Expedia Group's stance on resort fees could have been drafted by a United Nations diplomat. Expedia doesn't want to alienate hotels and seeks to pick up market share based on Booking Holdings' more forceful position.
Trivago's incoming CEO Axel Hefer is wasting no time in putting his imprint on the company, outlining changes to relationships with advertisers. It was announced last month that chief financial officer Hefer would replace co-founder and CEO Rolf Schrömgens starting in 2020.
John Kim, who took over the reins of Expedia Group's now-struggling vacation rental unit Vrbo in 2016, has been replaced in that leadership role by Jeff Hurst.