All posts tagged "JacTravel"

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    JacTravel Acquires TotalStay Group

    JacTravel, the UK-based B2B hotel accommodation wholesaler and provider of inbound travel services, has acquired TotalStay Group, an accommodation provider to wholesale, retail and consumer markets.   The enlarged group will benefit from greater scale in the accommodation market, achieving an annual combined turnover significantly in excess of £360 million and direct...

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    JacTravel Surveys Spanish Hotel Prices, Plans Dublin Office

    In the run-up to last week’s FITUR in Madrid, JacTravel – which is planning to open an office in Dublin this month – released booking data that explains last year’s recovery in hotel occupancy in Spain: low prices.   Andy Uttley, Director of Sales – Groups, told Irish Travel Trade News: “Two...

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    JacTravel Issues Qualified Welcome to Commitments Extracted by EC

    JacTravel has issued a qualified welcome to the ‘commitments’ given by Booking.com to the European Commission, in response to investigation by competition authorities across Europe into rate parity in the market for hotel accommodation.   “Booking.com has proposed to abandon the parity requirement in respect of prices that the hotel makes available...

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    Hotel Benchmark Reveals Bangkok as Best Value Major City

    UK-based B2B wholesaler JacTravel has released its Benchmark wholesale rates for January and February 2014 for seven of the world’s top cities, revealing that Bangkok offers the best value at that time of year, with the Benchmark wholesale rate of US$38 /room/night (pr/pn) for a double room in a 3-star hotel, US$138...

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    WTM Latin America: US Visa Reforms Pay Off

    JacTravel, the UK-based B2B wholesaler, is reporting an exceptional period of growth in tourism from Brazil to the United States in the wake of visa reforms by the US government, in a report to be released today, the first day of the inaugural World Travel Market Latin America. In the past year...

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    Tourism to Ireland Surges on Tax and Visa Concessions

    JacTravel, the UK-based B2B wholesaler, is reporting an exceptional period of growth in tourism to Ireland over the past three years, with particularly strong growth in the past year. Since 2009 JacTravel’s business has grown strongly but travel to Ireland has rocketed – Irish business has increased 223%, more than double, whereas UK...

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    JacTravel Unveils New Extranet for Hoteliers

    JacTravel, the UK-based wholesaler of online hotels and inbound travel services, is unveiling a totally revamped supplier extranet at FITUR 2013, the international tourism fair taking place in Madrid from 30th January – 3rdFebruary 2013. The extranet, aptly named JacExtra.net, is a place where hotels can list their rooms for sale on...

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    JacTravel Appoints Alexia Renedo as Director of Sales

    UK-based travel wholesaler JacTravel, best known for its range of hotel beds online  and inbound travel services, has recruited Alexia Renedo to lead the sales efforts globally, as Director of Sales, for its expanding online FIT division. She will oversee a team of 13 staff and be responsible for existing customers and new...

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    New Bedbank Website from JacTravel

    UK-based wholesaler JacTravel has launched a newly designed hotel booking site for the travel trade, offering over 7,000 hotels in more than 550 cities worldwide. The site, jachotels.co.uk, has improved navigation and searches, easy booking amendments, the option to manage the mark-up to bookings and increased user security. In the first two weeks...