Posted May 11, 2017

Travel And Transport Buys U.K.-Based Statesman Travel

Travel and Transport has acquired London-based travel management company Statesman Travel Group. Read More »
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Posted October 19, 2016

Deem Buys Hotel Sentiment Engine Olset

Deem has acquired hotel travel technology provider Olset, Deem president and COO John Rizzo announced today during The Beat Live conference in Chicago. Read More »
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Posted August 16, 2016

Hotels See Rise In Loyalty Memberships, Direct Bookings But Aren't Stealing Much From OTAs

Hotel loyalty member discount rates are taking booking share away from online travel agencies—at least that's what hoteliers would have you believe. In earnings calls for the three months ending June 30, Hilton Worldwide, Marriott International, InterContinental Hotels Group and Hyatt Hotels Corp. talked up the rise in bookings through their direct online and mobile channels that has resulted from special loyalty member discounts for booking direct. Read More »
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Posted July 13, 2016

Amex GBT, BCD And CWT Start With Data Capture In Airbnb Partnerships

After dabbling in the managed travel space for some time now, Airbnb took a step toward legitimacy by inking agreements with American Express Global Business Travel, BCD Travel and Carlson Wagonlit Travel. Read More »
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Posted September 8, 2015

Hotel Tech Provider Olset Strikes Agreements With Adelman, Amadeus

Olset has officially moved into the corporate travel sphere through partnerships with Adelman Travel and Amadeus, said Olset founder and CEO Gadi Bashvitz. Read More »
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Posted August 7, 2015

Lodging Association Latest To Come Out Against Expedia-Orbitz Merger

Hoteliers are imploring the U.S. Department of Justice to reject the proposed merger between Expedia and Orbitz that’s under review, claiming the deal is bad for consumers. Read More »
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Posted June 16, 2015

AccorHotels To Distribute Independent Hotels To Drive Direct Traffic

Last week, AccorHotels (recently renamed from Accor) made an unprecedented move, announcing it would sell non-AccorHotels properties on AccorHotels.com to increase the value proposition of direct booking. Read More »
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