Where will U.S. travelers visit in 2017? 2017 is shaping up to be a year of uncertainty, with a new political regime here in the USA and violent attacks in popular destinations abroad. But people still seem eager to travel for business or leisure – or even “bleisure” – according to industry experts. Source: Hotel Marketing Where will U.S. travelers visit in 2017?
How to book a hotel room on Facebook Messenger Tired of sifting through too many hotel options to find the best deal? A new online travel startup wants to help you. Just send it a note on Facebook Messenger, and it will present you with the best choices within seconds. Source: Hotel Marketing How to book a hotel room on Facebook Messenger
Hotel of the future: New experiences, new opportunities Technology innovations, changing customer demands, and new competitive threats are pushing hotels to offer increasingly personal, uniquely tailored experiences for every guest on every visit, suggests a new analysis by Deloitte. Source: Hotel Marketing Hotel of the future: New experiences, new opportunities
GDSs lack basic privacy safeguards, researchers say GDSs lack a proper way to authenticate air travelers, making it easy to hack the short code used on many boarding passes to alter flight details or steal sensitive personal data, security researchers warned last week. Source: Hotel Marketing GDSs lack basic privacy safeguards, researchers say