Monthly Travel & Hospitality Roundup: MAY 2019

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We are back with our Monthly Travel and Hospitality Roundup, where we bring you news from the travel industry to keep you updated. Don’t forget to follow us on social media: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn

 

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Beekeeper Joins Panel of Experts at NYU to Discuss Operations and the Guest Experience

Monday, June 3rd at 4:00 p.m. in the Booth/Edison Room of the New York Marriott Marquis (fifth floor), will take a 360-degree view of the customer. Moderated by Jennie Blumenthal, Principle of PwC, Hospitality, and Travel, panelists will discuss how customer preferences can Continue Reading…

World domination: OYO schemes to rule the world

OYO announced its agreement to acquire the Amsterdam-based vacation rental company, @Leisure Group. It’s a beneficial move for OYO, with Europe being the largest vacation rental and urban homes market, accounting for 30-40% of the world’s supply. Continue Reading…

Hotels :

Hotel companies get back pricing power as demand rises, supply slows

Luxury and upscale mid-market hotels may be able to increase average room rates further in the current fiscal given the slowing supply of rooms and rising occupancy rates. In the past 18 months, the hotel sector has been reporting gradual demand recovery. The occupancy rate rose to 65% in FY18 from 57% in FY13  Continue Reading…

 

Travel

Amazon announces the launch of domestic flight bookings in India in partnership with Cleartrip

 

US e-commerce giant Amazon on Saturday announced the launch of domestic flight bookings in India. Customers can find the flights icon on the Amazon Pay page in the Amazon mobile app and on the website. During the launch period until May 31 Continue Reading…

 

New travel initiatives welcome tourists to Israel

Israel recorded 1.14 million overseas visitors in the first quarter of this year, up 14 percent from the corresponding period of 2018. With new travel-friendly services initiated in the country, Israel is certainly set to welcome record millions by the end of 2019. Continue Reading…

 

Vietnam Airlines Strengthens Alliance with Sabre to Reduce Costs and Optimize Onboard Catering and Provisioning

The leading technology provider to the global travel industry announced a new long-term agreement with national carrier Vietnam Airlines, which has adopted the industry-leading, Sabre AirVision In-Flight solution. In line with a recently announced memorandum of Continue Reading…

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