Property Management Systems

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News / Startups
Travel startup founders on the complexities of fundraising
By Mitra Sorrells | January 6, 2022
With investors showing more interest in travel, founders explain how they make decisions about fundraising. Read More
No, guests do not require human-provided services in hospitality
Opinion / Technology
No, guests do not require human-provided services in hospitality
By Max Starkov - hospitality consultant and strategist | January 4, 2022
Max Starkov makes a case that in five years, hotels will operate with about 50% of the staff they had in 2019 – and that’s not a bad thing.   Read More
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News / Technology
Jin Jiang partners with Tencent to spur hospitality innovation in China
By Mitra Sorrells | December 21, 2021
The hospitality and technology companies will work together to identify startups and to enable them to test their solutions in Jin Jiang%27s hotels. Read More
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News / Startups
GuruHotel raises $2.1M to help hotels drive direct bookings
By Mitra Sorrells | December 17, 2021
Founded in 2019, GuruHotel's platform enables hotels to build their websites and start selling rooms online in less than one hour. Read More
Rentals and SPACs spotlighted as Vacasa goes public at $4.4B valuation
News / Online
Rentals and SPACs spotlighted as Vacasa goes public at $4.4B valuation
By Mitra Sorrells | December 7, 2021
Vacasa CFO Jamie Cohen says the company has two priorities that will drive how it uses the new capital: adding supply and developing its technology and product. Read More
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VIDEO: RedDoorz on growth, distribution and IPO plans
By PhocusWire | November 26, 2021
Despite the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Asia, Singapore-based RedDoorz is emerging from the crisis with its ambitious vision intact. Read More
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News / Technology
Marriott joins IHG on Amadeus reservations platform
By Linda Fox | November 18, 2021
Amadeus announced IHG as the launch partner for the technology in 2015 and hoped to bring on similar enterprise level companies to create a community platform in the ensuing years. Read More
Hospitality tech startup Amenitiz nabs €6.5M for Europe expansion
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Hospitality tech startup Amenitiz nabs €6.5M for Europe expansion
By Jill Menze | November 11, 2021
Point-Nine, Backed and Otium led the round, with angel investors including Travelperk’s Avi Meier, GoCardless’ Matt Robinson and Carlos Gonzales also participating. Read More
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News / Startups
Enso Connect bags $2M for rental guest platform
By Linda Fox | November 10, 2021
Enso, which was founded in 2019, offers a guest experience platform combining artificial intelligence-led communication and smart home technologies. Read More
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News / Technology
Cloudbeds raises $150M to accelerate R&D and customer acquisition
By Mitra Sorrells | November 3, 2021
The company says it currently serves more than 22,000 properties, including independent hotels, hostels, vacation rentals, and hotel groups, across 157 countries.   Read More
Four truths about cloud-based management systems
Opinion / Technology
Four truths about cloud-based management systems
By Warren Dehan - Maestro | October 25, 2021
Here is what hotels need to know about cloud-based technology and property management systems. Read More
Holidu acquires vacation rental platform Spain-Holiday
News / Online
Holidu acquires vacation rental platform Spain-Holiday
By Jill Menze | October 21, 2021
Holidu will expand its presence in Spain by merging Spain-Holiday with subsidiary Bookiply. Read More
Zeus Living raises $55M for flexible accommodations model
News / Online
Zeus Living raises $55M for flexible accommodations model
By Jill Menze | October 18, 2021
Zeus Living, which counts Airbnb as a previous investor, is looking beyond the corporate travel market. Read More
Microservice tech is the future for hotels, part 1
Opinion / Technology
Microservice tech is the future for hotels, part 1
By Anthony Hunt - Shiji Group | October 15, 2021
Legacy systems built on client-server architecture lack the efficiency and scalability now available in more modern technology.      Read More
VIDEO: The vital role of tech in alternative accommodations
News / Technology
VIDEO: The vital role of tech in alternative accommodations
By PhocusWire | October 12, 2021
Speaking during PhocusWire Pulse, Rentals United CMO Vanessa de Souza Lage explains the core technologies property managers need to thrive. Read More