“Booking took the hoteliers of Avignon hostage”

Booking took the hoteliers of Avignon hostage

Anger is mounting among hoteliers in France, and more particularly among those in Avignon. The president of the union of hospitality trades and industries (Umih) of Vaucluse, Patrick Mounier, is leading the rebellion against the online reservation platform Booking with some twenty hoteliers in Avignon. They are primarily opposed to “head of customer” commissions and … Read more

Independent hoteliers: OTAs generate 40% of overnight stays

1634540517 Independent hoteliers OTAs generate 40 of overnight stays

Travelers also use major digital platforms to search for a hotel room, then book directly with the establishment, according to an unprecedented study. OTAs directly generate 40% of overnight stays by independent hoteliers over the reference year 2019. This is one of the conclusions of a study conducted by the research firm EY Parthenon for … Read more

These die-hard Swiss hoteliers who resist Booking

These die hard Swiss hoteliers who resist Booking

Talking with Richard Kuonen, owner of the Hôtel Alpes et Rhône, in Martigny, is like opening a tourist history book. Remember that before the arrival of the internet and mobile phones, tourists traveled quite differently. That he would find information in tourist guides and catalogs and visit fairs to choose the destination of his next … Read more

Consumption – Why book a hotel without going through booking.com: the arguments of the hoteliers of Puy-de-Dôme

Consumption Why book a hotel without going through bookingcom

How to choose and book a hotel? Your vacation dates are approaching, you have selected your destination, not your accommodation yet. On your computer keyboard, you will type “Sète hotels” or “Noirmoutier hotels”. And the first site that will appear on your screen will be … Booking.com. “We have to be there, loose Michel Pouthiers, … Read more

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