Hotel industry disputes report about Airbnb’s impact in NYC

Hotel industry disputes report about Airbnb’s impact in NYC STR’s report last week that Airbnb is having no material impact on hotel room demand in Manhattan is being challenged by both national and local hotel industry advocates. For many, that data for the study was “cooked up.” Source: Hotel Marketing Hotel industry disputes report about Airbnb’s impact in NYC

TripAdvisor’s profit beats estimates thanks to Instant Booking

TripAdvisor’s profit beats estimates thanks to Instant Booking TripAdvisor reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit as more users reserved hotels using a new system that allows direct bookings from its website. The company said it plans for a global rollout of Instant booking in 2016. Source: Hotel Marketing TripAdvisor’s profit beats estimates thanks to Instant Booking