Bing and Kayak Team Up Against Google

3/4/11Follow @gthuang

Kayak and Microsoft’s Bing Travel, once competitors in online travel meta-search, are now strategic partners. The companies announced today that in the coming weeks, Kayak will provide flight search results in the U.S. for Bing Travel. Financial terms were not given. Connecticut-based Kayak and Microsoft’s Bing were already allied against Google’s acquisition of Cambridge, MA-based ITA Software. Kayak filed for an IPO in November, sparking lots of discussion about its future strategy. You can read more early commentary on the Kayak-Bing partnership at All Things Digital and Tnooz.

Gregory T. Huang is Xconomy's Deputy Editor, National IT Editor, and the Editor of Xconomy Boston. You can e-mail him at Follow @gthuang

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