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Effective distribution channels for hotels to stay competitive

VLeisure's CEO and founder Phan Le outlines the effective distribution strategies that hotels should undertake in a highly competitive and fast-changing environment.

A thriving & contested marketplace

The symbiotic and tenuous relationship that OTAs have with airlines and hotels is now shaping up in the hot emerging sector of in-destination experiences. What does the future hold in this newfound alliance between tour operators and OTAs? By Xinyi Liang-Pholsena

Holiday parks in Australia wrestle back online bookings share from OTAs

Australian holiday parks are gradually regaining control of their online sales distribution channels, and clawing back market share from large OTAs such as Booking.com and Expedia,...

HalalHoliday.com launches as Muslim-friendly OTA in Malaysia

Malaysian OTA HalalHoliday.com has recently soft launched as a Muslim-targeted portal offering Umrah and holiday packages – including both inbound and outbound tours – to more...

The changing face of OTA-hotel relationships

Hotels and OTAs need each other, but the scales of their symbiotic relationship often appear tilted in favour of OTAs in the latter’s aggressive growth path in the past decade. As hotels big and small now seek to assert greater control of their distribution channels and commission structures, how will their love-hate relationship with OTAs evolve in the next phase?

Sabre integrates OTA content into lodging solution

Sabre Corporation is releasing a new solution that integrates traditional GDS hotel content alongside content from Booking.com, Bedsonline, and Expedia Partner Solutions. Solving for growing buyer...

Staying relevant in today’s changing travel market

In today's dynamic business world, Maxim Sevastianov, CEO and founder Traveknowledgy, takes a look at OTAs and TMCs can increase profitability while maintaining customer loyalty.

Singapore Tourism Board strikes deals with Traveloka, Alibaba

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has struck partnerships with two major players in online travel – Indonesian unicorn startup Traveloka, fresh out of a US$420 million...

OTAs build up customer loyalty through hyper-personalisation

To increase customer acquisition and effectively connect with target audiences, OTAs are employing unique digital solutions that elevate personalised content to the next level. For...

OTAs put human touch back in booking process

OTAs are working to strike a balance between technology and physical customer service, challenging the notion that online players lack the human touch. Examples of...

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