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More impact, higher margins — for top retailers, there’s method to their ancillary sales, says Amadeus and IdeaWorksCompany.
You go out for dinner and check-in from the restaurant using foursquare or Facebook and a companion — or two — wonders aloud why you persist in telling the world where you are.
Booking.com says it offers 202,842 hotels globally and a new report says the Priceline Group — Booking.com, Agoda and Priceline.com — collectively is adding properties at a quickening pace.
Has Groupon and the voucher craze in general seeped into the psyche of smartphone-wielding road warriors?
The Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC), the airline-owned settlement service, will begin releasing, on a regular basis, monthly numbers for online travel agency and travel management company sales.
ARC has traditionally released monthly stats on travel agency sales, including the dollar amounts, numbers of transactions and a breakdown of things like domestic and international fares.
For example, total travel agency sales remitted through ARC in November 2009 increased 6.72% to $5.1 billion, compared with the previous November, and this was the first monthly uptick of the year.