Consumers are now so comfortable booking non-refundable hotel stays that it’s time that travel agents get access to these ‘best-in-market’ rates, according to a new supplier. Fastpayhotels has been set up by Alex Gisbert, who has left Lowcost Travel Group where he was chief operating officer, to establish the B2B start-up. More »
Former Lowcostholidays managing director Tim Buckman is to head a digital marketing firm. He has been named as managing director of Brighton-based addmustard. More »
B2B bedbank Youtravel.com is to expand its long-haul offering as it marks its tenth anniversary in 2016. A series of promotions and events for agents are planned during the year following a claimed “record performance” in the January peak selling period. More »
When Lufthansa imposed a €16 Distribution Cost Charge (DCC) on GDS bookings last September, it claimed the fee represented the difference between the GDS cost to the airline and the “pure distribution cost”, which it put at €2. More »
The way young, digitally-connected urban dwellers research and book holidays is being “fundamentally changed" by technology, a new study reveals. More »
New technology has been introduced at TravelSupermarket.com despite a slump in revenues in the final quarter of 2015. The Moneysupermarket.com Group travel brand saw revenues for the three months to December 31 drop by 11% to £3.6 million. More »
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