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3 Charts That Show Hotel Prices Will Keep Rising in 2024

Goodbye double-digit growth? Hotel prices soared post-pandemic, but with inflation cooling and travel normalizing, 2024 poses the question: Can pricing strength hold? We think so.

3 Charts That Show Hotel Prices Will Keep Rising in 2024

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Will Hotel Pricing Strength Continue into 2024?

Goodbye double-digit growth? Hotel prices soared post-pandemic, but with inflation cooling and travel normalizing, 2024 poses the question: can pricing strength hold? We think so: further demand recovery amidst continued supply constraints should see prices rise above inflation.

Will Hotel Pricing Strength Continue into 2024?

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Europe’s Independent Hotels Lag U.S. Brands on Google Hotels: New Skift Research

Smaller independent hotels in Europe, lacking the marketing budgets and tech capabilities of branded counterparts in the U.S., are more inclined to rely on online travel agencies for distribution rather than their own sites.

Europe’s Independent Hotels Lag U.S. Brands on Google Hotels: New Skift Research

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A Deep Dive into Google Travel Part II: U.S. vs Europe in 20 Charts

The underlying hotel supply in Europe is much less branded than it is in the U.S., meaning a greater reliance on OTAs for bookings. In turn there is a more fragmented online distribution market in Europe, with Google’s introduction of an organic auction providing further opportunity for smaller OTAs and new entrants to gain market share.

A Deep Dive into Google Travel Part II: U.S. vs Europe in 20 Charts

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Google Reshapes Hotel Distribution: 3 Key Insights

Google is constantly tweaking its hotels platform and we see its latest iteration contributing directly to the democratization of the online travel industry.

Google Reshapes Hotel Distribution: 3 Key Insights

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Google Unveiled: A Web-Scraping Analysis of U.S. Hotel Distribution – New Skift Research

We web scraped 5,000 hotels across Google to understand the current state of the wider distribution landscape. We found that Google's actions are allowing small OTAs, new entrants and direct sites to compete head-on with the legacy players. Could this mean the end of the duopolistic power long-held by Booking and Expedia?

Google Unveiled: A Web-Scraping Analysis of U.S. Hotel Distribution – New Skift Research

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A Deep Dive into Google Travel Part I: U.S. Hotel Distribution

In this web scraping exercise of Google Hotels, we consider one of the most interesting questions in the travel industry currently: what role does Google play in the shifting sands of hotel distribution? Google, not one to stay static, is constantly tweaking its hotels platform and we see its latest iteration contributing directly to the democratization of the online travel market and a dis-intermediation of the legacy OTAs in favour of direct bookings.

A Deep Dive into Google Travel Part I: U.S. Hotel Distribution

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Wyndham Vs. Choice: Charting the Midscale Hotel Rivalry – New Skift Research

Wyndham and Choice are known for their franchise-based portfolios in the U.S. midscale and economy sectors. As other major brands explore expansion into this area, we offer an analysis of the current frontrunners with 20 key charts.

Wyndham Vs. Choice: Charting the Midscale Hotel Rivalry – New Skift Research

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Battle of the Midscales: Wyndham Vs. Choice in 20 Charts

Wyndham and Choice are known for their predominantly franchise-based portfolios in the U.S. midscale and economy sectors. As other major brands explore expansion opportunities into midscale and economy hotels, we offer an analysis of the current market leaders, Wyndham and Choice, through a comparison presented in 20 key charts.

Battle of the Midscales: Wyndham Vs. Choice in 20 Charts

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Hotels and OTAs First-Half Report: Growth Shifts to Europe and Asia

The major hotels and OTA companies reported strong earnings this month, signaling robust travel demand despite economic uncertainties. The companies most skewed to Asia now offer the greatest potential for growth and share price gains.

Hotels and OTAs First-Half Report: Growth Shifts to Europe and Asia