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The Navarino Booking Engine supports New Media distribution.

Booking engine continues to deliver award winning business through social networks such as Facebook.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

MP's to lobby for cut in tourism VAT

The British Hospitality Association (BHA) is increasing pressure on the government to cut the rate of tourism VAT by establishing a cross party parliamentary group of MP's to build momentum for the bill.

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on the Visitor Economy will be chaired by Nigel Huddleston, Conservative MP for Mid Worcestershire and Margaret Ritchie, the Social Democrat and Labor MP for South Down in Northern Ireland.

It will also promote measures to drive visitor number and investment across regional economies in Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Friday, July 10, 2015

France bans rate parity

France is to ban rate parity, after legislation outlawing the practice passed its third review by the French National Assembly yesterday.

Following confirmation from the French prime minister Manuel Valls (pictured), the legislation is expected to be adopted no later than today (10 July).

However, this new law contradicts commitments by the French Competition Authority accepted earlier this spring.

The commitments agreed between prominent online travel agents (OTAs) and the French Competition Authority included a provision that would allow for narrow rate parity, a condition that permits the OTA to restrict a hotel from offering lower public room rates on the hotel’s own website than the rates offered through the agent’s site. As a result, customers continue to see virtually the same price across all websites rather than a competitive marketplace with many sites competing with one another to offer the most attractive deal. Read More »

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Booking Tips

Ensure that your GDS rates are in parity - if you are selling rates cheaper on public websites, this will significantly affect reservations through the Navarino GDS/IDS booking system, as clients will go elsewhere for the cheapest rate. Travel Agents rely on being able to source the best rates for their travellers, and if your hotel is found to be out of parity on GDS this will significantly damage their willingness to book your property on future occasions.


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