Live Show 228 December 20th 2019

Live Show 228 December 20th 2019

Live Show 228 Replay

CoHosts
Kat Mohammad
Lily Mockerman
Robert Cole
Stuart Butler
Tim Peter
Edward StOnge

Show Notes
00:02 — ‘5-Star Promise’: Hotel industry pledge to improve worker safety gains momentum
00:16 — The Once and Future History of Distribution in 5 Parts
01:00 — Where Airbnb Goes, Hotels Will Follow
01:06 — Brand USA gets refunded and how does that look for other DMO’s

TOPICS – LIVE SHOW #228:

Top Story

1. ‘5-Star Promise’: Hotel industry pledge to improve worker safety gains momentum
https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19156-5-star-promise-hotel-industry-pledge-to-improve-worker-safety-gains-momentum-association-says

Brands & Product

2. Still Waiting for Richard Branson’s Virgin Hotels to Transform Hospitality

Still Waiting for Richard Branson’s Virgin Hotels to Transform Hospitality

3. Where Airbnb Goes, Hotels Will Follow
https://www.gartner.com/en/marketing/insights/daily-insights/where-airbnb-goes-hotels-will-follow

4. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Explained*

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Explained

Intermediaries & Distribution

5. eMarketer Lowers Airbnb’s Share as Competition Heats Up

eMarketer Lowers Airbnb’s Share as Competition Heats Up

6. The Once and Future History of Distribution in 5 Parts

The Once and Future History of Distribution in 5 Parts

7. What Barry Diller Told Anxious Expedia Workers About the Future

What Barry Diller Told Anxious Expedia Workers About the Future

Marketing & Strategy

8. Guest choice driving evolution of loyalty programs
http://www.hotelnewsnow.com/Articles/299406/Guest-choice-driving-evolution-of-loyalty-programs

9. What’s Ahead for the Next Gen of U.S. Hotel Franchisees?

What’s Ahead for the Next Gen of U.S. Hotel Franchisees?

10. Google Flights Teaches The Value of Competition
https://www.jumpshot.com/blog/google-flights-teaches-us-that-competition-is-a-good-thing/

Tech & Finance

11. Picking branding partnerships requires careful thinking
http://hotelnewsnow.com/Articles/299454/Picking-branding-partnerships-requires-careful-thinking

12. Sounding Off: Startups and established brands have hidden motivations
https://www.phocuswire.com/sounding-off-44-job-of-an-entrepreneur

13. Huge Disparity in Corporate Profits Hints at Something Amiss
https://www.wsj.com/articles/huge-disparity-in-corporate-profits-hints-at-something-amiss-11576328400

Ruh-Roh

14. Uber Will Invite Its Drivers to Do Cooking, Cleaning or Laundry Gigs
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-12-18/uber-works-app-expands-to-miami-for-cooking-and-cleaning-jobs

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