Latest HA D&T Perspective

Priceline rumoured for TUI buy

Speculation in the Spanish press has suggested that Priceline may continue its recent acquisitions spree with a move on industry giant TUI Travel.

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Expedia beefs up loyalty programme

Expedia has overhauled its loyalty programme to include membership at tiered levels and more opportunities to earn and redeem points.

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Marriott goes local with loyalty

Marriott International has announced “two new ways for next generation travelers to enjoy instant gratification” through enhancements to the company’s rewards programme.

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Booking.com to clarify ‘one room left’

Booking.com has said that it would change the wording on its website after the RCC, the Dutch Advertising Code Committee, concluded that its ‘one room left’ tool mislead customers.

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Mobile bookings not cannibalistic

Carlson Wagonlit Travel has released a study forecasting that mobile bookings will represent 25% of online transactions for corporate travel by 2017, compared to 7% in 2014.

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