Predicting the Rise of the Smart Hotel in 2016

The Smart Hotel of the future adapts to any building, and it's plugged into a city's open data platform to provide a new and untapped hospitality user experience that prioritizes…

The Smart Hotel of the future adapts to any building, and it’s plugged into a city’s open data platform to provide a new and untapped hospitality user experience that prioritizes efficiency, connectivity and mobility.
-Greg Oates

Beating off stiff competition, du’s legal team takes top honours at the inaugural Oath Middle East Legal Awards

du’s in house legal department bags Legal Team of the Year Award-1

Beating off stiff competition, du’s legal team takes top honours at the inaugural Oath Middle East Legal Awards
Everyone wants a trip made just for them, and when you're paying luxury prices it's more likely to happen. -Jason Clampet

Everyone wants a trip made just for them, and when you’re paying luxury prices it’s more likely to happen.
-Jason Clampet

Japan needs its tourism board to stop being so bureaucratic and political and turn this into a marketing opportunity worthy of one of the world's best cities. -Jason Clampet

Japan needs its tourism board to stop being so bureaucratic and political and turn this into a marketing opportunity worthy of one of the world’s best cities.
-Jason Clampet

It is very attractive for Booking.com to abstain from charging travelers a booking fee on vacation rentals. But the lack thereof means Booking.com's commissions may not be competitive and shareholders…

It is very attractive for Booking.com to abstain from charging travelers a booking fee on vacation rentals. But the lack thereof means Booking.com’s commissions may not be competitive and shareholders will likely demand that Booking.com maximize the revenue opportunity and impose the booking fee.
-Dennis Schaal

Thailand wants more tourists from Europe and the U.S. to return and closing this case by whatever means has been a top priority. -Jason Clampet

Thailand wants more tourists from Europe and the U.S. to return and closing this case by whatever means has been a top priority.
-Jason Clampet

UAE fuel prices drop for January

Diesel will cost AED1.61 per litre, down from AED1.83 in December

Diesel will cost AED1.61 per litre, down from AED1.83 in December

These startups have ideas that build on themes travelers have already said they care about: visuals as the gateway to travel, wanting brands to actually know who they are and…

These startups have ideas that build on themes travelers have already said they care about: visuals as the gateway to travel, wanting brands to actually know who they are and wanting something unique at sites that by definition are already unique.
-Dan Peltier