What is new in hotel distribution? Not a lot actually
Mobile, the entry of some interesting new players and the emergence of the same-day booking model are influencing hotel distribution, but the author points out that things will not be dramatically different in the industry.
After three and a half days of wandering around the annual HITEC event in the US, I will argue there is not much going on in hotel distribution. Honestly.
Not that there weren’t any conversations. I was particularly excited for the Hotel Distribution Super Session, entitled “Examining all sides of the hotel distribution debate”.
The panel, moderated by Kalibri Labs’ Cindy Estis Green and Open Travel Alliance CEO Valyn Perini, featured some key industry figures: