Posts tagged with: booking.com

The convergence of Google, TripAdvisor and Booking.com

Large Internet companies are evolving with a common objective: occupying the whole life cycle of the client, focusing especially on the most interesting and juiciest part from a money point of view, the booking or the hotel transaction. Historically, the life cycle phases have been occupied by the giants of the industry with well-defined limits.…

Google Hotel Finder: New actor in the soap opera – Blog Mirai

A new actor will appear on screen, the great promise, Google. It has the potential to stir up the hotel distribution soap and to get the other actors to adapt their roles. Will the audience accept it? Will it change the story or will it just turn out to be another cameo appearance? This actor…

Superdiscount + Supercommission: New faces of an old problem

A well-known story for hotels: Powerful middlemen that dominate the market and put pressure on the hotel manager to lower the prices and increase the commission. Before it was the tour-operators, now it is Booking or Expedia, that have managed to continue with the same model adapting it to the new ways of doing things.…