Booking Holdings survives SEO headwinds, reports financial growth
Booking Holdings survives SEO headwinds, reports financial growth

PhocusWire · 8 Nov

Gross bookings increased 4% year-over-year to $25.3 billion, while net income soared 10% to $2 billion.

Redefining The Value Chain in Tourism: Lessons from Thomas Cook
Redefining The Value Chain in Tourism: Lessons from Thomas Cook

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) · 24 Oct

Thomas Cook: An Industry Perspective On September 23rd, 2019, Thomas Cook - one of the world's oldest travel companies - declared bankruptcy. The 178

After the Fall: the Collapse of Thomas Cook and What It Means for the Travel Industry
After the Fall: the Collapse of Thomas Cook and What It Means for the Travel Industry

Les Roches Webzine · 18 Oct

The failure of Thomas Cook brought down the curtain on 178 years of travel and tourism history.

5 Takeaways From the UK's Thomas Cook Inquiry

skift.com - Travel Services · 15 Oct

Inquiries like these are often pretty brutal on company executives. Former CEO Peter Fankhauser shoulders a lot of responsibility for what went down

Airline fraud on the rise, finger pointed at loyalty programs and data breaches
Airline fraud on the rise, finger pointed at loyalty programs and data breaches

PhocusWire · 15 Oct

Online fraud attacks on airlines are increasing with loyalty schemes often the target, according to a report from Forter.

A Guide to the Big Ideas and Debates in Corporate Governance
A Guide to the Big Ideas and Debates in Corporate Governance

harvardbusiness.org · 14 Oct

The questions that boards, managers, and shareholders should be asking.

The 6 Things Shaping Hotel Retail

skift.com - Travel Services · 8 Oct

Locally curated retail provides hotel brands with an opportunity to continuously evolve and stay current within a neighborhood, all while deepening t

It's ADA with a twist--provide superior service to your guests with disabilities
It's ADA with a twist--provide superior service to your guests with disabilities

American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute Blog · 1 Oct

A guest with a guide dog enters your hotel. How do your employees respond? If they’re like the hospitality employees that hotel consultant Peter Slat

The Hospitality Industry is Booming, So Why are Hotels in Trouble?
The Hospitality Industry is Booming, So Why are Hotels in Trouble?

Sertifi Blog · 30 Sep

Learn how your hotel can improve front desk productivity and create a smoother guest experience.

Sounding Off: Embrace digital disruption, or suffer a fate like Thomas Cook
Sounding Off: Embrace digital disruption, or suffer a fate like Thomas Cook

PhocusWire · 27 Sep

Thomas Cook's demise will eventually be seen as one of the biggest illustrations in the history of the industry that a strategy that doesn't recogniz

Thomas Cook Is Dead, Lin Asia

skift.com - Destinations · 27 Sep

Thomas Cook Group may have caved in, but in China and India, the companies that bear the name are profitable. Why?

What the travel sector can learn from the demise of Thomas Cook

PhocusWire · 26 Sep

Unlike the leading OTAs or the low-cost airlines whose business models necessitated digital capability to reduce cost,Thomas Cook was unable to find

Thomas Cook collapses after rescue plan fails

Web In Travel (WIT) · 23 Sep

Thomas Cook, one of the most well-known brands in the history of the travel industry, has collapsed after a financial rescue failed to materialise.

BREAKING NEWS: The world's oldest travel agency, Thomas Cook in liquidation
BREAKING NEWS: The world's oldest travel agency, Thomas Cook in liquidation

4hoteliers.com · 23 Sep

The UK's Civil Aviation Authority announced last night that the world's oldest holiday company Thomas Cook had gone into administration and that all

Minor Vs. Marriott Lawsuit in Thailand Shows Risks of Chain Consolidation

skift.com - Hotels · 9 Sep

This case will be watched closely by global chains and hotel owners as it addresses the contentious issue of whether brands consolidation affects the

Real Estate Lawyer Paul Titcher Reflects on 2019 Development Drivers

Lodging Magazine · 5 Sep

Paul Titcher, who is a partner at the California real-estate focused law firm Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP, focuses his practice on the hospitality, r

Organising and prioritising your outreach list
Organising and prioritising your outreach list

Builtvisible Blog · 29 Aug

If you've downloaded our complete guide to outreach or followed our blog series on getting started with outreach, building your outreach list and how

Startup Stage: Anyplace wants to make flexible-term housing as easy to book as hotels

PhocusWire · 27 Aug

Anyplace is a B2C marketplace where travelers can book fully furnished accommodations on a monthly basis.

Top 10 hotel budget review tips

eHotelier.com · 26 Aug

When you are reviewing a hotel budget you want to ask the right questions--the ones that will yield the biggest treasure.

Take a Spin on National Roller Coaster Day
Take a Spin on National Roller Coaster Day

Marriott on the Move · 16 Aug

In our quest to be the world’s favorite travel company, Marriott International has dabbled in a variety of businesses over the years, from airline ca

The CEO and CFO Pairing That Makes Mergers More Successful
The CEO and CFO Pairing That Makes Mergers More Successful

harvardbusiness.org · 12 Aug

Research finds optimism and pessimism play an important role.

10 Ways to Reduce Employee Fraud
10 Ways to Reduce Employee Fraud

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 12 Aug

Restaurants can use these tips to help deter theft and fraud at the POS.

Is your hotel prepared for the California Consumer Privacy Act?
Is your hotel prepared for the California Consumer Privacy Act?

Travel Tripper Blog · 9 Aug

Is your hotel prepared for the California Consumer Privacy Act? was first published on the Travel Tripper website - helping hotels win more direct bo

Travel Leaders Adds Benchmarking, Automates Yapta Rebookings & Offers Bleisure Activity Bookings
Travel Leaders Adds Benchmarking, Automates Yapta Rebookings & Offers Bleisure Activity Bookings

Business Travel News (BTN) · 6 Aug

Travel Leaders Corporate now resells the automated version of Yapta's RoomIQ and FareIQ reshopping services, branding the offering as Price Optimizer

Marriott Taps Ritz-Carlton Brand As Part of Its All-Inclusive Expansion

skift.com - Hotels · 6 Aug

This is yet another example of a large hotel chain filling in the white space in its portfolio. Bonvoy members will soon have a solid selection of al

Suppliers, beware: A threat lurks in tours and activities distribution

PhocusWire · 1 Aug

There is a growing threat to the future of tours and activities: the loss of independence in reservation systems, thanks to acquisitions by TripAdvis