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Groups360 Adds Choice Hotels to Group Instant Booking Platform

Smart Meetings

Groups360 announced this week that Choice Hotels worldwide will be offering online instant booking for group guest rooms through their proprietary GroupSync Marketplace. Instant Group Booking at Scale Choice joins hoteliers Marriott , Hilton and IHG on the platform that allows meeting planners to direct book without the need to submit an RFP.

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Arival launches guide to help experience companies grow online bookings

Travel Daily Media

The post Arival launches guide to help experience companies grow online bookings appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Arival, a global leader in the tour and activities industry, launched a new guide aimed at helping tour operators choose a booking system.

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Here’s Where Business Meetings and Travel Are Being Booked

Smart Meetings

That’s according to predictive data company Adara , which reports that both those Western cities are down only 29 percent for business trips booked in the last two months as compared to same period in 2019. The company says these bookings “very likely reflect travel by small and medium-sized businesses.”.

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Instant Booking Apps — Help or Hinderance? 

Skift Meetings

Skift Take: While big-brand hotels and specialized apps tout the advantages of instant booking, the cons may outweigh the pros when it comes to professional event management. Louise Felsher Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings

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DIY Car and Train Booking App Could Ease Transportation Inflation 

Smart Meetings

Do you sometimes wish you could book the most reasonably priced rental car by clicking a few buttons on your phone? The travel management company CWT just added car rental and train booking to their app and website to give travelers more independence in making their reservations at a time when travel costs are reaching historic highs. .

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State of In-Person Events: Who’s Booking What, Where & When?

Smart Meetings

Who’s Booking : Hyatt is seeing a huge increase in leads from third-party RFP platforms like Cvent, and site selection companies like HelmsBriscoe. What They’re Booking : Small meetings and local events are coming back first, followed by regional and then national events. San Francisco and Chicago. appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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How Attribute-Based Shopping Will Change Hotel Booking

AltexSoft Travel

Hotel shopping today To understand how the current hotel room booking experience works, we need to first talk about how hotels control room inventory and pricing via combinations of Room Types and Rate Plans. Room type examples A Rate Plan represents essentially the practical terms and conditions that go with a booking.

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