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Of Battlegrounds, New Channels and the Need for the Right Strategy

Vera Lye | August 21, 2018

By Vera Lye Over a couple of beautiful winter days Down Under, hotel practitioners gathered at the Sydney Exhibition Centre at the No Vacancy Accommodation Expo 2018 to listen to experts discuss changing trends and challenges faced by the industry. In such company, a discussion about the battlefield with new soldiers will inevitably ensue. This time was no different. The hospitality distribution chain was once again described as a "battleground" – a fight for customers and for ownership of those customers. A panel, entitled "Airbnb vs. hotels vs. OTAs," looking at the upsides and the downsides of the distribution landscape, starte...

Live From HEDNA Lisbon: Top Experts Share Practical Advice for Hoteliers

Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association (HEDNA) | June 22, 2018

Washington, DC (June 22, 2018) There were many perspectives on the state of global distribution featured across three days of education, keynotes, and deep-dive panel discussions. From iterating your business models to understanding how payments continue to evolve, here are 7 observations from in and around HEDNA Lisbon 2018. On marketing to millennials – and anyone else online The most vivid keynote of the week came from Steve Bartlett, the founder of social media consultancy Social Change. Beyond the prototypical inspirational founder story, Steve offered some very specific advice for brands defined success selling to consumers ...

Puzzle Partner and HEDNA Join Forces to Deliver Quality Content for the Hotel Industry

Puzzle Partner | November 9, 2017

Agency offering marketing expertise for travel and hospitality technology market engaging with HEDNA to deliver and promote educational resources for HEDNA members and the hotel industry at large. TORONTO, ON (November 9, 2017) – Leading travel and hospitality technology marketing agency Puzzle Partner, today announced their latest alliance with HEDNA, a global forum dedicated to the advancement of hospitality distribution anchored by a fundamental belief in strategic collaboration and knowledge sharing. HEDNA is making bold moves to lead the category and is looking to Puzzle Partner to support their initiatives and help take the ...

Luxury Travel Wholesaler LCI-MTC Group Partners with DHISCO

DHISCO Inc. | January 23, 2017

DALLAS (Jan. 24, 2017) – LCI-MTC Group SA, a global luxury travel wholesaler, has selected DHISCO Inc., the world's leading hospitality distribution company, to help it meet the growing demand by travel agents for seamless access to the most up-to-date hotel rates, the companies announced today. LCI-MTC Group, based in Fribourg, Switzerland, with offices around the world, is a 24-year-old destination management company that works with 10,000 travel agencies to provide a full range of luxury travel packages and services through its LCI Travel Solutions brand. The partnership, LCI-MTC Group said, will enable it to increase hotel inv...

Without Contradiction, There Would Be No Change

Georges Panayotis | December 27, 2016

By Georges Panayotis Life would get pretty boring if there were no controversy. Our last editorial drew a bit of interest and sparked a number of reactions proving how urgent it is to dispassionately examine the concerns of many professionals in the sector without prejudice. For some time now –certainly since online agencies captured a good share of hospitality distribution, the question of branding keeps raising its head to dominate conversations. What is the added value for a property that chooses branding? What does it bring in terms of awareness, image, recognition and differentiation? These questions come up regularly and des... Partners With DHISCO to Expand Global Offerings

DHISCO Inc. | November 16, 2016

DALLAS (Nov. 17, 2016) –, a leader in online reservations for daytime hotel stays, has selected DHISCO Inc., the world's leading hospitality distribution company, to help power its global expansion, the companies announced today during the Phocuswright travel industry conference in Los Angeles. Founder and CEO David Lebée said his company, headquartered in Paris, is the first and most advanced day-stay hotel booking platform, offering rates up to 75 percent off those for traditional night stays. The company, which currently operates in 18 countries, recently opened its North American headquarters in Ne...

DHISCO Signs First Southern African B2B Partner, Plum Accommodation

DHISCO Inc. | August 16, 2016

DALLAS (Aug. 16, 2016) – DHISCO Inc., the world's leading hospitality distribution company, today announced a partnership with Plum Accommodation, making it the first business-to-business travel seller in southern Africa to offer its customers access to DHISCO's global inventory of dynamic hotel rates. Based in Johannesburg, Plum Accommodation is a travel technology platform developed by and for travel professionals, serving more than 2,100 agents in South Africa. With plans to expand extensively into the emerging sub-Saharan Africa regions, Canada, the Middle East and Eastern Europe, the partnership offers Plum Accommodation's ag...

DHISCO Partners with Nirvana, Continuing Reach into Middle East

DHISCO Inc. | July 11, 2016

DALLAS (July 11, 2016) – DHISCO Inc., the world's leading hospitality distribution company, today announced it has been selected by the Abu Dhabi-based tour operator Nirvana Travel and Tourism LLC to power its global growth. The partnership is the latest in a series of new alliances DHISCO has forged to help the growing Middle East travel sector expand globally by ensuring companies like Nirvana Travel and Tourism have access to the best rates and room inventory around the world through its online booking system. Nirvana, the leading full-service tour operator in the United Arab Emirates, recently opened offices in China, Spain an...

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