Will travel agents benefit from Hyatt/Expedia tiff? Despite OTAs having gained considerable market share in recent years, Hyatt expressed confidence in being able to drive more direct traffic by incentivizing lower-cost booking alternatives, including travel agencies. Source: Hotel Marketing Will travel agents benefit from Hyatt/Expedia tiff?
Booking.com expected to resume activities in Turkey The Ministry of Culture and Tourism confirmed that Booking.com is expected to resume its operations in Turkey, and that the restrictions on Booking.com were solely a domestic issue, and it is still possible for users to make reservations in Turkey from abroad. Source: Hotel Marketing Booking.com expected to resume activities in Turkey
Cvent redesigns supplier network The redesigned search and filter capabilities make it easy for meeting organizers to get the right property set for a particular meeting and enough property-specific detail to choose the best single fit. Source: Hotel Marketing Cvent redesigns supplier network
trivago’s new Express Booking in detail According to Mirai, trivago Express Booking is very different from TripAdvisor’s Instant Booking and Book on Google, as it positions itself closer to the hotel and its direct sales channels. Source: Hotel Marketing trivago’s new Express Booking in detail