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Expedia's stock was negatively affected the weekend after president Trump's immigration ban was issued, but the company hasn't seen any "meaningful" trends resulting from the ban thus far, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said.

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February 13, 2017

How Airbnb stopped playing nice

Airbnb had said it wanted to talk candidly with cities, to play by the rules, to be a partner. But in the end, there emerged an unavoidable fact: Airbnb's Brian Chesky was every bit the warrior Uber's Travis Kalanick was.

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February 13, 2017

We may have already reached peak “sharing” economy

Participation in the “sharing” or “gig” economy was once touted as the future of work in America. But the new data from the JPMorgan Chase Institute suggests that isn’t the case.

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February 13, 2017

Google launches Hotel Rich Cards

A few months ago, Google launched AMP based hotel listings via carousel in the mobile search results. Now, Brad Brewer who follows these hotel results closely said the normal hotel rich cards are now out - the non AMP version.

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February 13, 2017

The Future of Advertising: What Wharton learned from 200 marketing leaders

The world is moving away from a standard view of advertising. What should advertising be in the future? How do we get there? And, most importantly, who can answer these questions?

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February 13, 2017

Data on its own isn’t enough, make it part of an organization’s culture

Data alone cannot provoke change - rather accessibility, acting on it, customer support, training, incentivizing employees and ending up with the development of a customer-centric culture is key.

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February 13, 2017

Guests are winning the battle over hotel bandwidth

Guests are devouring hotel bandwidth with increasing demands, data-hog applications, and multiple devices per room, leaving hoteliers with the choice between satisfying guests and controlling costs.