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If you didn't pay attention to any of the warning notifications that Google Maps sent out, you might have noticed that your custom maps stopped working a couple of weeks ago and was replaced by a Google Maps watermark.
At present, hotels do not make profits only from renting rooms to their customers. They provide various services to make their hotel guests stay as comfortable as it is possible and make money at the same time. Luckily, these days the hotels have another possibility to improve their services. They may up-selling tickets to popular neighbourhood museums or events and gets the benefit.
Around 270 hotel-owners in Ahmedabad, capital of the state of Gujarat, are refusing to take bookings from major OTAs like MakeMyTrip and Goibibo, opposing the heavy commissions they charge and the hefty discounts they offer consumers.
Marriott International could face a multimillion-pound fine in Europe, following news that the data of approximately 500 million guests had been compromised, writes Katherine Price.
The potential for a slowdown in the outbound tourism market is forcing Ctrip.com International to shift strategic priorities, something that all major online travel agencies catering to the China market will have to consider.
Finding and booking the perfect hotel takes time. Beyond rate, hotel shoppers are looking at plenty of other factors, such as amenities, local activities, and nearby restaurants. Hoteliers can leverage these unique features by packaging them into special offers that will help travelers be sure that theyve found the best deal.
The right aesthetics, a few creative focal points, some playful props and attentive service can get your property on the ladder to becoming an Insta-star. Here are some tips to this stardom. Get creative with accessories
Trivago has admitted misleading Australian consumers with TV ads aired up to 400,000 times falsely claiming its highlighted deals were the 'best price'.
The hotel websites do not have to resemble a leaflet from your hotel lobby. It may be a useful source of information as well as another way of benefiting from great hotel location and multitude of tourist attractions. However, the question is: how to make it real and permanent?