In response to this great article, although with no action plans, my mind just raced and raced with questions about the Chinese (and India & Brazil) tourist sectors. So little is known about these Continue Reading…

Anyone notice that Google Alerts are basically broken? http://www.forbes.com/sites/kashmirhill/2013/07/30/google-alerts-are-broken/ Thank goodness for Revinate! If anyone has any info on great Continue Reading…

As of now, the only commission free booking engine I know of is buuteeq’s, which doesn’t interface and provides a nightmare for inventory management. The only interfaced to PMS, commission free booking engine that I have ever heard of or known is Mirage Hotel Systems, who built their own that they offer with their PMS, which is also my favorite. I wouldn’t hesitate to buy it, in a heart beat. It’s astonishing more PMS don’t do this to secure more clientele.

If Tripadvisor’s popularity index can be equated to revenue, then paying to increase your popularity seems very, *VERY* much a grey area.