Archive for the ‘Hotel News’ Category

A great deal for customers and Alpharooms?

  It was an exciting week for fans of great travel deals last week as independent OTA Alpharooms put on an almost-too-good-to-be-true hotel voucher offer onto Groupon, the local & national group deal provider. A £20 for a £50 Voucher to spend on any hotel accommodation at alpharooms.com really is a great deal – we’re [...]

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April update from the OFT

The Office of Fair Trading have this week updated the case that they are investigating regarding the price fixing complaint brought by Skoosh. The update read as follows:   “The OFT is continuing with its formal investigation into suspected breaches of competition law in the hotel online booking sector. The investigation remains at a relatively [...]

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Mental mini-bars, Cricket and Chocolate Hotel Rooms

Good day to all – spring is here in Brighton, UK, and there is definitely a fresher feeling in the air. I’m always reminded a little of Tom Lehrer at this time of year…   Anyway so to Springwise and their report on the minibar for the mind, a neat little idea to provide something [...]

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Hotel & Travel News – Sunday 27th February

Every week, more or less, I will be doing a little summary of some of the more interesting, amusing, strange or practical news from the hotel industry that we think will be interesting to our customers and readers of this blog. This will be plucked from some my own favourite blogs, those of the Skoosh [...]

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