Travelport and Priceline.com renew longstanding partnership
Travelport and Priceline.com have announced that the two long-time partners and travel industry leaders have signed a long-term renewal agreement
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.
Priceline Group names Fogel as new chief executive
Priceline Group has named Glenn Fogel, currently head of strategy and executive vice president of corporate development at the company, to the role of chief executive. He will step up to the role on January 1st.
Priceline.com boss steps down following employee relationship
Priceline.com boss Darren Huston has stepped down after an investigation uncovered his relationship with an employee. The travel booking giant announced he had resigned from his position, which Huston had held since 2014, with immediate effect.
Priceline Group boosts Ctrip investment
The Priceline Group is investing another $500 million into Ctrip.com International, which brings its total investment in Ctrip to $1.9 billion.
Priceline Group signs partnership with TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor and Priceline Group have announced a strategic partnership whereby some Priceline’s online travel brands will participate in TripAdvisor’s instant booking platform. Within Priceline Group, Booking.com will be the first brand to implement the partnership through its global network of accommodations, and in time, Priceline Group brands priceline.com and Agoda.com are likely to list inventory on the platform.
Priceline.com names Hennessy as new chief executive
Paul Hennessy has been named chief executive of priceline.com, an operating business of The Priceline Group. He will take up the role on April 1st, 2015, and will report into Darren Huston, president and chief executive of The Priceline Group. Current priceline.com chief executive Chris Soder has been named chairman of the Norwalk, CT-based business.
Management reshuffle at Priceline Group
The Priceline Group has revealed a series of changes today to the management teams of two of its operating businesses as part of an ongoing commitment to align top talent with operating priorities.
Priceline rolls out national brand campaign in Canada
Priceline.com has launched its first national brand campaign in Canada to enhance the brand’s presence with its growing Canadian base,especially the mobile centric consumers who rely heavily on priceline.com’s comprehensive and award winning mobile app for their travel bookings. The campaign, which will encompass TV and digital marketing initiatives, will kick off the first week of September, 2014.
Priceline Group expands partnership with Ctrip
The Priceline Group and Ctrip.com International have expanded an existing commercial agreement to strengthen their global partnership.
Priceline adds Express Deals for airline tickets
priceline.com has announced the beta launch of Express Deals for airfare, giving travellers the chance to save up to an additional 20% off retail airfare rates without bidding.
Priceline.com reveals top destinations and trends for 2014 summer travel
With many highly desirable travel destinations sporting lower year-over-year average hotel rates, summer 2014 is looking like the perfect time to take a trip, according to priceline.com