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e-hotelier.com Had you realised that the preferred method of obtaining travel information is now via the Internet? This has major implications for hotels and others in the travel trade.

e-hotelier.com Neil Salerno describes how hoteliers need to concentrate on ensuring that content is optimised to get your hotel website seen by the search engines.

e-hotelier.com Are you offering special hotel Internet booking rates? KPMG are reporting that only 27% of Internet price promises were being kept by hotels.

e-hotelier.com Yahoo has announced the release of its FareChase travel service for hotels. So far, Yahoo has only offered airline searches, but it will now add a test version of a hotel search offering potential hotel guests the ability to make reservations online

e-hotelier.com Some of the major hotel chains increased their Internet bookings by over 22% in 2004 - how long can smaller hotels and hotel groups ignore the trend and install their own hotel booking engine?

e-hotelier.com Hotels are continuing to test the water with their guests over the issue of self check-in.

e-hotelier.com Travel and hotel Internet Bookings are continuing to grow according to a survey conducted by Accenture

Hotel-Online.com In case you didn’t catch it, last week an historic announcement came across the wire, “Consumers now prefer booking hotels online over all offline options”

TravelMole.com A survey by lifestyle analysts Mintel, claims that while the number of holidays booked through travel agents has remained static since 1999, holidays booked independently are up 60% over the same period.

TravelMole.com The number of European companies booking travel online is expected to increase five-fold in the next two years.

TravelMole.com The power of the “grey pound” – in relation to travel and tourism at least – has been revealed in a survey by the airline BMI.

e-hotelier.com Create Impact by Developing a Link Strategy For Your hotel Web Site

e-hotelier.com London hotels are cashing in. London's hoteliers are increasingly hoisting the 'no vacancies' sign and charging customers a premium for their rooms.

e-hotelier.com Want More Traffic on Your Web Site? Find the Help You Need on the Internet

e-hotelier.com Further evidence of London hotels continued success comes from Deloitte who report an increase of 12% in Revpar for 2004.

e-hotelier.com London Hotels are in for a bumper year according to TRI Hospitality Research who forecast a 9% increase in Revenue Per Available Room (revpar)

Office of National Statistics New figures from the Office for National Statistics show that the number of Internet connections has grown from 9% of households in 1998 to 52% by the third quarter of 2004.

Caterer & Hotelkeeper New government initiative to encourage a crackdown on sub-standard hotels, guesthouse and b&b's has been announced.

TravelMole.com Travel web sites in the UK have recorded an increase of 14% in visitors during the first week of January 2004 against the previous year.

Hospitality Net In 2005 it is estimated that 25% of all hotel revenue will be generated by the Internet and another 25% off offline revenue will be similarly influenced.