Trivago (NASDAQ: TRVG) has struggled for nearly its entire history as a publicly traded company. The travel metasearch competes directly against the two companies it counts on for most of its business, Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) and Expedia (NASDAQ: EXPE), which dominate the online travel agency industry. Its pre-pandemic attempts to grow by plowing most of its revenue into brand and performance marketing fell flat in a crowded field.
Trivago's (TRVG) Q1 results are likely to reflect gains from the recovery in developed Europe and Americas regions. Yet, weak demand for business travels and city trips might have been a concern.
Ted Rossman, Bankrate Credit Card Senior Industry Analyst, joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss how inflation and increasing travel costs are impacting consumers' summer vacation plans, travel demands, and ways to save money on travel.