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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.

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.

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.

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.

What's Next for PMS Firms in Airbnb's Ecosystem? Is their future assured?

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.

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.

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