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Expedia’s response to the TripAdvisor-Priceline offer? Direct hotel booking on Trivago

Skift grip Expedia is concerned that Booking.com’s booking partnership with TripAdvisor is hurting Expedia’s traffic from TripAdvisor. Expedia’s answer for now is that Trivago is tak
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New rules on the provision of hotel services in Russia

The government of Russia approved new rules on the provision of hotel services from October 9, 2015 (the rules), which came into force on October 21, 2015. The rules were developed by the Ministry of
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Indian venture-funded hotel booking apps succeed with new models

Skift grip Apps in India such as Oyo Rooms and Zo Rooms are tackling real problems: the lack of standards and quality in the country’s hotel rooms. Their creative solutions to the problem are pr
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Amazon closes its hotel booking site, Amazon Destinations – TechCrunch

Amazon is apparently exiting the travel business, just months after testing the waters with its hotel booking resource, Amazon Destinations. The site, which first launched in April, aimed to help Amaz
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