The future of automatic pricing in travel It was a startup that automatically generates and uploads pricing for rental properties on Airbnb, VRBO and Flipkey that beat off the competition to take home the top prize at the recent 2016 EyeforTravel North America conference at the Palm Hotel in Las Vegas earlier this month. Source: Hotel Marketing The future of automatic pricing in travel
Traffic to hotel websites declining: How to respond? There is little doubt that the Airbnb’s of the world are disrupting the multi-billion dollar hotel business. And while there is still significant debate about the long-term impact of that disruption, a new study suggests these sites are further complicating hotels’ online efforts. Source: Hotel Marketing Traffic to hotel websites declining: How to respond?
India’s largest OTAs merge, focus on hotel business India’s oldest travel website operator MakeMyTrip said it would buy rival ibibo Group to create the biggest player in the fast-growing flight, hotel and bus bookings market in the country. Source: Hotel Marketing India’s largest OTAs merge, focus on hotel business
Marriott illustrates trends with first Global Travel Tracker Coinciding with Marriott’s Global Travel Day on Friday, October 14, and in celebration of the recent, historic acquisition of Starwood by Marriott International, the global travel tracker is a new survey that illustrates trends among travelers worldwide. Source: Hotel Marketing Marriott illustrates trends with first Global Travel Tracker