Articles tagged “bedbanks”

Tour Operators

The Complexities of the Tour Operator Supply Chain: A Guide

Breaking down the tour operator supply chain reveals interesting insights about why some tour operators succeed — and others don't — and how so many seemingly different companies all fit together under one big tent.

The Complexities of the Tour Operator Supply Chain: A Guide

Coronavirus

Hotelbeds Boss Isn’t Worried About the Model of Nonrefundable Rates in a Post-Crisis World

The hotel room bedbank Hotelbeds confirmed on Thursday that it had received a loan of about $435 million (€400 million), boosting its cash cushion. But will cautious travelers be as interested in the company's typically non-refundable rates and otherwise typically restricted offers during months of uncertainty about possible travel restrictions?

Hotelbeds Boss Isn’t Worried About the Model of Nonrefundable Rates in a Post-Crisis World

Hotels

Marriott and Expedia Exclusive Agreement Will Retake Control of Wholesale Rates

In an I-just-saw-an-elephant-fly moment, Marriott International will be directing businesses to Expedia Group to access certain Marriott wholesale rates. Bedbanks, tour operators, and smaller online travel agencies that play games with room rates are put on notice.

Marriott and Expedia Exclusive Agreement Will Retake Control of Wholesale Rates

Online Travel

Hotels Struggle to Stop Resellers From Undercutting Their Rates

Consumers often wonder where they can find the lowest rate for a hotel room online. Oddly enough, a hotel's managers may not know the answer. Mysteriously discounted rates from small sites and apps are popping up more often online, even in markets like the U.S. where a few hotel groups dominate.

Hotels Struggle to Stop Resellers From Undercutting Their Rates

Hotels

WebBeds and 3 Asian Wholesalers Form First Bedbank Coalition

Hotel chains and airlines have formed alliances, why not bedbanks? The first bedbank alliance by four Asian players may be the first of its kind, but what’s more important is whether it can work. After all, if it looks so logical and easy, why didn’t anyone do it sooner?

WebBeds and 3 Asian Wholesalers Form First Bedbank Coalition

Hotels

WebBeds on Shopping Spree for Bedbanks: Should Hotelbeds Be Worried?

The acquisition of Destinations of the World seals WebBeds as the second largest B2B bedbank player, but incumbent Hotelbeds need not worry – for a very long time.

WebBeds on Shopping Spree for Bedbanks: Should Hotelbeds Be Worried?