The hotel and hospitality sector is one of the first industries to feel the pinch when a recession hits or when significant economic events occur such as the banking crisis of 2008. During tough economic periods businesses and consumers will cut leisure and travel spending first.
Hotel websites should be responsive and interactive, offering relevant details for potential guests. Until now, far too many hotels have viewed their websites as online brochures, simply laying out information and details about the hotel’s rooms and facilities.
Understanding the new voucher legislation and how it affects your hotel can be tricky, so we’ve compiled our key takeaways to ensure you’ve implemented the correct changes to your voucher options for 2020.
Avvio Inc., have announced the formation of a five-year partnership deal to support Ronald McDonald House New York.
As a hotelier, you need to carefully consider the ways in which your potential audience consumes your brand and the ways they are engaging with your hotel, both online and offline. Facilitating positive interactions and engagements with your guests is no longer a nicety, it's a necessity.
Hays Travel – a direct competitor of Thomas Cook, has stepped in and acquired all 555 Thomas Cook stores and more significantly, saved hundreds of jobs with a view to potentially taking on thousands more former employees, while also beefing up its operation from the HQ to further support those stores.
Sean Finnan joined Avvio’s board to help drive Avvio's global expansion. He believes that cutting edge technology could assist hotel businesses in rebalancing the relationship with the online travel agents (OTAs) which have dominated online bookings in recent years.
As if the travel industry was not complicated enough with its overuse of acronyms and dizzying terms we now have to contend with something known as PSD2. You may have heard phrases like PSD2, 3D Secure, Strong Customer Authentication, and Two-factor authentication over the last few weeks. So what on earth does that mean and how will it impact you?
12 months in as Chief Commercial Officer, Michael De Jongh reflects on his achievements and experiences with Avvio. He references the ‘new breed of travel specialists’, discusses changes in technology and presses the importance of keeping up with an ever-evolving market.