online travel agencies and metasearch sites, for that matter, have a built-in advantage. They let consumers compare prices and see what’s available in the market while a hotel can only show its own rooms. Another factor is that large online travel agencies like Priceline, Expedia and Orbitz are relatively massive marketing machines, and they tout their mobile-only and special, last-minute deals in a variety of ways. Hotels don’t have the marketing resources to keep up - and the numbers show it. Get the full story at Skift and PhoCusWright