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American tourist mistakes fudge for soap at Scottish hotel

Despite mistakenly slathering himself in fudge, the guest enjoyed his stay at the property, rating it a nine out of 10.

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Technology

Online travel giants agree to data-sharing deal with European Commission

Airbnb, Booking, Expedia, and TripAdvisor have all shaken hands with the European Commission. Find out why here.

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Hotels

Aussie motel forced to close after charging guest $50 for “defamatory” online review

The motel’s managers said they had been bombarded with fake reviews and threatening phone calls after charging a guest extra for leaving a negative review.

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Technology

Booking.com commits more than $4 million in grants to support sustainable accommodation

by Mekal Mishra

Have you just launched an accommodation start-up but are already running out of funding? This news couldn’t have come at a better time.

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Technology

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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Technology

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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Technology

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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Technology

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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Technology

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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