U.S. corporate travel market continues its post-recession recovery

U.S. corporate travel market continues its post-recession recovery The U.S. corporate travel market is expected to continue to grow at a moderate pace through 2017. Mobile devices are largely used to search for travel components. More than half (55%) of managed travelers searched for airfares and 44% for hotels on their smartphones. Source: Hotel Marketing U.S. corporate travel market continues its post-recession recovery

Starwood CEO ‘disappointed’ Anbang didn’t stick around a little while longer

Starwood CEO ‘disappointed’ Anbang didn’t stick around a little while longer Starwood Hotels & Resorts CEO Thomas Mangus said Friday he was “disappointed” that a consortium led by Anbang Insurance Group withdrew its $14.1 billion buyout offer but was “excited” for the prospect of Marriott International owning Starwood. Source: Hotel Marketing Starwood CEO ‘disappointed’ Anbang didn’t stick around a little while longer

Airbnb report in San Francisco shows nearly 10 percent of listings are likely illegal

Airbnb report in San Francisco shows nearly 10 percent of listings are likely illegal Airbnb’s newly released report for the city of San Francisco shows that it has a significant number of hosts with multiple home listings. This is bad especially in San Francisco, where multiple home listings are not allowed by the city. Source: Hotel Marketing Airbnb report in San Francisco shows nearly 10 percent of listings are likely illegal