Inside Travel: Understanding the latest technology and industry trend insights

Find it hard to keep track with all the latest insights into business trends, new products and technology advancements in the travel sector? The Blue Swan…..

Mind the gap – Expedia survey reveals huge difference between chain and independent hotels in prioritising technology investments

Reliance on technology is becoming increasingly important in the lodging industry as hotels begin to recognise how they can gain key competitive advantage with strategic…..

US independent hotels thriving in secondary markets with strong YoY growth in demand and ADR, but branded properties still dominate

For the third consecutive year, Expedia Group data shows that independent hotels in the United States of America (USA) are continuing to experience demand growth…..

Despite their young age, Generation Alpha is already playing an active role in travel inspiration and influencing trip decisions for families

Family holiday planning is no longer an activity just for the adults, according to new custom research from Expedia Group Media Solutions, the advertising organisation…..

Video of the week – Expedia’s supplier engagement includes real-time benchmarking data

Expedia ls largely known as a travel mega site where customers can book airfare and hotels, but the company also provides key data to its…..

United Airlines and Expedia: A severing of ties or a prolonged tiff?

United Airlines appears to be ratcheting up rhetoric against Expedia in the latest US airline salvo against extracting better terms with third party sellers. But…..

Price and guest ratings carry more weight than brand value as key attributes to hotel property selection

New research from Expedia Group and Unabashed Research shows that independent hotels can more effectively compete with their branded counterparts with price and guest ratings…..

It has been debated for many years, but new report provides evidence that timing really does matter when it comes to booking travel

Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC), in collaboration with Expedia Group has released a new report that suggests timing matters most when booking travel. The fifth annual…..

Expedia up its game in short-term rentals as it broadens its accommodation portfolio with acquisition of hospitality startups Pillow and ApartmentJet

It is no surprise to see online travel booking specialist Expedia expand its activity in the short-term rental market after first arriving into that space…..

Convenience trumps comforts for business travel flight and accommodation bookings

Business travellers are overwhelmingly happy, new research from Egencia, the business travel arm of Expedia, has revealed following a survey of more than 5,500 travellers…..

Your weekly travel and aviation Quote-a

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a roundup of the most thought-provoking and interesting comments from those industry leaders in the know. Avianca CEO Hernán…..