Mobile channel and peer-to-peer travel services drivers of growth

Mobile channel and peer-to-peer travel services drivers of growth Prospects for online travel are positive for 2016 due to the expected strong performance of tourist flows and travel products sales, as well as to the continuous rise of technology players in the travel industry. Source: Hotel Marketing Mobile channel and peer-to-peer travel services drivers of growth

Business travelers split between traditional and alternative booking channels

Business travelers split between traditional and alternative booking channels Figures from the GBTA Foundation show business travellers from the UK, Germany and France are fairly evenly split between booking via traditional channels and alternative methods. Source: Hotel Marketing Business travelers split between traditional and alternative booking channels

Survey says once you try Airbnb, you don’t go back to hotels

Survey says once you try Airbnb, you don’t go back to hotels A Goldman Sachs survey released last week presented some scary news for the hotel industry. The research found that Airbnb, the peer-to-peer home-sharing site worth $25 billion, is replacing hotels as a choice for many travelers. Source: Hotel Marketing Survey says once you try Airbnb, you don’t go back to hotels