Monthly Archives: March 2013

RezNext launches RoomsTonite – Last-Minute Hotel Room Booking for BlackBerry 10

RezNext, a real-time hotel room distribution company, today announced the launch of the coolest last-minute hotel room booking app for BlackBerry® 10. RoomsTonite is specifically designed for the fast paced corporate traveller and impulsive holiday goers. The app is available … Continue reading

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Hotel CEOs see bright future ahead

The four CEOs who took the stage during the “President’s Panel” at the 25th annual Hunter Hotel Conference were nearly unanimous in their optimism for the hotel industry during the next few years. “Supply and demand fundamentals are clearly in … Continue reading

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The Global Hotel Industry: Big, Beautiful and Branded? Part Two

Part one of this article presented initial findings regarding how hotel group supply has developed over the last two decades, this second part concentrates on the extent of market penetration the hotel groups have achieved globally. Global Market Penetration We analyzed … Continue reading

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The Global Hotel Industry: Big, Beautiful and Branded? Part 1

  This short article considers the relative impact of the hotel groups versus independents within a global context and analyses the extent to which the hotel groups have penetrated various hotel markets with regard to their relative market share. The … Continue reading

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A social signal for 2013: is Google+ where it’s at?

Most travel brands use Facebook and Twitter but growing numbers are using Google+ to engage with users in a compelling way. Could this be down to the growing recognition that the boundaries between social and search are becoming increasingly seamless? … Continue reading

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It’s Time Mr Hotel

Well here we are people, it’s that time and we haven’t scored as of yet. It was supposed to be a good year, but that has been slow to happen.  Is going into the second half going to be the same, … Continue reading

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If you can’t beat them join them: tips for hotels in the OTA-direct battle

There is no escaping the need for third-party distribution channels, but hotels should be using them to their best advantage. In this exclusive interview, EyeforTravel finds out how the Onyx Hospitality Group is managing the challenges and opportunities, which from … Continue reading

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