Hotel CEOs cautiously optimistic about corporate travel While domestic RevPAR was up for most major US hotel companies in the second quarter, it wasn’t quite as high as you might expect given the current economic indicators. The second quarter was also, generally, still weak in the areas of corporate and group travel. Source: Hotel Marketing Hotel CEOs cautiously optimistic about corporate travel
Who is the APAC traveler and what do they want? Amadeus released what it touts to be its most comprehensive study to date – “Amadeus Journey of Me Insights: What Asia Pacific Travelers Want” – a data-driven look at the world’s largest travel market, Asia Pacific. Source: Hotel Marketing Who is the APAC traveler and what do they want?
Alipay partners with Yelp to tap lucrative Chinese travel market Alipay will tie up with Yelp to bring more personalized content to Chinese travelers through the payment platform’s proprietary app. Source: Hotel Marketing Alipay partners with Yelp to tap lucrative Chinese travel market
Airbnb plans to reinvent every aspect of travel Airbnb cofounder and chief strategy officer Nathan Blecharczyk has told Bloomberg TV Asia that that its future lies in “becoming in a platform for the entire trip.” Source: Hotel Marketing Airbnb plans to reinvent every aspect of travel