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Expedia’s brand positioning takes new direction

The online travel giant has recalibrated its compass and is heading in a new direction. However, that’s not to suggest it got completely lost.

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Travel Agents

Australian Travel Agents Co-operative inks deal with Expedia

Do you happen to be a member of the ATAC? Well, you probably already know about this news, but here it is anyway.

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Aviation

JetBlue slams “frivolous” lawsuit over alleged blocking of OTAs

Did you hear someone yell “OOOOOOH, BURN!” in the general vicinity of Surry Hills this morning? Don’t worry, it was just Travel Weekly’s editor upon reading this news.

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Expedia embroiled in Allianz Australia court case over alleged misleading travel insurance sales

The online travel giant has found itself in the middle of a Federal Court case between ASIC and Allianz over travel insurance.

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Expedia becomes exclusive provider of wholesale agent rates for Marriott

Despite the constant war between hotels and OTAs, the world’s largest hotel chain has penned a new partnership with Expedia.

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Expedia slumps to $1.2 billion loss in Q2

by Huntley Mitchell

Thought Expedia was fairly immune to the severe impact COVID-19 is having on the travel industry? Think again upon reading these dour financials.

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“We simply have not done enough”: Expedia CEO promises bigger diversity push following George Floyd’s death

This is a very welcome pledge from Expedia’s boss, particularly given the company’s executive leadership team is made up entirely of white men.

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Expedia reveals new CEO and CFO, scores $5bn in new financing

Barry Diller has been tinkering with his beloved Expedia Group again. Get the lowdown on the company’s raft of changes here.

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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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Technology

Board disagreement sees Expedia’s CEO and CFO depart

Expedia Group has announced the shock resignation of chief executive Mark Okerstrom and chief financial officer Alan Pickerill.

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Tourism

Expedia pushes for more diversity and inclusion with new industry group

It’s hats off to Mark Okerstrom and the team at Expedia for this super industry initiative – not that anyone at Travel Weekly wears hats, mind you.

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Expedia to handle Marriott’s wholesale rates

In an industry first, Marriott will use Expedia as its exclusive distributor of wholesale rates, availability and content.

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