With numerous brands actively competing for a consumer’s business with TV, print, and paid search advertising, the social channel can seem relatively uncluttered in this space, despite some arguing that the opportunity is massive.
Agoda has taken no time at all in trying to mop up affiliates that have potentially lost out as a result of the closure of Kuoni-owned Octopus Travel.
No fanfare or redirecting to alternative places to book a hotel – Octopus Travel, a name synonymous with the early days of travel on the web for consumers, is no more.
Oktogo, Sindbad, Kuoni, lowcostholidays.ie, and AirBerlin, all appear in our roundup of the stories making news and driving opinion on 5 November.
A few of the items that caught our eyes today, August 7, such as an offer-based hotel reservation website called GraysEscape.com and the revelations of the Accor Hotels business traveler Asia Pacific survey.
Holiday Inn is allowing its guests get up close and personal with some of Britain’s Olympic stars via its augmented reality hotel.
Six years is a long time to be away from the travel industry, but GTA founder David Babai has decided to come back for another go despite making his fortune in 2005.
Travelport will open the curtains on its new leisure agent accommodation and extras search and booking service next week – a brand new system called Rooms and More.
Changing of the guard today at Travelport with the widely expected promotion of Gordon Wilson to CEO and president, with incumbent Jeff Clarke moving upstairs to be executive chairman.