ASTA gives kudos to Marriott for offering agents lowest rates ASTA is pleased that Marriott International’s discounted room rates for Marriott Rewards members will not just be available to those who book direct, but also those who book through “select corporate accounts and travel agent partners.” Source: Hotel Marketing ASTA gives kudos to Marriott for offering agents lowest rates
Ctrip sees revenue to soar 75-80% in Q1 Ctrip expects revenue to jump 75-80 percent year on year in the first quarter of 2016 as the Shanghai-based online tourism giant begins to reap its investment in Qunar.com and overseas tourism service providers. Source: Hotel Marketing Ctrip sees revenue to soar 75-80% in Q1
Travel Leaders’ new hotel engine available online and in GDSs Travel Leaders Group unveiled a new hotel booking website, PinSight, available to all of its agents. It is also currently available to Sabre GDS users; Travelport and Amadeus users are expected to have access by next year. Source: Hotel Marketing Travel Leaders’ new hotel engine available online and in GDSs
What’s driving customer loyalty for today’s hotel brands? What do travelers find to be the most compelling aspect of hotel loyalty programs? Are the loyalty behaviors of Millennial travelers unique to this age group? How can traditional loyalty programs compete with the increased presence of sharing economy travel options? Source: Hotel Marketing What’s driving customer loyalty for today’s hotel brands?