Longtime Power List heavyweight Booking Holdings did not submit data to Travel Weekly for inclusion in the 2019 Power List. However, it is a public company and includes sales data in financial reports; Travel Weekly is using this data to compile the listing.
Booking Holdings in its 2018 annual report to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reported $92.7 billion in gross travel bookings, which positions it at No. 2 on the 2019 Power List. Information from Booking's public documents and its website was used to write a brief description of the company.