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Thursday, February 08, 2018

SiteMinder unveils the top 15 revenue-generating hotel booking channels of 2017

Sydney, Australia – The global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder, today reveals the 15 booking channels that generated the greatest revenue for hotels in key tourism destinations in 2017. The lists are based on the 72 million hotel reservations that passed through SiteMinder’s channel management solution during the year to produce US$21.53 billion in gross revenue for the company’s 28,000 hotel customers. Read More »

Friday, December 01, 2017

Most Consumers Still Rely on Travel Agents

Despite the rise of OTAs, mobile apps, and other digital booking tools, a recent survey of U.S. travelers found that a majority “are still highly dependent on advice from travel professionals,” according to an official with Travelport, which conducted the poll.

“You still want to go back to that trusted travel adviser you know,” Erika Moore, VP and General Manager-USA for Travelport, said during an onsite interview for Phocuswire. She noted the survey said travel professionals are still used by fully 72 percent of U.S. travelers, regardless of what other technology they may have at their fingertips.

Read Full Article Here http://www.travelmarketreport.com/articles/In-Battle-of-Online-Booking-Versus-Travel-Agents-Most-Consumers-Still-Rely-on-Agents Read More »

Thursday, October 26, 2017

STR Global trends for Edinburgh

Navarino Services Ltd. are delighted to inform you on our latest partnership with other industry professionals. Together with STR Global, Octopus Revenue, Hoteltime Solutions and more we are hosting an informal event to discuss the latest statistics and trends in our industry. Read More »

Monday, October 16, 2017

WTM 2017 fast approaching

Getting ready for another WTM again. Do you want to meet one of the many Navarino team members attending then let us know shortly for the diary is already filling up!  Read More »

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

2017’s digital experience trends show how hotels can increase direct online conversions

The Sabre Digital Experience team recently concluded an analysis of hotel website and customer shopping behavior for the first half of 2017. Travelers are relying more on mobile phones and tablets for both hotel shopping and booking, spending less time on webpages as a result, but showing more willingness to book once they’ve checked availability in a hotel’s booking engine. Here are a few of the insights from our data analysis:   Read More »