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

Expedia doesn’t expect long-term effects from suspended travel ban

Expedia doesn’t expect long-term effects from suspended travel ban Expedia’s stock was negatively affected the weekend after president Trump’s immigration ban was issued, but the company hasn’t seen any “meaningful” trends resulting from the ban thus far, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said. Source: Hotel Marketing Expedia doesn’t expect long-term effects from suspended travel ban