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Hyatt acquires Apple Leisure Group for $2.7B
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Hyatt acquires Apple Leisure Group for $2.7B
By Kevin May | August 16, 2021
Included in the deal are all of ALG's subsidiaries, including the Trisept Solutions travel technology wing that provides tools for leisure travel operators. Read More
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How travel app usage paints another picture of travel's fate in 2020
By Linda Fox | January 28, 2021
Travel apps went quiet as the pandemic hit but there were some notable exceptions such as Airbnb and Vrbo. Read More
Does your hotel need a commercial strategist?
Opinion / Online
Does your hotel need a commercial strategist?
By Sharad Kapur | August 20, 2020
Here's why hotels should consider a "commercial strategist" role as the lead-in position for all commercial operations. Read More
Travelport BCD Hyatt blockchain hotel settlement
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Travelport, BCD, Hyatt test blockchain for hotel commission settlement
By Mitra Sorrells | August 15, 2019
Travelport, in partnership with BCD Travel and Hyatt, is developing a blockchain system for hotel commission settlement. Read More
The true cost of not protecting customer data in travel
Opinion / Technology
The true cost of not protecting customer data in travel
By Peter Matthews - Nucleus  | July 30, 2019
If data breaches can happen to some of the biggest players in the business, whose cyber security budgets dwarf most businesses, how exposed are smaller groups and individual hotels? Read More
Home-sharing is ready to write its second chapter
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Home-sharing is ready to write its second chapter
By Christina Jelski - Travel Weekly  | February 18, 2019
Startups are mounting fresh challenges to both traditional hotels, whose forays into the home-rental space have met with mixed results, and to a maturing Airbnb, which is showing signs of evolving its... Read More
Zingle hospitality messaging 11M funding
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Zingle charts deeper push into hospitality with $11M capital raise
By Mitra Sorrells | February 1, 2019
B2C messaging platform Zingle has landed $11 million in new funding to support its growth in hospitality. Read More
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Shifts in European vacation rental as HomeToGo acquires Casamundo and Wimdu closes
By Linda Fox | October 8, 2018
Vacation rental metasearch specialist Hometogo buys Casamundo, with terms of the deal undisclosed. Read More
Vacasa buys Oasis Collections to build international momentum
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Vacasa buys Oasis Collections to build international momentum
By Martin Cowen | October 2, 2018
Tech-enabled vacation rentals platform Vacasa has bought Oasis Collections for an undisclosed sum, gaining access to new international markets and bringing its total inventory to some 10,600 propertie Read More
Distribution mishmash: how the beast of rate parity is evolving
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Distribution mishmash: how the beast of rate parity is evolving
By Sponsored Content | August 28, 2018
Sponsored by EyeForTravel A day in the life of somebody dealing with hotel distribution involves fighting lot of fires. “I think distribution teams are becoming more like guardians for rate an Read More
Hyatt on Ctrip, outbound tourism and more China travel trends
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Hyatt on Ctrip, outbound tourism and more China travel trends
By PhocusWire | June 4, 2018
The latest in our regular roundup of China travel trends brings news from Hyatt, highlights from ITB China and an update on the latest outbound tourism trends. ITB China highlights The ITB China Read More
Security series part 1 threat landscape
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Unlocking travel security, part 1: The threat landscape
By Mitra Sorrells | May 7, 2018
Equifax, Yahoo, Ebay – all major brands that have been the targets of cyber criminals, with millions of customers impacted in each case.   Read More
One job in hospitality that technology cannot replace
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One job in hospitality that technology cannot replace
By Jeri Clausing - Travel Weekly | December 3, 2017
Even with the most advanced technology, there's still one role no good luxury or upscale hotel can do without: its concierge. Read More
Why Hilton's loyalty program wants to take you shopping at Amazon.com
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Why Hilton's loyalty program wants to take you shopping at Amazon.com
By Michele McDonald | September 19, 2017
Members of Hilton Hotels’ loyalty program, Hilton Honors, have a new way to use their points: paying for all or part of a purchase from online retailer giant Amazon. All Hilton Honors members are e Read More
Are hotel franchise fees a growing problem for owners?
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Are hotel franchise fees a growing problem for owners?
By Viewpoints | September 5, 2017
This is a viewpoint by Peter O'Connor, professor of digital disruption at Essec Business School in Paris. While much media attention has focused on the issue of OTA cost, hotel owners have also se Read More