Starwood Hotels brings MLB partnership into gamified loyalty contest

Starwood Hotels brings MLB partnership into gamified loyalty contest Starwood Hotels & Resorts is furthering its loyalty program perks via a partnership with Major League Baseball, giving Starwood Preferred Guest members the ability to play a responsively designed game for a chance to win World Series tickets. Source: Hotel Marketing Starwood Hotels brings MLB partnership into gamified loyalty contest

Expedia’s pay-for-positioning program riles hotel trade group

Expedia’s pay-for-positioning program riles hotel trade group The American Hotel & Lodging Association is criticizing Accelerator because it increases distribution costs for hotel companies and because the group says it lacks transparency when it comes to the order of hotel listings. Source: Hotel Marketing Expedia’s pay-for-positioning program riles hotel trade group