Amadeus has identified four big trends emerging from the Asia Pacific region which are likely to shape travel, traveller behaviour and how providers react in the next 15 to 20 years
Hidden surcharges from airlines and a lack of clear pricing are driving consumers to abandon online shopping baskets according to research
Holiday rental guests in Europe do not rate reviews from previous guests as having a big influence in their accommodation selection, unlike their hotel-dwelling fellow travellers.
One element within the Amadeus-sponsored research, released earlier today, deserves a bit more scrutiny.
How soon will it be before major online travel agencies go after the vacation rental market in a really big way?
Well, not quite. But listen to any user experience expert or online travel workflow designer and they will usually say the following: “Keep it simple and intuitive.”
Booking.com has emerged overwhelmingly as the dominant distribution channel for European hotels according to a survey of more than 200 hotels.
Jetsetter is expanding beyond its core hotel business into offering vacation homes with live availability and online booking.