Live Show 224 November 22nd 2019

Live Show 224 November 22nd 2019

This Week in Hospitality Marketing Live show 224

CoHosts
Lily Mockerman
Robert Cole
Stuart Butler
Tim Peter

Show Notes
00:02 — Hospitality: staying open in the race to the bottom
00:30 — Check In, Check Out Anytime You’d Like at These Hotels
00:53 — EDreams Adds Hotels to Prime Subscription Scheme
01:11 — Booking Holdings and Expedia in Arms Race to Deliver the Connected Trip
01:39 — The Google Squeeze
01:44 — Remaining articles recap
02:14 — Show ends

TOPICS – LIVE SHOW #224:

Top Story

1. Every Phocuswright Conference Center Stage Session (21 Keynote/Interview/Panel Videos)
https://www.phocuswrightconference.com/Live-Stream/2019/Center-Stage

If I had to pick a top five to watch:
* Venture Capital – Executive Interview: Virgin Galactic & Social Capital (Chamath Palihapitiya & Brad Gerstner)
* Wall Street – Executive Roundtable: Street Talk (Jake Fuller, Guggenheim | Mark Mahaney, RBC | Eric Sheridan, UBS | Lloyd Walmsley, Deutsche Bank | Seema Mody, CNBC)
* Tech Trends – Keynote + Executive Interview: Kara Swisher (Recode)
* Tech Research – Phocuswright Research, Traveler Tech Trends (Mark Blustein)
* Generally Entertaining Opinions – Executive Interview: KAYAK (Steve Hafner)

Brands & Product

2. Marriott Plans to Inject Color Into ‘Beige’ Sheratons. It Won’t Be Easy.

3. Check In, Check Out Anytime You’d Like at These Hotels

Check In, Check Out Anytime You’d Like at These Hotels

4. Barack Obama Prefers to Stay at a Hampton Inn
https://www.travelandleisure.com/hotels-resorts/barack-obama-hampton-inn-hotels

Intermediaries & Distribution

5. Booking Holdings and Expedia in Arms Race to Deliver the Connected Trip

Booking Holdings and Expedia in Arms Race to Deliver the Connected Trip

6. Hospitality: staying open in the race to the bottom
https://www.eyefortravel.com/distribution-strategies/hospitality-staying-open-race-bottom

7. EDreams Adds Hotels to Prime Subscription Scheme

EDreams Adds Hotels to Prime Subscription Scheme

Marketing & Strategy

8. The Google Squeeze
https://stratechery.com/2019/the-google-squeeze/

9. J.D. Power: Travel Industry Apps and Websites Lag Behind Other Industries

J.D. Power: Travel Industry Apps and Websites Lag Behind Other Industries

10. Cvent Q3 2019 Group Business Outlook Projects a Challenging U.S. Group Business Market
https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article108142.html

Tech & Finance

11. STR Downgrades RevPAR Growth Projections

STR Downgrades RevPAR Growth Projections

12. Accor Hotels Subsidiary Leaks a Terabyte of Data
https://hospitalitytech.com/accor-hotels-subsidiary-leaks-terabyte-data

13. Top Executives on the Close of the Aimbridge-Interstate Merger

Top Executives on the Close of the Aimbridge-Interstate Merger

Ruh-Roh

14. Sinner Hotel: Is This The Naughtiest Hotel In Paris?
https://www.cntraveller.com/gallery/sinner-hotel-review

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