Can you have a family and be a leader in technology? We asked Director of Security Engineering and mother of 2 Valentina Bonsi what she thought. As you might have guessed, her answer was yes. See what she had to say about balancing kids and career in our latest Planet Booking blog.
There's a new name on Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women list, our very own dynamic leader, CEO Gillian Tans. At #43, Gillian sits above Beyoncé but hasn't quite reached the heights of the Queen of England. Yet. For a rundown of the full list, check out this article.
We’re still growing in Amsterdam. Which means we need fresh faces and new workspaces to inspire them. That’s why we’ve collaborated with HofmanDujardin Architects on Bloomhouse – a cutting-edge office where your ideas can blossom into game-changing realities for online travel. Take a look around, then see if any of our vacancies match your profile.
We believe diversity gives us strength. But diversity alone doesn't create a welcoming place to work. You need more than that. To tell us more, we talked to http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQqeC's Head of Global Inclusion, Diversity and Belonging, Chuck Stephens. Check it out.
What does it take to ace a Booking job interview? It’s a question we get asked a lot. There’s never any magic formula, but we can definitely put our finger on a few common themes from the best ones. Check out these three tips from our recruitment team to help you ace your interview with us.
On July 5th, our CEO, Gillian Tans and the CEO of BPD, Walter de Boer, officially broke ground on our new campus in the heart of Amsterdam. More than just another office, it reflects both our city's status as a tech hub and where we're going as a company. It will also bring together 4,000 employees and give them an inspiring, collaborative and inclusive space where they can do their best work. Check out this short video about our exciting new home. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQqiZ
Our #BookingBooster finale took place last week. Here's a quick recap: 10 sustainable tourism startups pitched for a share of €2 million grant money. And the winners were... everyone! With so many great ideas and well-made presentations, we couldn't let anyone go home empty handed. Congratulations to all our startups – what a night.
Your career is one of those few times when giving something back results in you getting more out of it. Thousands of our employees use our Booking Cares programme to do just that. Check out The Muse's take on why a company that cares makes such a great place to have a career.
Making sure our products open doors to a world of experiences, for everyone, everywhere - is the core job of our Accessibility Team. In this blog post, read about the team's challenges and wins, and the future they envision for our products and travel.
We're proud to share an amazing milestone: out of 27 million listings on our website, 5 million of them come from homes, apartments and other unique places to stay. And we're not stopping there just yet. Our teams are excited to take on the future of travel, with the help of AI and machine learning.