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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
Dennis Schaal / Skift:
Hipmunk CEO: We think we can be bigger than Kayak   —  Hipmunk CEO Adam Goldstein, left, and co-founder Steve Huffman.  / Hipmunk  —  Hipmunk co-founder and CEO Adam Goldstein, 25, believes his flight and hotel metasearch company can one day be larger than Kayak, and with $20.2 million …
May 22, 2013, 8:50 AMIn context
Tracy Seipel / San Jose Mercury News:
Google's airport dreams take off: San Jose private terminal approved   —  In a move that benefits Google executives and other corporate high-flyers, the City Council on Tuesday night approved an elite corporate jet center at San Jose's airport, without adding an extra curfew provision that had been omitted in the bidding process.
Apr 17, 2013, 10:05 PMIn context
Jason Clampet / Skift:
Google quietly pulls plug on Frommer's print travel guidebooks   —  The first edition of “Europe on $5 a Day” alongside “Frommer's Belize,” which is the last title in the series that has a cover image on Amazon.com.  —  » Get your daily dose of Skift: subscribe to our newsletter, RSS, Twitter or Facebook.
Mar 21, 2013, 2:00 PMIn context
Samantha Shankman / Skift:
Google Flight Search update lets you search for regions, not just airports   —  Google updated Flight Search today to allow travelers to search flights by region, rather than just airport.  Searches can be for regions as small as a state or as large as South America with capital cities appearing …
Jan 31, 2013, 9:50 AMIn context
Rafat Ali / Skift:
Wikipedia's travel site's official launch coming soon; what to expect and not expect   —  Wikipedia's next big push is a travel wiki, and the official launch of Wikivoyage is coming soon, according to Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.  —  Wales was on Colbert Show last night talking …
Jan 10, 2013, 10:00 AMIn context

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