Kayak launches new Direct Ferries partnership
As travellers explore new forms of transportation in a post-Covid world, Kayak has added ferries to its offering of transport modes. The move comes via a new partnership with Direct Ferries.
Kayak to sponsor Newcastle United this season
Kayak has become the shirt sleeve sponsor of Newcastle United. First team players will wear Kayak branding on the shirt sleeve of all home, away and third kits for the forthcoming season.
Kayak to move into property management in Miami
The company, which was an early pioneer of flight metasearch in 2004 but has since become something of a second-tier player, will open the doors to the property next month.
Kayak launches online hub for quarantined travellers
With travel plans on hold and social distancing in full force, would-be adventurers and travellers across the globe can only dream of their next getaway.
Kayak to debut new ad over festive period
A new television advert from the travel search engine Kayak that explores the exciting world of the sound of travel will make its debut on UK television from Boxing Day.
Kayak launches augmented reality bag measurement tool
The travel search engine Kayak has taken advantage of the latest augmented reality technology by introducing its new luggage measurement tool in the UK.
Priceline to acquire Momondo Group for US$550m
The Priceline Group has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Momondo Group in a cash transaction valued at $550 million.
KAYAK signs with Amadeus Master Pricer product
When it comes to shopping for travel online, how quickly do consumers expect to see search results? And what if the accuracy of those search results came at the cost of speed? For online travel companies in today’s fast moving world, search times of more than a few seconds might mean shoppers open another tab and look elsewhere.
British Airways launches improved distribution capability with KAYAK
British Airways has launched a New Distribution Capability alongside travel search engine KAYAK. KAYAK is integrating British Airways in its facilitated booking path by using the British Airways developed NDC. This will enable customers to have a better booking experience by directly booking British Airways flights through KAYAK websites.
Kayak reveals quietest times to fly in UK
Travel search engine KAYAK.co.uk has revamped its Airlines pages, providing travellers with more comprehensive insight on flying with airlines worldwide, all in one place. This enhancement includes, along with flight status and airline information, a list showing the frequency of certain flight routes served throughout the week and a section to find and track flights live on a map from one airport to another.
KAYAK launches new Apple Watch app
Travel search engine, KAYAK, has launched a new app for the Apple Watch making managing trips as easy as checking the time. Wearers now have a personal trip assistant right on their wrist; giving them quick access to their travel information. With just a swift swipe of the watch face, KAYAK glance view provides instant access to the travel itinerary.
Kayak launches Hotel for Tonight tool with new app
Analysis put together by Kayak.co.uk has shown that half of hotel bookings on its app are booked within 48 hours of the hotel stay, compared to just 15 per cent on a tablet device globally. London is the most searched destination by British travellers on the APP for last minute hotels booking. Change in consumer activity has led Kayak to extend their app to include a tool called ‘Hotel for Tonight’, available on Android app version 8.0 and will be available for iOS in March 2015.