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The market for booking travel online is rapidly consolidating

The market for booking travel online is rapidly consolidating
The third-largest travel agent is also an online firm: Priceline, whose brands include Booking.com, made reservations worth $ 39.2 billion in 2013. Last year online travel agents (OTAs) had combined bookings of $ 278 billion, according to Euromonitor, …
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Asia Pacific-focused HotelQuickly now lets customers book rooms one day in
HotelQuickly, the Asia Pacific-focused last-minute hotel booking app which launched last year, is broadening its focus to allow users to book rooms the day before their check in. The app works with hotels in 12 different countries, in the same style as …
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Bus-booking site Wanderu expands into Midwest to gain nationwide coverage
Boston-based Wanderu, whose online service aims to make finding and booking bus and train travel easier, announced it expanded its service into the Midwest, a move that essentially gives the company nationwide coverage. "This is very exciting for us …
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