Channel Management

The old world of hotel distribution is no longer working
From Our Partners / Distribution
The old world of hotel distribution is no longer working
By Ben Stephenson - Impala | October 25, 2021
In today's fast-moving market, responding speedily to wildly different consumer behavior is perhaps the most important need for hotels and travel agents. Read More
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News / Startups
Rezdy lands $5.6M investment, plans North America expansion
By Linda Fox | October 19, 2021
Rezdy is planning product and engineering development with its latest funding, over three years on from its previous round. Read More
VIDEO: The vital role of tech in alternative accommodations
News / Technology
VIDEO: The vital role of tech in alternative accommodations
By PhocusWire | October 12, 2021
Speaking during PhocusWire Pulse, Rentals United CMO Vanessa de Souza Lage explains the core technologies property managers need to thrive. Read More
What will drive hotel recovery in 2022?
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What will drive hotel recovery in 2022?
By Paul Barron - Amadeus Hospitality | October 11, 2021
Trends and considerations for hospitality professionals focused on sales, marketing, operations and revenue management. Read More
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News / Distribution
SiteMinder boosts hotel direct bookings via partner plug-ins
By Linda Fox | October 5, 2021
SiteMinder is adding plug-in apps from partners - such as Sojern, HiJiffy, Laasie and The Hotels Network - to its booking engine. Read More
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News
Hospitality tech provider Jurny raises $9.5M
By Mitra Sorrells | October 5, 2021
Founded in June 2020, Jurny says it will use the funding to accelerate global expansion of its Jurny Virtual solution.   Read More
Hotels can afford to be greedy as 2021 enters its final quarter
Opinion / Distribution
Hotels can afford to be greedy as 2021 enters its final quarter
By Carolyn Corda - Adara | October 4, 2021
Predictable travel behaviors of the past are no longer and hotel marketers have formed a habit of attracting the bookings that they can in the short term, in case something changes in the future for the... Read More
VIDEO: Customer acquisition in alternative accommodation
News / Distribution
VIDEO: Customer acquisition in alternative accommodation
By PhocusWire | September 30, 2021
The promise of convenience and not having to rub shoulders with other guests was enough to give the sector a much-needed boost after traveler volumes collapsed at the onset of COVID-19. Read More
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News / Online
Airbnb revives hotel strategy, moves closer to rival OTA model
By Mitra Sorrells | September 29, 2021
Airbnb is beta testing new rate plans with an eye on attracting more hotels and better competing with online travel agencies. Read More
RateGain to acquire hotel distribution provider MyHotelShop
News / Technology
RateGain to acquire hotel distribution provider MyHotelShop
By Kevin May | September 23, 2021
MyHotelShop was created in Germany in 2012 and provides tools and services to hotels to help increase their direct sales. Read More
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From Our Partners / Distribution
Discover how to track worldwide recovery and spot early signs of demand
By Nadine Böttcher - OTA insight | September 22, 2021
Despite hoteliers across the globe eager to capitalize on recovery efforts, strategic decision-making is more difficult in a post-pandemic world than ever before. Read More
REPORT: Timeshare in transition - The rise of the secondary market
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REPORT: Timeshare in transition - The rise of the secondary market
By Diane Merlino | September 21, 2021
From humble origins at a single resort, timeshare has evolved into a major segment of the global travel industry. Read More
SiteMinder secures $74M funding round, plots public listing
News / Distribution
SiteMinder secures $74M funding round, plots public listing
September 14, 2021
Existing shareholders AustralianSuper and equity funds managed by BlackRock, Ellerston Capital and Pendal Group have also participated. Read More
How innovative technology is revolutionizing hotel contracting
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How innovative technology is revolutionizing hotel contracting
By Charlie Cowley - Impala | September 13, 2021
What happens next is anyone's guess - we're in uncharted territory that's for sure - but by re-tooling now, organizations large and small can stay one step ahead of the competition. Read More
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News / Distribution
GetYourGuide gets help from Expedia, Amazon widens virtual tours
By Kevin May | September 13, 2021
The latest example of collaboration in the activities sector comes from a deal between Expedia and GetYourGuide for the former to distribute products for the Germany-based player. Read More