CWT reports solid financial results for 2015, focus on mobile hotel bookings

CWT reports solid financial results for 2015, focus on mobile hotel bookings Carlson Wagonlit Travel increased its new business sales to US$1.7 billion, and overall sales volume reached US$24.2 billion. CWT’s fully integrated mobile hotel booking in 17 markets, delivered ~35k hotel bookings and $10 million in sales. Source: Hotel Marketing CWT reports solid financial results for 2015, focus on mobile hotel bookings

Hogg Robinson upbeat over second half trading

Hogg Robinson upbeat over second half trading Business travel giant Hogg Robinson Group has reported promising trading in the second half of its financial year despite “strong competitor pricing”. The company reported “softness in parts of Europe”, and reported that the north American market “continues to show good momentum”. Source: Hotel Marketing Hogg Robinson upbeat over second half trading

Insights into U.S. travelers and their use of travel agents

Insights into U.S. travelers and their use of travel agents MMGY Global’s Steve Cohen is preparing to analyze data from a recent travel survey. He predicts that the data will show an increase in the number of brick-and-mortar agencies and a continued rise in the use of travel agents, especially by millennials and older travelers. Source: Hotel Marketing Insights into U.S. travelers and their use of travel agents