Reservation Systems


How Big Data can drive hotel value and loyalty
How Big Data can drive hotel value and loyalty
By Laurent Idrac - Hapi | March 1, 2021
Hotels may know about their guests pre‐stay and post‐stay, but they’re often missing out on the most important part of the journey: personalizing the experience while on property. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Booking Holdings focuses on payment platform, connected trip and U.S. growth as 2020 revenue drops 55%
Booking Holdings focuses on payment platform, connected trip and U.S. growth as 2020 revenue drops 55%
By Mitra Sorrells | February 24, 2021
Booking Holdings CEO Glenn Fogel says the company is focusing on products and strategies that can help the company grow as travel resumes. Read More
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IHG looks to mid-market brands and digital developments to help recovery
By Linda Fox | February 23, 2021
IHG is continuing with the phased rollout of its Guest Reservation System, developed in partnership with Amadeus. Read More
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RocketRez raises $6.6M for tours and attractions tech platform
RocketRez raises $6.6M for tours and attractions tech platform
By Kevin May | February 19, 2021
The Series A investment of $6.6 million is made up of $5 million from Blueprint and the rest in revenue-based financing from TIMIA. Read More
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Sabre revenues fall by 66% during COVID-hit 2020
Sabre revenues fall by 66% during COVID-hit 2020
By Kevin May | February 16, 2021
The company says its metrics were negatively impacted by the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic but a number of cost-cutting measures put in place during the year partially offset the impact. Read More
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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
Record levels for rental bookings but current revenues way down
Record levels for rental bookings but current revenues way down
By Kevin May | February 16, 2021
Bookings are largely following the trend of avoiding properties in large cities, AirDNA says, as travelers opt for coastal and mountain destinations for their trips. Read More
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Felyx secures €24M investment round, Europe expansion beckons for scooter service
Felyx secures €24M investment round, Europe expansion beckons for scooter service
By Kevin May | February 15, 2021
The latest injection of capital brings the total raised by the four-year-old company to just over €28 million. Read More
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Tripadvisor's Bokun creates activities service with JTB online giant in Japan
Tripadvisor's Bokun creates activities service with JTB online giant in Japan
By Kevin May | February 5, 2021
JTB Bokun is the first partnership by the Bokun tours and activities tech platform with a domestic OTA. Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! How travel can leverage payment technology for a smart COVID-19 recovery
WEBINAR REPLAY! How travel can leverage payment technology for a smart COVID-19 recovery
By PhocusWire | February 2, 2021
As airlines and travel agencies plan their comeback, it is essential they have access to the most recent and relevant research enabling them to make smart decisions on how to mitigate the economic... 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
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StayNTouch appoints industry veteran Tom Underwood as CEO
StayNTouch appoints industry veteran Tom Underwood as CEO
By Kevin May | January 28, 2021
StayNTouch had originally been sold to Chinese digital giant Shiji Information Technology in September 2018 for an undisclosed fee - but president Trump nixed the deal last year. Read More
News | Technology
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What's next for airline distribution as IATA pushes its retailing vision?
By Linda Fox | January 26, 2021
IATA lays out our three areas of focus in 2021 to get closer to airline retailing. Read More
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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
Klook raises $200M round in bid to widen platform to other services
Klook raises $200M round in bid to widen platform to other services
By Kevin May | January 26, 2021
The new round brings the total raised by Hong Kong-based Klook to more than $720 million since the company's launch in 2014. Read More
News | Online
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