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The Future of Revenue Management with the OTA’s Part II, Rev+ by Expedia

OTA On Mar 1, 2019  By  0

In our previous article, The Future of Revenue Management with the OTA’s , we highlight the rules of revenue management, and the professionals who practice it Read More

Online Travel Agent

OTA’s and How Hotels Can Best Use Them

OTA On Dec 28, 2018  By  0

A lot gets said about OTA’s and most of it is negative coming from the hotel world. I get it on one hand as I Read More

Understanding Pricing

Pricing intelligence tools offered by OTA's… to trust or not to trust?

OTA On Feb 15, 2018  By  0

As Revenue Management becomes more and more relevant in the Travel industry and more hotels finally begin to understand the importance of dynamic pricing fluctuations, Read More

5 ways to improve OTA distribution

Don’t Be Afraid to Prioritize Direct Bookings Over OTA Bookings

OTA On Apr 12, 2017  By  0

    The balancing act between third party channels and your own hotel website is often a difficult one. Once you make the decision to Read More

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The Impact of AirBnb on Hotels and Hospitality Industry

Blog, OTA On Feb 22, 2016  By  0

The emergence of multi-sided technology platforms, collectively known as the “sharing economy”, has enabled individuals to collaboratively make use of under-utilized inventory via fee-based sharing. Read More

Why are hotels sleepwalking into a state of increased OTA dependency?

Why are hotels sleepwalking into a state of increased OTA dependency?

OTA On Feb 17, 2016  By  0

For over the 15 years that I have been within this industry, independent hotels here in Europe have been always dependent on agencies – initially Read More

How will OTAs evolve in 2016?

How will OTAs evolve in 2016?

OTA On Jan 24, 2016  By  0

In the past two or three years, I was fortunate to speak at a variety of travel industry events about the state of online distribution Read More

Book on Google and Book on Tripadvisor

Why “Book on Google” and “Book on TripAdvisor” Will Be a Nightmare for the Hospitality Industry

OTA On Oct 6, 2015  By  0

Background Following the lead of Kayak.com, which has turned itself into a meta-OTA-type of a service for quite some time now, TripAdvisor rolled out their Read More

billboard effect

OTAs and the billboard effect

OTA On Aug 6, 2015  By  0

In the tug of war between hoteliers and online travel agencies (OTA), have you ever wondered why hotels just don’t bother working with OTA anymore Read More

OTAs  Friend or foe

OTAs: Friend or foe?

OTA On Apr 17, 2015  By  0

If you ever attend a party with hoteliers, or if you know someone working in the hospitality marketing sphere, one sure way to spark a Read More