Digital. The Top 10 Travel News Stories of the Week: Day In, Day Out
  1. Booking Holdings has reported a 99% net income fall for 2020, compared to the previous year.
  2. Trip.com revenue decreased by 49% in 2020.
  3. Airbnb revenue decreased by 30% in 2020.
  4. The FDA authorized Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine. As…
Digital. The Top 10 Travel News Stories of the Week: Day In, Day Out
  1. According to the World Travel & Tourism Council, “this will be a strong summer for travel to Europe — including inbound travel.”
  2. The Greek government is considering opening its borders to vaccinated British tourists by May.
  3. The FDA…
Digital. The Top 10 Travel News Stories of the Week: Day In, Day Out
  1. Marriott CEO, Arne M. Sorenson, passed away on February 15, 2021. In May 2019, he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Sorenson recently said he would temporarily reduce his schedule to facilitate more “demanding” treatment for his cancer.
  2. Google…

Digital. The Top 10 Travel News Stories of the Week: Day In, Day Out
  1. Accor is introducing its digital key, thanks to a partnership with STAYmyway.
  2. Agoda launched GoLocal Tonight, to help “hotel and accommodation partners to access these travellers and utilise inventory that would otherwise remain unused. …

Digital. The Top 10 Travel News Stories of the Week: Day In, Day Out
  1. Pfizer announced its coronavirus vaccine is more than 90% effective, according to an initial review of Phase III trial data.
  2. Booking Holdings’ room nights in Q3 were down 43% YoY, versus 82% YoY in Q2. According…
Digital. The Top 10 Travel News Stories of the Week: Day In, Day Out
  1. Tripadvisor is about to launch its subscription-based business intelligence, called Spotlight, in partnership with OTA Insight. Spotlight will enable hotels to compare rates against those of competitors.
  2. Mirai published “Getting the most out of Google Hotel…
Digital. The Top 10 Travel News Stories of the Week: Day In, Day Out
  1. Some good news: Last week, the TSA counted more than 1 million people at U.S. airports for the first time since March 16.
  2. On the other hand, according to GlobalData, “with iconic cities across Europe re-introducing…
Digital. The Top 10 Travel News Stories of the Week: Day In, Day Out
  • Amazon partnered with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation to sell train tickets.
  • Booking.com will discontinue its BookingSuite services
    (WebDirect, BookingButton, RateIntelligence and ChoicePro) starting on November 30 to focus “on growing our core accommodations business.”…

Simone Puorto

Digital Übermensch | Renaissance Futurist | Artificial Bodhisattva | Founder @Travel Singularity | 20Y+ EXP Points in the Travel Industry

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