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As travel distribution evolves, Amadeus looks at its own approach
By Linda Fox | August 9, 2018
Amadeus is building out its Live Travel Space platform to keep itself and its customers at pace with the evolving consumer landscape. Read More
News | Distribution
Amadeus in talks for major deal to acquire TravelClick
Amadeus in talks for major deal to acquire TravelClick
By Kevin May | August 2, 2018
Amadeus has signalled its intent to further challenge rival Sabre in the hotel technology arena with a potential deal to buy TravelClick. Read More
News | Technology
UPCOMING WEBINAR ALERT! Fighting fraud and optimizing user experience in travel
UPCOMING WEBINAR ALERT! Fighting fraud and optimizing user experience in travel
By PhocusWire | July 27, 2018
Protecting against digital fraud is one of the darker elements that travel brands have to understand and handle on a daily basis. Read More
News | Technology
How hotel operators can leverage technology to retain more customers
How hotel operators can leverage technology to retain more customers
By Mark McGregor - Signavio | July 27, 2018
Process management or process modeling is one the most underrated applications that can be utilized to enhance the experience of travel. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Tujia SiteMinder partnership
Chinese home rental platform Tujia adds SiteMinder property management for hosts
By Mitra Sorrells | July 24, 2018
Tujia, a vacation rental platform backed by Ctrip, has partnered with SiteMinder to offer its overseas accommodation providers an all-in-one management system.    Read More
News | Online
Data, data and more data - the most valuable currency in hospitality
Data, data and more data - the most valuable currency in hospitality
By Carson Booth - SnapShot | July 20, 2018
With massive amounts of data now available to hotels, it’s safe to say that all future technologies will rely on data and integrations. Read More
Opinion | Technology
VIDEO: Tours and activities from two perspectives
VIDEO: Tours and activities from two perspectives
By PhocusWire | July 11, 2018
We all know the widely-used phrases - "hottest sector in the industry", "ripe for growth", "fragmented but fixable", etc. Read More
News | Online
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Attribute-based selling comes to hotel reservation systems
By Mitra Sorrells | July 11, 2018
Attribute-based selling is a concept that has generated buzz in hospitality circles in recent years and now Amadeus is implementing this strategy as part of its new guest reservation system being... Read More
News | Distribution
Day of the independents - why chains are seeing tech-savvy competitors celebrate
Day of the independents - why chains are seeing tech-savvy competitors celebrate
By Sue Spinney - Expedia Group | July 5, 2018
As competition among hotels remains heated due to new construction and market saturation, independent hotels continue to thrive and outpace chain hotels. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
STARTUP STAGE: Instaroom brings communication to direct hotel bookings
STARTUP STAGE: Instaroom brings communication to direct hotel bookings
By Kevin May | June 27, 2018
Instaroom has built what it calls a "concierge platform" so that hotels can communicate directly with potential guests on their websites. Read More
Interview | Technology
HITEC product news
Sonifi, Cendyn, and other product news from HITEC
By Mitra Sorrells | June 21, 2018
Dozens of hospitality industry technology vendors released new and updated products this week during HITEC, the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference, which is taking place in... Read More
News | Technology
HITEC CEO technology panel
How strategic use of technology drives guest loyalty and hotel revenue
By Mitra Sorrells | June 20, 2018
Technology is creating new opportunities and challenges for hospitality brands, and the ones that use it effectively will be rewarded with a loyal following of guests and ultimately more profits.   Read More
News | Technology
GetYourGuide tries the vertically-integrated strategy in activities race
GetYourGuide tries the vertically-integrated strategy in activities race
By Kevin May | June 18, 2018
GetYourGuide accepts there is a risk involved but claims it wants to "transform the tour experience itself" with the introduction of its own branded products. Read More
News | Online
hotels skeptical ai
Are hoteliers too skeptical of artificial intelligence?
By Klaus Kohlmayr - IDEAS | June 5, 2018
Despite the negative depictions in science fiction and widespread public concern over privacy, security and safety, artificial intelligence presents the possibility for real positive change, human... Read More
Opinion | Technology
Mews raises €6M to expand property management services
Mews raises €6M to expand property management services
By Jill Menze | June 4, 2018
Cloud-based property management system Mews has nabbed €6 million in Series A funding to develop its platform and services for hotels. Read More
News | Technology