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Five reasons TripAdvisor TripConnect will rob Google of hotel ad spend
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Five reasons TripAdvisor TripConnect will rob Google of hotel ad spend
By Viewpoints | October 17, 2013
Hotels will shift a portion of their online search marketing budgets from Google to TripAdvisor's new... Read More
12 questions about TripAdvisor TripConnect you were too embarrassed to ask
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12 questions about TripAdvisor TripConnect you were too embarrassed to ask
By Sean O'Neil | October 16, 2013
TripAdvisor, the giant review site, has launched an advertising bidding tool called TripConnect. For... Read More
TripAdvisor's TripConnect lets hotels bid for traffic and bypass Google ads
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TripAdvisor's TripConnect lets hotels bid for traffic and bypass Google ads
By Sean O'Neil | October 16, 2013
Last July, Tnooz was the first to report that TripAdvisor, the user-reviews giant, planned to let... Read More
Getting hotel search on the web past the dreaded Meh
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Getting hotel search on the web past the dreaded Meh
By Viewpoints | October 16, 2013
Let's face it - hotel search today is not very different today from the gunky prototypes that sprouted... Read More
Startup pitch - Tansler wants to become a price-driven challenger to Airbnb and HomeAway
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Startup pitch - Tansler wants to become a price-driven challenger to Airbnb and HomeAway
By Kevin May | October 15, 2013
Does the internet need another vacation rental website? Tansler seems to think so, going live today... Read More
Travel agents increase use of GDS but hotel rate parity impacts booking preferences
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Travel agents increase use of GDS but hotel rate parity impacts booking preferences
By Karthick Prabu | October 15, 2013
There are two channels that travel agents use more than in the past - none other than the GDS and... Read More
Expedia peers into the future of travel, focusing on Millennials
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Expedia peers into the future of travel, focusing on Millennials
By Sean O'Neil | October 14, 2013
Millennials -- people who grew up in the 1980s -- travel differently than the rest of us, according to... Read More
Google Hangouts, a (potential) future vision of travel retail
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Google Hangouts, a (potential) future vision of travel retail
By Linda Fox | October 11, 2013
Once you get past the gushing excitement of participants in this online get together for an upmarket... Read More
Are you ready to demystify hotel metasearch?
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Are you ready to demystify hotel metasearch?
By PhocusWire | October 10, 2013
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Big Data? How some airlines are making a Big Deal out of yours
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Big Data? How some airlines are making a Big Deal out of yours
By Viewpoints | October 10, 2013
The age-old mantra of "customer is king" has a new twist in travel – now it’s your data that rules.... Read More
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March 26, 2019
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Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
March 4, 2019
Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
The cost and effort of maintaining a direct connect to the GDS may have been more than hotels had... Read More
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
March 1, 2019
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
A detailed study by RateGain’s data science lab probes into event scenarios to get insights that will... Read More