Skift Take

After shutting down or selling eight businesses — some of which were relatively inconsequential — since the beginning of 2020, Expedia Group doesn't expect any more such asset dispositions as part of its drive to make the company simpler and more focused. But selling brands may turn out to be the easiest part of the exercise.

There are so many asterisks in online travel competition these days because of Covid dynamics, and Expedia Group CEO Peter Kern realizes that only when international travel recovers will the winners and losers sort themselves out. During Expedia Group's second quarter earnings