Big hotels’ plan to win customers from Airbnb

Big hotels’ plan to win customers from Airbnb Airbnb’s remarkable success and a $25 billion valuation has come at a cost – to competitors. It claimed almost $1 billion in disruption revenue last year, by some estimates. But now the hotel industry, still reeling from the sudden rise of the upstart lodging company, is fighting back. Source: Hotel Marketing Big hotels’ plan to win customers from Airbnb

HotelTonight checks in new booking features alongside enhanced in-app chat

HotelTonight checks in new booking features alongside enhanced in-app chat HotelTonight is kicking off the year’s first quarter with a strong focus on commerce, allowing users to book accommodations on behalf of others and take advantage of augmented in-application chat support options. Source: Hotel Marketing HotelTonight checks in new booking features alongside enhanced in-app chat

The 10 top U.S. luxury hotels, and the 20 most anticipated openings in 2016

The 10 top U.S. luxury hotels, and the 20 most anticipated openings in 2016 With so many people traveling these days, high-end hotel brands are doing their absolute best to keep up with the demand. The best in the U.S.? That would be The Lodge at Sea Island in Georgia, according to U.S. News & World Report. And Forbes selects the Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown as their dream hotel that finally will become a reality this summer. Source: Hotel Marketing The 10 top U.S. luxury hotels, and the 20 most anticipated openings in 2016