Tags OTAs

Tag: OTAs

Vietnam travel e-commerce site goes live in Singapore

Fayfay.com, an e-commerce website dedicated to Vietnam travel experiences, has launched its portal in Singapore. The company was co-founded by former investment banker Kingston Lai,...

Tech giants Google and Alibaba are bigger travel threats than ever

While much attention in the travel industry has been given to “disrupters” like Airbnb and Uber, the continual foray of tech giants into the...

Airbnb takes on OTAs in open letter to hoteliers

Having declared its intentions to be 'for everyone', Airbnb last week penned an open letter to "boutique hotels and B&B owners", touting its lower...

The biggest challenges for Asia’s inbound agents in 2018 (part 1)

When asked what they foresee as their biggest challenge this year, it’s clear that the growing tentacles of online platforms is the elephant in the room for many inbound agents across Asia. Other bugbears include geopolitics, which affects their market mix, and a lack of destination marketing wherewithals.

The biggest challenges for Asia’s inbound agents in 2018 (part 2)

When asked what they foresee as their biggest challenge this year, it’s clear that the growing tentacles of online platforms is the elephant in the room for many inbound agents across Asia. Other bugbears include geopolitics, which affects their market mix, and a lack of destination marketing wherewithals.

Sri Lanka to levy booking tax on OTAs

After months of debate and discussion, Sri Lanka is finally imposing a tax on OTAs and online accommodation sites effective April 1, 2018. The new...

Customer experience moves up on the OTA agenda

Online travel providers, often associated with inventory size rather than service, are increasingly fine-tuning the customer experience through methods ranging from tech-focused ones to...

The prize and price of mobile

In an age of rapid digitisation, Pamela Chow examines why some agencies have successfully made strides into the mobile space while others prefer traditional mean

            Most Popular

            Sponsored Posts

            Tried and Tested

            Hot Deals

            What to Buy Now