Across the spectrum of travel businesses the paradigm shift to mobile now takes on acute significance. From online travel agencies, hoteliers, travel agents, and the business side of the travel industry, the inevitability of the mobile customer has arrived. Fortunately for a good many travel entities, preparations were made to adapt to this shift. However, the majority of businesses worldwide now find themselves behind the proverbial 8-ball. To all the businesses we’ve suggested convert, that milestone we predicted has arrived. Don’t say we didn’t tell you so.
This will be the shortest analysis post I have written out of many thousands. Many people wonder how come all the fuss over OTAs, commissions, and saving a buck where hotel bookings are concerned. The following little bits of info play into the “why” of online booking analysis.
A big part of our job as a travel news source is visiting and evaluating all the tourism & hospitality stuff there is out there on the web. For you readers, as travel enthusiasts or genuine globetrotters, the evaluation process is really the same. In effect, we just “short cut” or enhance the process for you. With this in mind, Argo Travel presents the best digital expriences in travel. This weeks showcased site is the Global Hotel Alliance portal.