Live Show 178 January 4th 2019

Live Show 178 January 4th 2019

“Battle of the Titans as Expedia and Marriott haggle over fees’

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CoHosts
Tim Peter
Stuart Butler
Robert Cole
Edward StOnge
Show Notes
00:04 — 2018 stats review with Robert
00:10 — Kalibri Labs’ 2019 Hotel Industry Performance Forecast
00:16 — Freitag’s 5: What US hotels’ November slowdown means
00:38 — Will a New Marriott-Expedia Contract Signal a Sea Change in the Direct Booking Wars?
01:03 — An executive’s guide to AI
01:07 — Facebook and its data use control
01:11 — GDPR the pitfalls of plugins and messing with tracking on the site
01:18 — Two roads goes rogue with a splitter ownership group from the Hyatt sale
01:22 — What is going on with the influencers platforms that keep a perpetual influencer engagement
01:27 — How Much of the Internet Is Fake? Turns Out, a Lot of It, Actually.
01:32 — Shorby use for expanded the links you have available on Instagram
TOPICS – LIVE SHOW #178:
Top Story
  1. Will a New Marriott-Expedia Contract Signal a Sea Change in the Direct Booking Wars?
Brands
  1. Lodging Insights: 2018 Final Edition
  1. Kalibri Labs’ 2019 Hotel Industry Performance Forecast
  1. Freitag’s 5: What US hotels’ November slowdown means
  1. Analyst: Alternative Accommodation Leaders Will Surpass Top Hotel Chains Volume By 2021
Intermediaries
  1. Airbnb Wins Preliminary Ruling Blocking NYC Demand for Data
  1. Watchdog group says Kayak, TripAdvisor travel apps send users’ data to Facebook
  1. Online travel in 2019: Smart distribution, wholesaler solutions and more
Marketing
  1. 11 uncomfortable truths about hotel revenue management
  1. How manipulative are “loyalty points” programs?
  1. Brands are flocking to this Instagrammable penthouse
Tech
  1. An executive’s guide to AI
  1. 10 skills that will help you get a better job in 2019
  1. Welcome to the Hot 25 Startups for 2019
Ruh-Roh
  1. How Much of the Internet Is Fake? Turns Out, a Lot of It, Actually.

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