TripAdvisor’s profit beats estimates thanks to Instant Booking

TripAdvisor’s profit beats estimates thanks to Instant Booking TripAdvisor reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit as more users reserved hotels using a new system that allows direct bookings from its website. The company said it plans for a global rollout of Instant booking in 2016. Source: Hotel Marketing TripAdvisor’s profit beats estimates thanks to Instant Booking

European travel market set for record highs as online channels flourish

European travel market set for record highs as online channels flourish Travel markets in Europe continue to surge as economies across the region exhibit slow but sustained growth. Across markets, consumers are moving to digital channels for booking their travel and mobile is leading the charge. Source: Hotel Marketing European travel market set for record highs as online channels flourish

Survey: Top Germans tour operators in online marketing during January 2016

Survey: Top Germans tour operators in online marketing during January 2016 Digitaeffects presented the German tour operators that led in online marketing during January, according to its monthly survey. The top-10 list included major brands such as Ltur, Thomas Cook, Dertour, Tuicruises, FTI, Berge- Meer and Clubmed. Source: Hotel Marketing Survey: Top Germans tour operators in online marketing during January 2016