U.S. hotels will collect 5 percent more in fees and surcharges in 2017

U.S. hotels will collect 5 percent more in fees and surcharges in 2017 The projected increase will stem from more fees collected for cancellations, about 2 percent more hotel rooms occupied than in 2016 and new categories of fees and surcharges. However, the industry is reducing fees and surcharges for high-speed internet access. Source: Hotel Marketing U.S. hotels will collect 5 percent more in fees and surcharges in 2017

Ctrip to share its food and dining related resources with Alibaba

Ctrip to share its food and dining related resources with Alibaba Gourmet List, Ctrip’s food and dining app, and Koubei, a similar service operated by Alibaba, reached a strategic cooperation agreement under which they will shared their comments, ratings and discount activities. Source: Hotel Marketing Ctrip to share its food and dining related resources with Alibaba