Booking.com claims it beats Airbnb in alternative accommodations listings

Booking.com claims it beats Airbnb in alternative accommodations listings Until now, Booking.com has been perceived as mainly offering hotel listings, a perception it is aggressively trying to change. One reason the company switched to “reported listings” – from “total properties” – in an effort to emphasize that it competes directly with Airbnb. Source: Hotel Marketing Booking.com claims it beats Airbnb in alternative accommodations listings

Expedia unveils a gaze-driven video campaign for resort hotels

Expedia unveils a gaze-driven video campaign for resort hotels In the fall of 2016, Expedia Group Media Solutions teamed up with the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority to launch a web-based campaign that delivered results based on your smile. The company is now back with its second facial-recognition campaign. Source: Hotel Marketing Expedia unveils a gaze-driven video campaign for resort hotels

Travel industry eyes blockchain potential for fees, delays, lost bags

Travel industry eyes blockchain potential for fees, delays, lost bags Blockchain technology has the potential to shake up the travel industry by giving airlines and hotels a way to bypass controlling intermediaries like Expedia or Amadeus and gain better access to customer data. Source: Hotel Marketing Travel industry eyes blockchain potential for fees, delays, lost bags