Booking.com pilots mobile-based in-destination experience

Booking.com pilots mobile-based in-destination experience Booking.com claims Experiences is “a first-of-its-kind, highly curated, mobile-led experience that will harness Artificial Intelligence technology and powerful machine-learning to predict individual traveller intent and create a truly convenient, personalised in-destination experience”. Source: Hotel Marketing Booking.com pilots mobile-based in-destination experience

Hilton piloting more restrictive rates at select properties

Hilton piloting more restrictive rates at select properties Hilton once more is experimenting with rate types that make canceling hotel rooms more difficult. Newer rate tiers like Semi-Flex and Prepay Restricted have started to appear online for select properties on Hilton’s brand.com websites. Source: Hotel Marketing Hilton piloting more restrictive rates at select properties

Google launches personalized travel planner, Google Trips

Google launches personalized travel planner, Google Trips Called Google Trips, the iOS and Android app pulls in a combination of data from Google Maps and crowdsourced contributions from other travelers, in order to offer a personalized travel guide that helps you keep track of your day trips, reservations, points of interest, tourist attractions, restaurants and more. Source: Hotel Marketing Google launches personalized travel planner, Google Trips