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Choice Hotels Asia-Pacific is experiencing a boom in direct online bookings, with a 13% increase reported in the first quarter of 2022 compared to the same period last year, reflecting a 58% increase compared to figures from before the pandemic. The company said direct online bookings were stronger than ever in the first quarter, with …

Get started if you haven’t booked your summer vacation yet… Emirates is urging customers who have not planned their holidays or made travel arrangements to “get ahead and book now to ensure they are able to travel on the dates and flights of their choice”. It comes after a media alert predicting that this summer …

Kari Hunter, senior director, strategy, sales and marketing for Choice Hotels Asia-Pacific, said direct online bookings were stronger than ever in the first quarter, with monthly numbers outpacing budgets as business travel and recreation in Australia are coming back. “Direct online reservations through the Choice Hotels website and our reservations app bring significant value to …

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High website builder Wix has revamped its solution for the hospitality industry to offer a comprehensive suite of tools for hospitality businesses to launch, manage and grow an online presence. Currently in beta, the solution will allow users to create a websitemanage their property, guests, booking and sales channels from a single platform. In partnership …

The long-awaited Department of the Interior (DHA) online appointment scheduling system went live this week, following a pilot phase in December. However, only select Home affairs offices (28) in seven provinces offer the service, according to the DHA website. The provinces are Gauteng, Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, North West, Limpopo and Mpumalanga. The In-branch …

To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail The South Korean automaker has stopped taking online reservations for the existing Hyundai Venue subcompact SUV. The model has been removed from the company’s official website. Just so you know, the Venue is set to receive its first mid-life update in the coming weeks. Its official launch …

– Hyundai Venue redesign has been spied on during tests in India numerous times – The current model was removed from the list on hyundaifrom the platform Click to buy Hyundai India has removed the Venue compact SUV from the company’s Click to Buy online platform. The South Korean automaker has yet to make any …

SAIJAI, Thailand’s rapidly growing online homecare marketplace, has added an on-demand booking option in English. Greater Bangkok and Phuket are now the top two regions in the country where clients can tap into a wide selection of caregivers. Services provided by SAIJAI include maids, babysitters, elderly care, tutors, drivers and home beauty. The pandemic has …

More coaches, bigger trains and online bookings in sight to boost tourism in the hill station In the coming months, people will be able to book tickets on the Neral-Matheran line through the Indian Railways Central Reservation System. There will be more rail services to the hill station, while the little train could also be …

Hotels in the online system must have “easily readable and unambiguous” booking buttons in case people are liable for charges, the European Union’s top court has said. According to a report by Court House News, a case linked to the Court of Justice of the EU by a German court has recently caused controversy. In …

The Home Office will soon expand its online booking system in a bid to reduce queues and long waiting times at its offices, Minister Aaron Motsoaledi told MPs this week. The minister was responding in writing to a question from EFF MP Paulnita Marais, who asked what steps the department had taken to address long …

On Tuesday, Nova Scotia opened its reservation system for half a dozen campgrounds in the southwest region, but due to high demand, the Department of Natural Resources has only opened a few of its 20 campgrounds at a time. Maddy Cox, a camping expert, says she saw several couples and campers looking for tents. “We …

The Coniston Hotel and Country Estate, a 71-bedroom hotel and spa in North Yorkshire, has launched its new website and online booking platform with Guestline’s digital marketing solution, WebSuite. WebSuite is Guestline’s latest technology solution, developed specifically for the hospitality industry offering innovative hotelier website design and online booking facilities. By combining a professionally designed …

It looks like online pre-bookings for the BMW iX3 have opened in Malaysia, allowing potential buyers to place their orders for the electric SUV from the comfort of their homes. The car was launched in October last year, after which the first batch of 30 units was quickly picked up. Inspiring and Impressive variants incur …

Online reservations required for drivers visiting Columbaria during Qing Ming 2022 Ahead of the annual Qing Ming festival, the National Environment Agency (NEA) issued a notice to visitors amid concerns from large crowds. From March 26those driving into Choa Chu Kang and Mandai columbaria will need to reserve their slots before traveling. Source The 2-hour …

