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Charlie Osmond

Co-Founder & Chief Tease at Triptease

Charlie  Osmond

Passionate about improving online travel, Charlie launched Triptease to help hotels deliver a better digital experience and increase direct bookings. Charlie built his first business straight after graduating from Oxford with a degree in engineering. He was named Young Entrepreneur of the Year by Esquire Magazine and one of HSMAI’s ‘Extraordinary Minds’. He won The Sunday Times £5M London Entrepreneur Challenge, is a member of YPO Manhattan, a Companion of CMI and a Fellow of the British American Project.Charlie’s also a member of the British Airways Business Advisory Board.

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Insights by Charlie Osmond (9)

Will Google dominate hotel bookings?

Is Google going to be a winner amid and post COVID-19?Charlie thinks so. "They've improved their commission model and have the benefit of the integration with Google Maps, which positions them at the starting point of search.

Have the OTAs Been Weakened by COVID-19? Clip 1

Nicole is seeing OTA's getting their fair share of bookings during the COVID-19 crisis. Charlie sees hotels falling into two buckets coming out of the crisis:1. Opportunists - Never before have guests spent so much time on hotel websites, and never before has there been such a high risk of cancellations.

Will Under-30 Male Gamers Going to Save Hospitality?

Governments around the world are loosening restrictions brought on by COVID-19 and Nicole, Andrew, and Charlie talk about the current travel searches and bookings they are seeing. Full length interview.

Why are there so many hospitality technology vendors in our industry? (Part I)

Is there a magic bullet out there for hoteliers? is there some sort of techno-wizard that will in a 'poof' eliminate your need for multiple (often futile) integrations and IT resource back-ups? The answer is NO, and thank goodness! We all know that the hospitality world is desperate for solutions.

Attribute Based Shopping - A blessing or a bane?

Where ABS could be a game changer is in search, recommendations and in pricing. Too many are focused at how this can be a method to sell ancillary revenue, like the airlines did. But the application in hotels could be totally different.
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