Agoda to offer interest-free credit card installments across its booking platform in partnership with Visa

This is part of the company’s efforts to diversify payment options to suit all traveller needs  SINGAPORE, 2022-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Global travel platform Agoda, today (May 11, 2022 ) announced its partnership with Visa, the world leader in digital payments, to offer interest-free credit card installments across its booking platform. Agoda will… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings releases its inaugural Climate Action Plan

Booking Holdings Also Publishes Its Third Annual Sustainability Report NORWALK, Conn., 2022-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (March 22, 2022), Booking Holdings released its inaugural Climate Action Plan, the first of its kind for any global online travel company. The Climate Action Plan functions as a strategic framework for how Booking Holdings intends to… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings to acquire B2B distributor of hotel rooms, Getaroom for approximately $1.2 billion

NORWALK, Conn., 2021-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG) today (11.12.21 ) announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire B2B distributor of hotel rooms, Getaroom, from Court Square Capital Partners for approximately $1.2 billion. Completion of the acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approval. At… Read the full press release

OpenTable and Bumble partner to launch local guides, making planning a date easier than ever before

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — With relationships heating up and fall romance in full swing, people are entering a different dating scene after more than a year of social distancing. In fact, according to a recent Bumble survey of US daters, over 45% of people are feeling both hopeful and excited about the… Read the full press release

Priceline shares advantages of booking travel right now and top five U.S. cities where you can get the most value for your money

Save Big with Package Bookings in Major U.S. Cities Such as Phoenix, San Francisco and Seattle NORWALK, Conn., 2021-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Major U.S. cities are experiencing a revival in visitors and activity right now. This is an especially exciting development because the flexibility of remote work means that many people are less limited in… Read the full press release

Priceline launches Fourth of July sale

Three in Four Americans Agree That Travel Deals Are Important1 and Priceline’s Freedom Sale Offers Massive Savings NORWALK, Conn., 2021-Jun-22 — /Travel PR News/ — To kick off the summer travel season, Priceline is launching a huge Fourth of July sale with even bigger savings on flights, hotels and rental cars. The two-week Freedom Sale will feature special discounts… Read the full press release

OpenTable launched new video series called “Restaurants on the Rebound”

New Video Series Shares How Four Incredible Restaurants Pivoted, Got Creative and Bounced Back Against All Odds SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — For restaurants, it’s been a year of endless pivots, dogged determination, and creative problem solving. To help shine a spotlight on the unique challenges that restaurants have faced since… Read the full press release

Lonely Planet partners with KAYAK for a reimagined Best in Travel 2021 Awards

Partnership highlights metasearch tools for travel rooted in sustainability, community and diversity NEW YORK, NY, 2020-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Lonely Planet has reimagined its Best in Travel picks for 2021, to reflect the new world of travel, partnering with KAYAK to seamlessly search destinations making a difference with their focus on sustainability, community and… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings announces the nomination of Bob van Dijk for election to its Board

Robert Mylod Jr. to Assume the Role of Chairman of the Board Charles H. Noski to Assume the Role of Lead Independent Director NORWALK, Conn., 2020-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Directors of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG) today (April 24, 2020) announced that it has nominated Bob van Dijk, Chief Executive… Read the full press release

KAYAK trials a new tool to make multi-city trip planning easier

New Product Feature Finds the Cheapest Routes Between Cities STAMFORD, Conn, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — KAYAK, the world’s leading travel search engine, is testing a new product feature that makes planning your next multi-city trip even easier. A helpful tool designed for anyone traveling to more than one destination, the new feature calculates… Read the full press release

Agoda.com survey: Britons takes the top spot for the highest number of international countries visited

US ranks 4th out of 11 countries for people who have never been abroad with 29% never having left the States SINGAPORE, 2019-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Britons lead the way for globetrotting, taking the top spot for the highest number of international countries visited according to the “Well Traveled Survey” commissioned by Agoda.com, one… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings welcomes Sue D’Emic as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller

NORWALK, Conn.,  2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) today (May 14, 2019) announced the appointment of Sue D’Emic as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller. Ms. D’Emic joins Booking Holdings from Time Inc., where she most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Ms. D’Emic will oversee Booking Holdings’ Tax, External Reporting and Corporate… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings nominates Wei Hopeman and Vanessa Wittman for election to its Board

NORWALK, Conn., 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Directors of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG) today (March 28, 2019) announced that it has nominated Wei Hopeman, Managing Partner at Arbor Ventures, and Vanessa Wittman, who will be joining Glossier as Chief Financial Officer in April, for election to the Board at the company’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders in June 2019…. Read the full press release

OpenTable launches its first-ever Tastemaker lists curated by Power Diners

More than 300 ‘Tastemaker’ Lists Curated by Power Diners Now Available on OpenTable; New Lists Help Diners Discover the Perfect Restaurant for Every Occasion SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), today (March 19, 2019) announced the launch… Read the full press release

OpenTable releases its annual list of 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America for 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, 2019-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Valentine’s Day is the most popular day for dining out, and to help diners pick the ideal restaurant to impress their valentine, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BKNG), today (Feb. 6, 2019) released its annual list of 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America for 2019 according to… Read the full press release

Booking Holdings successfully completes the acquisition of hotel metasearch site HotelsCombined

NORWALK, Conn., 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) today (Dec. 3, 2018) announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced plan to acquire hotel metasearch site HotelsCombined. With a strong presence in APAC and thousands of active affiliates worldwide, HotelsCombined will report into Booking Holdings’ leading travel metasearch brand, KAYAK. “We’ve admired HotelsCombined and… Read the full press release