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Articles tagged “online travel agencies”

Online Travel

Mobile Will Represent More Than Half of All Online Travel Bookings in 2016

Mobile is the present and future of travel booking as desktop slowly creeps out the backdoor during the next decade. Mobile's future also doesn't necessarily mean apps, as brands devote major redesign efforts to their mobile sites for travelers weary of having too many apps.

Mobile Will Represent More Than Half of All Online Travel Bookings in 2016

Hotels

Interview: Accor Hotels CEO on Moving Fast While Others Fail

Accor CEO Sebastien Bazin thinks the hotel industry has failed to get a wake-up call over the last 15 years and has missed out on wave after wave of digital innovation. He's saying all the right things about Accor addressing these past shortcomings, although the jury is still out on how much he'll be able to accomplish.

Interview: Accor Hotels CEO on Moving Fast While Others Fail

Media and PR

Hilton Gets Aggressive Telling Travelers the Lowest Price Is Only on Hilton.com

Hotels these days are doing everything they can to drive direct traffic to their own channels. Hilton's latest TV ad, though, plays a little fast and loose with the truth.

Hilton Gets Aggressive Telling Travelers the Lowest Price Is Only on Hilton.com

Online Travel

Interview: Hipmunk CEO on Online Travel’s Race to the Middle

In the end, the way things are going, airlines will become hotels, and hotels will become airlines. Taxis will become Ubers, and Ubers will become taxis. Convergence, baby.

Interview: Hipmunk CEO on Online Travel’s Race to the Middle

Online Travel

The World Cup Led to a Surge in Mobile Bookings for Latin America

The World Cup is a perfect example of how sports fans are less likely to wait to book travel to games for fear flights, hotels and game tickets will sell out. They're likely more impulsive with making travel decisions and will often make them on the go, where mobile devices are at the ready.

The World Cup Led to a Surge in Mobile Bookings for Latin America