How Generation XYZ are Changing Travel

How Generation XYZ are Changing Travel

Understanding Millennials, Generation X to Z & How they are Changing Travel There has been a lot of talk recently on how millenials are changing travels. They are the latest wave of the new generations that are now having a significant impact on tourism. Like impact-generations before them they bring a new set of ideals […]

Anonymous in the Social Age

Anonymous in the Social Age

I posted a link to an article about Booking’com to Facebook. To be exact I posted it to buffer an automated service that schedules links out to several of my profiles including Facebook. The post looked like this (see on right) – A snipet of the article and a HUGE Ad featuring Booking’com.  Now I […]

Disney Restricts OTAs From Buying Their Search Terms

Disney to restrict travel sellers from buying search terms. What a lesson for hotel brands who find that their ranking on search results has dropped off of page 1 as OTAs and other vendors bide top dollar for the placement. The new Disney policy, effective on Jan. 1, 2015 will also add a clause to […]

Hotel Distribution Challenges – ehotelier

ehotelier – Hotel channel distribution challenges: how real-time analytics can help. Cost of Distribution Rising Faster than Revenue According to this articles the latest studies by travel trade associations show that the cost of distribution is rising sharper than revenue. It recommends that Hotels look closely at their own performance statistics and avoid distribution channels […]

10 Travel Agent Trends that are Impacting Hotels

Travel agents love hotel websites. This report list 10 trends that effect the travel professional. Benchmark Hospitality International reports on a commissioned study of over 20,000 travel professionals. Note Trend #3 – Agents customers are increasingly bypassing the agents and booking directly. TAs see this as the greatest potential negative effect on their business in […]