Hilton considering cutting travel agent commissions

Hilton considering cutting travel agent commissions Hilton declined to comment, but several sources said it’s planning to reduce agency commissions on its new HHonors rates. The company communicated to multiple sources that commissions would drop to 5 percent from the traditional 10 percent. One source heard 8 percent. Source: Hotel Marketing Hilton considering cutting travel agent commissions

Booking.com sees loyalty programs as a burden, not an opportunity

Booking.com sees loyalty programs as a burden, not an opportunity Priceline speaking at a retail tech conference in mid-March, said there is a downside to loyalty programs and its Booking.com unit would rather create a great user experience for site visitors and app users instead of paying them to be loyal. Source: Hotel Marketing Booking.com sees loyalty programs as a burden, not an opportunity