How to open account with Laterooms

Claudiu Simina May 30, 2015 LateRooms.com was launched in Salford, Greater Manchester, in 1999. The site originally started as a simple directory listing hotels, but in 2002 moved to enable users to book hotels online (some hotels require a telephone booking through LateRooms.com). In December 2006, the company was bought by First Choice Holidays plc…

21 April 2015 – why to remember?

Claudiu Simina 24 April, 2015 why was 21st of April 2015 a date to remember for the hospitality industry and the world? Tomasz Janczak, the founder of DOTCOMHOTEL HOSPITALITY e-commerce&revenue management conference, has mentioned at least 3 points: 1. new approach towards Rate Parity announced by Booking.com 2. implementation of new Google “mobile-supporting” algorithm 3….

Lastminute registration process

Claudiu Simina November 20, 2014 Lastminute.com is an online travel and leisure retailer. The company was founded by Martha Lane Fox and Brent Hoberman in 1998 and was a part of the UK internet boom of the late 1990s, part of the dot com bubble and trading on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol…

Business with No Internet, No Credit Cards – by Airbnb

Airbnb is showing how to do business with No Internet, No Credit Cards based on the Cuban Circumstances. A recent article from Sara Kessler, Editor at FastCompany, provides insight regarding Cuba and the solution Airbnb found in order to generate income and help the traveling community grow in such an attractive traveling destination. The Internet…

Learn from Belgrade how to make your property successful

Belgrade or Beograd is the capital and largest city of Serbia with a population of 1.5 million inhabitants. I discovered this beautiful and fascinating city by causality as was close to where I was located during one summer and since 3 years ago when we first met, I am still thinking about this location. Today,…

3 Tips to keep direct bookings running

Claudiu Simina April 10, 2015 Most of the stories happen based on an experience that makes you rethink the booking policies and your internal and external communication. While traveling on an exotic island, I asked to talk with the booking manager to see if staying more nights I will be getting a better deal and…