As airlines double down on investment in business class, there are some experiential table stakes for customers paying the money to sit up front. -Colin Nagy

As airlines double down on investment in business class, there are some experiential table stakes for customers paying the money to sit up front.
-Colin Nagy

Choice Hotels executives talk a big game about the company's new reservations system, debuting early next year. They even use buzz phrases like, "transformative platform" and "innovative tools." But will…

Choice Hotels executives talk a big game about the company’s new reservations system, debuting early next year. They even use buzz phrases like, “transformative platform” and “innovative tools.” But will the new system be a panacea for the hotel chain? We’ll soon find out.
-Brian Sumers

This move could be a modest win-win for Trivago and HomeAway, which both fall within the broader Expedia Inc. orbit. But Airbnb and Booking.com remain fierce competitors for rental search,…

This move could be a modest win-win for Trivago and HomeAway, which both fall within the broader Expedia Inc. orbit. But Airbnb and Booking.com remain fierce competitors for rental search, with Google waiting in the wings.
-Sean O’Neill

Hyatt's loyalty program may be in for some interesting changes next year as the hotel chain vacuums up talent from Starwood. -Grant Martin

Hyatt’s loyalty program may be in for some interesting changes next year as the hotel chain vacuums up talent from Starwood.
-Grant Martin

Bookmakers face regulatory crackdown in Australia

Melbourne Cup party focuses attention on new taxes and tighter advertising rules

Melbourne Cup party focuses attention on new taxes and tighter advertising rules

The amount of personal data dissemination that goes on today is astounding. This scenario will change soon due to a new EU rule: the General Data Protection Regulation.

The amount of personal data dissemination that goes on today is astounding. This scenario will change soon due to a new EU rule: the General Data Protection Regulation.

The International Tourism Trade Fair, FITUR, which is organised by IFEMA from 17 to 21 January 2018 at Feria de Madrid, will be showcasing the actions being undertaken by countries,…

The International Tourism Trade Fair, FITUR, which is organised by IFEMA from 17 to 21 January 2018 at Feria de Madrid, will be showcasing the actions being undertaken by countries, businesses and institutions to contribute to improving the environment…

Following a year of very rapid growth, the Australian Argyle Hotel Group is strengthening its position in the Asia Pacific with its first hotel in Nepal.

Following a year of very rapid growth, the Australian Argyle Hotel Group is strengthening its position in the Asia Pacific with its first hotel in Nepal.

Bed Bath & Beyond Makes for Tempting Buyout Bait: Gadfly

At just $2.8 billion in market value, or less than $20 per share, Bed Bath & Beyond is now noticeably cheap.

At just $2.8 billion in market value, or less than $20 per share, Bed Bath & Beyond is now noticeably cheap.