Taking pets on the road is a growing traveller trend. Progressive brands such as Ovolo use their pet-friendly approach as a marketing hook – and now you can too.
Road Warrior is the most iconic descriptor of a business traveller. But what is a road warrior and where does the term come from? Many believe the macho moniker can be traced to the Road Warrior (or Mad Max) series of post-apocalyptic movies starring a battled-scarred Mel Gibson.
Arun Thirumoorthy and Nick Brooke from The Hotel Network were all smiles at the recent BTTB conference in Sydney.
Consumers want instant booking and confirmation and will, in most cases, quickly move on to other options when they don’t find what they want – which is a room right now.
Business travellers wear smart clothes, travel in planes, stay in hotels with marble lobbies and have important meetings in glass-encased towers. Don’t they?
We were stoked to see this bar chart showing The Hotel Network producing more business at less cost for one of our hotels than either Expedia and Booking.com. In fact, we were their top channel partner!
The Hotel Network has launched a new travel booking portal designed for sole traders, entrepreneurs and small to medium sized businesses.
Occupancy isn’t everything – that’s the view of CBRE Hotels, which as evidence points to sluggish (at best) room rate growth in many leading markets despite “ultra-high” occupancies – historically the driver of increased Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR).
Meet Yolande Bassingthwaite, who helps manage supplier relationships at The Hotel Network.
These are three big reasons why hotelier Karen Bradshaw switched to The Hotel Network to market one of Bundaberg’s best properties, the Burnett Riverside Hotel, through Global Hotel Connect.