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Dennis Schaal / Skift:
Sources: Amazon to launch hotel booking service in January 2015   —  Exclusive: Amazon to Get Into Hotel Booking With Launch of Travel Site  —  Amazon.com is poised to launch its own travel service, featuring booking at independent hotels and resorts near major cities, Skift has learned.
Nov 20, 2014, 7:35 PMIn context
Jason Clampet / Skift:
Gogobot Raises $20 Million Series C Round Led by HomeAway   —  As Gogobot grows, it's changed its focus from the desktop to the mobile experience.  Gogobot  —  Discovery website and app Gogobot today announced it raised $20 million in a series C round led by HomeAway and backed …
Nov 12, 2014, 8:25 PMIn context
Dan Peltier / Skift:
New app that lets US and Canadian citizens forgo customs paperwork tested at Atlanta airport   —  New Mobile Passport Control App Being Piloted in Atlanta  —  Skift Take  —  Using mobile apps to speed the customs process at the airport is a logical step.
Aug 24, 2014, 11:30 AMIn context
Dennis Schaal / Skift:
Expedia Acquires Australia's Wotif Group for $703 Million   —  The merger and acquisition binge in online travel just kicked up a notch as Expedia Inc. agreed to acquire Australia's Wotif Group for $703 million, or $3.30 per share.  —  With brands in the Asia-Pacific region that include Wotif.com …
Jul 7, 2014, 10:00 AMIn context
Dennis Schaal / Skift:
Expedia Acquires European Car-Rental Site Auto Escape Group   —  Expedia Inc. agreed to acquire European-based Auto Escape Group from a private equity fund.  / Auto Escape Group  —  The travel industry's merger and acquisition spree revved up a bit as Expedia Inc. agreed …
Jun 27, 2014, 8:05 AMIn context
Jason Clampet / Skift:
Study indicates 2/3 of Airbnb's 19.5K NYC listings have offsite owners, violating city law   —  Airbnb in NYC: The Real Numbers Behind the Sharing Story  —  The five biggest neighborhoods for Airbnb are in parts of Brooklyn and Manhattan with few hotels.  Skift / Mapbox
Feb 13, 2014, 3:55 PMIn context
Dennis Schaal / Skift:
Groupon Adds 20,000 Properties To Its Hotel Feature   —  Groupon added 20,000 hotels, up from the several hundred hotel flash sales that it previously ran.  / PlaceIt by Breezi  —  Groupon wants to be much more than a flash sales site when it comes to hotels.
Jan 23, 2014, 7:40 AMIn context
Rafat Ali / Skift:
Pinterest Officially Announces Its Foray Into Travel, With Place Pins   —  Pinterest has officially announced its entry into the travel industry, with the formal announcement this evening of its new trip planning tools for users.  Skift first reported on the impending launch last week.
Nov 20, 2013, 10:06 PMIn context
Jason Clampet / Skift:
Pinterest Will Launch a Travel Channel to Push Users from Inspiration to Booking   —  The existing travel category on Pinterest.  / Skift  —  Pinterest will soon launch a section devoted to trip inspiration and planning, Skift has learned from multiple sources.
Nov 15, 2013, 2:10 PMIn context
Rafat Ali / Skift:
Travelocity Gives In, Sites To Be Powered by Expedia   —  Travelocity, the online booking site owned by Sabre, has given in to the intense competition in the online booking sector, and gone with the least risky option short of actually selling itself off: it has done a deal with once-competitor Expedia …
Aug 22, 2013, 5:50 PMIn context

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