Google Instant booking

Google Instant booking

The fast grow of metasearch engines has attracted Google to the sector. The search giant is now rising in importance in the hotel online distribution. First, Google has launched a metasearch engine for hotels, the Google Hotel Finder. Now they are testing Instant...
3 tips to make the most of hotels’ partnership with OTAs

3 tips to make the most of hotels’ partnership with OTAs

OTAs are here to stay and – like it or not – there isn’t much hotels can do about it. What hotels can and should do is to strengthen their partnership with the OTAs and focus on what they do best. It suffices to look at the great example of OTAs as...
Catering to Russian market

Catering to Russian market

Russian travelers are increasingly booking trips abroad. Seeing as high-spending guests, each hotel should the possible and the impossible to cater to their needs. Otherwise, they’ll go and stay somewhere else. Catering to Russian market Invest in your Russian...
Russians hunger for travel

Russians hunger for travel

Russia is one of the largest outbound markets in the world. Last year, nearly 40 million Russians traveled overseas, making them the world’s second-fastest growing group of tourists. In 2012, Russian tourists spent $43 billion abroad, placing them as the fifth...