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  • At http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMCbc, we’re looking for curious minds and bold thinkers to help us build the digital travel platform of tomorrow. We’re a diverse community of explorers and experimenters, shaping the future of travel. Let’s #expandhorizons. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMCb0

  • Last week, Prime Minister Rutte stopped by our headquarters in Amsterdam to learn more about our latest product innovations and how we're shaping the future of the travel industry. He also found time to take part in an interactive Q&A session with an excited http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQZqR audience, discussing everything from Brexit to sustainable tourism. It's not everyday you get to speak directly to the Prime Minister! Thanks for the visit, Mr Rutte.

  • 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.

    The World's Most Powerful Women In Business 2018: Driving Change From The Corner Office

    When Mary Barra joined the General Motors Co. in 1980, the Kettering University co-op student worked the factory floor, inspecting vehicles at the Pontiac Motor Division. Little did the 18-year-old know her time on the assembly line would be but the first of many stops along a decades-long journey at GM, one that would ultimately make history.

  • It’s official – our new CTO has been announced! And we couldn’t be more excited. Welcome to the team, Matt Swann. See you at the coffee bar sometime soon.

    Silicon Valley tech exec joins Booking.com as CTO

    Former tech executive from StubHub, Citibank and Amazon joins digital travel platform as chief technology officer

  • 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.

    See what's blooming in Amsterdam: inside our new office - Working at Booking.com

    From tulip stalls to Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers', Amsterdam is known for its love of flowers - and the creativity they inspire. So where better for our newest hothouse of talent to sprout up than opposite the floating stalls of the city's famous Flower Market? It makes for a great place to work.

  • 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=vQqiO's Head of Global Inclusion, Diversity and Belonging, Chuck Stephens. Check it out.

    Creating a welcoming workplace - Working at Booking.com

    Creating a workplace where everyone feels welcome and able to do their best work is no easy job. It's one that evolves over time and will never officially be 'done'. But that's ok, because it's both highly rewarding and vitally important. Why?

  • We believe diversity of ideas and equal representation are key to shaping more innovative, inclusive travel and tech industries. As a woman, and a leader in both, our CEO Gillian Tans sees role models as an important part of improving gender equality.

    Booking.com's Gillian Tans: "It is my responsibility to support and empower others" - Travel Weekly

    Last year, she was one of the highest paid CEOs in online travel. She was hailed as the most successful figure in the industry, with headlines praising her humble attitude and modest lifestyle. And it's all true. Gillian Tans, the CEO of Booking.com, is remarkably down to earth and casual about her success.

  • 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.

    3 top tips for a tip-top job interview - Working at Booking.com

    So tell me, what's your greatest weakness? When preparing for an interview, it can often feel like you've heard it all before. But there's always an extra edge to be gained on the competition, as long as you've got a bit of insider insight. As one of the world's largest travel e-commerce companies, we've conducted ...

  • Who's afraid of the big bad bot? Not Booking Language Specialist Yunus Duyar. He once feared machine learning. Now he's embraced it. Click below to find out why.

    Rise of the Machine Learning - Working at Booking.com

    In early 2017, Booking.com became one of the first companies to experiment with Neural Machine Translation (NMT). Innovation has always been the driving force behind Booking.com's success, so this was hardly a surprise. But for people like me, who translate and localise for a living, the news also opened a pandora's box of eventualities where ...

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