“World First” claim coming up from InterContinental Hotel Group after revealing today that each of its properties around the world will be offering up free wifi to guests.
IHG and Kempinski are moving services from servers to the off-size Internet based platformsâ€”while IHG is launching a priority rewards product via mobile.
A slab of Power to the People from InterContinental Hotels Group after it announced a new system to allow guests to leave online reviews against hotel properties.
EasyJet, BlaBlaCar, IHG, and Allianz all appear in our roundup of the stories making news and driving opinion on 23 October.
Billund Airport, IHG Hotels, Emirates, TravelRepublic, Best Western, Zero Controls, and JT Touristik all appear in our roundup of the stories making news and driving opinion on 5 October.
Are we seeing the floodgates beginning to open with the hotel price parity issue? Perhaps so, with news of another attempt at a class action in the US against online travel agencies and hotel chains.
A class action suit was filed this week in California against various major online travel retailers and hotel chains alleging antitrust violations in relation to resale price management (RPM) agreements.
There is a whiff of anger in the air, it appears, over alleged price fixing between online travel agencies and hotels – with a class action being brought against some of the biggest travel brands on the planet in the US.
Two years in the making, UK regulator The Office of Fair Trading has cited Expedia, Booking.com and InterContinental Hotels in its investigation into fixing hotel rates.