Rent-a-room giant Airbnb is now in the restaurant reservation business, hoping to provide customers with a memorable meal before they drift off in their home away from home.
29 Sep 2017
Yesterday on CNN Marketplace Africa, CNN correspondent Rosie Tomkins explored how South African restaurants in particular are staking their claim in the UK food market...
23 Jun 2015
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Uber has moved into dining and travel smartphone applications in a moved at at settting itself up at the heart of mobile lifestyles.
21 Aug 2014
NEW YORK, USA: Yahoo said it was bolstering its local search capabilities by absorbing the team from the smartphone recommendation app Zofari.
13 Aug 2014
NEW YORK, USA: Business software specialist Oracle confirmed it will buy rival Micros Systems for $5.3bn in a deal that will expand its 'big data' efforts in the hotel and restaurant sectors.
24 Jun 2014
RESTON, US: Total online travel spending up 9% to US$103bn, led by Air Travel Southwest, Expedia and Marriott led respective travel sub-categories in 2012 web page views.
21 Feb 2013
WASHINGTON, USA: Burger King sustained a virtual Big Mac attack on Monday (18 February) when its Twitter account was hacked then redesigned with a bogus claim of a corporate takeover by McDonald's.
20 Feb 2013
MINNEAPOLIS, US / BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: Carlson, a global hospitality and travel company, and The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the world, recently announced that they have established The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. The group is also starting 2012 in Africa, on a high note...
1 Feb 2012
WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand stands to reap a US$62.8 million* windfall from the Rugby World Cup 2011 final weekend, according to MasterCard Research.
21 Oct 2011
NASHVILLE / WASHINGTON DC, US: STR named newBrandAnalytics as its social media analytics partner this week. The joint venture will launch a product suite for the hospitality industry, integrating Social Guest Satisfaction and revenue performance.
21 Oct 2011