Was Turkey’s Booking.com ban necessary? The country’s tourism sector, which is struggling already amid a severe crisis, is now experiencing total chaos because of the ban on the hotel reservation website booking.com that came as the result of a case opened by the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies. Source: Hotel Marketing Was Turkey’s Booking.com ban necessary?
Travelzoo closes search business Metasearch isn’t the sure path to riches that companies like Kayak, Skyscanner, and Momondo have made it seem — as deals publisher Travelzoo has learned the hard way. Source: Hotel Marketing Travelzoo closes search business
Lufthansa launches social networking platform The one-of-a-kind online photo album is organized like a neuronal network, where users’ travel memories are collected, then connected through associations such as destination, activity and date. Source: Hotel Marketing Lufthansa launches social networking platform
AccorHotels acquires luxury platform VeryChic AccorHotels has confirmed the acquisition of VeryChic, a digital platform for the private sale of luxury hotel rooms and apartments, as well as cruises and travel packages. Source: Hotel Marketing AccorHotels acquires luxury platform VeryChic