Is your hotel ready for today’s ‘age of assistance’? The rise of assistance technology such as digital assistant devices, smartphones, and even biometric security technology all mean that today’s travelers are now increasingly expecting streamlined, flawless transactions with their hotels. Source: Hotel Marketing Is your hotel ready for today’s ‘age of assistance’?
TripAdvisor becomes a tech provider With the acquisition of Bokun, a leading provider of business management technology for the tours, attractions and experiences industry, TripAdvisor expands its offering, now providing suppliers with technical solutions in addition to the sector’s largest distribution channel. Source: Hotel Marketing TripAdvisor becomes a tech provider
Ctrip partners with AccorHotels The partners will emphasize AccorHotels properties on the Ctrip platform, create an Accor flagship store on Ctrip.com, develop joint loyalty programs and cooperate on IT. Source: Hotel Marketing Ctrip partners with AccorHotels
Hilton CEO urges travel companies to collaborate on environmental projects With data showing that the travel industry contributes 5% of total global carbon dioxide emissions, Hilton CEO Christopher Nassetta called on fellow World Travel & Tourism Council members to establish carbon-reduction targets. Source: Hotel Marketing Hilton CEO urges travel companies to collaborate on environmental projects