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The battle of the bookings: How hotels can work with, not against OTAs

The battle of the bookings: How hotels can work with, not against OTAs

As the industry gears up for two major hotel events in the next few weeks, experts have agreed that online travel agents (OTAs) may not be the ‘necessary evil’ they are made out to be, and may actually offer many features designed to help, rather than hinder, hoteliers.

Pepper the robot is on trial in Pizza Hut in Japan

Age of the restauroids: Will robots become a reality in restaurants?

M Live, Marriott International's new social marketing system, is coming to Europe

Marriott launches social marketing programme M Live in Europe

There are still misconceptions around how hotel bookings websites work with the majority of consumers believing OTAs will always give them the cheapest available rate

IHG: Travellers hold misconceptions about hotel bookings sites

OpenTable app launches 'lickable' food pictures

OpenTable app launches 'lickable' food pictures

Hospitality is particularly vulnerable to data breaches, but there are steps you and your business can take to protect it from cyber crime. Photo: Thinkstock/istock/BrianAJackson

How to protect your hospitality business from cyber crime

Hotels and restaurants overall had slower and less engaged responses than other sectors according to BDRC Continental's Twystery survey

Restaurants and hotels rank low on Twitter response survey

HMA is now part of HOSPA

Hotel Marketing Association partners with HOSPA

Hospitality could be neglecting the tech-savvy over 50s when considering guest focused technology, says QikServe

Hospitality neglecting 'silver surfers' for millennials

Pubs and bars witness steep rise in contactless spend

Pubs and bars witness steep rise in contactless spend

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