Google launches trip planning experience on mobile

Google launches trip planning experience on mobile Within a few clicks, users can get destination details on flights, hotels, restaurants, points of interest, weather, and general travel info like popular times to visit when searching for queries like “Where to go in Canada” or “Canada Destinations”. Source: Hotel Marketing Google launches trip planning experience on mobile

Marriott shifts gears for owners of branded properties

Marriott shifts gears for owners of branded properties Marriott International announced “Managed by Marriott” (MxM), the new name and branded approach for Marriott’s premier hotel management organization, which provides a complete hotel operating solution for owners of Marriott’s 19 lodging brands. Source: Hotel Marketing Marriott shifts gears for owners of branded properties

Disruptive technologies pose no threat to Thai hotels

Disruptive technologies pose no threat to Thai hotels While disruptive technologies from the likes of Agoda and Airbnb have created headwinds for the US and western European hotels in recent years, Thailand’s hospitality industry will likely remain resilient against such threats, according to experts at the Thailand Tourism Forum 2016. Source: Hotel Marketing Disruptive technologies pose no threat to Thai hotels