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Airbnb partners with Wego in Middle East

Airbnb partners with Wego in Middle East

With the addition of listings on Airbnb, travellers using the Wego metasearch apps and websites will have easier access to a wide range of local homes and other unique types of accommodation in destinations worldwide.

Expedia acquires AirAsia AAE Travel stake for $60m

Expedia acquires AirAsia AAE Travel stake for $60m

Expedia Group has purchased the 25 per cent equity interest in AAE Travel held by AirAsia, the joint venture formed by the two firms in March 2011. The cash consideration is $60 million, net of AirAsia’s concurrent purchase of AirAsiaGo.com domain names and related assets from AAE Travel.