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OTA & Travel Distribution Update - Vertical vs. horizontal restraints on trade; Despegar's product diversification; TUI's...

Our weekly client OTA & Travel Distribution Update for the week ending May 11, 2018 is below. This week’s Update features a variety of stories, including the third installment in our six-part series dissecting recent...more

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - $5.2 billion spent in fraudulent hotel bookings; the dark world of travel search engines,...

My OTA & Travel Distribution Update for the week ending Friday, May 4, 2018 is below. Not a lot of news this week, hence the abbreviated Update. ...more

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - Keyword restrictions - Part II: 1-800 Contacts case; Trivago's strikethrough pricing practices...

This week’s OTA & Travel Distribution Update for the week ending April 27, 2018 is below. This week’s Update features a wide variety of stories. I hope you enjoy....more

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - Keyword restrictions: What exactly is the problem?; Tripadvisor acquires tours and activities...

Our weekly client OTA & Travel Distribution Update for the week ending April 20, 2018 is below. This week’s Update features a number of stories on the emerging tours and activities space. I also included the first installment...more

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - Australian authorities confirm renewed interest in parity provisions; Singapore opens...

Australian Authorities Confirm Renewed Interest in Parity Provisions - ("Online Booking Clauses Still Cause for Concern for Australian Competition Authority," MLex, April 11, 2018) (subscription required) - Speaking...more

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - Price-fixing fines imposed against FlightCentre; Red Lion's unorthodox approach to loyalty;...

This week’s OTA & Travel Distribution Update for the week ending April 6, 2018 is below. A variety of stories are featured in this week’s Update, including an interesting follow up story on Red Lion’s somewhat unique (and...more

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - Ctrip's earnings slip following regulatory intervention; Booking.com continues its evolution;...

This week’s abbreviated OTA & Travel Distribution Update is below and features stories on the biggest distribution players – Ctrip, Booking.com, and yes, Airbnb. Enjoy....more

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - SwayPay seeks to simplify payment processing and Hotel Bonanza hits the 10,000 mark in hotel...

This week’s OTA & Travel Distribution Update for the week ending March 2, 2018 is below. Nothing too remarkable in this week’s Oscar-shortened Update....more

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - Airbnb continues its evolution into a traditional lodging company and/or distributor; Priceline...

This week’s OTA & Distribution Update for the week ending February 23, 2018 is below. Other than Airbnb’s much publicized rollout of its 53 new product lines (an exaggeration, but not by much), last week was a relatively slow...more

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - Wyndham Joins the Loyalty Discount Program Bandwagon; Expedia Adds Event Tickets to Offering;...

Our weekly OTA & Travel Distribution Update for the week ending February 16, 2018 is below. Loyalty and direct booking make an appearance again in this week’s Update after an extended absence....more

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - German coalition's plans for increased scrutiny of online platforms; Avvio introduces chatbot...

This week’s OTA & Travel Distribution Update is below and features a variety of stories – EU regulation, AI-powered chatbots, direct booking, connectivity and taxes....more

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - Airbnb announces first outside board member; California litigation against Airbnb not over yet;...

This week’s OTA & Travel Distribution Update is below and features a number of stories on Airbnb and its many recent announcements. There seems to be no end to the news coming out of Airbnb these days as it prepares for an...more

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - California City Can Ban Short-Term Rentals; Airbnb Purges San Francisco Listings; Italian...

This week’s OTA & Travel Distribution Update for the week ending January 19 is below. This week’s Update includes a heavy dose of short-term rental stories as well as details on Italian regulators’ recent efforts against...more

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - Dec. 22nd, 2017

This week’s OTA & Travel Distribution Update for the week ending December 22, 2017 is below. An interesting mix of stories in this penultimate Update for 2017. I hope everyone has a great holiday and successful 2018....more

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - Dec. 15th, 2017

This week’s Update for the week ending December 15, 2017 is below. Nothing too earth shattering this week....more

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - Dec. 8th, 2017

This week’s OTA & Travel Distribution Update for the week ending December 8, 2017 is below. OTA powerhouses, Expedia and Booking.com, feature prominently in this week’s Update....more

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - Dec. 1st, 2017

Our weekly OTA & Travel Distribution Update for the week ending December 1, 2017 is below. This week’s Update features a variety of distribution stories as well as a report on the latest rankings of the large hotel loyalty...more

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - Nov. 22nd, 2017

This week’s Update for the shortened week ending Wednesday, November 22, is below....more

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