This had allowed OTAs in Europe to see a 16% boost in their own businesses during the same period, as they invest more in mobile technology than rival distribution channels. Gasdia said: “OTAs are eating a larger and larger slice of the online market every year. It remains to be seen how they can stop that in Europe. “OTAs are growing but don’t expect them to rest on their laurels. They’re investing in the mobile experience. “This route is only going to get stronger moving forward.” Get the full story at TTG Read also "Online will be most popular travel booking channel in Europe by 2017" at Tnooz