Ad campaign takes Airbnb to task for fighting San Francisco’s short-term rental laws

Ad campaign takes Airbnb to task for fighting San Francisco’s short-term rental laws Share Better SF, a coalition of housing activists, landlords, a hotel union and a hotel trade group opposed to vacation rentals in private homes, is launching a bus-shelter ad campaign on Thursday taking aim at Airbnb for suing its hometown and for not abiding by local laws. Source: Hotel Marketing Ad campaign takes Airbnb to task for fighting San Francisco’s short-term rental laws

The robot revolution is coming to the travel industry

The robot revolution is coming to the travel industry Kayak CEO Steve Hafner says new technologies are now starting to change how travelers plan and book their trips. According to Hafner, we will see less point-and-click websites as more potential vacationers will now be helped by “spoken work and chat bots.” Source: Hotel Marketing The robot revolution is coming to the travel industry

Hotel Urbano founders regain control, buy back shares of Priceline

Hotel Urbano founders regain control, buy back shares of Priceline The founders of Brazil-based online travel agency Hotel Urbano have regained control of the company operations after buying back the stakes of investors the Priceline Group, Insight Venture Partners and Tiger Global Management. Source: Hotel Marketing Hotel Urbano founders regain control, buy back shares of Priceline