With more competition and more blurring of the lines of distribution, Wyndham Hotels is actively expanding its partner base to include new partners such as Ctrip and Meituan in China or new metasearch players. Today, the metasearch landscape is pretty established, with no obvious new ones emerging. As the lines blur, it’s also important to bash down silos. At Hyatt, the group has recently moved to a new commercial structure where distribution has been elevated as a function alongside revenue management and sales. “With this structure, we expect to better tackle the sea of changes occurring in the world of distribution and the ubiquity of digital platforms,” says Hyatt’s Sanchit Rege. Get the full story at EyeForTravel