Pricing Management


Lavanda houses $5M capital raise as real estate and hospitality get closer
Lavanda houses $5M capital raise as real estate and hospitality get closer
By Kevin May | September 17, 2019
The U.K.-based company had previously raised two angels tranches in the $1.5 million range in 2016 and 2017. Read More
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Google price-matching: Are hotel bookings next?
By Gino Engels - OTA Insight  | September 6, 2019
With Google testing a "lowest fare" price guarantee  on flights, what happens if the guarantee extends to hotels? Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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OYO acquires data shop Danamica to help drive dynamic pricing in rentals
By Linda Fox | September 3, 2019
OYO is seeking to refine its dynamic pricing capabilities for vacation rentals through the acquisition of Danamica. Read More
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Business travel, part 5: The evolution to "any channel" management
By Mitra Sorrells | August 28, 2019
Experts predict changes to both business models and how technology is used will together open new options for business travel management for both travelers and companies. Read More
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Business travel, part 4: How data management can minimize trip "leakage"
By Mitra Sorrells | August 26, 2019
Data management tools are enabling corporate travel managers to capture and analyze data from off-channel bookings to minimize leakage. Read More
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Amadeus TravelClick alternative accommodation data
TravelClick claims first-of-its-kind alternative accommodations tool
By Mitra Sorrells | July 22, 2019
TravelClick, an Amadeus company, has created a data tool providing supply, demand and rate information for 27 million alternative accommodations worldwide. Read More
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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
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Hopper ramps up hotel booking with global private rates and price tracking
Hopper ramps up hotel booking with global private rates and price tracking
By Kevin May | June 20, 2019
Eighteen months on from its initial launch, Hopper is applying some of the secret sauce learned from flights to its hotel search and booking service. Read More
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How Airbnb threatens to disrupt traditional hotel pricing strategies
How Airbnb threatens to disrupt traditional hotel pricing strategies
By Jill Menze | June 4, 2019
A study pitted flexible-capacity Airbnb against the fixed-capacity lodging industry to uncover how the sharing economy has changed hospitality. Read More
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GuestReady acquires BnbLord
More expansion for GuestReady with acquisition of competitor BnbLord
By Mitra Sorrells | April 11, 2019
European Airbnb property management company GuestReady has grown its property count to 2,000 with the acquisition of BnbLord, a Paris-based competitor. Read More
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Prep for parity: everything hotels and online travel agencies need to know
Prep for parity: everything hotels and online travel agencies need to know
By Clive Wood - OTA Insight  | April 8, 2019
The parity problem is not going away, but actionable data can help hoteliers address the problem and recoup revenue and reputation. Read More
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Travel policy 3.0: Six data-powered updates to improve corporate travel
Travel policy 3.0: Six data-powered updates to improve corporate travel
By Ryan Wenger - WhereTo  | April 5, 2019
Unlike the blunt rules of the analogue age, the new rules bear digital precision, and take advantage of access to live data. We call the new era of data-driven rules Travel Policy 3.0. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
In the green room at Phocuswright Europe with... Nadim El Manawy
In the green room at Phocuswright Europe with... Nadim El Manawy
By PhocusWire | April 1, 2019
Launched in early 2018, Arise uses distributed ledger technology to help hotels control the distribution of their rates and inventory and to improve the commission reconciliation process.  Read More
Interview | Technology
PSD2: How to maximize benefits and minimize the impact of 3DS and SCA on your travel company
PSD2: How to maximize benefits and minimize the impact of 3DS and SCA on your travel company
By Worldpay  | March 29, 2019
Urgent things to learn: a payment directive shall require new customer authentication to be applied to every online transaction in the European Economic Area. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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Rate parity issues continue to challenge hotels in key markets
By Linda Fox | March 25, 2019
OTA Insight's Annual Hotel Parity Review shows independent hotels and local chains are more likely to suffer losses from rate parity issues. Read More
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