Tag: booking.com

Booking.com launches new pilot app CityBook in Amsterdam, London and Paris

Booking.com announced the launch of a new pilot product, CityBook, a responsive digital guide for cities that seamlessly combines inspiration, planning, navigation and experience all in one place. The first pilots launched in the cities of Paris, London and Amsterdam. CityBook will be fully focused on helping travellers once they have arrived in their destination, […]

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Booking.com announces €2.6 million in grants to support sustainable accommodation in 2020

With a mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, Booking.com announced the opening of applications for its 2020 Booking Booster program to support solutions in sustainable travel. Following on the success of the previous three years, the fourth iteration of the program in 2020 will focus exclusively on the topic of […]

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56% of Indian travellers want to include at least one hostel in their trip reveals Booking.com

As the popularity of hostels continues to grow, Booking.com shares insight into what’s trending when it comes to the shared accommodation industry, from where travellers are planning their trips, what they want to do during their stays, and how the company continues to innovate and deliver a great product to support this savvy travel segment. […]

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Grab rides now available across Southeast Asia through Booking.com app

Booking.com launched its on-demand ride-hailing service in partnership with Grab, giving Booking.com app users access to the largest fleet of drivers across eight countries in Southeast Asia. Marking the company’s ride-hailing debut, this move will connect international travellers visiting Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines with local on-demand rides through an […]

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Jodhpur in 10 of the top trending destinations globally for 2020: reveals Booking.com

Booking.com has delved into global booking trends to reveal 10 of the top emerging travel destinations for 2020. Jodhpur, India has found its spot among the top 10 list, alongside the hidden gems in Eastern Europe to under-the-radar spots in Asia. These up-and-coming destinations promise novel experiences, untouched natural beauty and the chance to soak […]

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Over half of Indian travellers lean towards sustainable travelling, reveals Booking.com

Booking.com has released findings from its annual sustainable travel report revealing more than three quarters (81%) of Indian travellers believe that people need to act now and make sustainable travel choices to save the planet for future generations. While results were relatively consistent across ages, almost three-quarters (74%) of 46 to 55-year-olds most strongly believe […]

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Booking.com announces partnership with Web Summit

Booking.com announced a global partnership with Web Summit and together plan to host a dedicated ‘Women in Tech’ networking and mentoring program at the Web Summit event, as well as initiatives at affiliated events Collison and RISE in 2018. This collaboration continues Booking.com and Web Summit’s efforts to redress the under-representation of women in technology […]

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Booking.com to support sustainable tourism in 2018

Booking.com announced two new special program- Booking Booster Programme and Booking Cares Fund, a three-week accelerator in Amsterdam for social enterprise scale-ups in sustainable tourism for the year 2018. In addition to the €2 million in grants awarded through Booking Booster, the company also announced its plans to further expand its efforts to support organisations […]

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Booking.com launches Booking Assistant to empower the tech-savvy travellers

Booking.com announced the expansion of the pilot version of its new service and support chatbot, the Booking Assistant. As the latest evolution of Booking.com’s messaging platform, the Booking Assistant merges proprietary Artificial Intelligence technology with Booking.com’s customer service support. Available to an increasing number of travellers in advance of the busy end-of-year travel season, the […]

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Booking.com appoints Ritu Mehrotra as Area Manager

Booking.com announced the appointment of Ritu Mehrotra as Area Manager as part of its endeavour to strengthen the company’s leadership team in India. At Booking.com, Ritu will head the expansion of the company in the various regions of India and work closely with the team to provide business solutions to property partners to enhance their […]

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