Football fans visiting Poland for the Euro 2012, be sure to stuff a bit of extra cash in your luggage; with thousands of football fans expected to visit the country in order to take in one or more of the 15 matches to be hosted there, hotels are responding by raising rates exorbitantly.
OpenRoomz.com, has made a few changes to its proprietary hotel search and rate comparison engine, to help travelers find the best hotel rates faster and easier.
In travel technology news from yesterday Tnooz carried the announcement that six of the world’s largest hotel proprietors had launched a booking commune Roomkey. Choice Hotels International, Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Hotels, InterContinental Hotels, Marriott International and Wyndham Hotel Group set sail on a joint venture which is piloted by Pegasus founder John Davis. Argophilia Travel News decided to take the new flagship for a ride.
The definitions of hotel room rate parity vary depending on who is doing the defining. The big online booking platforms speak of consistency and fairness, hotels often simply “have to” maintain parity to play in the game, and so on. But, is consistency at the expense of value and clarity worth then high price? These […]