Lastminute.com acquires Weg.de The deal, which includes Weg.de, Ferien.de and a number of other travel portals, will see the Swiss LastMinute.com Group expand its operations in central Europe with its German revenue expected to increase from €17 million to €37 million this year. Source: Hotel Marketing Lastminute.com acquires Weg.de
Fees and surcharges: What’s ahead for hotel guests in 2018? Mandatory “resort fees” mushroomed last year, even as hotels added new charges for all kinds of things, including cancellations and late checkouts. Source: Hotel Marketing Fees and surcharges: What’s ahead for hotel guests in 2018?
By stressing quantity over quality, travel industry has sparked a backlash Increasing the number of visitors has generated profits for travel companies but it has not always benefited local communities and environments where tourism occurs. Source: Hotel Marketing By stressing quantity over quality, travel industry has sparked a backlash
Expedia studying how online travel shopping makes you feel The company set up a mobile lab at its recent Expedia Partner Conference, displaying its work in electromyography (EMG), a tool used to enhance Expedia’s user experiences. Source: Hotel Marketing Expedia studying how online travel shopping makes you feel