Priceline ‘doesn’t appreciate’ hotel chains’ direct-booking moves

Priceline ‘doesn’t appreciate’ hotel chains’ direct-booking moves The argument of Priceline Group CEO Darren Huston is that chains are shooting themselves in the foot – and their properties aren’t happy – when the chains offer lower rates on their own websites because then their listings on Booking.com won’t convert as well as they should. Source: Hotel Marketing Priceline ‘doesn’t appreciate’ hotel chains’ direct-booking moves

Priceline Group CEO: We have double the hotel bookings of Expedia

Priceline Group CEO: We have double the hotel bookings of Expedia While Expedia dominated headlines with its more than $6 billion worth of acquisitions in 2015, the Priceline Group needs to win the narrative back and CEO Darren Huston made his case about his company’s competitive advantages. Source: Hotel Marketing Priceline Group CEO: We have double the hotel bookings of Expedia

Priceline Group says fifth of room nights on Booking.com go to business travelers

Priceline Group says fifth of room nights on Booking.com go to business travelers Booking.com is “feeling positive” about the changes it has made in recent months to attract more business travellers as it is seeing a continued shift in the split between types of users on the service – with 20% going the way of business travelers. Source: Hotel Marketing Priceline Group says fifth of room nights on Booking.com go to business travelers