Inconsistent reservation pace cools U.S. hotel outlook As hoteliers in major North American markets round out 2016 and prepare for the New Year, the pace of new bookings, especially in the industry’s business sector, continues to decline, according to new TravelClick data. Source: Hotel Marketing Inconsistent reservation pace cools U.S. hotel outlook
Airbnb suing cities, states that fall among its biggest markets The lawsuits are the latest evidence of increased tensions between Airbnb and various governments being pressured by the lodging industry to take a harder line against the company as it continues to boost its number of hosts, bookings and annual revenue. Source: Hotel Marketing Airbnb suing cities, states that fall among its biggest markets
Airbnb hits back at hotel CEO’s comments over New York home-sharing law A recently signed bill in New York that imposes steep fines for advertising illegal short-term rentals is pitting Airbnb against LaSalle Hotel Properties that operates four hotels in New York City. Source: Hotel Marketing Airbnb hits back at hotel CEO’s comments over New York home-sharing law
How are hotels embracing mobile moments? Mobile is changing travelers’ behaviors and expectations worldwide, making mobile moments the next battleground for hospitality and travel industry. A new Forrester brief shows hotel brands how to better embrace mobile moments. Source: Hotel Marketing How are hotels embracing mobile moments?