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Commission-free direct bookings – a boon to hoteliers

Commission-free direct bookings – a boon to hoteliers

The post Commission-free direct bookings – a boon to hoteliers appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. All hoteliers want more direct bookings more than any type of bookings because at the end of the day that is full profit going directly into their pockets with no third-party aggregators taking a piece of […]

Confidence in luxury cruising growing as bookings uptick

Confidence in luxury cruising growing as bookings uptick

The post Confidence in luxury cruising growing as bookings uptick appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Luxury cruise operator Scenic is reporting an incredible uplift in bookings across its European river cruising products following the prime minister’s announcement of reopening roadmap last week. In the week following the roadmap reveal, Scenic saw […]

2021 Flights Are Cheaper And Bookings Are Surging

Early Trends Suggest 2021 Flights Will Be Cheaper Following Surge In Bookings

Share The Article Last Updated 45 seconds ago For most travelers out there, the compulsory grounding brought about by the pandemic has been nothing short of torture, with bucket-list destinations remaining thoroughly unchecked despite our hopes of traveling. Yet with the advent of vaccine passports and widespread vaccination, an end to travel-related misery may just […]

Bookings shoot up since PM Boris Johnson sets out roadmap to recovery

Bookings shoot up since PM Boris Johnson sets out roadmap to recovery

The post Bookings shoot up since PM Boris Johnson sets out roadmap to recovery appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced his roadmap to recovery and key reopening dates. The UK has gone into a second lockdown in December following the emergence of the mutated strain […]

Amazon partners with IRCTC to launch online train ticket bookings with zero fees

Amazon partners with IRCTC to launch online train ticket bookings with zero fees

Amazon India has partnered with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to provide their customers with the facility to book reserved train tickets on Amazon. Customers will get a 10% cashback of up to INR 100 (USD 1.36) on their first train ticket booking and Prime members can avail 12% cashback up to INR […]

Last-minute bookings keep afloat India’s travel market

Last-minute bookings keep afloat India’s travel market

New flight booking data released by Amadeus has revealed that COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant effect on flight booking lead times in India since March 2020.  According to Amadeus’ first COVID-19 Travel Insights bulletin, flight booking lead times in India decreased by 68% between March-July 2020 compared to the same period in 2018 and […]

Maldives, Canary Islands see enormous increase in bookings

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Canary Islands Pent-up demand for travel is real as popular holiday destinations like Maldives and Canary Islands saw a spike in bookings. According to travel agencies in the UK, Maldives has recorded a nearly 500% increase in bookings. Advantage Travel Partnership reported that this has provided a glimmer of hope to travel agents up and […]

Singapore-Hong Kong Air Travel Bubble spurs Christmas bookings

Singapore-Hong Kong Air Travel Bubble spurs Christmas bookings

October 15 announcement that Hong Kong and Singapore have reached an in-principle agreement to establish a bilateral Air Travel Bubble (ATB), which would allow leisure travel between them to restart in November, triggered an immediate release of pent-up demand. In the week that followed, flight searches for travel from Singapore to Hong Kong, which had […]

Saudi Arabia’s AlUla opens bookings and unveils new experiences

Saudi Arabia’s AlUla opens bookings and unveils new experiences

A city in North West Saudi Arabia and the historical crossroad of ancient civilisations, AlUla, has officially reopened for visitors. The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) has unveiled the full suite of experiences that are being phased in over the coming months. Heritage sites of Hegra, Jabal Ikmah and Dadan are the first to reopen […]

Last Minute Bookings – What does Changing Guest Behaviour Mean for Hoteliers in 2021 and Beyond?

Last Minute Bookings – What does Changing Guest Behaviour Mean for Hoteliers in 2021 and Beyond?

The pandemic that decimated most of the travel sector during 2020 seems to also have had an impact on travellers’ booking behaviour. Looking at India’s seaside state Goa for instance, gives us an insight as to how much more impulse-driven behaviour hotels can expect from travellers in the near future. As the Times of India […]

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