UK’s House of Lords report calls for urgent OTA investigation

UK’s House of Lords report calls for urgent OTA investigation A House of Lords report is demanding an urgent investigation into anti-competitive practices in the online travel sector. The report says the sector lacks accountability and transparency and should be scrutinised by competition authorities. Source: Hotel Marketing UK’s House of Lords report calls for urgent OTA investigation

For Expedia, hotels are the losers in direct-booking push

For Expedia, hotels are the losers in direct-booking push In a chart provided to Skift, Expedia lays out what it calls a conservative estimate on how hotel owners would be taking a revenue hit of around 8% because of chains’ decisions to publicly offer hotel loyalty program members lower rates on hotel websites than they give to Expedia. Source: Hotel Marketing For Expedia, hotels are the losers in direct-booking push