Analytics

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News / Distribution
Europe’s short-term rental segment on track for steady growth
By Phocuswright Research | May 16, 2022
Phocuswright's report explores changes in the short-term rental landscape from both consumer and business perspectives. Read More
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Opinion / Online
The third-party cookie is crumbling - now what?
By Kurt Weinsheimer - Sojern | May 12, 2022
When third-party cookies go away, marketers must rely more than ever on first-party cookies - and that’s a good thing Read More
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News / Technology
777 Partners acquires AeroCRS and WorldTicket
By Mitra Sorrells | May 5, 2022
The firm says it will form a new travel group to offer a suite of products to airlines and travel companies for retailing, distribution, interlining and passenger connectivity. Read More
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News / Technology
Arrivalist signs $2M debt financing investment round
By Kevin May | May 5, 2022
The non-dilutive debt financing program is the fifth round of support that the U.S.-based company has received to-date from Lighter Capital. Read More
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News / Startups
Machine learning startup Jarvis lands $16M to grow hospitality offering
By Mitra Sorrells | April 21, 2022
Jarvis ML wants to provide what it calls "OTA-grade machine learning" capabilities for short-term rental property managers. Read More
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News / Technology
How destinations are using geolocation data to manage tourism growth
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | April 21, 2022
Tech firms like Zartico are showing how data can drive a balance between tourists and locals. Read More
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News / Technology
OTA Insight acquires hotel revenue management tech company Kriya RevGen
By Jill Menze | April 14, 2022
OTA Insight and Kriya RevGen will form a business intelligence solution that delivers tailored insights for both hotel-level users and multi-property users. Read More
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News / Technology
Five acquired by Bosch to further autonomous driving ambitions
By Linda Fox | April 13, 2022
Bosch beat off other bidders to purchase the U.K.-based company and says the two share a "common vision" of automated driving. Read More
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News / Technology
MyDigitalOffice adds business intelligence data with Focal Revenue acquisition
By Mitra Sorrells | April 5, 2022
This is the second acquisition by MyDigitalOffice in less than a year. Read More
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News / Technology
SiteMinder consolidates products to create holistic platform for hoteliers
By Mitra Sorrells | April 5, 2022
The company describes its next-generation platform as putting “hotels at the center of their own purpose-built ecosystem.”   Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: StayFi enables Wi-Fi marketing for short-term rentals
By Mitra Sorrells | April 4, 2022
StayFi wants to help short-term rental companies reduce their dependence on OTAs by capturing guest data that can be used for direct communications.   Read More
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Opinion / Technology
The art of “flirting” and generating revenue for hotels
By Shawn Tarter & Steve Turk | March 31, 2022
Investing in technology to entice travelers as they’re booking can help hoteliers drive incremental revenue and improve customer satisfaction. Read More
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News / Online
AirDNA acquired by Alpine Investors
By Jill Menze | March 14, 2022
The acquisition partnership will help fuel the short-term rental data provider’s growth. Read More
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News / Distribution
OTA Insight buys Transparent in bid to cover full accommodation sector
By Kevin May | March 10, 2022
The combination of the two brands is being positioned as a way of giving hotels and rental properties the opportunity to access data and business intel on their markets and competition. Read More
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News / Online
Russian invasion of Ukraine triggers mass flight cancellations
By Mitra Sorrells | March 3, 2022
The day after the start of the invasion, ForwardKeys data show that for every one booking made for travel to Russia there were six cancellations of pre-existing bookings. Read More