• Disintermediating the Disintermediators


    How The Travel Trade is Fighting Back against Online Travel Agencies and Other Intermediaries

    Three interesting new developments in the travel trade caught my eye last week. Airlines have benefited substantially from the internet which has dramatically reduced distribution costs vs 20 years ago. Now one is seeking to reduce its GDS costs while another airline is thought to be seeking to capture some of the intermediaries business; meantime a hotel chain is fighting back against the...

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