European OTA expands deal with Travelport
Travelport, a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry, today announces a multi-year renewal and expansion of its agreement with Senturia, the Ukranian-based OTA. Senturia’s booking websites in Russia, Ukraine and Cyprus will continue to use content from Travelport.
Travel sites and hotels accused of price fixing
Expedia, Starwood Hotel & Resorts and Marriott International are among online travel sites and major hotel groups accused of conspiring to fix prices for hotel rooms and limiting competition.
OTA - Online Travel Agency, travel booking software
It provides one stop shop for all the travel needs. Research shows that 70% of the travel reservations are still done through travel agents.
OTA Ticket Fee Cuts Boost Conversion Rates
In the past few years, U.S. travelers have increasingly begun to treat airline tickets as a commodity. Shoppers scour the Internet with the ultimate goal of finding the lowest price, often checking a myriad of Web sites including supplier sites, online travel agencies (OTAs), metasearch sites and deal sites.