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Global Hotel Exchange (GHX) Fights For What's Right in Online Hotel Booking

Bill_Robinson | Posted 06.16.2012 | Travel
Bill_Robinson

Just like Rockefeller was doing to small gas stations, these gigantic, well-entrenched online creatures can put smaller, independent travel businesses right out of business if they don't want to pay 35% of their revenues to these avaricious OTAs.

New Hotel Booking Site Promises Easy Hotel Refunds

Posted 03.21.2012 | Travel

A new booking site from TripAdvisor launches Wednesday, promising users an instant refund of the price difference if the rate at which they reserve a ...

The Software Algorithm That Turns Hotel 'Lookers' Into 'Bookers' (Part Two)

Bill_Robinson | Posted 04.10.2012 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

The REVPAR GURU system allows hotel owners and staff to monitor many of their key metrics while in the office or on the fly.

The Software Algorithm That Turns Hotel 'Lookers' Into 'Bookers' (Part One)

Bill_Robinson | Posted 04.10.2012 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

Shouldn't the goal be the same in the airline and hotel industry: full capacity at any fare/rate? Wouldn't a better policy be "no plane leaves with an empty seat, ever" or "we'll fill every room tonight if we have to let them go for $10?"

Bills Back on the Field

Alyssa Jung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alyssa Jung

OTAs (voluntary spring practices) started this week and that means... well, what does that mean?