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Booking.com’s new partnership makes travelling Southeast Asia easier for Aussies

Booking.com has grabbed hold of one of Asia’s largest rideshare players, marking the latest step in the OTA’s move to build all-in-one functionality.

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Booking.com creates its sweetest stay yet with ‘Candy Cane House’

Travel Weekly warns this story is so sweet that you could get type 2 diabetes just from reading it.

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The biggest challenge facing Booking.com and other OTAs

by Huntley Mitchell

Booking.com’s regional boss kicked off this year’s Travel Tech. Summit with an insightful keynote. Find out what she had to say here.

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Booking.com lists the most Aussie accommodation ever… a Vegemite Villa!

Vegemite lovers have a chance like never before to demonstrate their devotion to Australia’s iconic spread by staying overnight in a one-of-a-kind villa.

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Luxury Escapes CEO breaks silence on potential Qantas, Booking.com or Webjet takeover

by Huntley Mitchell

Travel Weekly has spoken to the Luxury Escapes boss about mounting speculation that the business could soon be snapped up by a big travel giant. Here’s what he had to say.

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Tourism

Booking.com taps ‘second cities’ and ‘slow-mo travel’ as top trends for 2020

Meanwhile, Travel Weekly’s editor has tapped crocks and socks as a top trend for 2020. We’ve banned him from leaving the office until he changes his shoes.

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Road & Rail

Road & Rail Wrap: Booking.com launches on-demand ride-hailing, Utracks sees Italy spike, cycling in Sri Lanka + MORE!

Reading today’s Road & Rail Wrap is kind of like watching Murder on the Orient Express, except with far less murder and Belgian accents. Although it certainly involves trains.

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Tourism

Halloween Wrap: top dark tourism spots for 2020, Luna Park hosts Halloscream, stay in the Addams Family mansion + MORE!

We’re getting into the spooky spirit today by dressing our office dog as a ghost and letting him loose in the building. Except we forgot to add eye holes, so he hasn’t made it past the office entrance yet.

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Serko expands agreement with Booking.com, as Booking Holdings gets behind capital raise

by Huntley Mitchell

Wondering why these two fellas in the accompanying photo look overly happy? Well, you could click on this story to find out or, alternatively, just read the headline.

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Booking.com entertains travellers in giant sandcastle, gives it cringeworthy name

by Christian Fleetwood

We’re hoping this one can stand the force of a stiff breeze and that the beds aren’t also made of sand.

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Hotels

Guests give hotel five-star reviews, despite it not being open

A hotel in Dublin has been on the receiving end of shining reviews before opening to the public. Find out how here.

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Hotels

CAPA 2019: experts discuss the future of travel in the Millennial economy

by Christian Fleetwood

According to a group of experts at this year’s CAPA Summit, there’s a greater need for hotels to be more dynamic. Read what they had to say here.

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