Tag Archives: OTA commissions

Monopolies are Made and Unmade

This is an unmissable read for all hoteliers with serious aspirations to regain, and be in control of their own destiny! Monopolies Are Made And Unmade By Georges Panayotis

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Increase Direct Bookings and Keep Your OTA Happy? Yes, It’s Possible

This is a guest post by Ashley Verrill  Hotel operators were thrilled when OTAs like Priceline, Orbitz and Hotels.com first emerged in the hotel industry. These online companies helped fill vacant rooms and brought in extra revenue that hotel operators otherwise … Continue reading

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A call for a commission-free day

A call for a commission-free day, a great article by Larry Mogelonsky we just had to reproduce All properties rely (to varying degrees) on online travel agencies for leisure bookings. And for most, it is a love-hate relationship; everyone appreciates the … Continue reading

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The true cost of OTA commission (rarely drawn to the attention of the hotel!)

To many this may be obvious, but my experience tells me it isn’t. It came to my attention again most recently on a daily deals issue very topical these days). Here’s the scenario:- Intermediairs such as OTA’as, daily deals sites, … Continue reading

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