Property Management Systems


TripAdvisor talks "holistic" approach to vacation rentals, new integrations
TripAdvisor talks "holistic" approach to vacation rentals, new integrations
By Jill Menze | January 18, 2019
A new partnership with software company Guesty is helping TripAdvisor refine its Rentals business. Read More
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AvantStay wins $5M round to grow group booking service for private accommodation
By Kevin May | December 27, 2018
AvantStay has landed a $5 million funding round from large group of investors led by Ballpen Capital. Read More
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Rentals United - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
Rentals United - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 12, 2018
The vacation rental industry is drawing off new tech such as this advanced automation platform, something it claims the sector has ever seen. Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: Booking Holdings on Google, complacency, ambitions and the entire trip
VIDEO: Booking Holdings on Google, complacency, ambitions and the entire trip
By Linda Fox | November 16, 2018
A string of international acquisitions and investments (plus a new-ish name) to reflect on a global position has the industry speculating about what else lies ahead for the former Priceline Group. Read More
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Vacasa launches multifamily unit to grow short-term rentals in urban markets
By Jill Menze | November 14, 2018
Vacasa is bringing its vacation rental business to urban markets with the launch of Vacasa Multifamily. Read More
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Direct vs. third-party: The distribution landscape for vacation rental property managers
Direct vs. third-party: The distribution landscape for vacation rental property managers
By Jill Menze | November 7, 2018
Vacation rental property managers in Europe are increasingly turning to Airbnb and Booking.com as distribution channels, however they are seeing gains in direct bookings for certain kinds of properties. Read More
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Global hotel PMS study
Poor support, lack of integration top list of hoteliers’ gripes about PMS
By Mitra Sorrells | November 1, 2018
Insufficient support from vendors tops the list of concerns expressed by hoteliers about their property management systems in a new study, The Future of Hotel Management Systems.     Read More
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The hotel email marketing trends that can help boost ROI
By Jill Menze | October 26, 2018
Compared to other marketing channels such as social media, direct mail or paid search, email delivers the highest returns on investment for hoteliers. But the contents - and timing - of emails sent by... Read More
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Expedia Group acquires Pillow and ApartmentJet
Expedia Group goes deeper into alternative rentals with acquisitions of Pillow and ApartmentJet
By Mitra Sorrells | October 25, 2018
Expedia Group has acquired two software companies that serve the short-term rental market, a move it says will enhance its alternative accommodations marketplace for residents, owners and managers in... Read More
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Evolves acquires Everbooked
Evolve acquires vacation rental pricing platform Everbooked
By Mitra Sorrells | October 24, 2018
Evolve Vacation Rental Network has acquired the technology and intellectual property assets of Everbooked, a dynamic pricing platform for the short-term rental industry.   Read More
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Vacation rental vs. hotel tech: What's the future of PMS?
By Jill Menze | October 5, 2018
If vacation rental property managers want to distinguish how they do business compared to hotels, the first step is to rethink how they use technology and data. Read More
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Shiji acquires StayNTouch
Shiji acquires PMS provider StayNTouch
By Mitra Sorrells | September 18, 2018
Shiji Group, a provider of technology for the hotel, retail and entertainment industries, has acquired StayNTouch. Read More
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Shiji Fliggy facial check-in
Shiji and Fliggy partner to enable facial recognition for hotel check-in
By Mitra Sorrells | September 14, 2018
Facial recognition is enabling travelers to check into a hotel, receive a room card and establish payment authorization, all in about 30 seconds.   Read More
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Startup Stage: Criton drags and drops app tools into hotels
By Kevin May | September 11, 2018
With 28 full-time employees and expansion to London, Criton is ambitious with its plan to give hotels the tools to create their own mobile applications. Read More
Interview | Startups
RedAwning targets multi-unit rental sector with Leavetown acquisition
RedAwning targets multi-unit rental sector with Leavetown acquisition
By Kevin May | August 30, 2018
Vacation rental network RedAwning has made it second acquisition of 2018 - this time buying fellow service Leavetown Vacations and its Jetstream distribution platform. Read More
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