By Julie Sickel
Third-quarter bookings at North American hotels are stronger than at this same time last year for both the group and business transient travel segments, according to TravelClick. Group bookings are up 1.3 percent, and business transient is up 4.7 percent. In rate terms, group is a bit weaker; average daily rate is up 0.8 percent, while business transient ADR is up 3.9 percent.
eHotelier - TravelClick Unveils Latest Version of Hotel Loyalty Solution, Bringing “Reward and Redeem” to Hoteliers
TravelClick, a leading global provider of data and revenue-generating solutions for hoteliers, has announced the release of its latest version of TravelClick Loyalty that now includes “Reward and Redeem” options for its award-winning iHotelier® and Guest Management System platforms. This new feature allows hotels to create a cashback loyalty program with automated points redemption during the booking process. With this release, TravelClick continues to deliver the industry’s only solution that seamlessly offers a Central Reservations System (CRS), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and loyalty solution on a single platform.
By Jason Q. Freed
In a hotel industry starved for innovation, it’s not surprising hospitality leaders on stage at the NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference focused much of their attention not on real estate opportunities but instead on how technology will continue to push the industry forward.
Travel Daily News International - Hotel Rates and Bookings Continue Growth Throughout First Half of 2018
By Tatiana Rokou
For the next 12 months (May 2018 – April 2019), transient bookings are up 2.9 percent year-over-year, and ADR for this segment is up 2.8 percent. When broken down further, the transient leisure (discount, qualified and wholesale) segment is up 3.5 percent in bookings, and ADR is up 2.7 percent.