American Express acquires AI travel assistant startup Mezi The startup behind a human-assisted shopping and travel agent chatbot can automatically check you in at the airport or reschedule flights and arrange associated travel services like hotel reservations. Source: Hotel Marketing American Express acquires AI travel assistant startup Mezi
ACTE launches Hotel Accreditation Program tailored to business travelers The Association of Corporate Travel Executives has launched the Business Conference Hotel Accreditation program to guide corporate travel buyers in selecting business-quality accommodations for their travelers. Source: Hotel Marketing ACTE launches Hotel Accreditation Program tailored to business travelers
SEM: Why traditional growth strategies fail Google Adwords and Facebook Ads are hyper-competitive, so unless your company has an advantage, such as a strategic business advantage like Booking.com, it’s easy for competition to respond. Source: Hotel Marketing SEM: Why traditional growth strategies fail
Is the hotel commission model on borrowed time? Marriott’s move to reduce commissions on group bookings is clearly a disruption – and forces much-needed change in the meetings industry. Are we witnessing the end of third-party commissions? Source: Hotel Marketing Is the hotel commission model on borrowed time?