Pricing Management

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News / Technology
OTA Insight unveils platform with hotel and vacation rental data
By Kathryn Walson | March 6, 2023
With the addition of STR data, the Rate Insight+ platform gives hoteliers a complete picture of their competitive landscape and enables them to improve pricing decisions, according to OTA Insight. 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 / Distribution
Finnair introduces continuous pricing, exiting legacy system from May
By Linda Fox | January 18, 2023
Finnair says the move means customers will not suffer large price increases between booking classes with pricing no longer tied to “legacy price points.” Read More
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News / Startups
Profit optimization solution Hotelmize raises $12M
By Mitra Sorrells | January 11, 2023
Hotelmize uses its artificial intelligence and room mapping technology to monitor fluctuations in hotel rates, analyze its partners reservations and optimize their profits. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Travel Startups for 2023: Buoy
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2022
Buoy is the world’s first automated revenue manager that saves users time by combining reporting, pricing and market insights into one easy-to-use platform. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Travel Startups for 2023: Fetcherr
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2022
Fetcherr developed a proprietary AI-powered pricing and inventory control engine that predicts demand and enables high frequency pricing for the airline industry. Read More
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News / Online
Airbnb enhances price transparency, reduces checkout chores
By Kathryn Walson | November 7, 2022
In addition to displaying the total price, Airbnb is also advising hosts on which household chores they can reasonably ask guests to complete at checkout.  Read More
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News / Online
Flyr Labs brings revenue management tools to hotels with Pace Revenue acquisition
By Kathryn Walson | September 21, 2022
The acquisition is Flyr Labs' second in the past week and sixth in the past year. Read More
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News / Distribution
An early look at new attribute-based shopping for hotels
By George Roukas - Hudson Crossing | September 14, 2022
Data from properties using a new attribute-based shopping system indicates a significant portion of consumers will buy through it. Read More
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News / Online
Does climate change mean summer holidays are over for good?
By Carlos Cendra - Mabrian | September 8, 2022
As warmer weather trends continue, the travel industry needs to rethink its whole approach to summer holidays. Read More
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News / Technology
PriceLabs acquires Rental Scale-Up in push to deliver vacation rental insights
By Jill Menze | August 25, 2022
With Rental Scale-Up, PriceLabs says it will be able to deliver vacation rental business practices and market data insights to the short-term rental industry. Read More
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News / Startups
Velocity Ventures takes stake in big data and predictive analytics startup
By WiT | August 8, 2022
Switzerland-based startup Zytlyn uses big data and machine learning to provide companies with predictive insights on travel demand. Read More
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From Our Partners / Technology
Video: Technology’s role in the renewal of travel
By PhocusWire | August 1, 2022
Amadeus Hospitality’s Joe Ahmed Youssef explains the new traveler trends hoteliers need to address and how technology can be a critical part of that strategy. Read More
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News / Technology
PriceLabs gets $30M investment for short-term rental pricing solution
By Jill Menze | July 28, 2022
The capital is the first financing PriceLabs, which grew nearly 3X in 2021. Read More
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News / Online
Wyndham’s Julie White on distribution, loyalty and marketing
By PhocusWire | July 28, 2022
In the PhocusWire Studio at Phocuswright Europe 2022, White discusses her work with the global company’s managed and franchised properties across EMEA. Read More