“The distinction between product & distribution is very important. Product is merit, distribution is connections” — Balaji Srinivasan (former Coinbase CTO and GP at Andreessen Horowitz) This newsletter had its two year birthday a couple of days ago. I started this newsletter wit…
A “once-in-a-century travel rebound” is how Airbnb founder Brian Chesky describes what’s coming. In Q1 2021, 24% of Airbnb trips were for stays of 28 d…
Andrew Chan's Law of Shitty Clickthroughs states that over time, all marketing strategies result in shitty clickthrough rates. The first banner ad ever…
Full year 2020 results for 10 publicly traded online travel companies: Booking, Expedia, Airbnb, Trip.com, eDreams Odigeo, Despegar, Lastminute, MakeMy…
According to a survey of more than 28,000 travelers across 28 markets, most would rather go on a vacation in 2021 than find true love, and 68% would ra…
Many candidates in the B2B, outdoor travel, tours & activities, booking engines and corporate travel categories
The Travel Tech Essentialist community is growing. This week, I have a couple of requests to leverage the power of this community. First, I’d like for …
With 1/3 of the US population partially vaccinated, it is refreshing to see how fast things are going back to the old but better normal, based on my ex…
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