HYATT: HOTEL CHAIN LEAVING GIANT OTA’S?

Michael Trout -
One of the world’s largest hotel chains is fighting its online booking platforms (OTA). Hyatt is threatening Expedia and its partner portals that its hotels will leave the booking websites. ...

TOURISM SHOULDN’T DEAL WITH AVERAGE TRAVELERS

Bill Alen -
We often like to generalize, and yet we remain unaware of how difficult this habit makes it for us when it comes to reaching our consumers. This trend is not unique to the tourism sector; nevertheless...

BUSINESS TRAVEL STILL BOOSTS FRENCH TOURISM

Joe McClain -
The business travel sector accounts for almost half of France's hotel business, but the economic crisis and the tendency to 'Uberize' everything are disrupting established practices....

LGBT TOURISM IN BRAZIL GROWS 11% - ABOVE THE SECTOR’S AVERAGE

Justin N. Froyd -
Showing results that are more significant than the industry’s average, the LGBT tourism in Brazil presents itself as one of the sectors with the greatest development potential. ...

BIG DATA APPLICATIONS ARE USEFUL FOR THE TOURISM INDUSTRY

Andrea Hausold -
Modern tourists are used to the increasingly digital world and are less dependent on traditional travel agencies thanks to the development of booking search engines, online comparison tools, review we...