Business travelers say they want to book everything on one platform but don’t do so

Business travelers say they want to book everything on one platform but don’t do so A study from travel and expense management provider KDS found 74 percent prefer a single channel, but only 34 percent followed through. That’s fewer than the 37 percent who have booked corporate travel through supplier websites. Source: Hotel Marketing Business travelers say they want to book everything on one platform but don’t do so

How SiteMinder’s VC sees hotel distribution today

How SiteMinder’s VC sees hotel distribution today In January 2014, Technology Crossover Ventures invested $30 million in SiteMinder. Tnooz checked in with Dave Yuan, a general partner at TCV, to learn how the deal came together, how he feels about SiteMinder today, and what his thoughts are on the sector generally. Source: Hotel Marketing How SiteMinder’s VC sees hotel distribution today

TripAdvisor wants to become a partner in hotels booking direct initiatives

TripAdvisor wants to become a partner in hotels booking direct initiatives TripAdvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer wants hotel chains such as Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt, and InterContinental Hotels Group to offer their special, book-direct rates for loyalty program members on TripAdvisor. Source: Hotel Marketing TripAdvisor wants to become a partner in hotels booking direct initiatives