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Best Hotel Loyalty Programs for 2016 Are Named

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 08/17/2016, 8:00 AM

How easy it is to earn a free stay from a hotel chain? U.S. News has released its annual appraisal of the best and worst hotel loyalty programs—and the previous winner has been dethroned.   The publication evaluated "18 leading programs using an unbiased methodology that analyzes network size, property diversity and the ease of earning a free night, among other factors" and came up wit...

Consumer Choice Shrinks: Expedia, Having Just Gobbled up Travelocity, Is About Buy Orbitz, Too

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 02/13/2015, 7:30 PM

As it is above, so it is below. Just as the airlines have been scooping each other up, swiftly reducing a field of 12 companies competing for American patronage to a field of only four, so have the online airfare bookers reduced themselves from a wealth of competition to a trio of giants.  Last month, unnoticed by many, Expedia purchased Travelocity. For years, passengers looking for ...

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