Screenshots of Farelogix’s desktop product shows how agents mights sell ancillaries distributed directly by the airlines via the New Distribution Capability (NDC).
American Airlines has partnered with social influence benchmark tool Klout to allow users to enter its Admiral Club lounge free for a day.
Building a direct revenue channel has become paramount to any other marketing effort. And the hotel website is a critical component to selling room nights, preserving rate, and building market share.
At the onset of the new decade (1990) it became apparent that travel agents were caught in a price battle between the remaining four global distribution systems and the airlines.
What was hotel marketing like before the internet? Most marketers would agree these were simpler times.
A guest article by Jay Sorensen of IdeaWorksCompany on how branded fares are generating profits for airlines. Frontier Airlines attributes a 22% revenue increase to the branded fare approach.
Losing items of baggage when traveling, especially during the airport-airline-airport part of a trip, is one of the most dispiriting and frustrating problems a traveler can face.
The so-called New American has certainly arrived and is busily ending its long-running court battles with various parts of the industry – the latest being online travel agency, Orbitz.
Cutting it very fine at Amadeus and IAG, umbrella company containing British Airways and Iberia, with the pair renewing their distribution deal at the last minute.