Tag Archives: hotel sourcing

New Types of Hotel Rates Ahead

Let’s face it, it’s just a matter of time before hotels start offering non-refundable rates to corporations.  And you thought the hotel RFP process was already a pain in the butt. Just wait until buyers have to try comparing a … Continue reading

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Why Hotels Need Bar Codes

Talk to anybody who has tried to clean up corporate hotel data, and you’ll know they hate doing it. It’s a pain in the butt to take a company’s hotel booking data from its TMC, and merge it with the … Continue reading

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Best Practice: Hotel Sourcing Strategy Study

We’re moving into the hotel sourcing season, so take a moment and think about your favorite little black dress or your best power suit.  What makes it your favorite? And how the heck does this relate to hotel sourcing? Great … Continue reading

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Airlines and Hotels: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

When it comes to buying airlines and hotels, there are some big differences. That may not be the case in the near future.  I think we’re beginning to see a shift – the beginning of a shift – away from … Continue reading

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