Pricing Management

airbnb-transparent-pricing-test
News / Online
After transparency shift in Europe, Airbnb tests new display globally
By Mitra Sorrells | September 30, 2021
In the coming weeks Airbnb will test different ways to display pricing for some properties in markets around the globe, to show a rate inclusive of fees in the initial search listing. Read More
airbnb-rate-plans-hotel-strategy
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
cartrawler-ancillary-2021-report
News / Distribution
Airlines saw boost in revenue from ancillaries in 2020
By Mitra Sorrells | September 14, 2021
According to a report from CarTrawler, ancillaries accounted for more than 50% of revenue for four airlines in 2020. Read More
microsoft-oyo-partnership
News / Technology
Microsoft, OYO partner to develop travel products and tech
By Mitra Sorrells | September 9, 2021
Along with announcing that the companies will work together to create "next-gen travel and hospitality products and technologies," Microsoft acknowledges a recent equity investment in OYO.   Read More
atomize-funding
News / Technology
Atomize attracts €3.4M to address hospitality pricing challenges
By Linda Fox | September 9, 2021
The company's funding is a precursor to Atomize's plan to list on the public markets in 2022. Read More
angel-host-funding
News / Startups
Angel Host raises $5.2M for rental tech development
By Linda Fox | September 6, 2021
    Investment for the startup was led by White Star Capital, with Desjardins Capital and Panache Ventures also involved. Read More
Q&A: Exploring the role of cryptocurrency in travel's recovery
News / Technology
Q&A: Exploring the role of cryptocurrency in travel's recovery
By Linda Fox | August 26, 2021
Some believe cryptocurrencies have many applications in travel and their use could potentially aid the industry's recovery as well as setting it up for a better future. Read More
RoomPriceGenie conjures up $2.2M for international push
News / Startups
RoomPriceGenie conjures up $2.2M for international push
By Linda Fox | August 24, 2021
RoomPriceGenie claims it has tripled it revenues in the past 12 months. Read More
STARTUP STAGE: Buoy helps vacation rentals maximize revenue through data
Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Buoy helps vacation rentals maximize revenue through data
By Linda Fox | August 10, 2021
Buoy uses an in-house developed buoyancy point algorithm and dashboard enabling vacation rental owners and managers to make data-informed decisions on pricing. Read More
How Booking.com gained market share while we were in lockdown
Opinion / Online
How Booking.com gained market share while we were in lockdown
By Marta Romero - Mirai | August 9, 2021
Given the current situation, where many channels are still not appearing and we don’t know if they will be activated this season, Booking.com has become the basket where most of a hotel's distribution... Read More
VIDEO: ReTravel Technologies - Launch pitch winner at Phocuswright Europe 2021
Interview / Technology
VIDEO: ReTravel Technologies - Launch pitch winner at Phocuswright Europe 2021
By PhocusWire | July 2, 2021
ReTravel is an autonomous up-selling and cross-selling service for the travel industry designed to maximize travelers' value. Read More
VIDEO: RoomPriceGenie - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Europe 2021
Interview / Startups
VIDEO: RoomPriceGenie - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Europe 2021
By PhocusWire | July 1, 2021
RoomPriceGenie is dynamic pricing software that can automatically set prices and helps hotels and serviced apartments to increase revenue by 15-20%. Read More
big-chair-dori-stein
Interview / Distribution
In The Big Chair - Dori Stein of Fornova
By Mitra Sorrells | July 1, 2021
Dori Stein is one of the founders of hotel distribution intel service Fornova and has been CEO since 2015. Read More
oyo-coo-interview
News / Online
Q&A: OYO on how it wants to emerge from the COVID crisis
By Mitra Sorrells | June 8, 2021
Abhinav Sinha, COO of India-based OYO, discusses what the company has learned through the pandemic, new tech products it has launched and its plans for future growth. Read More
Operto acquires fellow hospitality tech provider VRScheduler
News / Technology
Operto acquires fellow hospitality tech provider VRScheduler
By Kevin May | June 3, 2021
VRScheduler is known for its property management tools for vacation rentals, including bookings and distribution through major third parties, payments, forecasting, staff and resource services,... Read More