Expedia insights on Thai market

March 31, 2017 by  
Filed under Thailand, TRENDING

BANGKOK, 31 March 2017: Thai hoteliers should tap research and booking trends reported by online travel agencies to help them improve market share and build new business.

That’s the advice from Expedia, an online travel agency that believes its booking data would help hotels using its online booking channels to work smart.

Expedia group’s Thaiand market management director, Pimpawee Nopakitgumjorn, said understanding the travel patterns of visitors will assist Thai hoteliers to better target and capture incremental demand throughout the year. Read more

Brexit closes Lowcosttravel

July 17, 2016 by  
Filed under EUROPE, News, Trade Talk

LONDON, 17 July 2016: An online low-cost holiday company based in Europe closed shop at the weekend blaming its demise on the recent Brexit referendum.

The closure of Lowcosttravelgroup, 15 July, that had offices in Poland, Spain and Switzerland, left hundred of thousands of travellers out-of-pocket on flights and hotel stays.

Reports in the Manchester Evening News indicated many travellers had paid the company for their flights and hotel stays in advance but the company had failed to pay suppliers to firm up bookings. Read more