Would antitrust issues kill a Priceline or Google acquisition of TripAdvisor?

Would antitrust issues kill a Priceline or Google acquisition of TripAdvisor? Over the last few months there has been sporadic speculation that Priceline or even Google could pull the trigger and buy TripAdvisor, especially as the review and booking site’s stock closed yesterday under $69 per share, or about 27 percent lower than its 52-week high. Source: Hotel Marketing Would antitrust issues kill a Priceline or Google acquisition of TripAdvisor?

Austria moves to outlaw travel websites’ ban on hotels undercutting prices

Austria moves to outlaw travel websites’ ban on hotels undercutting prices Austria launched new legislation to outlaw travel websites’ practice of forbidding hotels from offering rooms at lower prices on their own sites, following similar moves by France and Germany. Source: Hotel Marketing Austria moves to outlaw travel websites’ ban on hotels undercutting prices

Chinese traveler behaviour has changed, what hotels need to know

Chinese traveler behaviour has changed, what hotels need to know The fifth annual Chinese International Travel Monitor released by Hotels.com has revealed Chinese travellers continue to take the world by storm, with 92 percent planning to increase or maintain spending on travel in the next 12 months. Source: Hotel Marketing Chinese traveler behaviour has changed, what hotels need to know