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The Rise of Nomadism and How Travel and Hospitality Are Responding

By David Ryan "The question you should be asking isn't, "What do I want?" or "What are my goals?" but "What would excite me?" Tim Ferriss Like the overall theme in Tim Ferriss's best seller "The 4 Hour Work Week", more and more people are becoming dissatisfied with spending their lives seemingly stuck in one place, working at the same job for years, while yearning for true experiences that connect deep in their soul.

OTAs look elsewhere for growth; or why hotels need to embrace innovation

Online travel agents are active in their search for new revenue streams amid changing consumer trends, slowing levels of growth and the effect of the recent Package Travel Directive in the EU. Expect heightened M&A (mergers and acquisitions) activity in the short term. Expedia confirmed phase 2 of their move into urban markets.

Interview with Hotel PR & Marketing Specialist David Ryan | MattTutt.me

David Ryan is an experienced PR and Marketing specialist, working within the hospitality and travel industry for over 20 years. He's worked with the likes of worldwide hotel brands Accor, Hilton and Best Western Hotels, plus many smaller independent, boutique properties in the UK and Europe.

What's next for PMS firms in Airbnb's ecosystem?

The news this week that Airbnb rival Wimdu is closing, despite $90million in funding, proves that Airbnb continues to dominate the home lodging & vacation rental industry. Yet with whispers of an IPO as early as 2019, they have been busy exploring additional revenue streams. Chief among them is their desire to move towards operating like a hotel.

The Rise of Nomadism and How Travel and Hospitality Are Responding | By David Ryan - Hospitality Net

Who wouldn't want the chance to combine travelling, working, meeting new people and having fun? What's the alternative? To be stuck in an office or cubicle? No thanks! New hospitality firms that understand the new way of travelling, and 'get' nomads include Ace Hotels, Selina, Hoxton Hotels and Roam.

What's Next for PMS Firms in Airbnb's Ecosystem? Is Their Future Assured?

The news that Airbnb rival Wimdu is closing at the end of the year, despite $90million in funding, proves that Airbnb continues to dominate the home lodging & vacation rental industry. Yet with whispers of an IPO as early as 2019, they have been busy exploring additional revenue streams. Chief among them is their desire to move towards operating like a hotel.

Online Travel Agencies Looking Elsewhere for Growth; Why Hotels Need to Embrace Innovation

Take note hotels and hoteliers - you need to start innovating to drive direct bookings. Online travel agents are active in their search for new revenue streams amid changing consumer trends, slowing levels of growth and the effect of the recent Package Travel Directive in the EU.

How secure are property management software (PMS) firms in Airbnb's ecosystem? - TOPHOTELNEWS

Yet with whispers of an IPO as early as 2019, they have been busy exploring additional revenue streams. Chief among them is their desire to move towards operating like a hotel. Their new Airbnb Friendly Buildings Program and tools for landlords mirror the relationship between hotel owner and brands.

Hotels need to embrace innovation as online travel agencies look elsewhere for growth - TOPHOTELNEWS

Online travel agents are active in their search for new revenue streams amid changing consumer trends, slowing levels of growth and the effect of the recent Package Travel Directive in the EU . Expect heightened M&A activity in the short term. Expedia confirmed phase 2 of their move into urban markets.

 

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