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Why OTAs provide no value for you on metasearch engines

We are proposing something bold, new and somewhat fancy… for now: if you do things properly, you won’t need intermediation where you can reach directly. Metasearch engines are within your reach. A logical conclusion?...

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Bad customer reviews on your hotel website

For a few months, two web sites have been offering the hotel own the service to integrate clients’ reviews in the official hotel website: TripAdvisor and HotelSearch. In both cases, they provide the hotel with a module that…

Against price parity /2

A few months ago, in the first part of this article, I doubted that price parity could provide any value whatsoever to the final customer, as it is normally believed in the hotel business.
César López

Expect the 2008 observing 2007

The demand From our privileged view point we can see what dates are the more sought after ones by thousands of visitors. Every time a visitor introduces some dates, his request is registered. After collating all these requests, we are…

Against price parity / 1

Clients do not mind to find different prices for the same hotel in different channels. Distributors and hoteliers have gladly accepted the rule of price parity, because both of them benefit from hiding their net prices from the clients.