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RhinoCarHire rebrands, Revinate stays with Steigenberger, and more...
RhinoCarHire rebrands, Revinate stays with Steigenberger, and more...
By PhocusWire | April 28, 2016
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel MARKETING in tourism and hospitality for April 2016. Thursday 28 April 2016: RhinoCarHire rebrands with help from Priceline Group Read More
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AccorHotels spends big on home rentals with Euro 148 million onefinestay deal
AccorHotels spends big on home rentals with Euro 148 million onefinestay deal
By Martin Cowen | April 4, 2016
AccorHotels has bought upmarket home rentals business onefinestay for Euro 148 million (£117 million) and has earmarked a further Euro 64 million (£50 million) to expand the business internationally. Read More
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Looking back and ahead – hotel merchandising evolves
Looking back and ahead – hotel merchandising evolves
By Valyn Perini | December 29, 2015
As we reach 2016, Tnooz is unveiling its customary series of reflections on the year behind us and what the travel, tourism, and hospitality industry might expect looking ahead. And, as always, we’ Read More
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Indies offered more ways to fight back in hotel distribution battle
Indies offered more ways to fight back in hotel distribution battle
By Kevin May | November 24, 2015
A few announcements kicking about this week to illustrate how it's not all about the big chains when it comes to the evolution of hotel distribution. The year has largely been dominated by the move Read More
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What can a hotel guy tell a room full of airline people about transformation?
What can a hotel guy tell a room full of airline people about transformation?
By Martin Cowen | October 23, 2015
IATA invited AccorHotels's Pierrick le Masne to speak at its WPS 2015 about its own digital transformation and the hotel sector in general, and chances are that most airline people left the room feeli Read More
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Interview: Fastbooking begins selling independent hotels on Accor's site
Interview: Fastbooking begins selling independent hotels on Accor's site
By Sean O'Neil | October 5, 2015
In April, Accor Hotels installed Jean-Luc Chrétien, the French hotel chain's executive VP of distribution sales and loyalty, as co-CEO of Fastbooking, a seller of software to hotels, that it had just Read More
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Data shows connection between reviews, ratings and rankings on TripAdvisor
Data shows connection between reviews, ratings and rankings on TripAdvisor
By Kevin May | September 30, 2015
It may appear to be rather confusing (not least to consumers), but there are many factors which determine a hotel's position on TripAdvisor. As a result, online reputation management specialist Tru Read More
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Why revenue strategy must matter to the c-suite
Why revenue strategy must matter to the c-suite
By Viewpoints | August 18, 2015
By now, the importance of revenue management is clear to most hoteliers around the world. NB This is a guest article by Michael McCartan, managing director of EMEA for Duetto. With new intermedi Read More
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Accor is now AccorHotels and fights OTAs with open enrollment for independents
Accor is now AccorHotels and fights OTAs with open enrollment for independents
By Nick Vivion | June 3, 2015
Accor has rebranded itself into AccorHotels while also opening up its booking platform to independent hoteliers. This bold move is taking the fight to online travel agencies by giving independents Read More
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Accor acquires FastBooking, a B2B hotel tools provider
Accor acquires FastBooking, a B2B hotel tools provider
April 17, 2015
French global hotel giant Accor has taken over Fastbooking, the French market leader in helping hotels market directly to guests via the Internet, the companies revealed today. The deal has receive Read More
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OTAs vs metasearch - a collision course or room for both?
OTAs vs metasearch - a collision course or room for both?
By Pamela Whitby | March 5, 2015
Freedom of choice can be a wonderful thing. But when faced with countless travel websites consumers, more often than not in search of the best deal, can be left feeling confused. NB: This is an ana Read More
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Accor and Okura hotels join TripAdvisor's instant booking
Accor and Okura hotels join TripAdvisor's instant booking
By Sean O'Neil | February 10, 2015
Accor, the world's sixth-largest hotel group by number of rooms, said that it has begun to participate in TripAdvisor's recently launched instant booking tool. Adding Accor (and its brands like Ibi Read More
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Airbnb tipped to double in size and begin gradual impact on hotels
Airbnb tipped to double in size and begin gradual impact on hotels
By Kevin May | January 20, 2015
Such a statement would be expected from Airbnb itself - but the prediction comes from one of the leading financial travel analysts in Europe. In an investor note released last week, Barclays says i Read More
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Accor Hotels: How it's adapting to mobile
Accor Hotels: How it's adapting to mobile
By Sean O'Neil | January 9, 2015
Last October, Accor Hotels unveiled its five-year, 225 million euro plan for "reinventing the customer experience through technology." (See Tnooz's coverage.) For an update, Tnooz spoke with a few Read More
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APAC travel sweet spot: Forget the rich, here come the value-conscious
APAC travel sweet spot: Forget the rich, here come the value-conscious
By Pamela Whitby | December 12, 2014
With the younger generation earning more and intra-APAC travel on the rise in 2014, online travel companies better be in fighting form in 2015. NB: This is a report by Pamela Whitby, editor for Eye Read More
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