The seed for Roomixer was planted a year ago – a marketplace for hotels and vacation rentals to trade business they are turning away
Travel agents in the Asia-Pacific region rate the ease of booking and commission guarantees as the most important criteria when selecting a channel to book hotels.
Moscow-based hotel site Ostrovok has struck its most significant funding deal to date with the $25m round led by General Catalyst Partners
Some interesting stats from eTourism Monitor here on who is dominating the online hotel world in Switzerland
New Israel-based site Roomer lets users sell recoup the cost of pre-paid hotel reservations they can’t keep by re-selling them in a marketplace. It announced its funding today, and launched its new site.
TravelerVIP thinks it can exploit its local advantage and get in early on the growing online hotel market in the Middle East
The Scan: iRiS lobby app, ResponseTap’s web tracking, Concur expense study and other travel tech news
Response Tap, FCm, HRG, Multicom, Vayant, Iris, Portman Travel, KDS, Conferma and Concur are mentioned in our special round-up of news and briefs you may have missed from the Travel Technology and Business Travel Shows last week.
Booking.com has suspended reservations for London’s Metropolitan hotel while a discount offer of rooms for Â£18 in January 2014 is investigated