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

2016 hotel contract negotiations: Tougher dealings, softer rates

2016 hotel contract negotiations: Tougher dealings, softer rates The negotiating season for 2016 corporate hotel rates proved to be even more challenging than in previous years, but efforts paid off, as rate increases came in softer than forecast in most global regions, according to analysts at mega travel management companies’ consultancy groups. Source: Hotel Marketing 2016 hotel contract negotiations: Tougher dealings, softer rates