Motorists line up in front of a licensing and testing department. Photo by Luba Lesolle/Gallo Images Seven Johannesburg licensing departments were forced to close on Wednesday. Driving school operators downed tools against the government‘online reservation system. The City of Johannesburg has closed the centers for the safety of employees and property. The City of Johannesburg …

The museum will open to the public on March 9. — Photo by Facebook/Borneo Cultures Museum KUCHING (March 1): Sarawak’s highly anticipated Museum of Borneo Cultures will welcome visitors on Wednesday next week (March 9) with online reservations for the month now open to the public. In a Facebook post, the museum said visitors would …

A view of the Qatar Airways Cargo fleet. Doha: Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s largest cargo airline, has received a massive response for online bookings through a third-party e-booking platform, WebCargo by Freightos. The airline has recorded more than 50,000 bookings through this platform over the past year. “Qatar Airways Cargo’s online booking journey with …

As previously reported by the Local Democracy Reporting Service, Hampshire County Council has made the reservation service for waste recycling centers permanent. But a few tipsters have criticized the “one size fits all” approach, saying booking isn’t necessary on all tipping sites. Read more Read more Hampshire County Council to review 20mph zones – and …

Two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp announced on Thursday the start of online reservations for its latest XPulse 200 4 Valve motorcycle in a bid to further bolster its digital initiatives for an enhanced, contactless customer experience. The company explained that it started accepting reservations for the second batch after the first batch was completely sold out. …

Online bookings for Covid-19 vaccine boosters are opening, while the Department of Health has changed advice for certain at-risk populations. People line up at a Covid-19 vaccination center Photo: RNZ / Angus Dreaver Earlier this month, the ministry reduced the interval between the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine and a booster from six months to …

Taipei, January 16 (NAC) The 1922 website will again begin accepting a new round of appointments on Tuesday for a booster of the COVID-19 vaccine to be administered in the week beginning Jan. 24, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced on Sunday. The booking site, however, will be limited this time to appointments for …

Vaccine booster rollout got off to a ‘chaotic start’, expert says, with online reservations not yet available, clinic queues longer than 90 minutes and a rural town resident has left scratching his dose. With the Omicron variant on the doorstep of New Zealand, the Kiwis have shown they want extra protection, with over half a …

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Posted: Mon 27 Dec 2021, 17:27 Last update: Mon 27 Dec 2021, 20:44 It appears demand for Covid-19 testing in Westmeath remains very high, with no online appointment for a test currently available in Athlone or Mullingar on the HSE website. Ahead of Christmas, a spokesperson for HSE said club Athlone GAA’s pop-up testing center …

Published: Mon 27 Dec 2021, 17:27 It appears demand for Covid-19 tests at Westmeath remains very high, with no online appointment for a test currently available at Athlone or Mullingar on the HSE website. Ahead of Christmas, an HSE spokesperson said the Athlone GAA club’s pop-up testing center would remain open every day over the …

According to the latest data released by Eurostat, Greece and Cyprus are among the countries with a sharp drop in online short-term rental housing for 2020, to over 60%. In 2020, customers spent around 272 million nights in short-term rental accommodation in the EU booked through Airbnb, Booking, Expedia Group or Tripadvisor, which is a …

SCORES of people are trying to book their Covid booster jabs ahead of New Years ahead of Boris Johnson’s announcement on Sunday night (December 12). The goal of giving every adult in England a booster shot has been brought forward a month for fear of an “Omicron tidal wave” which could cause “scores of deaths”. …

Dec 13 2021published at 09:00 GMT Hundreds of universities are signing up for PTE Academic Online and the number is growing rapidly London, December 13, 2021 – Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, today announced that PTE Academic Online has opened bookings with testing starting January 11, 2022. Hundreds of universities around the world have …

