Channel Management


Why you need to reimagine your revenue strategy - with forward looking data
Why you need to reimagine your revenue strategy - with forward looking data
By Gino Engels - OTA Insight | March 1, 2021
The number of variables impacting decisions today is making it difficult to accurately predict and stimulate demand, but forward looking data offers the best opportunity to anticipate the inevitable... Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
RocketRez raises $6.6M for tours and attractions tech platform
RocketRez raises $6.6M for tours and attractions tech platform
By Kevin May | February 19, 2021
The Series A investment of $6.6 million is made up of $5 million from Blueprint and the rest in revenue-based financing from TIMIA. Read More
News | Technology
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FantasticStay attracts €1.3M investment, plans expansion and vacation rental tech development
By Linda Fox | February 16, 2021
Rental technology startup FantasticStay acquired rival Vreasy last year and plans expansion following its latest round of funding. Read More
News | Startups
Fastpayhotels acquires accommodation business assets of North America Destinations
Fastpayhotels acquires accommodation business assets of North America Destinations
By Kevin May | February 9, 2021
Some 300 clients of North America Destinations in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Colombia will also get last-minute availability and access to thousands of vacation rental... Read More
News | Distribution
Tripadvisor's Bokun creates activities service with JTB online giant in Japan
Tripadvisor's Bokun creates activities service with JTB online giant in Japan
By Kevin May | February 5, 2021
JTB Bokun is the first partnership by the Bokun tours and activities tech platform with a domestic OTA. Read More
News | Distribution
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Fully refundable vacation rentals get 4.2X more bookings, higher revenue
By Mitra Sorrells | February 5, 2021
Data from Your.rentals shows January bookings were 92% of pre-COVID levels for properties with fully refundable cancellation policies, but only 23% of the norm for those with partial or non-refundable... Read More
News | Distribution
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Hotel direct channels gained share of bookings in 2020
By Mitra Sorrells | February 2, 2021
A new report from SiteMinder details the top booking revenue sources in markets around the world. Read More
News | Distribution
Trekksoft revenues drop 30% during pandemic-stricken 2020
Trekksoft revenues drop 30% during pandemic-stricken 2020
By Kevin May | January 28, 2021
The Switzerland-based company captured $7.2 million in revenue during 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic crushed the tours and activities sector worldwide. Read More
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StayNTouch appoints industry veteran Tom Underwood as CEO
StayNTouch appoints industry veteran Tom Underwood as CEO
By Kevin May | January 28, 2021
StayNTouch had originally been sold to Chinese digital giant Shiji Information Technology in September 2018 for an undisclosed fee - but president Trump nixed the deal last year. Read More
News | Technology
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What's next for airline distribution as IATA pushes its retailing vision?
By Linda Fox | January 26, 2021
IATA lays out our three areas of focus in 2021 to get closer to airline retailing. Read More
News | Distribution
WEBINAR REPLAY! How to shape your 2021 revenue strategy with forward-looking data
WEBINAR REPLAY! How to shape your 2021 revenue strategy with forward-looking data
By PhocusWire | January 19, 2021
We'll show you how you can leverage forward-looking data to get ahead of the competition, align your commercial teams and better anticipate changing consumer behavior. Read More
News | Distribution
How tours, activities and attractions can future-proof operations following a rollercoaster ride
How tours, activities and attractions can future-proof operations following a rollercoaster ride
By John Maguire - TripAdmit | January 12, 2021
Activity providers will need to make changes to future-proof their business and in order to do so they will need to focus on three key areas - product offering, pricing and sales channels. Read More
Opinion | Technology
What vacation rentals can learn from hotels about growth
What vacation rentals can learn from hotels about growth
By Connor VanDaveer - Koddi | January 4, 2021
While the vacation rental and alternative accommodation markets have flourished recently, property owners and technology intermediaries can learn from their counterparts in the hotel space to keep this... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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Tech challenges (and coronavirus) were the focus for rental managers in 2020
By Linda Fox | December 22, 2020
Short-term rental managers wouldn't wave away the pandemic with a magic wand, according to a Hostfully report. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: COVID-19’s impact on airline distribution
VIDEO: COVID-19’s impact on airline distribution
By Jill Menze | December 9, 2020
At The Phocuswright Conference, a panel of executives discussed how the pandemic has affected NDC adoption, the need for industry collaboration and more. Read More
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