Author: Shari

28 Aug 2015 Last Minute Travel Trends

Nearly half of Latin American travelers book last-minute trips for 0-3 days. Also, while their searches include the U.S. cities of Los Angeles and Miami/Fort Lauderdale, their actual bookings don’t include any U.S. cities and the top cities are in Mexico and Bogota, Colombia. Read the...

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12 Mar Think about OTA bookings differently

Think about your relationships with OTAs as channel marketing and a one-time acquisition fee. As competition dwindles for OTAs with only two main competitors in the marketplace, OTAs have no incentive to reduce commissions.  And it´s tough to compete with their tremendous advertising budgets.  Here´s a suggestion...

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09 Mar Mobile Travel Trends for 2015

Expedia recently released this infographic with information about mobile users on their sites.  70% of guests booking hotels within 24 hours are doing it from their mobile devices. The busiest days on mobiles, you might guess, are the weekends with last-minute travel. Throughout the week,...

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