A closer look at TravelSky, China’s answer to Amadeus and Sabre

A closer look at TravelSky, China’s answer to Amadeus and Sabre Like the major GDS companies – Amadeus and Sabre – TravelSky has grown out of the national airline industry. It was founded in 2001 by China’s Civil Aviation Computer Information (CACI) Center and all its domestic airlines, and listed in Hong Kong. Source: Hotel Marketing A closer look at TravelSky, China’s answer to Amadeus and Sabre

Hilton tries a new way to boost revenue without hidden fees

Hilton tries a new way to boost revenue without hidden fees Hilton’s DoubleTree brand rolled out a new program last month – guests can purchase extras during their stay. The “Little Extras Upgrade” allows Hilton Worldwide to collect extra revenue, without pushing hidden fees on their guests. Source: Hotel Marketing Hilton tries a new way to boost revenue without hidden fees

How mobile will transform hotel front desks this year

How mobile will transform hotel front desks this year Although mobile has set up shop in thousands of hotels with the popularity of keyless room entry and personal concierge applications this year, it could soon also take over front desks with self-service check-in options for guests, according to new research from Samsung Insights. Source: Hotel Marketing How mobile will transform hotel front desks this year

What Uber’s new travel feature means for the hospitality industry

What Uber’s new travel feature means for the hospitality industry Uber’s filing for a new patented feature, called Uber Travel, could have serious implications for the future of booking applications as well as ride-sharing services, underscoring consumer demand for consolidated travel offerings on mobile. Source: Hotel Marketing What Uber’s new travel feature means for the hospitality industry