A US lobbying firm launched an online petition requesting that the US government mandate that all airlines provide all of their optional services data to GDSs, while in the UK regulators warned travel sites that they must comply with new regulations on displaying total fare prices.
A US e-petition questions airlines’ ancillary sales practices, and UK authorities warn travel sites about fare display rules
Offering B2B solutions, Guiomatic sells a widget that can a consumer-focused travel company can add to its website and enable users to create customised, up-to-date travel guides for more than 5,000 travel destinations.
One analyst says the company ought to rename itself Booking.com, given how much the acquisition catapulted The Priceline Group from a profit of $10 million in 2003 to a profit of $1.1 billion last year.
CheapAir.com has begun beta-testing a semantic search tool that allows users to pose natural language flight queries with airport codes and dates in various formats.
Brazilâ€™s fourth largest hotel-only OTA, Malapronta, samba-danced into the spotlight today as Europe’s largest tour operator purchased it.
MakeMyTrip is India’s largest online travel agency by ticket volume. Here’s a round-up of what’s new with the company, which has grown its revenue 66% in the past year to $197 million and is headquartered in Gurgaon.
Just days away from the London 2012 opening ceremony and it seems a third of London’s hotel rooms are still available.
Now is the time to look more deeply into supply and demand sides of this sector, including the key enablers for such business models.