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Skift.com report on consolidation of online travel booking sites

Skift.com published an article this week, The Consolidation in the Online Travel Booking Space Over the Last Two Years, with a table showing the acquisitions and consolidation of online travel booking sites over the past 18 months by four major online travel booking agencies (OTA): Expedia, HomeAway, Pricceline and TripAdvisor. Expedia.com Online Travel Space Acquisitions…

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Travel Channel sees a pearl in Oyster.com

Hotel review site Oyster.com now has a new travel companion after Travel Channel buys a $5.7 million stake in the 2009 travel site start-up. Oyster.com hotel review site gets one concept across to consumers that actual hotels just don’t seem to get – numerous photos of the hotel property and room types. This is my…

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Elevator Talk

Occasionally I have a list of hotel related news items I find interesting, yet never get around to writing an article on the topic. I call these pieces Elevator Talk. The idea is you can discuss this item during the time of an elevator ride. Got Points? Get Stuff! Hotelmarketing.com says hotel loyalty program members are…

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