Property Management Systems


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Software-driven hotel brand Life House raises $30M, led by Thayer Ventures
By Mitra Sorrells | January 24, 2020
The Series B round will be used to grow Life House's boutique hotels business and management services. Read More
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Sabre partners with Accor to develop property management and reservations platform
By Linda Fox | January 23, 2020
Sabre is working with Accor on the development of what the distribution company is calling a “full-service property management capability.” Read More
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Origo builds out travel division with acquisition of The Booking Factory
Origo builds out travel division with acquisition of The Booking Factory
By Linda Fox | December 27, 2019
PMS-tech specialist The Booking Factor has been acquired by Origo, an Icelandic IT company. Read More
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Vacasa expands with acquisition of Resort Lodging Company
By Linda Fox | December 19, 2019
Vacasa plans expansion in Colorado with the acquisition of Resort Lodging Company. Read More
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Property management systems "failing" private accommodation owners
By Linda Fox | December 4, 2019
The number of property management systems, including their limitations for offering extras, is an ongoing challenge for vacation rental managers. Read More
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VIDEO: OYO's Ritesh Agarwal on growth and plans to address hotel owners’ concerns
VIDEO: OYO's Ritesh Agarwal on growth and plans to address hotel owners’ concerns
By Mitra Sorrells | December 4, 2019
OYO CEO Ritesh Agarwal speaks about the company's growth and priorities for the coming year at The Phocuswright Conference. Read More
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Hometime raises again, acquires local property management companies
By Linda Fox | November 21, 2019
Consolidation in the short-term rental management market in Australia sees Hometime buy Host My Home and bnb Pal after raising $6 million. Read More
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Amiad Soto
By PhocusWire | November 11, 2019
In a series of interviews with executives participating at the event in Florida in November, PhocusWire finds out what makes them tick. Welcome to Amiad Soto of Guesty. Read More
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Corporate investors in travel: Deciphering strategy and knowing the limits
Corporate investors in travel: Deciphering strategy and knowing the limits
By Mitra Sorrells | October 15, 2019
Execs from Amadeus Ventures, AccorHotels and Singapore Airlines join a panel at WebInTravel, moderated by Timothy Hughes of Agoda. Read More
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Hoist Group acquires HotelEngine booking platform
By Linda Fox | October 14, 2019
Hoist also acquired Locatel in 2014 and Swisscom Hospitality in 2015. The company runs a number of products including property management systems, in-room tech, smart locks and WiFi services. Read More
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Impala checks in with $11M investment to scale up hotel data platform
By Kevin May | October 2, 2019
The U.K.-based company was launched in 2017 and had previously raised $1.8 million in April 2018. Read More
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A unicorn illuminated: What the vacation rental industry can learn from Sonder
A unicorn illuminated: What the vacation rental industry can learn from Sonder
By Drew Patterson - Transparent  | October 1, 2019
Much of Sonder’s success is attributable to the underlying characteristics of short-term rental category, not a unique approach Sonder developed. Read More
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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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STARTUP STAGE: Padlifter wants to connect vacation rental service providers
By Mitra Sorrells | September 6, 2019
Padlifter is a marketplace to connect vacation rental hosts with providers of services such as property management, security, marketing, maintenance, laundry, accounting and more.    Read More
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Marriott picks BookingPal as exclusive tech partner for home-rental unit
Marriott picks BookingPal as exclusive tech partner for home-rental unit
By Jill Menze | September 3, 2019
Marriott International has selected BookingPal as the exclusive technology partner for its Homes & Villas vacation rental division. Read More
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