2013-10-16 TravelTech News Review

Focus on: China Skift Country Profiles: Chinese Online Travel Market in 2013 Informative article on the Chinese Travel Market, with some astounding numbers: “Total revenues of the travel industry in China grew from RMB1.16 trillion (US $190 billion) in 2008 to RMB2.57 trillion (US$419 billion) in 2012, representing a CAGR of 22.0%, according to iResearch.…

2013-09-24 TravelTech News Review

Online Travel Industry Why CheapOair Is Sticking With Flights While Booking Peers Chase Hotels – Skift Not long ago a very frequent flyer told me that he usually checks CheapOair first before any other OTA because they often really to have cheaper flights. “[Founder and CEO Sam Jain] argues that a single-minded focus on, and…

Anticipatory Assistants • Focus on: Social, Reviews, Tours, Innovation Blockers, Air Distribution, Space Travel, and More…

Anticipatory Assistants • Focus on: Social, Reviews, Tours, Innovation Blockers, Air Distribution, Space Travel • 180 Travel Briefs • Awesome Travel Photos • Tech Briefs • I Write Like… Editor’s Note I’ve been very busy with my day job, helping to deliver a next-generation travel search and booking site and it has been far too…

Travel Suppliers Make Most Online Sales • Petition for Airfare Transparency • Onity Lock Thefts • 60 Travel Briefs • Travel Aspirations

Suppliers make the Majority of Online Travel Sales and the Gap is Widening For all the complaining that hotels and airlines do about pricing pressure from online travel agencies, you would think that OTAs had all the power in the market. The numbers suggest a different story. Industry analyst firm PhoCusWrite predicts that supplier websites…