Expedia buys Orbitz. Big box OTAs mirror big hotel chains in acquisitions and mergers

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    Expedia buying Orbitz for $1.6 billion is the online travel agency mirror of the acquisition and merger phenomenon in major hotel chains of recent years. IHG bought Kimpton Hotels in 2014. Marriott International is the hotel industry equivalent to Expedia. Marriott recently bought Delta Hotels in Canada. In the past few years Marriott has acquired […] The post Expedia buys Orbitz. Big box OTAs mirror big hotel chains in acquisitions and mergers appeared first on Loyalty Traveler.

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