BAR replaces corporate rates at UK hotels

BAR replaces corporate rates at UK hotels A new study identified that the value of bookings via Best Available Rate (BAR) has increased by more than 235% at hotels in the UK since 2000. This tidal shift towards BAR is crucial as it suggests that booking patterns are evolving from traditional channels, such as locally-negotiated corporate rates. Source: Hotel Marketing BAR replaces corporate rates at UK hotels

Chinese tourism: Europe bookings drop as much as 27% in last 12 months

Chinese tourism: Europe bookings drop as much as 27% in last 12 months Travel bookings from China to western Europe are down by as much as a quarter in the year since multiple terror attacks in Paris killed 130 people, according to a travel industry analysis published this week. Source: Hotel Marketing Chinese tourism: Europe bookings drop as much as 27% in last 12 months