June 4, 2019

Hotels: Can you strike a balance between OTA partnerships and direct bookings?

Navigating the complex hotel ecosystem is anything but straightforward. When it comes to distribution channels in particular, accommodation providers are increasingly trying to find a healthy balance between selling through online travel agents (OTAs) and via direct channels (e.g. a hotel’s own...

May 10, 2019

Cathay Pacific sees 57 percent increase in booking volume with Skyscanner Direct Booking

“Since partnering with Skyscanner and embracing its Direct Booking platform, we’ve seen a robust improvement in the user Conversion Rate of almost 40%. Combined with a 17% year-on-year increase in overall traffic versus 2017 from Skyscanner, this has resulted in a significant uplift in revenue...

February 20, 2019

Is mobile the key to success for hotels?

Spoiler alert: the answer is yes.

November 16, 2018

Russia's flagship carrier Aeroflot joins Skyscanner's Direct Booking Platform

July 27, 2018

Avianca becomes the first airline in the Americas to integrate with Skyscanner through NDC

Skyscanner is delighted to announce that Avianca has joined our unique Direct Booking platform.

June 12, 2018

Perspective on Payments: Worldline

As part of our 'Perspective on Payments' series, we interviewed Harry Boyd, Head of Global Sales for Online Payment Acceptance at Worldline to discuss payment flows in the travel industry, challenges and the shift to mobile. 

May 30, 2018

Singapore Airlines launches first NDC connection with Skyscanner

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced its first New Distribution Capability (NDC) connection with Skyscanner. Through this connection, customers will be able to book SIA flights more conveniently through the Skyscanner site.

May 29, 2018

The power of personalisation

The initial unique selling point of metasearch was to provide a wide, transparent offering for the traveller and a platform for airlines and online travel agents to access travellers across the world and across verticals – all whilst accessing unique data and trend insight, and evolving technology....

May 24, 2018

Perspective on Payments: Braintree

As part of our 'Perspective on Payments' series, we spoke to Svante Westerberg, Head of Global Strategic Development from Braintree for a view on the importance of the payment flow, challenges faced in improving it and what we can expect to change in the future.

April 25, 2018

Interview with IATA: Yanik Hoyles, Director of the NDC Programme