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Airbnb’s Potential to Become a Distribution Partner

Airbnb’s growth has truly been explosive. According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, Airbnb generated $340 million of revenue in the third quarter of 2015, with bookings totaling $2.2 billion. The...

Forming Alliances to Gain Leverage over OTAs

Marriott International’s acquisition/merger with Starwood has created the world’s largest hotel company with 30 brands, about 5,500 properties, and roughly 1.1 million available rooms in over 100 countries. The new company will offer a...

Sharing a Level Playing Field

Have you noticed what’s happening to Uber overseas? A whole host of countries now have full or partial bans and suspensions in place, including Thailand, Malaysia, Japan, Italy, Romania, Brazil, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Australia,...