Airbnb Operations Director Belinda Johnson resigns from office

Airbnb Operations Director Belinda Johnson has resigned her position, although she will become part of the company’s board of directors. As the company reported this Friday, Johnson joined Airbnb in 2011 and has been an «integral part» of the company’s growth over the years. «Despite all that we have accomplished, we are still at the […]

The German subsidiary of Thomas Cook announces its final closure

The German subsidiary of Thomas Cook has announced Thursday its final closure at the end of this month, nine weeks after filing bankruptcy. Thomas Cook Germany, which included the Neckermann Reisen, Air Marin and Thomas Cook Signature brands will stop working next week, as one of the members of the insolvency process administrators team has […]

The tourism sector prepares for the new EU directive on payment services

It will allow hotels to streamline processes, increase their productivity and security The entry into force of the second European Union directive on payment services (PSD2) will mean that the tourism sector has to incorporate new technological solutions to adapt to this new directive, according to PaynoPain, a Spanish technology company specialized in the development […]

The American hotel association ensures that fraudulent reservation websites are more than 5,300 million annually

The American Association of Hotels and Accommodations (AHLA) has conducted an investigation that ensures that American travelers are scammed worth 6,000 million dollars (5,385 million euros) annually due to certain tactics that occur in travel reservations on websites fraudulent or misleading that confuse consumers. Almost one in four customers faces some kind of problem when […]