Channel Management


HostNFly locks in $10M for vacation rental management platform
HostNFly locks in $10M for vacation rental management platform
By Kevin May | July 16, 2019
The France-based company now has more than $12.5 million overall since its launch in 2016. Read More
News | Technology
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How metasearch became the most important marketing channel in travel
By Pablo Delgado - Mirai  | July 10, 2019
Six years on from their early phases, metasearch engines now dominate, exceeding investment in other ads in 2017 and growing even faster ever since. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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Meituan ramps up super-app's overseas hotel distribution, signs SiteMinder deal
By Kevin May | July 3, 2019
If the so-called "super-apps" are going to offer as much travel-related content to their users as they can, then sourcing product will be high on the list of priorities. Read More
News | Distribution
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Sabre CEO Sean Menke: Future of NDC is a "wild guess," but we remain committed
By Jill Menze | July 1, 2019
Speaking at the Sabre Technology Exchange event last week, Sabre CEO Sean Menke says the travel technology company has embarked on an “audacious” goal to “lead a new market for personalized travel” by... Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: Awaze on a vacation rental sector that is growing up
VIDEO: Awaze on a vacation rental sector that is growing up
By Kevin May | June 19, 2019
Henrik Kjellberg explains how the wider vacation rental market is adapting to consumer trends, what Awaze is doing to protect itself from the competition and where the sector needs to evolve Read More
News | Online
In The Big Chair - Jason Morehouse of Checkfront
In The Big Chair - Jason Morehouse of Checkfront
By Kevin May | June 7, 2019
Since launching in June, 2010, Checkfront has grown from a humble operation in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, to a business that processes over $1 billion in bookings annually, made by tour and... Read More
Interview | Technology
OYO talks up hospitality chain growth as it expands distribution strategy
OYO talks up hospitality chain growth as it expands distribution strategy
By Kevin May | June 4, 2019
OYO Rooms now has distribution deals in place with every major online travel agency around the world. Read More
News | Distribution
Are your demand channels taking more than commission?
Are your demand channels taking more than commission?
By Chinmai Sharma - DHISCO  | May 31, 2019
Let me start by getting something out of the way: commissions in hospitality distribution are fair. Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
Airbnb signs Shiji distribution deal to bolster China hotel strategy
Airbnb signs Shiji distribution deal to bolster China hotel strategy
By Kevin May | May 28, 2019
Airbnb has another distribution partner to help bolster its hotel inventory. But this time it is aimed squarely at boosting its presence in China. Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: Zizoo - Launch pitch winner at Phocuswright Europe 2019
VIDEO: Zizoo - Launch pitch winner at Phocuswright Europe 2019
By PhocusWire | May 24, 2019
A leading global boat holiday platform wants to change the entire travel space with a first-ever GDS. Read More
Interview | Distribution
Booking.com opts for partner route to expand tours and activities
Booking.com opts for partner route to expand tours and activities
By Kevin May | May 6, 2019
A year after buying FareHarbor to spearhead its move into tours and activities, Booking.com is adopting an additional approach and working directly with rival software vendors. Read More
News | Distribution
Datalex CEO Aidan Brogan quits as financial probe continues
Datalex CEO Aidan Brogan quits as financial probe continues
By Kevin May | May 2, 2019
Troubled airline retail technology specialist Datalex installs temporary boss after the sudden resignation of the CEO. Read More
News | Technology
Rentals United adds $4.25M in funding to boost technology platform
Rentals United adds $4.25M in funding to boost technology platform
By Linda Fox | April 26, 2019
The capital comes from Stella EOC Capital and Howzat Partners, with existing investors also participating in the round. Read More
News | Distribution
Hotel cancelation rate at 40% as online travel agencies push free change policy
Hotel cancelation rate at 40% as online travel agencies push free change policy
By Kevin May | April 23, 2019
Key findings from a major study carried out by D-Edge, the Accor-owned hotel technology group that includes the AvailPro and FastBooking platforms. Read More
News | Distribution
WEBINAR REPLAY! The real parity problem that no one is talking about
WEBINAR REPLAY! The real parity problem that no one is talking about
By PhocusWire | April 17, 2019
Through this webinar you’ll leave with the tactics you need to step up your parity game and stop leaving money on the table. Read More
News | Distribution