What’s New in Hotel Distribution and Tech Trends? W2, June 2022

Here is your weekly industry news round-up. Check out the short snippets here and follow below for more details.

RateTiger has been recognized for its technology superiority and connectivity excellence by both Booking.com and Expedia.

Bleisure” travel combines business trips with leisure travel and is a trend that is taking the travel industry by storm.

CWT became the first major global travel management platform to partner with Thrust Carbon to activate point-of-sale emissions data enabling travelers to make the most eco-friendly decision at the time of booking.

Google  significantly simplified its onboarding process by offering the ability for hoteliers to add rates and availability to their Google Business Profile.

According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, international tourism saw a 182% year-on-year increase in January-March 2022, with destinations worldwide welcoming an estimated 117 million international arrivals compared to 41 million in Q1 2021.

RateTiger Recognized for Connectivity Excellence by Booking.com and Expedia

We are thrilled to announce – RateTiger has been recognized for its technology superiority and connectivity excellence by both Booking.com and Expedia Group. This is reflected in our achievement of Booking.com Premier as well as Expedia Elite Partner status. It is a reinforcement of our focus on building and maintaining high-quality connections that empower hoteliers to grow their online business on world’s two most popular hotel booking platforms. To know more, read further – https://lnkd.in/dpYmFi4q

Bleisure travel rapidly increasing at hotels and resorts

To meet the demand of both bleisure and family travelers, hotels are introducing new room types focused on longer stays.


CWT on ways to build a more sustainable hospitality industry

According to a recent CWT survey, 87% of customers asked last year said they wanted sustainability information provided to their traveling employees at the point of sale.


Google launches hotel rates on Google Business Profile

Google Marketing Live showcased new products that will make it easier than ever before for our travel partners – both large and small – to capture new travel demand, including hotel rates on Google Business Profile, feedless onboarding for Hotel Ads, and Performance Max for travel goals.


Europe and Americas lead the recovery

Europe welcomed almost four times as many international arrivals in Q1 as in 2021, driven primarily by strong intra-regional demand.




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