Award Date

8-2009

Degree Type

Professional Paper

Degree Name

Master of Science in Hotel Administration

Department

Hotel Administration

First Committee Member

Seyhmus Baloglu, Chair

Number of Pages

56

Abstract

In today economy the declining hotel occupancies are motivating hotels to push deeply discounted rates through online travel agency opaque booking models. Online travel sites like Priceline and Hotwire have benefited from the opaque booking model even though overall travel and the economy is down.

Keywords

Reservation systems; Travel agents – Computer network resources; Web sites

Disciplines

Hospitality Administration and Management | Tourism and Travel

Language

English


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