Entries by Claire Beheyt

Your Own Hotel Website – Your Strongest Booking Channel

Personalized Incentives Will Convince Your Visitors to Book Directly Increasing direct bookings through your own hotel’s website is a New Year’s resolution almost ubiquitous amongst hoteliers in 2017. The big booking platforms have managed to assume a strong position during the industry’s ongoing transition from offline to online business with four out of five online […]

Our full support for the AAOA efforts to restore balance between OTAs and hotels

The Accommodation Association of Australia has officially requested action in a letter to the Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Mr Rod Sims, and follows an ACCC investigation into this market, which ended with it negotiating an ‘administrative arrangement’ with offshore global online travel agents, Expedia and Booking.com, who control 80 per […]