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Expedia says packages are better for hotels than room-only
Hotels are achieving higher average daily rates (ADR) from consumers who book packages rather than just rooms, according to data from Expedia Group.
The online travel giant said consumers buying packages paid around 30% more in ADR than those making standalone hotel bookings.
Indian budget hotel endorses RateTiger Channel Manager for online distribution
Kolkata based IndiSmart Hotel has endorsed RateTiger for simplifying online distribution. The property has been using eRevMax’s cloud-based Channel Manager and Shopper for managing their online sales channels and has improved their business operational efficiency.
Hotels.com launches hideaway hotels category
Hotels.com has introduced the Hideaway Hotels category in response to a lift in bookings in the last two years, with a 60% spike in guests leaving positive reviews for off-the-grid hotels.
Is hotel luxury dead?
When hotel discount brokers offer “luxury” accommodations at $49 a night, as occurred during the recent Independence Day holiday, does the word “luxury” have any useful meaning?
Read the interesting article: http://exclusive.multibriefs.com/content/is-hotel-luxury-dead/travel-hospitality-event-management#When:13:51:00Z
How Booking.com is trying to solve travel’s pain points
The CMO of Booking.com explains how the company is trying to ease some of those unhappy surprises. Learn more about it by watching the video.
Google tests location tab for hotel knowledge panels
Google is testing a new location tab and section within the hotel knowledge panels. The location tab contains information that tells you what is around the hotel, including sections such as highlights, top sights and a getting-around section.
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