Mobile bookings booming with UK travelers

Mobile bookings booming with UK travelers New research from Hitwise has revealed mobiles as the device of choice for budding UK travellers, with over half of visits to travel ‘destination’ sites made from a mobile. When it comes to accommodation, affluent 18-34 year olds are most likely to head to sharing economy sites such as AirBnB. Source: Hotel Marketing Mobile bookings booming with UK travelers

Weak first-quarter results at TripAdvisor point to Instant Booking challenges

Weak first-quarter results at TripAdvisor point to Instant Booking challenges TripAdvisor’s revenue has decreased 3% to $352m during the first quarter of 2016 as Instant Booking remained dilutive to the company’s financials and drove significant deceleration in its first quarter hotel segment results. Source: Hotel Marketing Weak first-quarter results at TripAdvisor point to Instant Booking challenges