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Philippine hotels work to cut OTA commissions

Filipino hoteliers are looking to renegotiate the commission of OTAs for a period of six months to one year so they can recoup certain...

Vietnamese entrepreneur devises one-stop travel solution for domestic market

As Vietnam’s domestic tourism market continues its upwards trajectory, one local start-up is aiming to solidify the country’s fragmented industry. Avid traveller Trịnh Dình Minh...

Trafalgar chief urges travel agents to prove their value in experience...

The collapse of travel giant Thomas Cook and the uncertain future of cash-strapped Cox & Kings have prompted travel companies to cast a keener...

OTAs must rethink merchandising and retail flows for future growth: Amadeus

As the online travel market continues to rapidly evolve and grow, OTAs in Asia-Pacific looking to remain competitive must embrace merchandising and reinvent retail...

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...

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