Trivago files for IPO

Trivago files for IPO Expedia’s German hotel-booking site Trivago filed for an initial public offering in the U.S. Trivago, through holding company Travel BV, filed with an offering size of $400 million, and is seeking to list its American depositary receipts on the Nasdaq under the symbol TRVG. Source: Hotel Marketing Trivago files for IPO

Lack of data and legacy technology weights down hospitality innovation

Lack of data and legacy technology weights down hospitality innovation The ever-changing makeup of the global hospitality industry was put under the microscope in Skift’s first mini-forum at WTM London last week. One of the key takeaways was how hotels get a better understanding of who is staying with them and what their preferences are. Source: Hotel Marketing Lack of data and legacy technology weights down hospitality innovation