Live Show 183 February 8th 2019

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Robert Cole

Show Notes

00:08 — Hotel booking sites to make major changes after CMA probe

00:12 — The difference between horizontal verses vertical pricing

00:46 — Hotels Cut Back on Multi-Brand Strategy

00:58 — Can OYO capture the unbranded hotel market in the U.S. and Europe?

01:06 — Expedia Struggles to Move Beyond Its U.S. Dependence and related articles from Skift 

01:16 — Channel mix isn’t just direct vs OTA

01:21 — Pegasus and Travel Tripper agree to merge in hotel tech wrap-up

01:33 — Many popular iPhone apps secretly record your screen without asking

TOPICS – LIVE SHOW #183:Top Story

  1. Hotel booking sites to make major changes after CMA probe

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/hotel-booking-sites-to-make-major-changes-after-cma-probe

  1. ZEW report – Hotel Rankings Of Online Travel Agencies, Channel Pricing and Consumer Protection

http://ftp.zew.de/pub/zew-docs/dp/dp18059.pdfBrands & Product

  1. Hotels Cut Back on Multi-Brand Strategy

https://www.globest.com/2019/01/30/hotels-cut-back-on-multi-brand-strategy/

  1. Can OYO capture the unbranded hotel market in the U.S. and Europe?

https://www.phocuswire.com/OYO-U-S-Europe-expansions

  1. Amnesty urges world’s leading digital tourism companies to end listings in Israeli settlements

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2019/01/30/amnesty-urges-worlds-leading-digital-tourism-companies-end-listings-israeli-settlements/Intermediaries & Distribution

  1. Expedia Struggles to Move Beyond Its U.S. Dependence
  1. Expedia 4Q 2018 Earnings Announcement

https://ir.expediagroup.com/static-files/62b0026a-b78f-4f27-b1d2-168f664b80b6

  1. Expedia Investor Presentation

https://ir.expediagroup.com/static-files/b61b7a02-2c48-4a78-8ed2-d12b80ec53e8

  1. As competition diversifies, Booking.com remains top hotel channel

https://www.phocuswire.com/siteminder-top-booking-channels

  1. How China’s largest online travel agency connects the world: An interview with Ctrip CEO Jane Sun

https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/china/how-chinas-largest-online-travel-agency-connects-the-world-an-interview-with-ctrip-ceo-jane-sunMarketing & Strategy

  1. Channel mix isn’t just direct vs OTA

http://www.hotelnewsnow.com/Articles/293713/Channel-mix-isnt-just-direct-vs-OTA

  1. Deloitte: Hoteliers Should Plan Ahead
  1. Hoteliers adjust pricing strategies to be more dynamic

http://www.hotelnewsnow.com/Articles/293736/Hoteliers-adjust-pricing-strategies-to-be-more-dynamicTech & Finance 

  1. Pegasus and Travel Tripper agree to merge in hotel tech wrap-up

https://www.phocuswire.com/Pegasus-Travel-Tripper-merger

  1. Executives share visions for role of tech in hotels

http://www.hotelnewsnow.com/Articles/293727/Executives-share-visions-for-role-of-tech-in-hotels

  1. How Royal Caribbean’s Tech Platform Has Affected Revenue

https://hospitalitytech.com/how-royal-caribbeans-tech-platform-has-affected-revenueRuh-Roh

  1. Many popular iPhone apps secretly record your screen without asking

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