Hotels and other hospitality oriented businesses have received the message, big data analytics can solve for major business challenges from price optimization, to predicting touristic flows. However compelling this new realm may be for current and future operations though, not all big data solutions add the same value.
Understanding the technology in the hotel distribution space can be challenging, so many players and so much technology. A visual representation of this technology can help grasp the landscape and “fit the pieces into the puzzle.” Part of working on Hotel Demand Management, and its many layers, meant getting a good grasp of the segments, […]
Marriott International has just reopened the Mayflower in Washington, formerly a Renaissance Hotel, now part of the Autograph Collection Hotels, within the Marriott International family. The hotel, freshly renovated, has been in business since 1925, and it is listed in the National Register of Historic places. Marriott International has invested $20 million to renovate 583 […]
LOT Polish Airlines has not renewed its partnership with Orbitz, the company announced yesterday, so don’t go looking for LOT air fares on the popular travel site anymore. The fares are not affected by the change, but travelers used to book LOT tickets on Orbitz will have to search elsewhere. LOT has several other partners […]