Why Skyscanner Is Closing Its Stand-Alone Local Recommendations App

Ctrip Group

Ctrip CEO Jane Sun in conversation with Co-Chairman of The
Carlyle Group, David Rubenstein at the 2019 Aspen Action Forum in
Aspen, Colorado in 2019. On September 16, Skyscanner, which is
owned by Ctrip Group, will close the Trip by Skyscanner
user-generated content website and mobile app once known as
Gogobot. Ctrip Group

Skift Take: It’s no surprise to see
Skyscanner absorb the last bits of the user-generated reviews brand
formerly known as Gogobot. But the price-comparison search
company’s bet on soliciting reviews from its own customers remains
intriguing. The move highlights its ambition to become a superapp
for travel.

— Sean O’Neill


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Source: FS – All-Travel destinations-News
Why Skyscanner Is Closing Its Stand-Alone Local Recommendations App