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Top Ways to Reduce Hospitality Fraud Losses in 2017

Top Ways to Reduce Hospitality Fraud Losses in 2017

The travel and hospitality industries are notoriously high-risk. Factors like high average ticket amounts and long fulfillment time horizons compound with high average chargeback rates to create above average losses to fraud. But hotels don’t need to settle for surrendering ...

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What Hotel Chains Can Learn from Booking Aggregators

What Hotel Chains Can Learn from Booking Aggregators

More and more travelers prefer to make their hotel (or flight, or car) reservations directly on the brand’s website—direct bookings outnumber aggregator bookings three-to-one. Although the big online aggregators still offer highly-competitive prices and decent customer service, seasoned travelers are ...

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AccorHotels Expands Online Marketplace Reach

AccorHotels Expands Online Marketplace Reach

AccorHotels is expanding its North American distribution network in Q1 2017 by opening its AccorHotels.com Marketplace to a curated selection of independently-owned hotels in the region. AccorHotels opened its online platform to independent hoteliers in 2015, seeing immediate success in ...

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Study Reveals High Importance of Wi-Fi

Study Reveals High Importance of Wi-Fi

The iPass Mobile Professional Report 2016 analyses some of the biggest connectivity trends affecting mobile professionals in the U.S. and Europe. The report highlights the fact that today’s mobile professional is heavily reliant on Wi-Fi and is increasingly choosing Wi-Fi ...

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Best Western Chooses BirchStreet Procure-to-Order Platform

Best Western Chooses BirchStreet Procure-to-Order Platform

PHEONIX, Ariz.—Best Western Hotels & Resorts and BirchStreet Systems today announced the selection of BirchStreet’s Procure-to-Order platform to modernize the procurement process at Best Western’s 2,100 hotels in North America. The BirchStreet technology platform will enable hotel owners to access ...

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