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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) November 5, 2020
 
Booking Holdings Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Delaware1-3669106-1528493
(State or other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification No.)
 
800 Connecticut AvenueNorwalkConnecticut06854
(Address of principal offices)(Zip Code)
 
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (203) 299-8000

N/A 
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

Securities Registered Pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each Class: Trading SymbolName of Each Exchange on which Registered:
Common Stock par value $0.008 per share BKNGThe NASDAQ Global Select Market
0.800% Senior Notes Due 2022BKNG 22AThe NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
2.150% Senior Notes Due 2022BKNG 22The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
2.375% Senior Notes Due 2024BKNG 24The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
1.800% Senior Notes Due 2027BKNG 27The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
 
   Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
 
  Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12  under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
 
            Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
 
            Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4c  under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.



Item 2.02.              Results of Operations and Financial Conditions.
 
On November 5, 2020, Booking Holdings Inc. announced its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020.  The press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference. Copies of Booking Holdings' unaudited consolidated balance sheet at September 30, 2020, unaudited consolidated statement of operations for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2020 and unaudited consolidated statement of cash flows for the nine months ended September 30, 2020, are included in the financial and statistical supplement attached to the press release.  The unaudited consolidated balance sheet at September 30, 2020, unaudited consolidated statement of operations for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2020 and unaudited consolidated statement of cash flows for the nine months ended September 30, 2020 shall be treated as "filed" for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, but all other information in the press release shall be treated as "furnished."


Item 9.01.           Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(d)    Exhibits
Exhibit
Number
Description
Press release (which includes a financial and statistical supplement and related information) issued by Booking Holdings on November 5, 2020 relating to, among other things, its third quarter 2020 earnings. The unaudited consolidated balance sheet at September 30, 2020 and unaudited consolidated statement of operations for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2020 and unaudited consolidated statement of cash flows for the nine months ended September 30, 2020 shall be treated as "filed" for purposes of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the remaining information shall be treated as "furnished."
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SIGNATURES
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
 
 BOOKING HOLDINGS INC.
  
   
 By:/s/ David I. Goulden
  Name:David I. Goulden
  Title: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
 
 
Date:  November 5, 2020


Document


Exhibit 99.1

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Booking Holdings Reports Financial Results for 3rd Quarter 2020

NORWALK, CT – November 5, 2020. . . Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG) today reported its 3rd quarter 2020 financial results. Third quarter gross travel bookings for Booking Holdings Inc. (the "Company," "Booking Holdings," "we," "our" or "us"), which refers to the total dollar value, generally inclusive of taxes and fees, of all travel services booked by its customers, net of cancellations, were $13.4 billion, a decrease of 47% over a year ago (approximately a 48% decrease on a constant-currency basis). Room nights booked in the 3rd quarter decreased 43% over a year ago. The Company's results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2020 have been significantly and negatively impacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic conditions and government orders.
Booking Holdings' total revenues for the 3rd quarter of 2020 were $2.6 billion, a 48% decrease from the prior year (approximately a 49% decrease on a constant-currency basis). Net income in the 3rd quarter of 2020 was $801 million, a 59% decrease as compared to the prior year. Net income for the 3rd quarter of 2020 includes an unrealized gain on marketable equity securities of $730 million while the 3rd quarter of 2019 includes an unrealized loss on marketable equity securities of $49 million. Additionally, the Company recorded an impairment charge of $573 million for OpenTable and KAYAK goodwill and unrecognized tax benefits of $64 million related to French and Italian tax matters in the 3rd quarter of 2020. Net income in the 3rd quarter of 2020 was $19.49 per diluted share, a 57% decrease as compared to the prior year.
Non-GAAP net income in the 3rd quarter of 2020 was $504 million, a 74% decrease from the prior year. Non-GAAP net income in the 3rd quarter was $12.27 per diluted share, a 73% decrease as compared to the prior year. Non-GAAP net income includes adjustments to exclude net unrealized gains or losses on marketable equity securities and foreign currency losses on Euro-denominated debt that was not designated as a hedging instrument in both periods, and the goodwill impairment and unrecognized tax benefits related to French and Italian tax matters in the 3rd quarter of 2020. Adjusted EBITDA for the 3rd quarter of 2020 was $1.0 billion, a 60% decrease as compared to the prior year. The section below entitled "Non-GAAP Financial Measures" provides definitions and information about the use of non-GAAP financial measures in this press release, and the attached financial and statistical supplement reconciles non-GAAP financial results with Booking Holdings' financial results under GAAP.
"We were pleased to see positive third quarter results, which we believe benefited greatly from some lifting of government lock-downs and the release of pent-up demand created by the almost complete cessation of travel during parts of the second quarter,” said Glenn Fogel, Chief Executive Officer of Booking Holdings. “However,” Mr. Fogel continued, “COVID-19 case counts are now rising steeply in many parts of the world with corresponding increases in lock-downs and re-imposed travel restrictions that will continue to impact travel in the near-term. Nevertheless, we remain confident in a long-term recovery and will continue to invest in our company to ensure that when the pandemic recedes and travel demand returns fully, we are prepared to take advantage of it."


