Hitlist, the new face of travel? Rather than manually searching for tickets as on Kayak, Hitlist users select their dream destinations, and the app monitors ticket prices and sends an alert when they hit an ideal point to buy. Source: Hotel Marketing Hitlist, the new face of travel?
New study shatters Airbnb homesharing myth The American Hotel & Lodging Association released a new report that examines the rise of commercial activity taking place on Airbnb nationwide. The study shows that Airbnb “hosts” renting out two or more entire home units are the fastest growing segment of Airbnb’s business in the U.S. Source: Hotel Marketing New study shatters Airbnb homesharing myth
Airbnb profitable as of 2H 2016, no plans for IPO Airbnb turned profitable in the second half of 2016 and anticipates that it will be profitable in 2017 on an EBITDA basis. The company has raised another financing round of more than $1 billion,bringing the totoal to $3 billion since it was founded in 2008. Source: Hotel Marketing Airbnb profitable as of 2H 2016, no plans for IPO
TMCs reiterate travel reduction to U.S. in response to travel ban Forty-four percent of 125 travel managers responding to the ACTE survey said the provisions of the new executive order would cause travel difficulties for their companies, with 6 percent of those citing “significant” difficulties. Source: Hotel Marketing TMCs reiterate travel reduction to U.S. in response to travel ban