Posts Tagged ‘OTA’

How Big Data Can Help Hotel Revenue Managers Get to Perfect Pricing

by Michael McCartan, Managing Director, EMEA |

Hotel distribution has changed a lot in the last 20 years. However, hotel revenue management practices haven’t. This is because the technology used hasn’t kept pace. Revenue managers want to do things differently, but they are held back by technological constraints.

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Expedia Eyes Aggressive Growth in Asia — and APAC Hoteliers Can Take Advantage

by Vera Lye, Contributing Editor, APAC |

The colossal online travel agency that is Expedia recently held its annual Expedia Partners Conference for 4,000 in Las Vegas. There, Expedia’s intentions were made known: It wants to be the first $100 billion travel agency in the world.

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Segmentation Strategies Help Asia Hotels Prepare for Unknown

by Vera Lye, Contributing Editor, APAC |

While 2016 was marked by uncertainty and political instability in Europe and parts of North America, it was mostly business as usual in Asia. However, in today’s connected and globalised world, nothing happens in isolation. As hoteliers in the Asia-Pacific region wait to assess the fallout from 2016 on hotels in Europe, they nonetheless should be getting proactive about limiting their own downside risk in 2017.

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Expedia Report: Mobile Travel Booking Will Only Get Bigger

by Mark Brandau, Assistant Director of Content |

For years, mobile has been on the move as consumers’ preferred platform for looking up and reserving hotel rooms and flights. According to new data from Expedia Media Solutions, mobile travel booking has already arrived — at least in the United States.

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5 new ways Airbnb could affect your business

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

Airbnb made a lot of noise at its recent annual conference for hosts and guests. At the event in Los Angeles, the company announced several initiatives and hinted at possible future directions for the leader in the shared economy accommodations sector.

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