinations

14 iconic destinations in super cute illustrations

Have a spare five seconds? Have a quick look at where you should go next! Then spend the rest of the day dreaming about it.

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Tourism

12 hilarious lost-in-translation phrases from around the world

If Mondayitis is hindering your ability to concentrate, take a squizz at this picture-loaded story. We promise there’s no big, complicated words.

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Aviation

RyanAir sues Expedia for online fare scraping

Ryanair is accusing Expedia of playing unfairly in the playground. Though that’s not to say Expedia has to sit in the naughty corner.

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