ASTA applauds Hilton for including agents in direct-booking campaign

ASTA applauds Hilton for including agents in direct-booking campaign The American Society of Travel Agents said today it commends Hilton Worldwide for recognizing travel agents in its new ad campaign. Both ASTA and Hilton sat down for several “productive” discussions on several industry issues affecting both parties. Source: Hotel Marketing ASTA applauds Hilton for including agents in direct-booking campaign

HOTREC and TripAdvisor join forces to call for faithful behaviour on online review platforms

HOTREC and TripAdvisor join forces to call for faithful behaviour on online review platforms HOTREC Hospitality Europe and TripAdvisor shine a spotlight on a challenge facing the travel industry – attempts at fraudulent activity on review sites – and raise awareness of how businesses can help combat the issue. Source: Hotel Marketing HOTREC and TripAdvisor join forces to call for faithful behaviour on online review platforms

Amadeus launches first online GDS booking platform in UK

Amadeus launches first online GDS booking platform in UK Amadeus has officially launched its Selling Platform Connect in the UK. The company claims it has a number of key benefits including allowing real customisation and localisation capabilities to meet each business’ specific needs, both in the front and back office. Source: Hotel Marketing Amadeus launches first online GDS booking platform in UK