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Dennis Schaal / Skift:
Amazon launches Amazon Destinations for booking short hotel getaways in select markets   —  Amazon Travel Launches New Brand, Amazon Destinations  —  Amazon's new and expanded hotel service is called Amazon Destinations and it is currently available on desktop and mobile.
Apr 21, 2015, 12:15 PMIn context
Dennis Schaal / Skift:
Expedia buying Orbitz for $1.6B at $12 per share, will acquire all of Orbitz's brands   —  Expedia Buying Orbitz for $1.6 Billion  —  It is a two-horse race now in the online travel booking world: Expedia is buying Orbitz for about $1.6 billion in cash.  This comes after Expedia announced …
Feb 12, 2015, 8:40 AMIn context
Dennis Schaal / Skift:
Expedia Acquires Travelocity for $280 Million   —  The Roaming Gnome, Travelocity's mascot, takes part in the company's 16th birthday festivities at its Southlake, Texas headquarters.  Max Faulkner / Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT)  —  Skift Take: Expedia is expected to retain the Travelocity brand.
Jan 23, 2015, 10:05 AMIn context
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

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Microsoft:
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Avangate:
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