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All Inclusive Resorts Doing Well with Direct Bookings

A poll published in Travel Weekly mentioned that all-inclusive resorts have significantly improved their direct bookings. The annual poll asks travelers about their booking behavior, and reported that responders booking direct with all-inclusive resorts increased 36% year over year. The percentage of respondents booking at all inclusive resorts through OTAs went down year over year.
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Mobile Browsers and Guest Discovery

Mobile Apps only continue to grow in popularity, and one debate that has risen along with mobile apps is if mobile apps will make the mobile web obsolete. There are users on both sides of the coin, but we believe that neither of them are correct, or their both correct depending on how you look at it!
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Hotel Apps and the Guest Experience

Travelers understand that, while it’s exciting to get out of the daily grind and hit the tarmac heading for their dream destination, it’s also complex and often expensive, which is why travel agents once played such a critical part in the process. Rather than calling airlines for current airfares or using third-party travel websites with booking capability, mobile apps put all the information into the travelers’ hands in an instant.
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A Brief Guide to Google Carousel for Hotels

The Google Carousel, which is the black strip of images that may show up at the top of a location-based Google search result, was introduced last year and has made a significant impact on hoteliers. The Carousel is Google’s way of helping users sort through an array of choices when searching for businesses in a specific location. If you wanted to find a hotel in Chatham, MA for instance and did a search for “hotels in chatham, ma”, then this would trigger the Carousel.
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