Technology has obviously transformed the way hotels operate compared to the good old days of the 1990s. No more so than in distribution, which has arguably faced the most dramatic changes.
India is going to be a mobile-first country when it comes to the travel industry, says Google travel industry boss, Siddharth Dabhade.
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Over seven months after co-founder and CEO Tom Romary quit the company, Yapta has installed a new boss to take care of the airfare price tracking service.
Several startups have failed at mastering online travel planning and booking for small groups, but Groupize hopes a new connection to the TravelClick central reservation system and accompanying agreement will put the process on the right track.
Sometimes the acquired eats the acquirer and that is sort of what happened in the wholesale executive changes at Pegasus Solutions this week.
Four-month-old Room Key checked out of beta and revealed new partnerships with Sabre Hospitality and TravelClick as it attempts to bulk up its hotel choices with independent properties and additional chains.
With all of the chatter about the Room Key collaboration, the websites of major hotel chains in North America are indeed asserting control and stealing room-night share — from their own voice channels.