Passengers traveling on trains can now change boarding station 24 hours before the start of their journey. The boarding station can be changed according to IRCTC rules, which gives the possibility to all passengers who have booked their tickets online. The facility is not available on tickets booked through travel agents. If the passenger wishes …

Online reservations are now possible for a third Covid vaccine to be administered to tens of thousands of Britons living with serious health problems. About 400,000 immunocompromised patients are eligible to receive slots for the next dose, which is different from a booster. 1 Immunocompromised patients now have the option of booking their third Covid …

Integration of Lifemark into the PC Health app gives PC Health users access to highly trained healthcare professionals in over 300 rehabilitation clinics and the opportunity to earn PC Optimum â„¢ points for completing an assessment eligible initial. TORONTO, November 24, 2021 / CNW / – Lifemark Health Group and Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. today …

Two thousand five hundred (2,500) online reservations were made in the space of two months by passengers of the pilot municipal bus line “Forest-Center of Haidari” thanks to the intelligent system program “SmartBUS”. The online choice of itinerary and booking which started as a pilot last June by OASA in collaboration with the Municipality of …

The company behind a travel booking platform has accused Trip.com of exercising monopoly control over online travel services. In a WeChat article published on September 29, hotel reservation portal Zhoumo Jiudian (“Weekend Hotel”) said it had received notifications from several hotels that they would remove their listings from the platform. The hotels specifically cited possible …

Holly Hut switched to online reservations. Photo / Tamsen Walker Trampers who ride Taranaki’s popular Pouakai Circuit will soon have the security of a confirmed bed for the night, with the two shelters along the busy track switching to online booking. From November 1, the Holly Hut of Taranaki maunga will join Pouakai Hut, becoming …

Top line The latest wave of Covid-19 has dashed hopes of a rapid recovery for the U.S. travel industry, according to Adobe’s Digital Economy Index, with months of rebound in demand and prices for travel in planes lost in August as the pandemic continues to dampen appetite for travel. Domestic travel to the United States …

KUALA NERUS: Accommodation operators in Terengganu are advised to use an online reservation system to welcome tourists again. State Committee on Tourism, Culture and Digital Technologies Chairman Ariffin Deraman said it would help prevent transmission and congestion of Covid-19 at island piers and tourist destinations, which are fully operational since Friday. “We are concerned that …

IPOH: Tourists to Pangkor Island cannot “step in” under the travel bubble initiative which is expected to kick off in November. The chairman of the Perak Housing, Local Government and Tourism Committee Datuk Nolee Ashilin Mohammed Radzi said tourists should rightly book accommodation and ferry tickets online, in order to avoid traffic jams at the …

The adoption rates of corporate online booking tools have only evolved in one direction from their introduction in the mid-1990s until 2020. But, as with just about everything in life, the coronavirus changed everything. “Many companies have frozen travel completely or only allowed it if their CEO gives it permission,” said Guy Snelgar, senior vice …

In the grip of a continuing wave of bogus bookings, the Travancore Devaswom board of directors has sought to impose a service charge for online bookings of wait times in Sabarimala. According to N. Vasu, chairman of TDB, suspicions of an organized attempt to sabotage the Sabarimala pilgrimage grew even stronger during the monthly five-day …

DUBA, WATER and SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Cleartrip, the premier online travel and leisure aggregator in the Middle East, signed a multi-year agreement with Saber Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading software and technology company that powers the global travel industry. The extended long-term agreement makes Saber a partner in Cleartrip’s …

As recreational travel intensifies across the province, BC Ferries has launched online reservation for foot passengers on three of its most popular routes. The ferry company says advance reservations can be made from June 24, allowing passengers traveling without a vehicle additional certainty and a faster check-in process while at a ferry terminal. Reservations will …

After studying the subject of the range of electric vehicles, Komaki says that it will soon launch models with batteries that will offer a range of up to 220 km. Komaki XGT KM Komaki Electric Vehicle recently announced the rollout of a new online booking platform, allowing customers to choose an electric scooter and reserve …

