Channel Management

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News / Startups
Hostaway raises $175M for vacation rental tech expansion
By Linda Fox | May 31, 2023
Hostaway, which launched in 2016, plans to put the funds towards recruitment, strengthening customer service and further growth, with acquisitions potentially in the cards. Read More
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Opinion / Distribution
The seven deadly sins of hotel distribution
By Marta Romero - Mirai | May 2, 2023
While there’s no universal formula to achieve the perfect channel mix in hotel distribution, it’s also important to avoid temptation offered by the seven deadly sins of distribution.   Read More
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News / Startups
Your.Rentals raises €2.15M to enhance vacation rental platform
By Kathryn Walson | April 18, 2023
The startup plans to use the funds to expand its team and “accelerate the development of its all-in-one solution for small property managers, agencies and hosts.”  Read More
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News / Technology
Google enhances AI-powered ad tool for hoteliers
By Mitra Sorrells | March 7, 2023
The updates to Google's Performance Max campaign type are intended to help hotel advertisers with different properties create unique, effective ads for each one and track the performance of the campaign... Read More
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News / Distribution
Cost and implementation woes hamper hotel tech adoption
By Linda Fox | February 22, 2023
H2c finds that few hotel chains are considering a core technology revamp in its latest distribution study. Read More
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News / Online
Online travel agencies gain hotel booking ground in 2022
By Linda Fox | February 17, 2023
SiteMinder has crunched data from more than 100 million reservations last year to reveal as the most popular booking channel across its Top 12 lists. Read More
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Opinion / Distribution
How much are hotels losing by not controlling prices?
By Pablo Sánchez - Mirai | February 3, 2023
Analysis by Mirai finds that hotels that reduce disparities and improve pricing compared to OTAs almost automatically get more impressions, clicks and direct bookings.   Read More
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News / Startups
South Korean hospitality tech startup raises $10M
By Derek Catron | January 20, 2023
Onda provides an integrated sales platform and property management system for hotels and vacation rentals. Read More
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Interview / Technology
Video: Mystifly – Phocuswright Conference Launch innovator
By PhocusWire | January 4, 2023
Singapore-based Mystifly offers a suite of solutions to streamline airline distribution, fulfillment and payments.   Read More
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News / Distribution
RedAwning boosts client base through Lexicon acquisition
By Linda Fox | November 17, 2022
Lexicon's customers and partners can now join the California-based platform, which offers reservation, marketing and distribution services to property managers. Read More
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News / Technology
Lodgify eyes global expansion of vacation rental tech with $30M haul
By Jill Menze | November 3, 2022
Founded in 2012, Lodgify helps vacation rental hosts and businesses build their own websites to attract and grow direct bookings. Read More
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Event / Technology
Why now is the time for digitalization in hotels
October 31, 2022
This free webinar will provide hoteliers with an understanding of the benefits of an integrated tech stack and how to implement this type of system. On Demand
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News / Startups
Holidu scores €100M to expand in existing markets
By Linda Fox | October 19, 2022
The Series E investment was led by 83North, with Northzone, HV Capital, Vintage Investment Partners, Commonfund Capital and existing investors also participating. Read More
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News / Startups
Amenitiz acquires Ododo to offer training courses to independent hoteliers
By Jill Menze | October 19, 2022
Six months following its Series A raise, Spain-based PMS Amenitiz has acquired Ododo to democratize access to training for independent hoteliers. Read More
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News / Online
RootRez raises $1.8M to launch lodging e-commerce software in new markets
By Jill Menze | October 13, 2022
Founded in 2015, Utah-based RootRez provides destination tourism organizations with a fully customizable white-label booking engine to help drive local economic demand. Read More