ALIBABA'S OTA HAS 15,000 CHINESE HOTELS ON BOARD

Andrew J. Wein -
Alibaba Group Holding’s online travel agency, Fliggy, has developed an alliance with 15,000 lodging services to help China’s independent hotels have more clients. ...

LATIN-AMERICAN HOTEL SECTOR LOOKING FOR INVESTORS

Tomas Haupt -
For decades, with the exception of major capitals and some sunny and beachy tourist destinations, the Latin-American hotel sector has been lacking a proper development effort....

SWITZERLAND: NON-HOTEL ACCOMMODATION SHARE GROWING FAST

Andrea Hausold -
Apartments, campgrounds and Airbnb accommodation are booming, while the share of classic hotels is declining in Switzerland. Paradoxically, however, Swiss hotels are doing well. In the winter season t...

IN DEFENSE OF LO-FI LOCATION HIPSTER HOTELS

Andrew J. Wein -
Figuring out where to stay when you travel is always something of a challenge, especially when your destination is someplace as energetic and iconic as New York City itself....

CATALAN TOURISM EXPECTS DROPS IN PRICES, VISITORS AND RESERVATIONS

Richard Moor -
The last twelve months have been an acid test for the Catalan tourism sector, which has been forced to face challenges that no destination would like to experience. From terrorist attacks, to the poli...