PEOPLE LIVING NEAR three specific centers in Dublin and Donegal can now book a Covid-19 test online. The HSE is now piloting an online reservation system for the tests. Testing can be booked online at the St Conal Hospital campus in Letterkenny, the National Show Center in Cloghran and the Citywest Hotel in Dublin 24. …

Nature heals! If you’re looking for a place to head this Bank Holiday Monday, Tayto Park theme park will be open to the public again, along with its zoo which reopened in April. It’s been 6 long months for the Irish, with many of us relying on the moves of the DPD delivery driver for …

iNEW DELHI: The Union Ministry of Health said on Sunday that anyone who has already made an online appointment for the second dose of Covishield vaccine will be able to be vaccinated. The clarification comes following the government’s acceptance of a recommendation from an expert panel to increase the time interval between two doses of …

Image used for representation purposes only PUNE: Citizens began to question the value of getting online appointments for vaccines after many vaccination centers were found to only honor walk-in visits. Several people complained to TOI that despite a confirmed CoWIN date for a particular day, getting a token was the only option to get the …

The myDHLi digital customer platform now also includes road transport via DHL Cargo; New features and functionality presented at the first myDHLi Digital Summit organized by DHL. DHL Global Forwarding, Freight, the main division specializing in international freight of Deutsche Post DHL Group, today announced new and improved features for myDHLi, coinciding with the first …

CFMoto India is preparing to update its motorcycle portfolio with new models that comply with BS 6. The Chinese high-end bicycle manufacturing company has already announced prices for the 300NK BS 6 naked roadster and announced the arrival of the two bikes – 650NK BS 6 and 650GT BS 6 on his social networks. Similar …

DHL Global Forwarding, Freight, the leading international freight division of Deutsche Post DHL Group, today announced new features and greater functionality for myDHLi, coinciding with the digital platform’s first anniversary. Following a successful launch of myDHLi, DHL has extended the platform’s global availability from eight to 62 countries. In addition, its online bookings and sales …

In order to minimize errors and subsequent inconvenience to citizens, the CoWIN system introduced a “4-digit security code” from May 8th. Now, vaccinators will need to submit the 4-digit code into the CoWIN system to correctly record immunization status. This new feature will be applicable only to those who have made an online reservation to …

The Table Mountain Cable Car has launched a private car service for interested customers, with the ability to book tickets online. However, it is not cheap. The company announced the new service on May 4. The service gives customers an added level of social distancing for mountain travel. It aims to appeal to group visits …

By noon, more than 1,200 reservations had been made for Parks Canada sites in Prince Edward Island, just hours after the online reservation system went live for the province. Hundreds of people lined up virtually as soon as they could to try and get a campsite. Marie-Sophie Desaulniers, manager of visitor experience planning at Parks …

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 23, 2021 — (PR.com) — Major hotel chain Suha Hospitality has endorsed eRevMax distribution solutions which have helped the group improve its online booking productivity. All of the brand’s properties currently use RateTiger Connect to manage rates and availability on connected OTAs directly from their PMS. They also use RateTiger’s …

news, business, Kngsley Hotel, Kingsley Crystalbrook On Wednesday afternoon, social media pages at the new five-star Kingsley Crystalbrook hotel in the heart of Newcastle at 282 King Street announced that reservations had started. Kingsley’s website says the hotel will open on June 15. Those who join the hotel’s “The Crystalbrook Crowd” mailing list receive a …

Enid’s downtown sliding doors will finally open on Thursday. After a decade of turmoil, the Best Western GLō hotel in Enid at 123 W. Maine will begin taking online reservations Thursday so visitors can reserve any of its 96 rooms. New owner and operator Purvish Kothari signed the transfer of ownership on Friday after six …

Online booking opens today for Edinburgh Castle as Historic Environment Scotland (HES) prepares to open the doors of more than 20 paid sites this month. Tickets are now available for sites across the country. The historic sites will reopen on Friday 30 April following dates proposed by the Scottish Government for the reopening of the …

