Travelport earns 57.5 million in the first half, 27% less

Travelport has obtained a net profit of 66.2 million dollars (57.5 million euros) in the first semester, which is 27% less with respect to the profits of the same period of 2017, according to the accounts reported by the technological provider of tourist services. From January to June, the operating result of the group was […]

Meliá incorporates WhatsApp Business for large companies

Meliá Hotels International has announced the incorporation of the new WhatsApp Business system for large companies, which will allow it to improve its relationship model with the client. In a first phase, the hotel will use the WhatsApp Business notification service to provide useful information to its customers about their reservations such as confirmation number, […]

The “dependence” of the hotels on the ‘online’ distribution platforms continues to grow

The dependence of hotels on online platforms continues to rise while the proportion of direct bookings decreases, as revealed by a study carried out by the European Hotel, Restaurant and Coffee Association (Hotrec), together with the University of Applied Sciences of Switzerland Valais. The proportion of reservations through online platforms increased from 23.1% to 26% […]

TravelgateX receives IATA certification and begins the development of its FlightsX API

The market that connects the largest network of travel service providers in the world has received the certification of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as a level 3 aggregator state “NDC” (New Distribution Capacity) that is already used by airlines such as Iberia or British Airways. TravelgateX, which has acquired the status granted by […]