For Expedia, hotels are the losers in direct-booking push

For Expedia, hotels are the losers in direct-booking push In a chart provided to Skift, Expedia lays out what it calls a conservative estimate on how hotel owners would be taking a revenue hit of around 8% because of chains’ decisions to publicly offer hotel loyalty program members lower rates on hotel websites than they give to Expedia. Source: Hotel Marketing For Expedia, hotels are the losers in direct-booking push

Airbnb vies for more of users’ time through content-driven features à la TripAdvisor

Airbnb vies for more of users’ time through content-driven features à la TripAdvisor Airbnb wants to become a comprehensive travel content destination by adding city guidebooks to the application while also unveiling a new matching system and an international campaign as it looks to lengthen users’ time on the platform. Source: Hotel Marketing Airbnb vies for more of users’ time through content-driven features à la TripAdvisor