Posts Tagged ‘tours’

How Hotels Should Respond to Airbnb’s Growing Ambitions

by Patrick Bosworth, co-founder and CEO |

At its Airbnb Open conference in November, the sharing economy platform unveiled Airbnb Trips, its foray into guided tours and events. Whatever effect it has on Airbnb’s $30 billion valuation is not for me to say, but I think it portends different things for branded and independent hotels.

Read More

Hotels Could Dial Up Personalization, Mobile App Adoption Via Activities

by Mark Brandau, Director of Content |

It seems counterintuitive, but hotels might have found the hook that spurs more travelers to book their next stay with their brands, particularly on a mobile app: encouraging those guests to leave their room.

Read More