Search engines are investing a lot of effort into promoting their local search results. Google has recently take their local search to new levels, and this has implications for hostels with Web sites.
Magazine Article Keyword: Booking Engines (OTA's)
Three giants of online travel are teaming up:
Three global internet giants for online travel booking, mapping and editorials, Travelocity, Google and Lonely Planet, will partner with Fairfax Digital to create four travel websites for Australians.
A news article covers WRI's plans "to revolutionize online travel":
Dublin internet firm Web Reservations International has set itself an ambitious task: to revolutionise online travel and join the ranks of the internet giants.
Hostel news about the Chinese Taipei Youth Hostel Association of Taiwan:
"The International Youth Hostel Federation (IYHF) has accepted the Chinese Taipei Youth Hostel Association of Taiwan as a member, a spokesman for the local association said yesterday.