Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 days ago

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  • One Day as a Travel Agent

    Tim Eijssens—a Commercial Owner on our Travel Agents Team—spent his day as a travel agent. He shares his main takeaways below: I recently moved to our Travel Agents Team – a team whose aim is to build a full B2B service for Travel Agents. This area of the business is completely new to me. I have […] The post One Day as a Travel Agent appeared first on Working at Booking.com.

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Building An Open Source Portfolio

    There are more than 500 programming languages. So it’s pretty normal if you start learning a new one today. Maybe you know C++ and Java, but your work requires Python. Or maybe you’re well versed in Python and you need to code in Java at work. Or maybe you just want to learn that cool […] The post Building An Open Source Portfolio appeared first on Working at Booking.com.

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • #MyBookingStory: From Account Manager to Program Manager

    Five years ago, I joined Booking.com as an Account Manager in the Barcelona office. It was a fun job – I focused on acquiring new partners in the south of Spain. Later on I was offered an opportunity to develop the non-hotel accommodation segment in Spain, and be part of an Account Manager network worldwide. […] The post #MyBookingStory: From Account Manager to Program Manager appeared first on Wo...

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • The Importance of Feedback

    On a regular day at Booking.com I will probably interact with 40–50 people. The interactions can be discussions around hypotheses for experimentation, brainstorming, experiment ideas, but mostly around providing and receiving design feedback. Working in such a fast paced environment continuous feedback is what keeps us on the right path. It helps us stay aligned […] The post The Importance of Feed...

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • From Amsterdam to Taipei: Looking Back on #TaipeiHacks

    In March 2017, a team of developers and recruiters made their way to Taipei to meet almost a hundred brilliant techies at our biggest hackathon ever. Carlos Tasada shares his experience in the piece below: At the start of the year, a group of developers (including myself) and recruiters at Booking.com sat down to plan our […] The post From Amsterdam to Taipei: Looking Back on #TaipeiHacks appeared...

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Copywriting – The Booking.com Way

    As part of the onboarding process for new hires, we get the opportunity to meet with various colleagues within Booking.com and find out what their job entails. I sat down with Jonathan Cooper, one of our E-Commerce Copywriters, and got some insights into what a copywriter at Booking.com actually does. First things first The first […] The post Copywriting – The Booking.com Way appeared first on Wor...

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • A Not-so-obvious Impression of Amsterdam | 你所不知道的阿姆斯特丹

    [中文版:你所不知道的阿姆斯特丹] Technology, Innovation & Youth: A Not-so-obvious Impression of Amsterdam Amsterdam. A city full of cute and slanted old brick houses. Museums, canals, the Red Light District, a city that attracted 6.3 millions tourists in 2014. The locals refer to Amsterdam as “a big village.” The city’s estimated population is 800,000 – not a place […] The post A Not-so-obvious Impression of Ams...

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Why aren’t Language Specialists just translators?

    “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life”. If that is true, I can confidently say I have never worked during my 5-year long career as a Language Specialist at Booking.com. I found the Language Specialist position accidentally while browsing the Booking.com website looking for a […] The post Why aren’t Language Specialists just translators? appeared first on Working...

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Booking.com Booster

    After several years of working in corporate communications, I wanted to do something different. I took time off to share my skills and expertise with social enterprises in Sri Lanka. After I had come back, I knew I wanted to spend the next years of my career working with startups that are making a positive […] The post Booking.com Booster appeared first on Working at Booking.com.

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • The story behind Booking.com’s employee video. 190 countries, 1 mission: Experience the World

      Booking.com is an amazing mix of young driven people; 14,000+ employees from 140+ countries, with an average age of 31. This blend creates quite a unique culture; very passionate and diverse people all working together to empower people from all corners of the globe to truly experience the world. This culture means we work […] The post The story behind Booking.com’s employee video. 190 countries...

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Design Principles: Maja and Kit’s Winter Adventures

    Our design is driven by 5 principles. Visualize them through Maja and Kit’s expedition. This is Maja. Together with her companion, Kit, she decided to spend this winter holiday in the north. Kit had never seen snow before and was excited about the adventures to come. First, they went ice skating. Kit had some difficulties […] The post Design Principles: Maja and Kit’s Winter Adventures appeared fi...

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Inside our Tokyo office: From Shinjuku to Asakusa

    Office: Tokyo Customer Service Neighborhood: Osaki Size: 2,200 square meters #Employees: 220 Opened in: October 2015 Spanning over two floors, the Booking.com Customer Service office in Tokyo gets its inspiration from the city’s major transportation links – the Yamanote subway line and the National Highway routes of Japan. The journey starts at the reception, a nod […] The post Inside our Tokyo of...