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Chatham-Kent residents who turn 60 or older this year can now book COVID-19 vaccination appointments – and they can do so using a new online system. Author of the article: Marc Malone A healthcare worker prepares to administer a Pfizer / BioNTEch vaccine against coronavirus disease (Covid-19). Photo by CARLOS …

Eager vacationers have virtually stripped Rottnest Island of all its Christmas accommodations, with barely a single spot available with eight months to go. Desperate travelers were forced to sit in long virtual queues, along with thousands of others, on the island’s website yesterday after the Rottnest Island Authority officially opened for Christmas bookings . Once …

New Kawasaki Ninja 300. Image – Vinod Nareshan Kawasaki Ninja 300 rivals TVS Apache RR 310 and KTM RC 390 Online shopping sites have grown exponentially in their business in recent years, even more during the Covid-19 pandemic. To capitalize on this popularity, the new 2021 Kawasaki Ninja 300 will now be available for reservation …

An emerging pattern indicates a sharp increase in bookings for weekdays. (Photo source: SaffronStays) Planning your summer vacation this year? There are many travel options and leisure destinations available, as Indian travelers are now willing to travel even on weekdays to popular domestic destinations, rather than waiting for long weekends. Since the start of unlocking, …

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services said its online reservation tool for the AstraZeneca vaccine was back online after network issues delayed its opening by about 90 minutes on Saturday morning. Appointments for Albertans born between 1957 and 1961 were to be open for reservations at 8 a.m. on Saturdays. From that point on, the website …

BMW India will begin accepting reservations for its very first locally assembled M Performance model, the BMW M340i XDrive, exclusively through the BMW online store from today (3:40 p.m.). With limited units that would be available to book online for a fee of Rs 1 lakh, the first 40 customers will also be offered a …

Opening of BMW M340i xDrive online reservations in India from today BMW India has some news to share, folks! The BMW M340i xDrive will be available for pre-order in India from today. Yeah. The Munich-based automaker has announced that it will start accepting BMW M340i xDrive reservations in India from 3:40 p.m. on March 5, …

January 21, 2021 Aptera, the solar-powered car that can reach 0-60 acceleration in 3.5 seconds and travel 1,600 km (1,000 miles) on a single charge, is now on sale with manufacturers announcing the start of pre-bookings . Aptera is the first ever-charged solar electric vehicle that requires no charging for most daily use and recharges …

KUALA LUMPUR: Tourists who make online reservations for their accommodation will be charged tourist tax, which will be levied on them. This is part of the proposed amendments as part of the Tourism Tax (Amendment) Bill 2020 tabled for its first reading in Dewan Rakyat on Thursday, December 10. The bill also proposed that tourist …

Ahmednagar (Maharashtra) [India], November 15 (ANI): With the government of Maharashtra allowing the reopening of religious places, the Sai Baba temple in Shirdi is expected to welcome worshipers on Monday after seven months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Temple management told ANI that visitors would only be allowed after making an online reservation for …

The Melburnians are currently celebrating the end of one of the toughest and longest lockdowns in the world. Many will mark the occasion with a visit to their favorite cafe or a catch-up with friends and family. But for hundreds of Melburnians, the best way to celebrate their new-found freedom was to visit their favorite …

Slowly more and more amenities are coming back to Walt Disney World Resort. Over the summer months, experiences like Droid Depot, Capture Your Moment Photo Experience and a few more started to return to Disney theme parks and hotels in Orlando. Customers who canceled pre-existing reservations were able to start booking their experiences over the …

Content of the article Due to a surge in demand recently, appointments for COVID-19 testing at the drive-through assessment center at Stratford General Hospital can now be booked online. Content of the article The Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance on Thursday launched a new booking tool on its website. Anyone wishing to have a test can …

– Available on the Android and iOS application – Can be used to book motorcycles and service appointments – Integrated payment options available in the app Royal Enfield announced an app for Android and iOS platforms. The smartphone app can be used to book Royal Enfield motorcycles online. Potential buyers can select the product of …

