AccorHotels roots ideas in the business through Gen-Y committee

AccorHotels roots ideas in the business through Gen-Y committee Its “Shadow Executive Committee” consists of 13 employees aged between 25 and 35 years old who are personally involved in a startup. They have been given 18 months to put themselves in the customers’ shoes and think disruption. Source: Hotel Marketing AccorHotels roots ideas in the business through Gen-Y committee

Thomas Cook reports solid start to 2017 but remains cautious

Thomas Cook reports solid start to 2017 but remains cautious Thomas Cook today reported a solid start to 2017 trading but sound a note of caution over the political and economic outlook. Summer trading from the UK is “broadly in line” with last year. Online bookings for the quarter from the UK increased by more than 20% year-on-year. Source: Hotel Marketing Thomas Cook reports solid start to 2017 but remains cautious

How Trivago pitches the U.S. travel market

How Trivago pitches the U.S. travel market Unlike Expedia or Booking.com, Trivago does not sell rooms directly on its site, but it presents a neutral view of the market by showing a customer options that are available from other websites. It claims to compare more than 1m hotels from 250 plus sites and boasts 1.4bn visits annually. Source: Hotel Marketing How Trivago pitches the U.S. travel market