Hospitality Marketing Live Show 223 November 15th 2019

Hospitality Marketing Live Show 223 November 15th 2019

Hospitality Marketing Live Show 223

CoHosts
Lily Mockerman
Edward StOnge
Stuart Butler
Tim Peter
Robert Cole
Stephanie (Sparks) Smith

Show Notes
00:02 — Expedia Tells Hotels Adding Resort Fees Will Lower Your Listings on Its Pages
00:21 — Skyscanner pivots from original model, becomes marketplace with bookings
00:44 — IHG Is Changing How It Distributes Its Hotel Rates to Boost Direct Bookings
01:14 — Bonvoyed: SPG Members Leaving Marriott, Data Suggests / Survey: People Overwhelmingly Prefer Marriott Bonvoy?!
01:45 — How do you market a destination no compost resort?

TOPICS – LIVE SHOW #223:

Top Story

1. Expedia Tells Hotels Adding Resort Fees Will Lower Your Listings on Its Pages

Expedia Tells Hotels Adding Resort Fees Will Lower Your Listings on Its Pages

Brands & Product

2. IHG Is Changing How It Distributes Its Hotel Rates to Boost Direct Bookings

IHG Is Changing How It Distributes Its Hotel Rates to Boost Direct Bookings

3. Radisson Hotels boss: ‘In the end, our industry will be four or five big groups’
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2019/11/10/radisson-hotels-boss-end-industry-will-four-five-big-groups/

4. Marriott, Hilton, and IHG Dominate U.S. Hotel Construction

Marriott, Hilton, and IHG Dominate U.S. Hotel Construction

Intermediaries & Distribution

5. Expedia Tells Hotels Adding Resort Fees Will Lower Your Listings on Its Pages

Expedia Tells Hotels Adding Resort Fees Will Lower Your Listings on Its Pages

6. Skyscanner pivots from original model, becomes marketplace with bookings
https://www.phocuswire.com/Skyscanner-booking-launch

7. Accor gets access to Alibaba customers via distribution and loyalty deal
https://www.phocuswire.com/Accor-Alibaba-partnership

Marketing & Strategy

8. Booking.com Case Gets Supreme Court Review in Trademark Test
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-11-08/booking-com-case-gets-supreme-court-review-in-trademark-test

9. Here’s what you need to know about Google’s newest local algorithm update
https://searchengineland.com/heres-what-you-need-to-know-about-googles-newest-algorithm-update-possum-2-0-324927

10. Alibaba says Singles Day sales brought in a record $31 billion this year
https://www.fastcompany.com/90428906/alibaba-says-singles-day-sales-brought-in-a-record-31-billion-this-year

Tech & Finance

11. Power in AI

VB Special Issue: Power in AI

12. Trump DC hotel sales pitch boasts of millions to be made from foreign governments
https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/14/politics/exclusive-trump-hotel-investor-pitch/index.html

13. The three biggest tech-led trends for airlines right now
https://www.phocuswire.com/iata-air-retailing-symposium-takeaways?oly_enc_id=7787D0283756J9B

Ruh-Roh

14. Bonvoyed: SPG Members Leaving Marriott, Data Suggests

Bonvoyed: SPG Members Leaving Marriott, Data Suggests

1. Survey: People Overwhelmingly Prefer Marriott Bonvoy?!

Survey: People Overwhelmingly Prefer Marriott Bonvoy?!

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