Could Google become a dominant force in hospitality? Sit in a hospitality-related conference these days and the subject of Google is bound to raise its head. One general line of questioning has been: will Google come to dominate the industry, leaving online travel agencies and others in its wake? Source: Hotel Marketing Could Google become a dominant force in hospitality?
48-hour-cancellation-policies and corporate travel Even with the 24-hour policies that launched in 2014, buyers have been able to secure same-day cancellation contract terms and dissolve relationships with properties that wouldn’t accept same-day cancels. Source: Hotel Marketing 48-hour-cancellation-policies and corporate travel
U.S. business travel spending reached 4 billion in 2016 A new report issued today at GBTA Convention 2017 by the GBTA Foundation in partnership with American Express Global Business Travel highlights the positive economic impact business travel has on the nation’s economy. Source: Hotel Marketing U.S. business travel spending reached 4 billion in 2016
HotelTonight challenges OTAs with upgrade discount feature on app The last minute hotel booking app has added a feature encouraging hoteliers to give discounts on upgrades to maximise income which it says it “challenging the legacy OTA model”. Source: Hotel Marketing HotelTonight challenges OTAs with upgrade discount feature on app