Industry Update
External Article10 October 2019

Booking Holdings Is Withdrawing From Google Vacation Rentals

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skift.com

Behind the scenes, there may be abundant reasons that Booking Holdings and Airbnb, for that matter, won't be dabbling in Google's vacation rentals business for the time being. Perhaps they are seeking to boost direct traffic or are unhappy with the economics and user experience. Expedia may be positioned to take some advantage.

Whether it's in Singapore, Bangkok, Nairobi or Paris, Booking Holdings' Agoda brand has been actively listing vacation rentals in the one-stop shop Google Travel, but Agoda is in the process of removing its listings, Skift has learned.

Booking Holdings' flagship brand, Booking.com, had not been participating in Google's vacation rental business, but Singapore-based Agoda has been listing its properties there for at least six months.

Read the full article at skift Inc.

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