Property Management Systems

Is hospitality ready to service the digitally savvy travel consumer?
Is hospitality ready to service the digitally savvy travel consumer?
By Max Starkov - hospitality consultant and strategist | February 16, 2021
There is a clear deficit of proper hospitality industry education in digital technology and the latest technology innovations, trends and best practices. Read More
Opinion | Technology
FantasticStay attracts €1.3M investment, plans expansion and vacation rental tech development
By Linda Fox | February 16, 2021
Rental technology startup FantasticStay acquired rival Vreasy last year and plans expansion following its latest round of funding. Read More
News | Startups
Casai talks technology investment and data-driven decisions
By Linda Fox | February 10, 2021
For a company that set its strategy on offering smart rentals - its name translates as smart home - it concedes a need to ensure the business is getting the basics right. Read More
News | Technology
Accor begins digital key rollout, plans 500 hotels in 2021
February 4, 2021
The hotel giant is planning for the digital key solution to be in 50% of its properties within five years. Read More
News | Technology
Trekksoft revenues drop 30% during pandemic-stricken 2020
Trekksoft revenues drop 30% during pandemic-stricken 2020
By Kevin May | January 28, 2021
The Switzerland-based company captured $7.2 million in revenue during 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic crushed the tours and activities sector worldwide. Read More
News | Distribution
Alliance Reservations Network launches direct group booking technology
By Mitra Sorrells | January 26, 2021
The system, known as GPS Link, connects ARN’s Group Productivity Solution booking platform with a hotel chain’s central reservation systems. Read More
News | Technology
STARTUP STAGE: The Hospitality Gig aims to provide a talent pool of flexible workers to the industry
By Linda Fox | January 20, 2021
The startup is looking to connect people looking for flexible work, job shares or fractional roles across all disciplines in hospitality with companies needing to fill those roles. Read More
Interview | Startups
Tech challenges (and coronavirus) were the focus for rental managers in 2020
By Linda Fox | December 22, 2020
Short-term rental managers wouldn't wave away the pandemic with a magic wand, according to a Hostfully report. Read More
News | Technology
LoungeUp acquires Dmbook Pro to boost guest relations service
By Linda Fox | December 3, 2020
    Dmbook Pro, acquired for an undisclosed fee, is a virtual hotel assistant which tracks operations within a property. Read More
News | Technology
How tech can evolve the outdated $50B temporary housing sector
How tech can evolve the outdated $50B temporary housing sector
By Vivi Cahyadi - AltoVita | December 1, 2020
Although technology has transformed the operation and distribution of hotel and vacation rental sectors, there's one area left to be connected: the $50 billion temporary housing market. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
VIDEO: CheKin - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: CheKin - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 20, 2020
CheKin's allows companies to earn money and save time when guests complete the registration process by themselves in an automatic, digital and contactless way. Read More
Interview | Technology
TravelTech Show goes global and replaces Travel Technology Europe
By Linda Fox | November 13, 2020
The hybrid TravelTech Show, taking place June 22-23 next year, is an in-person event in the U.K. alongside virtual events in Asia and the U.S. Read More
News | Technology
STARTUP STAGE: Virdee provides contactless access solutions for hotels and rentals
By Mitra Sorrells | October 27, 2020
Founded in April 2020, Virdee’s tech-enabled, touchless systems integrate with existing hardware and software such as door locks, payment platforms and property management systems. Read More
Interview | Startups
Treebo Hotels raises $6M to boost its SaaS business
By Linda Fox | October 12, 2020
    Existing investors Matrix Partners India, SAIF Partners, Bertelsmann India Investments and Ward Ferry Management made up the latest cash injection in the budget hotel platform. Read More
News | Technology
Ciirus launches HomeBeds bedbank for vacation rental homes
Ciirus launches HomeBeds bedbank for vacation rental homes
By Jill Menze | October 9, 2020
The vacation rental software company says it’s the industry’s first direct, exclusive bedbank for short-term rentals. Read More
News | Distribution
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