Posts Tagged ‘expedia’

OTA Stock Plunges Attributed to Direct-Booking Efforts

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

Seven trending hotel news stories that will have an impact on your hotel Revenue Strategy.

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Phocuswright Panelists: Will OTA Struggles Lead to More Disruption for Hotels?

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

It was certainly an interesting week for online travel CEOs to be center stage.

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The Value of Understanding ‘Availability is King’

by Sarah McCay Tams, Contributing Editor, EMEA |

An experienced e-commerce and revenue management professional, Markus Veikkolainen has worked in hotel sales and online travel for international chains, local chains, independent hotels, self-service hotels, B&Bs, apartments and more. As revenue and distribution manager at Finland’s Primehotels, he is now concentrating on managing a portfolio of five unique independent properties with direct responsibility over results.

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Hotels Need Sophisticated Strategies to Maximize Rates

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

Seven trending hotel news stories that will impact your hotel Revenue Strategy.

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Optimizing Hotel Distribution for All Parts of the Customer Journey

by Pamela Espinoza, Contributing Editor, Latin America |

New research sheds light on the unique booking behaviors of Mexican travelers, who show greater propensity for planning last-minute travel. Hotels might benefit from many guests paying higher prices for waiting too long. But it’s still important to their Revenue Strategy to optimize hotel distribution and marketing for consumers researching their travel options further out in the booking window.

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How Mexico is Getting Ready for Increased Hotel Demand

by Pamela Espinoza, Contributing Editor, Latin America |

Inbound tourism to Mexico is up by 8.9% in the first four months of 2017 when compared with the previous year, reported SECTUR, the government tourism department. With Mexico set to welcome 12.5 million international tourists, its hotel sector will need to prepare for increased demand. 

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