Hotels getting more aggressive in fight to get travelers book direct

Hotels getting more aggressive in fight to get travelers book direct As hotel chains bring hundreds of independent hotels into their booking systems, they are trying to prove their own worth and justify their own management or franchise fees. Part of that process means trying to retrain guests to do less price comparison. Source: Hotel Marketing Hotels getting more aggressive in fight to get travelers book direct

Vacations eclipse business trips as primary US air travel purpose

Vacations eclipse business trips as primary US air travel purpose Personal leisure trips have overtaken business trips as the pre-eminent reason for US airline travel, according to a new study by Airlines for America. Airline trips taken for business purposes in 2015 accounted for 31% of the total. Source: Hotel Marketing Vacations eclipse business trips as primary US air travel purpose

Millennials want you to comment on their online trip photos, Expedia says

Millennials want you to comment on their online trip photos, Expedia says Millennials wish they could be more like the people they present themselves to be on social media. At least, one-third of millennials who travel feel that way, according to a study on the generation’s travel habits from Expedia and the Future Foundation. Source: Hotel Marketing Millennials want you to comment on their online trip photos, Expedia says