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Non-GAAP Financial Measures
The Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements have been prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America ("GAAP") and include all normal and recurring adjustments that management of the Company considers necessary for a fair presentation of its financial position and operating results.
To supplement the Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements, the Company uses the following non-GAAP financial measures: Non-GAAP total revenues, adjusted EBITDA, non-GAAP net income, non-GAAP net income per diluted share and free cash flow (net cash provided by operating activities less capital expenditures). The presentation of non-GAAP financial information should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for, or superior to, the financial information prepared and presented in accordance with GAAP.
The Company uses non-GAAP financial measures for financial and operational decision-making and as a basis to
evaluate performance and set targets for employee compensation programs. The Company believes that these non-
GAAP financial measures are useful for analysts and investors to evaluate the Company's ongoing operating
performance because they facilitate comparison of the Company's results for the current period and projected next-period results to those of prior periods and to those of its competitors (though other companies may calculate
similar non-GAAP financial measures differently from those calculated by the Company). These non-GAAP
financial measures, in particular adjusted EBITDA, non-GAAP net income and free cash flow are not intended to represent funds available for Booking Holdings' discretionary use and are not intended to represent or to be used as a substitute for operating income, net income or cash flow from operations as measured under GAAP. The items excluded from these non-GAAP measures but included in the calculation of their closest GAAP equivalent, are significant components of the Company's consolidated statements of operations and cash flows and must be considered in performing a comprehensive assessment of overall financial performance.
Non-GAAP net income is net income with the following adjustments:
•     excludes an adjustment to merchant revenues related to prior periods due to a correction in the timing of revenue recognition on a component of merchant revenue in the 1st quarter of 2019, which was reversed in the 2nd quarter of 2019,
excludes charges, if any, to correct an error related to the nonpayment of prior-period wage-related tax on compensation paid to certain highly-compensated former employees in the year of separation,
excludes amortization expense of intangible assets,
•     excludes the impact of impairment of goodwill,
•     excludes non-cash interest expense related to the amortization of debt discount and gains or losses on
    early extinguishment of debt, if any, related to our convertible debt,
•     excludes the impact, if any, of significant gains or losses on the sale of, and impairment or credit losses on investments in, available-for-sale debt securities and significant gains or losses on the sale of, and valuation adjustments on investments in, equity securities without readily determinable fair values,
•     excludes gains and losses on marketable equity securities,
excludes foreign currency transaction gains or losses on Euro-denominated debt that is not designated as a hedging instrument for accounting purposes,
excludes income taxes, if any, related to convertible notes held for investment that matured, and were reclassified from accumulated other comprehensive loss to income tax expense,
•     excludes the income tax impact, if any, related to one-time adjustments as a result of the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ("Tax Act") enacted in December 2017,
excludes the impact of unrecognized tax benefits related to the French and Italian tax matters, and
•     the income tax impact of the non-GAAP adjustments mentioned above.
In addition to the adjustments listed above regarding non-GAAP net income, adjusted EBITDA excludes
depreciation expense, interest income, interest expense and income tax expense.
We evaluate certain operating and financial measures on both an as-reported and constant-currency basis.  We calculate constant currency by converting our current-year period results for transactions recorded in currencies other than U.S. Dollars using the corresponding prior-year period monthly average exchange rates rather than the current-year period monthly average exchange rates.
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The attached financial and statistical supplement includes reconciliations of our financial results under GAAP to non-GAAP financial information for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2020 and 2019.

