Property Management Systems

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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future of property management software
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
News | Distribution
Evolve scores big with $80M investment to grow rental tech services
Evolve scores big with $80M investment to grow rental tech services
By Kevin May | August 24, 2018
Big investment is heading in the direction of Evolve Vacation Rental Network following a $80 million injection this week. Read More
News | Distribution tests marketplace offering third party technology tests marketplace offering third party technology
By Linda Fox | July 19, 2018
Booking Holdings is piloting a service that offers access to third party technology platforms for its hotel customers. Read More
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vacasa launch real estate
Vacasa launches real estate network to grow supply base
By Jill Menze | July 12, 2018
Already the largest vacation rental management company in the United States, Vacasa is looking to substantially grow its supply by launching a real estate network. Read More
News | Online
lodgify raises 5 million
Lodgify bags $5M to build vacation rental tech, eyes hotel market next
By Jill Menze | July 10, 2018
Vacation rental software company Lodgify has raised $5 million to develop its direct-booking technology. Read More
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SnapShot founders leave, Shiji takes control of revenue tech platform
By Kevin May | July 6, 2018
Chinese hotel tech company Shiji Group has increased its stake in SnapShot - effectively buying out the shares of the founders of the five-year-old company. Read More
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Amazon Alexa for Hospitality D Berger
Alexa For Hospitality is a seminal moment in the industry (despite challenges)
By David Berger - Volara | July 4, 2018
The launch of Alexa for Hospitality is a seminal moment for hoteliers, as well as the ecosystem of vendors that serve them. Read More
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360-degree content credited with hotel booking boost
By Kevin May | June 28, 2018
Rich content, such as virtual reality-based content, has become one of the main mechanisms of persuading hotel guests to upgrade their room. Read More
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HITEC product news
Sonifi, Cendyn, and other product news from HITEC
By Mitra Sorrells | June 21, 2018
Dozens of hospitality industry technology vendors released new and updated products this week during HITEC, the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference, which is taking place in... Read More
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