Honda Motorcycle And Scooter India (HMSI) announced its new online booking platform on the company’s website. Interested customers can now book Honda scooters and motorcycles online. Honda says the online booking platform is secure and provides convenience to its customers during the current coronavirus pandemic. Customers can book the desired two-wheeler, select the color and …

An extraordinary cabinet meeting held in the middle of last month ruled that hotels would be allowed to host gatherings, meetings and conferences. The meeting also enabled national and international tourism for visitors traveling on charter flights. In order to facilitate recovery after the covid-19 pandemic, two young entrepreneurs, Nghombombong Minuifuong, a Cameroonian citizen, alongside …

Adventure center specialist Peak has seen a surge in new bookings during the lockdown – despite its centers being closed. The Audley-based company, which offers outdoor activities for the whole family as well as tailor-made adventure packages, has six locations across the UK, including Trentham Estate and Astbury near Congleton. Its centers were forced to …

From pre-menu online reservations over the phone, from in-car dining to minimal contactless service, restaurants across the city are designing new ways to serve customers while stopping the spread of Covid-19, as they reopen their stores from June 8. Many outlets occupying 120 square feet, which are bound to be crowded even with half their …

The COVID-19 gloom has forced the auto industry to take a sharp turn towards online car reservations to keep their engines running. Here are the brands that do. The final quarter of an already gloomy year was the biggest slump the auto industry has seen in the past decade. All business departments are concerned: Research …

According to the latest reports, a few airlines have started taking passenger bookings for domestic travel from June, with commercial flight services remaining on hold until May 31 (lockdown 4.0). All commercial flight activities in the country were suspended in March, when the first nationwide lockdown was imposed to stop the spread of the deadly …

Advertising and media veteran Jason Kelly co-founded a new startup called Kambr that wants to change the way airline analysts handle flight prices and inventory. The startup plans to create revenue management software that major airlines can use to monitor how people buy airline flights and help them compete with online travel agents. Ultimately, Kelly …

Marengo Holiday Park in Apollo Bay, Australia Australian holiday parks are gradually regaining control of their online sales distribution channels and reclaiming market share from major OTAs such as Booking.com and Expedia, according to the first RMS Cloud Holiday Park Performance Index. The results were based on more than two million online bookings made through …

It is the traveller’s nightmare. You book a trip online and use the wrong dates. Spotting the error quickly, you assume you can change the reservation. To your horror, you find the reservation to be firm and final. No refund allowed. Mary Lennon found herself in this trap by booking a three-night stay at the …

The 2019 ICC World Cup boosted online ticket and hotel bookings in the UK by 50% this summer. Bookings for the third week of June are the highest when India plays the mother of all cricket battles – against Pakistan on June 16 at Old Trafford, Manchester. Electronic travel companies receive bookings from the corporate …

Skift take It turns out that TUI is not immune to the challenges facing the rest of the European travel market. Patrick Whyte, Skift European travel company TUI Group has spent the last few years moving away from its past as a tour operator, and looking at its latest financial results, it’s easy to see …

PATNA: The Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation (BSTDC) will launch online ticket booking for its buses starting next week. “Currently online booking is only available for one bus on the Patna-Ranchi-Patna route per day. From next week, tickets can be booked online for all BSTDC 34 vehicles, including eight small buses, two caravans, one passenger, …

Meetingsbooker.com, the global leader in online meeting room bookings, has scoured its data to compile a detailed report outlining key trends surrounding online meeting venue discovery and booking. The report titled “Online Meeting Bookings Brings in the Numbers You Need to Know” highlights the rapid digitization of this multi-billion dollar industry from an offline transaction …

Meetingsbooker.com took a look at their data to compile a detailed report outlining key trends surrounding online meeting room discovery and booking. The report titled “Online Meeting Bookings Brings the Numbers You Need to Know” highlights the rapid digitization of this multi-billion industry from an offline transaction to a fast online solution. Meetingsbooker.com, the global …

