Facebook has launched a new Places Directory, which is really an emerging local search site. Right now, it’s more accurately like “guided browsing.” It was
Google is dropping its horizontal Carousel display of local search results in several categories: restaurants, nightlife, entertainment and hotels. It’s be
Yelp is rolling out an instant booking button for hotels that is powered by online travel company Hipmunk but without users leaving the Yelp site or app.
Source: www.hotelschool.cornell.edu “We found that when people are browsing through search results, they tend to look more frequently at hotel names than any other feature, and that pictures of the hotel appear to be hugely influential during both stages of the search. Our next project will be to dig more deeply into what we uncovered …
Amadeus to make its biggest push yet into world of airline merchandising, as part of vision to unlock claims of at least $130BN in revenues for carriers.
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Full extract (ppt) and video of the Google Hangout presentation of the Google’s 2014 Traveler’s Road To Decision Study made in collaboration with Ipsos MediaCT. Google – The 2014 Traveler’s Road To Decision from Francesco Canzoniere Here a quick recap of the most important insights: – 76% of leisure travelers select an OTA for its lower …
HotelTonight is pivoting away from its famous, signature same-day booking model to a more flexible one, where users can book up to seven days out.
Beta-testing is set to launch this week. HotelTonight is adopting an approach that’s closer to the one long-championed by online travel agencies (OTAs). It reminds me of RatesToGo.com business model change…
Google is helping travelers save money with a new Now card that tells users when a price has dropped on a flight. According to this Google+ post, you can t
Google is helping travelers save money with a new Now card that tells users when a price has dropped on a flight.
Ryanair has signed a deal with Amadeus and will sell the carrier’s inventory through its global distribution network.
Today’s announcement comes a few months after Travelport announces a distribution deal with Ryanair and reinforce Ryanair’s Strategy to get a bigger slice of the business travel pie.