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Interview with Joobili boss Jared Salter - Part 1 - rasing money in Europe

Interview with Joobili boss Jared Salter - Part 1 - rasing money in Europe

While the fees, sales and my promo is bigger than your promo claims that are the battle of the OTAs in the US has ramifications for the state of the industry going into the second decade of the 21st century, I continue to be most excited by the innovation coming out of travel discovery and inspiration sites.

Forecasting in Hotels starts with making a Budget

Forecasting in Hotels starts with making a Budget

The budget is indeed your first forecast. But how do we make an accurate forecast for a hotel? To do so we will be discussing the following elements; unconstrained demand, stay patterns, booking pace

The DMO site as a social platform; moving closer

The DMO site as a social platform; moving closer

The future of DMO websites needs real time and social content. Yesterday, our Torch Relay Field Reporter  program is a good example of a step towards real time content. And I use social in a broad sense. It means collaboration with people who have a personal or commercial interest in assisting potential travelers to visit a destination.