Information About Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements reflect the views of the Company's management regarding current expectations and projections about future events and are based on currently available information and current foreign currency exchange rates. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict; therefore, actual results may differ materially from those expressed, implied or forecasted in any such forward-looking statements. Expressions of future goals and similar expressions including, "may," "will," "should," "could," "aims," "seeks," "expects," "plans," "anticipates," "intends," "believes," "estimates," "predicts," "potential," "targets," and "continue," reflecting something other than historical fact are intended to identify forward-looking statements.
The following factors, among others, could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements:
-- the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Company's business, financial performance and travel demand, generally;
-- adverse changes in general market conditions for travel services, including the effects of macroeconomic conditions, terrorist attacks, natural disasters, health concerns, civil or political unrest or other events outside our control;
-- any adverse impacts on our business, operations and/or reputation as a result of any utilization of COVID-19-related governmental stimulus or aid packages;
-- the effects of competition;
-- any write-downs or impairments of goodwill or intangible assets related to acquisitions or investments, any increases in provisions for expected credit losses on receivables from and cash advances made to our travel service provider and restaurant partners and any increases in cash outlays to refund consumers for prepaid reservations;
-- adverse changes in relationships with travel service providers and restaurants;
-- our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel;
-- IT systems-related failures, data privacy risks and obligations, and/or security breaches;
-- fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates and other risks associated with doing business in multiple currencies;
-- our ability to successfully manage growth and expand our global business;
-- our ability to respond to and keep up with the rapid pace of technological and market changes;
-- our performance marketing efficiency and the general effectiveness of our marketing efforts;
-- any change by our search and meta-search partners in how they present travel search results or conduct their auctions for search placement in a manner that is competitively disadvantageous to us; and
-- tax, legal and regulatory risks.
For a detailed discussion of these and other factors that could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements, please refer to the Company's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and any subsequently filed Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. Unless required by law, the Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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About Booking Holdings Inc.
Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) is the world’s leading provider of online travel and related services, provided to consumers and local partners in more than 220 countries and territories through six primary brands: Booking.com, KAYAK, Priceline, Agoda, Rentalcars.com and OpenTable. The mission of Booking Holdings is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world.

For more information, visit BookingHoldings.com and follow us on Twitter @BookingHoldings.
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For Press Information: Leslie Cafferty (203) 299-8128 leslie.cafferty@bookingholdings.com
For Investor Relations: John Longstreet (203) 299-8806 john.longstreet@bookingholdings.com
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Booking Holdings Inc.
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(In millions, except share and per share data)
September 30,
2020
December 31,
2019
(Unaudited)
ASSETS  
Current assets:  
Cash and cash equivalents$11,197 $6,312 
Short-term investments (Available-for-sale debt securities:
Amortized cost of $998 at December 31, 2019)
— 998 
Accounts receivable, net (Allowance for expected credit losses of $208 and $49, respectively)859 1,680 
Prepaid expenses and other current assets, net (Allowance for expected credit losses of $16 and $6, respectively)527 843 
Total current assets12,583 9,833 
Property and equipment, net744 738 
Operating lease assets568 620 
Intangible assets, net1,838 1,954 
Goodwill1,865 2,913 
Long-term investments (Includes available-for-sale debt securities:
Amortized cost of $775 and $2,192, respectively)
3,672 4,477 
Other assets, net (Allowance for expected credit losses of $38 at September 30, 2020)875 867 
Total assets$22,145 $21,402 
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY  
Current liabilities:  
Accounts payable$1,114 $1,239 
Accrued expenses and other current liabilities1,388 1,578 
Deferred merchant bookings487 1,561 
Convertible debt979 988 
Total current liabilities3,968 5,366 
Deferred income taxes1,006 876 
Operating lease liabilities401 462 
Long-term U.S. transition tax liability921 1,021 
Other long-term liabilities107 104 
Long-term debt10,829 7,640 
  Total liabilities17,232 15,469 
Commitments and Contingencies
Stockholders' equity:  
Common stock, $0.008 par value,
Authorized shares: 1,000,000,000
Issued shares: 63,398,711 and 63,179,471, respectively
— — 
Treasury stock, 22,444,443 and 21,762,070 shares, respectively(24,123)(22,864)
Additional paid-in capital5,779 5,756 
Retained earnings23,453 23,232 
Accumulated other comprehensive loss(196)(191)
  Total stockholders' equity4,913 5,933 
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity$22,145 $21,402 


