Articles tagged “market share”

Online Travel

Ranking Southeast Asia’s Online Travel Agencies: New Skift Research

The online travel market in Southeast Asia is a promising market, a rapidly growing region with a digitally engaged and highly aspirational middle class that is currently underserved. The industry dynamics are ever-evolving with OTAs endeavoring to do things differently in order to maintain and grow their slice of the market.

Ranking Southeast Asia’s Online Travel Agencies: New Skift Research

Online Travel

Despegar’s Strength in Mexico and Colombia Helps Blunt Pandemic Impact

Argentina-based Despegar has broadened its geographic reach through acquisitions, and that has enabled the company to boast that seasonality factor has been eliminated from the business. While that statement is a stretch, it will be great for the company to take advantage of Mexico summers while Brazil winters.

Despegar’s Strength in Mexico and Colombia Helps Blunt Pandemic Impact

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Understanding Southeast Asia’s Hyper-Competitive Online Travel Market: New Skift Research

The Southeast Asian online travel market is a crowded space. The industry players strive to strike a fine balance between creating the appropriate inventory mix, appealing prices and an easy-to-use interface with plenty of local offerings to distinguish themselves.

Understanding Southeast Asia’s Hyper-Competitive Online Travel Market: New Skift Research

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Hopper Sells Travel But Its Fintech Hedging Drives the Growth

Hopper makes more money on add-on, fintech-oriented services than on selling travel — even the usually juicy hotel business. The business isn't profitable but who cares when grabbing market share is on the agenda.

Hopper Sells Travel But Its Fintech Hedging Drives the Growth

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Expedia Group Looks to Close the Lopsided Profit Margin Gap With Booking Holdings

Part of Expedia Group's long-running profit margin gap with Booking Holdings has been structural, but a significant piece of it has been inefficiencies. Expedia's Peter Kern is looking to bridge the great divide, but the outcome is far from assured.

Expedia Group Looks to Close the Lopsided Profit Margin Gap With Booking Holdings