In this days I have read an interview of Giulia Eremita of Trivago.it from the end of 2012, during WHR in Rome, where she gives a preview of acquisition of Trivago by Expedia Inc.
I tried to do a quick search online and I have the impression that this important new has remained somewhat in the shade. Meanwhile, Trivago, which seemed to maintain a impartial position than the other comparison and hotel rating sites, is absorbed by the largest global e-travel giant.
Expedia Inc, therefore, continues his work to capture a market monopoly.
It appears therefore a situation where the independent Hotel will be tight between the groups Expedia and Booking.com that divide almost all the online hotel reservations.