Reservation Systems


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Tours and activities provider Guiddoo raises $800,000 to expand operations and products
By Jill Menze | December 4, 2018
Indian in-destination experiences provider Guiddoo has raised $800,000 in pre-Series A funding. Read More
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Futurestay - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
Futurestay - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | November 30, 2018
The smartest way to connect vacation rentals to everything - channels, guests, payments and their own brand. Read More
Interview | Startups
Teckst - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
Teckst - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | November 29, 2018
Teckst empowers travel brands to text with their customers in real time using flexible CRM integrations. Read More
Interview | Startups
Fornova allocation availability report
Data pinpoints hotel mismanagement of inventory allocation and availability
By Mitra Sorrells | November 28, 2018
The management of room inventory on both a hotel’s brand site and through contracted online travel agency partners is at the core of an effective distribution system.   Read More
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Startup Stage Bacarai
STARTUP STAGE: Bacarai wants to automate online sales of group air travel
By Mitra Sorrells | November 27, 2018
Bacarai is creating a marketplace to bring group airfare online and add efficiencies – and upsell opportunities for airlines – to the process. The system functions through artificial... Read More
Interview | Startups
Technically speaking Laura Miller IHG
Technically Speaking - Laura Miller of InterContinental Hotels Group
By Mitra Sorrells | November 26, 2018
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) named Laura Miller chief information officer in February 2018, with responsibility for infrastructure and operations, enterprise architecture and data, IT security... Read More
Interview | Technology
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Trajectory of hospitality and travel tech: Three essential points for vendor success
By Andrew Sanders - DataArt | November 20, 2018
Although historically the hotel industry has been slow to adopt new technologies, the current climate has transformed this reluctant pace into a full-speed super-highway. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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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VIDEO: Booking.com on its big new focus
Booking.com's entry into the world of tours and activities has been played out in a fairly low-key way over the years. Read More
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Tiqets doubles investment in attraction booking service with new $23M round
Tiqets doubles investment in attraction booking service with new $23M round
By Linda Fox | November 12, 2018
Tiqets has received $23 million in funding putting it in top three most well-funded tours and activities startups. Read More
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Amadeus sees IT and distribution growth slow but revenue numbers still big
Amadeus sees IT and distribution growth slow but revenue numbers still big
By Kevin May | November 7, 2018
Amadeus has hit over €3.5 billion in revenue for the first nine months of year for the second year in a row. Read More
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Arival ticketing technology report
Ticketing technology updates, innovations critical for major attractions
By Mitra Sorrells | November 6, 2018
Large attractions such as theme parks, amusement parks, zoos and museums need to update and invest in their ticketing technology in order to meet consumer expectations and to adapt to new distribution... Read More
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VIDEO: What it takes to capture the burgeoning activities sector
VIDEO: What it takes to capture the burgeoning activities sector
By Kevin May | November 6, 2018
Two brands, either side of the Atlantic Ocean - both with modest levels of investment to date. Read More
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How travel management companies are battling the content gap
How travel management companies are battling the content gap
By Amanda Metcalf - BTN | November 5, 2018
The travel management company's first purpose was to print paper airline tickets and deliver them to travelers. TMCs since have diversified into duty of care, reporting and consulting, but in order to... Read More
News | Distribution
STARTUP STAGE: BedLinker plots distribution for hotels and marketplace for travel agents
STARTUP STAGE: BedLinker plots distribution for hotels and marketplace for travel agents
By Linda Fox | November 2, 2018
Founded in December 2017, there are two parts to the startup: BedLinker, a B2B marketplace for travel agents, and BedAllocator, a distribution management system for leisure hotels. The company wants to... Read More
Interview | Startups