Monthly Travel & Hospitality Roundup: MARCH 2019

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Hi All!
It’s been a game-changing 1st quarter for travel & Hospitality.
Allow us to catch you up on what’s been happening in the Industry.
Happy reading!

TECH

Google Quietly Releases Its Hotel Booking Destination With Potentially Huge Implications

Within months, Google has rolled out new features in flights and hotels that, we dare say, make it a convenient one-stop shop to book travel sans encumbrances. Given its dominance in search, hotels and online travel agencies are on another planet if they are not feeling wary. Read More

How OYO is working to become the world’s biggest hospitality chain, one hotel at a time

In its short life, OYO Hotels and Homes have been variously described as a hotel aggregator, an online travel agency (OTA), and even a Ponzi scheme with an unsustainable business model, but never a hotel chain. Today, OYO is India’s largest hotel chain with 100,000 rooms under management. Read More

OTAs

MakeMyTrip sues EaseMyTrip alleging trademark violation

The Delhi High Court has ordered online travel agency (OTA), EaseMyTrip, to stop using “MakeMyTrip” as a Google ad-word until further notice. Google ad-word is an advertising system of search engine platform Google in which advertisers pay for selective keywords to rank their website in its search results. Read More

TRAVEL

Jet Airways crisis: A million seats go missing in a month

The grounding of aircraft by Jet AirwaysNSE 12.41 % has reduced the availability of seats locally by about a million in the past one month, depriving. Read more
Update: Less than 15 aircraft of Jet Airways currently operational:Read more

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