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Journeying the skies

Having cornered the search market for flights and hotels, and landed a suitor, Skyscanner has set its sights further in the travel market, but keeping intact its "product-first-traveller-first" credo, says CEO and co-founder Gareth Williams.

"We're entering a phase of a multi-polar or a bi-polar world, really. In the past, most regions looked to California to understand how customers use the Internet and how Internet software is built. Now, there is more than one place to look and China is very definitely one of those." - Gareth Williams.

GARETH Williams' regular visits to the French Alps, where his brother worked as a ski instructor, often left the Briton frustrated. "If there's one thing the Internet should be good at, it's comprehensive information," says the 48-year-old, who was then living in London. "But I couldn't...

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