Expedia won 2015. Booking.com won’t sit back in 2016. After Expedia consumed all the air in the room in 2015 by acquiring everything in sight and given all the angst about Airbnb’s coming onslaught, the Priceline Group needs to win back the narrative in 2016. Source: Hotel Marketing Expedia won 2015. Booking.com won’t sit back in 2016.
Why mobile travel chat will revolutionize online travel bookings Mobile Travel Chat – also known as Mobile Travel Concierge, Mobile Travel Agent, Artificial Travel Intelligence, Travel AI – is a new mobile travel application that is making waves in the consumer travel industry. Source: Hotel Marketing Why mobile travel chat will revolutionize online travel bookings
How OTAs go about contracting hotels in China The way domestic OTAs have gone about hotel contracting, in terms of scaling up and even “annoying” hotels over the last couple of years with what they themselves now are calling “unsustainable” tactics, the foreign intermediaries are better off at avoiding joining such cut-throat war for growth. Source: Hotel Marketing How OTAs go about contracting hotels in China
How independent hoteliers grab direct bookings With changes happening within the online-travel-agency space, such as consolidation, it’s more important than ever for independent hoteliers to have a sound distribution strategy that focuses on direct bookings. Source: Hotel Marketing How independent hoteliers grab direct bookings