OTAs embrace members-only hotel promotions
A growing number of online travel sites are offering members exclusive and time-limited access to deep discounts—adapting the business model of many online sellers of designer fashions.
On Thursday, travel site Kayak.com launches a private-sale program offering users exclusive discounts of up to 50% on hotels. Initial deals include stays at the Mondrian in Los Angeles and the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino in St. Martin. The company plans to add deals on air travel and packages.
Read the full story at: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704094304575029121636220924.html?mod=WSJ_latestheadlines