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Articles tagged “hotel deals”

Priceline Hotels Pro is the App William Shatner Isn’t Talking About

Priceline Hotels Pro is the App William Shatner Isn’t Talking About

Dennis Schaal , Skift

Priceline Hotels Pro may become the next version of, or a twist on, Express Deals. Priceline shows the price up-front and identifies the handful of the hotels in the mix to give travelers additional confidence in where they might stay. But, there is enough wiggle room for the hotels to participate behind a Pro app without diminishing their brands.

3 years ago

Hotel booking site DealAngel offers pricing intelligence API to developers

Hotel booking and trip planning websites are finding a new revenue outlet in offering their APIs to startups, but in some cases the move to take their software from consumer facing to B2B marks a lack of pickup among customers.

4 years ago

Israel strategizes ways to encourage domestic travel and assure international tourists

Israel strategizes ways to encourage domestic travel and assure international tourists

There was little news of trip cancellations during the last few weeks, but Israel is looking to pro-actively retain its international image amidst media images of air strikes and explosions.

4 years ago

Are hoteliers waiting until after the election to finalize deals?

It’s possible that hotel transactions are down over last year because hoteliers are watching for possible changes in economic policies that could make a good investment now null by next year.

4 years ago

HotelTonight acquires PrimaTable for technology and team

Dennis Schaal, Skift

You can make the argument that this acquisition will get more relevant hotel deals to consumers, but HotelTonight's acquisition of PrimaTable really is about maximizing revenue for the hotels and HotelTonight.

4 years ago

Getaroom’s Diener and Litman doing it their way two decades after Hotels.com gave hoteliers fits

Getaroom’s Diener and Litman doing it their way two decades after Hotels.com gave hoteliers fits

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Getaroom is a niche player, but it is steadily growing and its unpublished rates over the phone are very appealing. Traditional online players may want to rethink their call center outsourcing and current practices.

4 years ago