Hospitality Marketing Live Show 219 October 18th 2019

Hospitality Marketing Live Show 219 October 18th 2019

Hospitality Marketing Live Show 219

Co Hosts
Edward StOnge
Robert Cole

Show Notes
00:02 — Booking.com Predicts the Top Travel Trends for 2020
00:20 — Did Airbnb’s Contrarian Narrative Just Get Messed Up?
00:35 — Accor and Expedia believe there’s a path to save the hotel-OTA relationship
00:52 — TripAdvisor ponders the platform’s future direction, monetization and competing with Google
01:08 — Are you ready for America’s data protection laws?
01:25 — Facebook Watch and the Emotion-Harvesting Future of Television

TOPICS – LIVE SHOW #219:

Top Story

1. Booking.com Predicts the Top Travel Trends for 2020
https://globalnews.booking.com/bookingcom-predicts-the-top-travel-trends-for-2020/

Brands & Product

2. Wyndham’s next steps for La Quinta include dual brand
http://hotelnewsnow.com/Articles/298542/Wyndhams-next-steps-for-La-Quinta-include-dual-brand

3. Five Designers Team Up to Reimagine Virgin Hotels Las Vegas

Five Designers Team Up to Reimagine Virgin Hotels Las Vegas

4. Queensgate Completes $400 Million Freehand Hotels Acquisition
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-10-11/queensgate-completes-400-million-freehand-hotels-acquisition

Intermediaries & Distribution

5. Did Airbnb’s Contrarian Narrative Just Get Messed Up?

Did Airbnb’s Contrarian Narrative Just Get Messed Up?

6. Booking.com’s New Star Ratings for Short-Term Rentals Shake Sector

Booking.com’s New Star Ratings for Short-Term Rentals Shake Sector

1. Booking.com Launches Flights Through Partnership Across Europe

Booking.com Launches Flights Through Partnership Across Europe

2. Booking Holdings Drops Out of Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Initiative

Booking Holdings Drops Out of Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Initiative

7. Accor and Expedia believe there’s a path to save the hotel-OTA relationship
https://www.phocuswire.com/Accor-Expedia-Group-online-travel-agency

Marketing & Strategy

8. Are you ready for America’s data protection laws?

Are you ready for America’s data protection laws?

9. TripAdvisor ponders the platform’s future direction, monetization and competing with Google
https://www.phocuswire.com/tripadvisor-lindsay-nelson-webintravel

10. Tiny tweaks in marketing reap revenue-management reward
http://hotelnewsnow.com/Articles/298583/Tiny-tweaks-in-marketing-reap-revenue-management-reward

Tech & Finance

11. Taking a pulse on hotelier confidence in economic cycle
http://hotelnewsnow.com/Articles/298589/Taking-a-pulse-on-hotelier-confidence-in-economic-cycle

12. Hotels could profit from handing off F&B operations
http://hotelnewsnow.com/Articles/298570/Hotels-could-profit-from-handing-off-FandB-operations

13. Hoist Group acquires HotelEngine booking platform
https://www.phocuswire.com/Hoist-Group-acquires-HotelEngine

Ruh-Roh

14. Facebook Watch and the Emotion-Harvesting Future of Television
https://www.wired.com/story/facebook-watch-emotion-harvesting-future-television/

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