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Booking Holdings Inc.
UNAUDITED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
(In millions, except share and per share data)
Three Months Ended
September 30,
Nine Months Ended
September 30,
 2020201920202019
Agency revenues$1,723 $3,435 $3,504 $7,991 
Merchant revenues837 1,313 1,741 2,875 
Advertising and other revenues80 292 313 861 
Total revenues2,640 5,040 5,558 11,727 
Operating expenses:    
Marketing expenses731 1,415 1,793 3,975 
Sales and other expenses129 276 637 739 
Personnel, including stock-based compensation of $80, $79, $163 and $232, respectively517 566 1,453 1,686 
General and administrative148 225 453 596 
Information technology71 71 219 206 
Depreciation and amortization115 117 344 352 
Restructuring and other exit costs41 — 75 — 
Impairment of goodwill573 — 1,062 — 
Total operating expenses2,325 2,670 6,036 7,554 
Operating income (loss)315 2,370 (478)4,173 
Other income (expense):    
Interest income44 49 113 
Interest expense(98)(70)(258)(204)
Net gains (losses) on marketable equity securities730 (49)1,258 419 
Impairment of investment— — (100)— 
Foreign currency transactions and other(117)68 (149)37 
Total other income (expense)520 (7)800 365 
Income before income taxes835 2,363 322 4,538 
Income tax expense34 413 98 844 
Net income$801 $1,950 $224 $3,694 
Net income applicable to common stockholders per basic common share$19.56 $46.01 $5.46 $84.84 
Weighted-average number of basic common shares outstanding (in 000's)40,935 42,389 40,983 43,540 
Net income applicable to common stockholders per diluted common share$19.49 $45.54 $5.44 $84.06 
Weighted-average number of diluted common shares outstanding (in 000's)41,081 42,831 41,142 43,947 

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Booking Holdings Inc.
UNAUDITED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
(In millions)
Nine Months Ended
September 30,
 20202019
OPERATING ACTIVITIES:  
Net income $224 $3,694 
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by
operating activities:
  
Depreciation and amortization344 352 
Provision for expected credit losses and chargebacks307 108 
Deferred income tax expense101 39 
Net gains on marketable equity securities(1,258)(419)
Stock-based compensation expense and other stock-based payments179 245 
Operating lease amortization137 127 
Amortization of debt discount and debt issuance costs48 43 
Unrealized foreign currency transaction losses (gains) on Euro-denominated debt139 (54)
Impairment of goodwill1,062 — 
Impairment of investment100 — 
Other— 
Changes in assets and liabilities, net of effect of acquisition:  
Accounts receivable554 (442)
Prepaid expenses and other current assets230 (247)
Deferred merchant bookings and other current liabilities(1,593)794 
Other long-term assets and liabilities 88 (461)
Net cash provided by operating activities662 3,788 
INVESTING ACTIVITIES:
Purchase of investments(72)(696)
Proceeds from sale and maturity of investments2,997 7,940 
Additions to property and equipment(222)(281)
Acquisitions and other investments, net of cash acquired— (9)
Net cash provided by investing activities2,703 6,954 
FINANCING ACTIVITIES:
Proceeds from revolving credit facility and short-term borrowings— 400 
Repayments of revolving credit facility and short-term borrowings— (425)
Proceeds from the issuance of long-term debt4,108 — 
Payments of debt issuance costs(38)— 
Payments for conversion of debt(1,244)— 
Payments for repurchase of common stock (1,299)(6,840)
Other financing activities(11)
Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities1,532 (6,876)
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents and restricted cash and cash equivalents(12)(26)
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents and restricted cash and cash equivalents4,885 3,840 
Total cash and cash equivalents and restricted cash and cash equivalents,
beginning of period
6,332 2,645 
Total cash and cash equivalents and restricted cash and cash equivalents,
end of period
$11,217 $6,485 
SUPPLEMENTAL CASH FLOW INFORMATION:
Cash paid during the period for income taxes$152 $986 
Cash paid during the period for interest$158 $171 
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Booking Holdings Inc.
UNAUDITED RECONCILIATION OF GAAP TO NON-GAAP FINANCIAL INFORMATION
(In millions, except share and per share data) (1)

