Channel Management


Amadeus revenues halve in early-2021, vaccine programs offer hope
Amadeus revenues halve in early-2021, vaccine programs offer hope
By Kevin May | May 7, 2021
The Spain-based IT and distribution provider saw its total revenue figure come in at 50% lower in the first quarter of the year compared to the corresponding three months in 2020. Read More
News | Distribution
Guesty raises $50M as spotlight remains on short-term rental sector
Guesty raises $50M as spotlight remains on short-term rental sector
By Jill Menze | April 27, 2021
In addition to the funding round, Guesty has announced it has also acquired software company Your Porter. Read More
News | Technology
How the pandemic is reshaping hotel distribution strategies and onboarding
How the pandemic is reshaping hotel distribution strategies and onboarding
By Mitra Sorrells | April 22, 2021
Updated tech tools and new strategies are surfacing as distribution partners prepare for travel to resume. Read More
News | Distribution
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Singapore-based GlobalTix raises S$3M to develop new digital solutions for attractions industry
By Mitra Sorrells | April 21, 2021
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, GlobalTix says the company has expanded from being a channel manager to also providing technology solutions across Asia Pacific for its attractions, tours and... Read More
News | Startups
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Is Google's zero-click search a threat or opportunity for hoteliers?
By Max Starkov - hospitality consultant and strategist | April 9, 2021
Google's "zero-click" reality means hoteliers need to focus on optimizing their properties' websites and using effective content marketing strategies. Read More
Opinion | Online
Guesty acquires MyVR as consolidation continues in short-term rentals
Guesty acquires MyVR as consolidation continues in short-term rentals
By Jill Menze | April 8, 2021
With MyVR, Guesty says it “effectively makes the company the largest short-term rental property management platform worldwide.” Read More
News | Technology
How I Got Here, episode 59 - Rolf Schromgens of Trivago
How I Got Here, episode 59 - Rolf Schromgens of Trivago
By PhocusWire | April 8, 2021
Rolf Schromgens was broke and scarred from the experience of a previous startup when he finally sat down with his co-founders and created Trivago, as he explains to Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May of... Read More
Interview | Online
VIDEO: Tripadvisor on its big push to subscriptions and loyalty
VIDEO: Tripadvisor on its big push to subscriptions and loyalty
By PhocusWire | March 30, 2021
Speaking during PhocusWire Pulse: Loyalty For The Long Haul, chief experience officer Lindsay Nelson explains why Tripadvisor's Plus program came together now, how the early stages have worked out with... Read More
News | Online
Google’s free booking links for hotels – too good to be true?
Google’s free booking links for hotels – too good to be true?
By Craig Stewart - Freetobook | March 29, 2021
Freetobook’s co-director Craig Stewart suggests property owners to take advantage on Google's recent shift in strategy and see how this one plays out.  Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Acing the hotel recovery test - considerations for a successful COVID-19 strategy
Acing the hotel recovery test - considerations for a successful COVID-19 strategy
By Mark Bedard - Amadeus | March 29, 2021
Should you focus on the technique you utilize in targeting, capturing and converting shoppers into loyal guests? Or should you spend more time looking at the technology you use to support your... Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
VIDEO: What Google's overhaul of hotel booking ads really means
VIDEO: What Google's overhaul of hotel booking ads really means
By Kevin May | March 9, 2021
We speak to hotel consultancy and digital marketing specialist Mirai's CEO, Pablo Delgado, to understand what the development means for all players in the hotel marketing ecosystem, including Google's... Read More
News | Distribution
Easol raises $4.5M to prepare for post-COVID activities rebound
Easol raises $4.5M to prepare for post-COVID activities rebound
By Jill Menze | March 4, 2021
Notion Capital led the round into "experience commerce" platform Easol, which supports businesses such as adventure trips and festivals. Read More
News | Startups
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
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