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We previously published the news that Expedia is now offering hotel package rates to travellers that previously booked a flight on Expedia. By exposing the actual rates instead of hiding them inside a true package, Expedia has stepped forward knives out, like a gang of Roman senators stalking Caesar. As observed, Expedia undercut SPG.com by […]

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  Like someone who finds themselves newly divorced and in need of getting into shape ahead of re-entering the “dating pool,” Sabre Holdings, a leading travel technology, distribution, and marketing company, has been taking steps to improve its businesses ahead of a possible IPO.  Sabre has recently sold several of its business units, including Zuji (an Asian-focused […]

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Tripadvisor launched a new online hotel booking site today: Tingo.com. Dont look for it (yet) on the Tripadvisor site however – not even as a search comparison option. Tingo takes a little bit from Expedia (hotel inventory), a little bit from Orbitz (Price Assurance) and combines them into what is pitched as a new offering […]

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This morning, we saw a FB posting from a good friend about a new website, Guestmob.com. Guestmob claims to offer prices “20-50%” lower than Kayak by pitting hotels “against each other for the right to fill empty hotel rooms” Consumers enter the site and pick a destination and dates par usual, and then offered a […]

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