RECONCILIATION OF NET INCOME TO ADJUSTED EBITDAThree Months Ended
September 30,
Nine Months Ended
September 30,
2020201920202019
Net income$801 $1,950 $224 $3,694 
(a)Adjustment to personnel expenses— — — 66 
(b)Depreciation and amortization115 117 344 352 
(c)Impairment of goodwill573 — 1,062 — 
(b)Interest income(5)(44)(49)(113)
(b)Interest expense98 70 258 204 
(d)Net (gains) losses on marketable equity securities(730)49 (1,258)(419)
(e)Impairment of investment— — 100 — 
(f)Remeasurement losses (gains) on certain Euro-denominated debt 117 (72)139 (54)
(b)Income tax expense (benefit) 34 413 98 844 
Adjusted EBITDA$1,003 $2,482 $917 $4,573 
Adjusted EBITDA as a % of Total Revenues38.0 %49.3 %16.5 %39.0 %

RECONCILIATION OF NET INCOME TO NON-GAAP NET INCOME AND NON-GAAP NET INCOME PER DILUTED COMMON SHAREThree Months Ended
September 30,
Nine Months Ended
September 30,
2020201920202019
Net income$801 $1,950 $224 $3,694 
(a)Adjustment to personnel expenses— — — 66 
(c)Impairment of goodwill573 — 1,062 — 
(d)Net (gains) losses on marketable equity securities(730)49 (1,258)(419)
(e)Impairment of investment— — 100 — 
(f)Remeasurement losses (gains) on certain Euro-denominated debt 117 (72)139 (54)
(g)Amortization of intangible assets41 43 126 132 
(h)Debt discount amortization related to convertible debt12 11 38 34 
(i)Income taxes on convertible notes held for investment— 21 15 21 
(j)Impact of Tax Act(8)(46)(8)(46)
(k)French and Italian unrecognized tax benefits64 — 64 — 
(l)Tax impact of Non-GAAP adjustments(367)(13)(285)52 
Non-GAAP Net income $504 $1,943 $217 $3,479 
Weighted-average number of diluted common shares outstanding (in 000's)41,081 42,831 41,142 43,947 
Non-GAAP Net income per diluted common share $12.27 $45.36 $5.28 $79.17 

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RECONCILIATION OF CASH PROVIDED BY OPERATING ACTIVITIES TO FREE CASH FLOWNine Months Ended
September 30,
20202019
Net cash provided by operating activities$662 $3,788 
(m)
Additions to property and equipment
(222)$(281)
Free cash flow$440 $3,507 
Free cash flow as a % of Total Revenues7.9 %29.9 %

