How KAYAK uses machine learning to predict drops in plane ticket prices.
Despegar.com (and its Brazilian affiliate Decolar.com) was created to solve one of the main bottlenecks that travellers faced in Latin America: queuing for hours in front of a travel agent to book a flight. With Despegar.com, passengers were able to […]
It was the year 2001. The leaders of five major airlines (Delta, United, American, Continental, and Northwest Airlines) were greatly concerned about the rising threat of digital distribution through 3rd-party online travel agencies/exchanges such as Expedia. In contrast to traditional distribution channels […]
How a mobile app is revolutionizing the hotel industry
The Priceline Group has consistently outperformed it's competitors in the Online Travel Agency business. So what is Priceline doing well?