Archive for the ‘Accommodation’ Category

Direct Bookings Rise, OTA Share Dives

Posted on: July 30th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

– OTA Balance Tips as Holiday Parks Fight Back and Drive Direct Bookings – New research reveals Australian holiday parks are regaining control of their online sales distribution channels and [...] read more...

Multi-Million Dollar US Expansion for Kiwi Pod Hotel Chain

Posted on: May 16th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

An innovative Kiwi pod-hotel chain will expand into the United States in what its owners are describing as a significant move for the company. Jucy Snooze, a micro-accommodation provider which [...] read more...

Disruption in the caravan parks industry could pose a real threat

Posted on: April 16th, 2019 by Mike Barrow 2 Comments

Clayton McCudden has been in the caravan park industry for just three years, but he’s already considering leaving the sector. Key points: The number of caravan parks across Tasmania has [...] read more...

Labor to ban price parity clauses between online travel agencies and accommodation providers

Posted on: March 21st, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

A recent announcement by the Australian Labor Party is a breakthrough for our industry and consumers and is welcome news to the Accommodation Association of Australia (AAoA) who have been [...] read more...

Air BnB – illegal hotels at the expense of Sydney housing

Posted on: March 5th, 2019 by Mike Barrow 3 Comments

Snooping around Sydney’s Airbnb listings reveals a city with more than 36,500 places listed at a higher average price than Paris, London, Melbourne, New York and Hong Kong. Sydneysiders have [...] read more...