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 months ago

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  • #Brogoals

    Meet Anton and Astam, Software Engineers based in our Seattle office. Anton moved to Seattle from Russia 8 years ago to study Computer Science at the University of Washington. It was there that he met Astam, a Kazakhstan native and fellow classmate. The two remained fast friends since school days, and now even work together […] The post #Brogoals appeared first on Working at Booking.com.

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 months ago

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  • Meet Zoe Gillenwater, Senior UX Designer in Amsterdam

    Three years ago, Zoe joked with her husband about moving to Europe – and it became a reality with Booking.com. Today, the published author of Flexible Web Design and Stunning CSS3 is a Senior UX Designer, still designing with her personal motto in mind: “To make websites that work well and look great for everyone, […] The post Meet Zoe Gillenwater, Senior UX Designer in Amsterdam appeared first on...

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 months ago

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 months ago

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  • Is Artificial Intelligence the Future of Customer Service?

    2016 is coming to an end. It’s the time to reflect and to look forward, to determine new goals – to consult a horoscope for some, to check industry-trend forecasts for others. This summer, Booking.com organized an in-house event with the trend watcher Richard van Hooijdonks. Among the mega trends that were discussed regarding the […] The post Is Artificial Intelligence the Future of Customer Servi...

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 months ago

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  • Meet Zania Barnum, UX Designer in Amsterdam

    Zania Barnum, or more endearingly known as Z to her team, is a web and app designer at Booking.com. She relocated from Washington D.C. to Amsterdam in 2014, and is most inspired by her phone (which is a she named Maya)! Read her story here. Who are you and what do you do at Booking.com? My name is […] The post Meet Zania Barnum, UX Designer in Amsterdam appeared first on Working at Booking.com.

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 months ago

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  • Holiday Wallpapers 2016

    It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas. Whether you have been naughty or nice, give yourself a little bit of seasonal cheer by downloading our holiday collection of phone, tablet and desktop wallpapers. This bit of joy was brought to you by one of our talented designers, Elena Snezhinskaya. Download the Booking Gingerbread Girl: […] The post Holiday Wallpapers 2016 appeared first on Working at...

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 months ago

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  • Booking Hack-Man: Show Us What You Bot

    Have you already seen our new AI game – Booking Hack-Man? We’re challenging you to write a program that gives commands to a character who’s stuck in a 2D-maze to help him beat his opponent (another character programmed by another player) and win. If it sounds complicated, let me ask another question: Have you ever […] The post Booking Hack-Man: Show Us What You Bot appeared first on Working at Boo...

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • Amsterdam Piet Hein: The new kid on the block

    Office: Amsterdam – Piet Hein Neighborhood: Oostelijk Havengebied (Eastern Docklands) Size: 14,500 square meters #Employees: 1086 Opened in: 2016 Named after Pieter Hein – an adventurous Dutch admiral known for his capture of a Spanish treasure fleet in 1628 – Amsterdam Piet Heinkade is a progressive hub of offices, science museums and urban residential. Our seventh and newest office in Amsterdam ...

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • #happyBday

    From our headquarters in Amsterdam, to our island office in Phuket – we’re taking a moment to celebrate the anniversary of our little blue planet. Happy B.day, Booking.com! The post #happyBday appeared first on Working at Booking.com.

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • Celebrating Women Technologists at GHC16

    “Your exam is so bad that I think you’re not made for engineering school. I suggest you switch to studying economics,” said one of the best professors I had in university, to my shock. He didn’t seem to have an inkling about my excellent scores that year – my first in university. Three years later […] The post Celebrating Women Technologists at GHC16 appeared first on Working at Booking.com.

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Counting the days to Grace Hopper: A recruiter’s perspective

    When do you go the extra mile? When you love something, right? I’m a team lead in Tech Recruitment at Booking.com, and I just finished my interviews. It’s 9 PM in Amsterdam, but it’s 12 PM in PDT, 2 PM in CDT and 3 PM in EDT. Phew, the US is so big! So, as […] The post Counting the days to Grace Hopper: A recruiter’s perspective appeared first on Working at Booking.com.

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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  • A while ago, I started working at Booking.com

    Six months in. I think this calls for a toast. Or even better, a post. You know those things with white pages and hardcovers that you write in every day and save over the years…well I still keep one. It helps me with my bad memory and exercising self-reflection. So now, as I look back, […] The post A while ago, I started working at Booking.com appeared first on Working at Booking.com.

Booking.com

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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