Agoda launches ‘Less Hassle, More Travel’ ad campaign
Agoda’s ‘Agojis’ front the OTA’s new brand campaign, which are not to be confused with emojis, animojis, Bitmojis, or Memojis.
Agoda unveils swathe of new offerings for customers and partners
Do you live in constant fear of the power and might of OTAs? Well, it might be best to skip over this news then.
TripAdvisor gives hotels direct booking capability with new paid placement feature
by Christian Fleetwood
It looks like TripAdvisor is moving and shaking its way further into paid advertising options; more elegantly, might we add, than Travel Weekly’s editor on the dance floor.
OPINION: Travelport’s MD on how to convert OTA browsers into bookings
by Scott Barber
Do you work for an OTA and are tired of time-wasters? Travelport’s Scott Barber has penned this handy piece on how to turn pesky browsers into buyers.
Direct is not always best: The benefits of working with OTAs
by Matthias Dybing
Travel Weekly’s editor reckons this article is best enjoyed while listening to the 1975 hit “Why Can’t We Be Friends?” by War.
Lonely Planet moves into OTA territory with new acquisition
Worried about the rise of OTAs and their impact on your business model? We strongly advise having a packet of Panadol at the ready before giving this a squiz.
Newly launched OTA speaks out after being dumped by airline
by Huntley Mitchell
The OTA took a break from watching rom-coms and eating ice cream from the tub to have a chat with Travel Weekly about its heartache.
Starts at 60 launches OTA and full service travel agency
Starts at 60 just launched into the next evolution of Travel at 60, turning it into an online/offline travel agency, travel packaging team, and full-service travel consultancy.
Hostelworld taps Expedia head of retail as new CEO
Meanwhile, we’ve taped coffee as our new head of productivity. So far it’s working wonders.
TripAdvisor and Booking Holdings’ major new acquisitions
It looks like a booking technology war is brewing between the two companies and we are LIVING for this drama.
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