AirAsia transforms into ‘digital lifestyle platform’ with new ‘super app’
What is a ‘super app’, you may ask? We’ll let you know once we’re finished Googling ‘digital lifestyle platform’. Or, you can just read the article.
BGH Capital expands travel footprint with investment in Aussie OTA
It failed to nab Virgin, but secured a takeover deal with Village Roadshow. Now, the private equity firm has befriended an OTA.
Thomas Cook to rise from the dead as an online travel agency
After collapsing in September last year, Thomas Cook is reportedly set to make a comeback.
Webjet reveals “devastating” COVID-19 damage to full-year results
by Huntley Mitchell
The ASX-listed online travel company is carrying a number of financial bumps and bruises from the coronavirus.
Airline CEO slams OTAs over dodgy refund practices
Online travel agencies using ‘screen scraping’ are preventing passengers from receiving refunds from cancelled flights, according to this airline boss.
Webjet introduces Afterpay option for Aussie customers
Another day, another Afterpay article. However, that’s not to suggest we’ll be going for the trifecta tomorrow.
Webjet hits back at “factual inaccuracies” of Google’s impact in analyst report
Webjet has pushed back at damaging “inaccuracies” in an analyst report on the OTA, which contributed to its dire share price earlier this week.
Trivago licks its wounds after court loss, as industry bodies applaud ruling
by Huntley Mitchell
Trivago has responded to the Federal Court’s ruling that it misled consumers about hotel room rates on its website and in its TV ads. Find out what the OTA had to say here.
Federal Court finds Trivago misled consumers about hotel room rates
An OTA using dodgy tactics is like a red rag to a bull for agents, so best take a couple of deep breaths and prepare a pillow to scream in before reading this.
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