Posts Tagged ‘Priceline’

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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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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Regardless of OTA Monopoly Argument, Hotels Should Refine Pricing Strategies

by Patrick Bosworth, co-founder and CEO |

The American Hotel & Lodging Association’s new lobbying and PR campaign against the online travel agencies is another front in the group’s ongoing advocacy, but it likely won’t shift hotel distribution dramatically on its own. Properties should not wait for OTA commissions to improve; they should continue to control what’s in their power, namely pricing rooms for maximum profit.

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Hotel Brand Companies Face Threats From OTAs, Consumer Preferences

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

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

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