Expedia Group

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Video - In Focus

In Focus with Karen Mullins

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This week Katherine is joined by Vrbo's Karen Mullins, Director Market Insights EMEA, Expedia Group to discuss the group's performance in the home rental sector. They look at demand drivers, destinations and what sets them apart from rival group Airbnb. Don't miss the full In Focus episode roundup here. 

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    In Focus: Fright night as results roll in

    Results are rolling in from the big global players as both Accor and IHG announced results this week. IHG refer to a muted recovery while Accor calls on discipline. And what will be of Marriott? We hear from Vrbo's Karen Mullins as she describes how the Expedia group's brand is performing with continued rise in extended stay.  And Alexi and Katherine are placing bets, join us to find out what is at stake! 
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    Vrbo leads ‘bouncy’ Expedia

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    Expedia’s $275m recovery fund

    Expedia Group has announced a $275m fund, including $250m in marketing credits and financial relief.
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