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 […]

Hoteliers learn from Airbnb & HomeAway

Hoteliers learn from Airbnb, HomeAway. Americas Best Value Inn, sees Airbnb as an alternative channel to sell rooms. With 80-rooms, Americas Best Value Inn and Suites Tukwila/SeaTac Airport in Washington is not your typical Airbnb client. Kyle Lawrence, sales and marketing manager for Americas Best Value sees it as just a different way to reach […]