Direct bookings of Greek hotels via the Internet increased by 107.49% in the period January-August 2017 – compared to the corresponding period in 2016 – while the revenue from direct bookings also increased by 75.28%. The results were released Thursday by the companies Axia Hospitality and Nelios, at an event in Athens. In addition, both …

Click on the image to watch TVC. MakeMyTrip has added another campaign to its online hotel reservations push by offering a first night’s stay free on the first booking. The new TVC featuring brand ambassadors Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh tells a story of childhood friends with a dash of humor. Through a slew of …

The vacation booking company has added the Caribbean island to its list of destinations Beautiful day in Havana: the Cuban capital is a must Expedia announced that it now offers online reservations for hotels in Cuba ! The vacation booking company has partnered with 25 of its Expedia partner hotels, including Barcelo, Blue Diamon, Sercotels, …

Skift take Businesses can now expand their use of online platforms to book small meetings in creative venues, as they now have the ability to send messages directly to venues in real time and integrate compliance requirements. Greg Oates, Skift The future of meetings and events The last few years have seen an increase in …

US online travel agencies (OTAs) continue to rise and have increased their share of the total travel market. Driven mainly by the hotel and mobile industries, OTA online reservations are now growing faster than those of suppliers, which are on the decline. Photo: Phocuswright The share of OTAs in the online travel market reached 39% …

Skift take Online hotel bookings remain much more valuable than online short-term rental bookings and will experience greater online growth in the long term as more travelers use their devices to book a room and stay. move away from alternative booking methods. Dan Peltier, Skift There is no doubt that short-term rentals have caused a …

Ryanair will require all customers booking through its Irish website or app to join ‘My Ryanair’ from 1 November. As of the beginning of next month, all customers using Irish Ryanair.com The Irish website and mobile app will need to automatically enroll in the ‘My Ryanair’ program before finalizing flight bookings, the airline announced today. …

Big hotel chains are becoming aware of competition from online travel portals as more and more travelers choose to book online. Online travel agencies or OTAs like MakeMyTrip and Yatra typically charge a 10-12% hotel commission on each accommodation booked. “We want more online bookings to go through our own channels, where the cost is …

MUMBAI: In a bid to push online bookings and payments, midsize chain Keys Hotels has partnered with a holding company towards e-commerce. As part of the partnership, Keys Hotels customers can manage their reservations and payments across all Keys hotel brands using Paytm. Currently, the hotel chain obtains 20 to 25% of its reservations via …

Virgin Atlantic increases online bookings with SaleCycle remarketing solutions 09/12/2015, by WiT, in Marketing, Sectors Virgin Atlantic, one of the UK’s leading long-haul airlines, has seen an increase in online bookings of more than 5% thanks to SaleCycle’s email and on-site remarketing solutions. The behavioral marketing company said booking abandonment was a huge challenge for …

Online travel agencies (OTAs) which were instrumental in sustaining occupancy rates during the difficult years of the 1990s have been accused of exploiting their position of strength in a way that violates the rules of fair competition. Following a number of actions and investigations in the UK (Med Hotels, Skoosh, IHG), class actions in California …

The Middle East travel market is poised to experience significant growth over the next few years, according to a new study from travel industry research authority Phocuswright. Jeff Strachan: Growing Middle Eastern Online Channel. As internet penetration increases, so does the population of young adults ready to travel, and as the region’s technological infrastructure improves …

The St Moritz, a 48-room luxury resort with 13 self-catering apartments and 34 self-catering villas, located in Cornwall, has seen online bookings skyrocket thanks to its new website and online booking platform of Guestline (www.stmoritzhotel .co.uk). The resort needed a fully integrated solution that would drive direct bookings and increase revenue through a professionally designed …

Premier Inn — Photo by RateTiger With the growth of online bookings, Premier Inn India felt the need to move from the SimpleDistribution web-based channel manager to the more sophisticated RateTiger RTSuite to better manage the various aspects of distribution to maximize online reach and revenue. The group uses the new RTSuite 3.0 to centrally …