60% of visitors to OTAs visit your website. As a smart hotelier, would you not want to capitalise on this visit and bag a commission-free direct booking? Edwin Saldanha shares his insights on why a booking engine is important.
Report offers key insights into perceptions of safety for travel and related activities.
he SiteMinder World Hotel Index has this month revealed an acceleration in the week-on-week growth of hotel bookings – from 12.87% of 2019 levels on 5 May, to 15.32% one week later and then to 19.39% on 19 May – as evidence that when it comes to the possibility of travelling again, many consumers will act at the soonest possible moment.
Alma, a 196-pavilion and 384-suite resort that features 74 acres of beachfront, 14 food and beverage outlets and 12 beachfront swimming pools, will open in Vietnam on May 31.
Hotel Valley Ho and Mountain Shadows Resort Scottsdale Will Remain Locally Owned, Under New Management Agreement with Benchmark
As California lawmakers release new guidance on easing stay-at-home restrictions, many employers are wondering how they can safely begin to reopen their businesses. In their latest update, JMBMs Labor & Employment Group discuss the four phases of reopening and what employers can expect as they implement new workplace requirements.
The report specifically illustrates the distinctions between the Extended Stay Hotel category and the traditional hotel model as well as delves into Upper Tier and Lower Tier Extended Stay Hotel performance. Business mix plays a significant role as a driver of performance, with pronounced differences in COVID-19s impact by hotel category, length of stay, and rate category.
Three months into its shutdown, some countries in Europe are now turning their sights on reopening travel, tourism and hospitality sectors in time for the summer holidays – though, perhaps the focus will remain on local tourism to start. This is a crucial move, as it is estimated that tourism contributes nearly 10 percent to the European Unions gross domestic product (GDP), which has taken a substantial hit as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, subsequent global travel bans and strict social distancing measures.
The use of near field communication (NFC) for business applications has been on the rise, and as hotels adjust to incorporate contactless operations to reduce the spread of Covid-19, this might be a key solution to consider.
Provides Greater Flexibility with More Time to Redeem Points – Offers Status Upgrades, Extensions and Bonuses for Elite Members