(1) Amounts may not total due to rounding.
Notes:
(a)
Adjustment to correct an immaterial error related to the nonpayment of prior-period wage-related tax on compensation paid to certain highly-compensated former employees in the year of separation which is recorded in Personnel expenses.
(b)
Amounts are excluded from Net income to calculate Adjusted EBITDA.
(c)
Impairment of goodwill related to our OpenTable and KAYAK reporting unit is recorded in Operating expenses.
(d)
Net gains or losses on marketable equity securities are excluded from Net income to calculate Non-GAAP Net income and Adjusted EBITDA.
(e)
Impairment of investment in Didi Chuxing equity securities.
(f)
Adjustment for foreign currency transaction gains or losses on our Euro-denominated debt that is not designated as a hedging instrument for accounting purposes is recorded in Foreign currency transactions and other.
(g)
Amortization of intangible assets is recorded in Depreciation and amortization and excluded from Net income to calculate Non-GAAP Net income.
(h)
Non-cash interest expense related to the amortization of debt discount is recorded in Interest expense and is excluded from Net income to calculate Non-GAAP Net income.
(i)
Reclassification of income taxes related to convertible notes held for investment that matured in the 2nd quarter of 2020 and the 3rd quarter of 2019, and were reclassified from accumulated other comprehensive loss to income tax expense.
(j)
Benefit for U.S. Federal tax credits resulting from the Tax Act and an adjustment to the one-time deemed repatriation liability
resulting from the Tax Act.
(k)
Unrecognized tax benefits related to French and Italian tax matters and is excluded from Net income to calculate Non-GAAP Net income.
(l)
Reflects the tax impact of Non-GAAP adjustments and is excluded from Net income to calculate Non-GAAP Net income.
(m)
Additions to property and equipment are included in the calculation of Free cash flow.
For a more detailed discussion of the adjustments described above, please see the section in our press release entitled "Non-GAAP Financial Measures" which provides a definition and information about the use of non-GAAP financial measures.
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Booking Holdings Inc.
Statistical Data
In millions(1)
(Unaudited) 
Units Sold3Q184Q181Q192Q193Q194Q191Q202Q203Q20
Room Nights
201 171 217 213 223 191 124 28 127 
Year/Year Growth/(Decline)13.4 %13.0 %10.3 %11.8 %11.0 %11.8 %(42.8)%(86.7)%(43.1)%
Rental Car Days19 15 18 21 21 16 12 
Year/Year Growth/(Decline)(0.1)%(0.6)%(1.3)%1.2 %8.5 %11.9 %(36.4)%(90.4)%(55.6)%
Airline Tickets
Year/Year Growth/(Decline)9.2 %(1.3)%4.4 %2.4 %(2.5)%11.3 %(8.0)%(69.7)%(9.3)%
Gross Bookings(2)
3Q184Q181Q192Q193Q194Q191Q202Q203Q20
Agency$19,024 $15,230 $19,678 $18,638 $18,118 $14,218 $8,320 $1,535 $9,521 
Merchant5,250 4,322 5,732 6,401 7,163 6,495 4,073 771 3,861 
Total$24,274 $19,552 $25,410 $25,039 $25,281 $20,713 $12,393 $2,306 $13,382 
Gross Bookings Year/Year Growth (Decline)
Agency2.3 %1.4 %(4.4)%(2.4)%(4.8)%(6.6)%(57.7)%(91.8)%(47.4)%
Merchant65.7 %45.8 %29.3 %33.2 %36.5 %50.3 %(28.9)%(88.0)%(46.1)%
Total11.5 %8.7 %1.6 %4.8 %4.1 %5.9 %(51.2)%(90.8)%(47.1)%
Constant Currency14 %13 %%10 %%%(50)%(91)%(48)%
3Q184Q181Q192Q193Q194Q191Q202Q203Q20
Total Revenues$4,849 $3,213 $2,837 $3,850 $5,040 $3,339 $2,288 $630 $2,640 
Year/Year Growth/(Decline)10.7 %16.3 %(3.1)%8.9 %3.9 %3.9 %(19.3)%(83.7)%(47.6)%
Constant Currency13 %21 %%14 %%%(17)%(83)%(49)%
 
(1)Amounts may not total due to rounding.

(2) Gross bookings is an operating and statistical metric that captures the total dollar value, generally inclusive of taxes and fees, of all travel services booked by our customers, net of cancellations.



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