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Afterpay makes online travel play

If COVID-19 wasn’t already enough of a challenge for travel agents, a new OTA has entered the ring.

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Expedia Group closes short-term rental business, commits more than $400m to partner recovery

by Huntley Mitchell

Similar to the yin and yang concept, we’re bringing a dose of good and bad news from Expedia Group today.

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Aleta Hunt joins Livn as head of partnerships

Livn’s hunt is over for its head of partnerships. See what we did there? Yeah, we know our jokes are pretty corny, but that doesn’t stop us from cracking them!

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Tripfuser closes $4.5m funding round, changes up management team

There have been some big developments over at the travel tech player. Catch up on all that’s been happening here.

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Grab the popcorn: Lonely Planet launches the Netflix of travel docos

Lonely Planet has launched a range of content to transport you from your self-iso couch nest to some of the world’s most amazing destinations.

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Agoda to lay off a quarter of its staff

It comes after other Booking Holdings companies Kayak and OpenTable announced they would lay off, furlough or hand out reduced hours to at least 400 of their employees.

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Sabre swings to $326 million first-quarter loss

by Huntley Mitchell

The travel tech player has mirrored rival Amadeus in posting some very dour financial results for the first three months of the year.

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Amadeus’ profit plunges more than 60 per cent in Q1

by Huntley Mitchell

The travel tech giant has limped its way through most of the first quarter of 2020 after getting off to a strong start in January.

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Egencia helps frontline healthcare workers access discounted hotel rooms

Expedia Group’s business travel arm is lending a hand to those who are helping save lives and stopping the spread of COVID-19.

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Booking Holdings and Trivago take axe to jobs

Two online travel giants have joined a plethora of other companies in reducing their workforce to survive the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Sabre pulls the pin on $558m play for Farelogix

The decision comes after contrasting findings from the US and UK regulators on the proposed deal.

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Tripadvisor cuts 900 staff to reduce costs amid COVID-19 pandemic

by Christian Fleetwood

The online travel player is taking the difficult step of reducing its total workforce by around a quarter, as it seeks to combat the threat of COVID-19.

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