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  • commented 11/22/12
  • tags: PCLN GOOG TRIP EXPE KYAK
  • Risk? More risk for Priceline as more online shoppers continue to discover other travel booking options. For example, a site like BestTravelCoupon.com consistently delivers lower rates then Kayak. They do not use ITA software for flights like Kayak. They pull up different results and usually lower rates on both flights on hotels.

    And then you have other sites like Gogobot, Hipmunk, and a few others that will present Priceline/Kayak with some tough competition.

    I think this 1.8B price may blow up for Priceline. [ less... ]
    Risk? More risk for Priceline as more online shoppers continue to discover other travel booking options. For example, a site like BestTravelCoupon.com consistently delivers lower rates then Kayak. They do not use ITA software for flights like Kayak. They pull up different results and usually lower rates on both flights on hotels. And then you have other sites like Gogobot, Hipmunk, and a few others that will present Priceline/Kayak with some tough competition. I think this 1.8B price may blow up for Priceline.
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