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Expedia Is Matching Advertising Spend by Travel-Related Businesses

Expedia Group, the online booking conglomerate that owns the travel agencies Expedia, Hotwire.com, Orbitz and Travelocity, has announced a $25 million initiative aimed at leveraging the brand's media and advertising platform to help travel-related business weather the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Announced today, the initiative will see Expedia match a portion of ads placed...
Tags: Travel, Advertising, Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, Expedia Group, Expedia Hotwire, Adapting to Crisis, Life After Lockdown


Exclusive: Expedia Is Matching Advertising Spend by Travel-Related Businesses

Expedia Group, the online booking conglomerate that owns the travel agencies Expedia, Hotwire.com, Orbitz and Travelocity, has announced a $25 million initiative aimed at leveraging the brand's media and advertising platform to help travel-related business weather the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Announced today, the initiative will see Expedia match a portion of ads placed...
Tags: Travel, Advertising, Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, Expedia Group, Expedia Hotwire, Adapting to Crisis, Life After Lockdown


‘Travel as We Knew It Is Over,’ Says Airbnb CEO as Bookings Rise

With "zero marketing whatsoever," Airbnb is seeing travelers come back to the home-sharing platform, with levels equivalent to 2019 in a pre-pandemic world. "People are saying they want to get out of the house," Airbnb CEO and founder Brian Chesky told CNBC, which was first to report the news. "Although our business has not recovered,...
Tags: Travel, Advertising, Airbnb, Cnbc, Brian Chesky, Life After Lockdown


Tripadvisor Is Rolling Out a Safety Filter for Traveler Searches

Tripadvisor, the online review and booking site, has added filters to let travelers search destinations based on safety and sanitization. The filters allow business owners (who advertise on the platform) the ability to add their own safety measures and sanitization procedures, like whether mask policies are enforced, and ask travelers to validate their own personal...
Tags: Travel, Advertising, Tripadvisor, Life After Lockdown


Virgin Voyages Caps Cruise Capacity for Its First Sail

When Virgin Voyages first sets sail this October, it'll be doing so with fewer people than originally anticipated--and that's intentional. Announced this morning, Richard Branson's new wilder, adults-only cruise line will be capping its capacity for its "soft opening" to help ease travelers' concerns amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Specific numbers weren't shared, but the company...
Tags: Travel, Advertising, Richard Branson, Cruise Lines, Adapting to Crisis, Life After Lockdown


Fear of Germy Planes Becomes a Boon for iFly’s New Travel-Size Antiseptic Kits

Long before Covid-19, it was the seasonal flu that people feared, and the 2017 flu season was a bad one. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 45 million people got sick that year, over 800,000 bad enough to be hospitalized, and 61,000 died. Of course, most Americans didn't think about statistics like...
Tags: Travel, Advertising, Airlines, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Life After Lockdown


Consumer Demand Will Dictate When Carnival Cruises Return

It's not up to Arnold Donald, the CEO and president of the world's largest cruise line, Carnival Corporation, to decide when his ships are back in the water. It's a decision that consumers will make. "When society has decided at what level of risk it's willing to live with this particular virus, then we can...
Tags: Travel, General, Advertising, Carnival Corporation, Cruise Lines, Arnold Donald, Life After Lockdown


Airbnb Encourages Travelers to Seek Out What’s in Their Own Backyard

In an effort to cater to the interests of travelers just beginning to crawl out of lockdown, Airbnb has made changes to its homepage and app in an effort to get people out in their own metaphorical backyards. The campaign, "Go Near," was one of several announcements made this morning as the home-sharing platform said...
Tags: Travel, Advertising, Airbnb, Life After Lockdown


Travelers Flock to Health-First Hospitality Brands, and Investors Are Taking Note

Investors and consumers are regaining confidence in the travel industry. Last week, full-service property management company Vacasa announced a $108 million investment round, a bit of good news for the travel and hospitality world, which has been devastated by the Covid-19 pandemic, from airlines to hotels and vacation rental services such as Airbnb and Vrbo,...
Tags: Travel, Advertising, Airbnb, Vacasa, Life After Lockdown, Travelers Flock to Health First Hospitality Brands


American Airlines Increases Domestic Flights With Slowly Rising Demand in Summer Travel

The coronavirus pandemic is ongoing, but some people are finding the urge to hop on a plane--despite the risks--to be irresistible. American Airlines' numbers in April had tanked amid the coronavirus outbreak, subsequent lockdowns and restrictive policies--the airline only served an average 32,000 daily customers on a domestic flight schedule reduced by 65%. But in...
Tags: Travel, General, Advertising, American Airlines, Life in Quarantine, Adapting to Crisis, Life After Lockdown



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