Pricing Management

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News / Startups
Short-term rental SaaS startup Hostfully raises $4M seed funding
By Mitra Sorrells | May 26, 2022
Founded in 2016, Hostfully will use the funding to add capabilities to its products, including a native mobile app. Read More
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News / Startups
NUMA strikes deal to manage and operate €500M hotel portfolio
By Mitra Sorrells | May 2, 2022
NUMA Group has entered into a strategic partnership with LaSalle Investment Management to create a portfolio of properties in major cities around Western Europe. Read More
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News / Distribution
New booking systems signal next step for blockchain
By Mitra Sorrells | April 19, 2022
In notable advancement for blockchain, two new systems are enabling travelers to book hotels and rentals. Read More
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News / Technology
OTA Insight acquires hotel revenue management tech company Kriya RevGen
By Jill Menze | April 14, 2022
OTA Insight and Kriya RevGen will form a business intelligence solution that delivers tailored insights for both hotel-level users and multi-property users. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
The solution to missed revenue opportunities in hospitality
By Max Starkov - hospitality consultant and strategist | April 8, 2022
Hotels should create an integrated revenue generation commercial team to optimize guest engagement and boost revenues and profitability. Read More
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News / Startups
Spain-based PMS Amenitiz nabs $30M for expansion
By Jill Menze | April 5, 2022
Amenitiz offers a complete operating system for independent hoteliers to help them boost direct bookings and reduce their dependence on OTAs. Read More
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News / Startups
Short-term rental tech platform Futurestay raises $11M
By Mitra Sorrells | March 17, 2022
Founded in 2015, Futurestay provides technology and strategies to help independent property managers grow their businesses. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
How to solve the lodging industry’s tech skills gap
By Sebastien Leitner - Cloudbeds | March 14, 2022
The industry must streamline training, prioritize technology that is easy to use and educate the next generation of hospitality workers. Read More
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Interview / Technology
In The Big Chair - Michele Fitzpatrick of Eviivo
By Mitra Sorrells | March 10, 2022
Since 2012, Michele Fitzpatrick has been CEO of U.K.-based Eviivo, which provides a cloud-based booking and property management platform. Read More
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News / Startups
Pay-per-minute car rental startup Udrive raises $5M
By Mitra Sorrells | February 23, 2022
Founded in 2017, Udrive says it had strong growth in 2021, with two million trips to date, making it one of the largest booking platforms by transactions per car in the Middle East and Africa region. Read More
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News / Online
Hotels, rentals differ in pricing strategy during pandemic
By Mitra Sorrells | February 18, 2022
Data from Transparent and Amadeus shows hotels have tried tried to boost occupancy with lower rates in 2020 and the majority of 2021 compared with 2019. Read More
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News / Online
Evolve nabs $100M to add vacation rental properties
By Mitra Sorrells | February 14, 2022
Evolve manages more than 19,000 homes across North America and has now raised $235 million since it launched in 2011. Read More
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News / Startups
Travel pricing startup Fetcherr to leverage ATPCO fare data
By Mitra Sorrells | February 8, 2022
Fetcherr uses AI and deep learning technologies to provide pricing and workflow optimization strategies to improve revenue performance. Read More
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News / Online
2021 was best year ever for short-term rentals
By Jill Menze | January 24, 2022
According to AirDNA research, 2022 is on track to outpace 2021 bookings by 88%. Read More
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News / Online
Q&A: Viator’s Ben Drew on rate controversy, branding and 2022
By Jill Menze | December 14, 2021
Following a mixed reaction to Viator’s marketing program Accelerate, president Ben Drew remains confident that the platform is building an industry-leading product. Read More