Reservation Systems

Ex-British Airways CEO slams digitally naive airline sector
News / Technology
Ex-British Airways CEO slams digitally naive airline sector
By Linda Fox | October 14, 2021
Digitally savvy customers have been trained to expect a new level of service from online retailers and airlines stand to lose out when it comes to discretionary spend, says Alex Cruz. Read More
VIDEO: The Big Picture issues in alternative accommodation
News / Online
VIDEO: The Big Picture issues in alternative accommodation
By PhocusWire | October 14, 2021
Witnesses to the meteoric rise of the alternative accommodation sector will know that its growth will continue to face a number of challenges alongside the obvious opportunities. Read More
What will drive hotel recovery in 2022?
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What will drive hotel recovery in 2022?
By Paul Barron - Amadeus Hospitality | October 11, 2021
Trends and considerations for hospitality professionals focused on sales, marketing, operations and revenue management. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
How digital-first can address hospitality labor shortages
By Lisa Barker - IBS Software | October 8, 2021
Technology has the potential to reduce persistent staffing pressures while simultaneously improving the guest experience. Read More
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News / Distribution
SiteMinder boosts hotel direct bookings via partner plug-ins
By Linda Fox | October 5, 2021
SiteMinder is adding plug-in apps from partners - such as Sojern, HiJiffy, Laasie and The Hotels Network - to its booking engine. Read More
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News / Online
OYO outlines details for IPO, raising $1.2B
By Linda Fox | October 1, 2021
The India-based company is seeking to raise about $1.2 billion, mostly through the issue of fresh shares as well as some existing shares. Read More
A temperature check on vacation rentals
Opinion / Online
A temperature check on vacation rentals
By Marcus Rader - Hostaway | September 22, 2021
Vacation rentals were the undoubtable success story of the travel industry in the first year of the pandemic. But it's a useful time to reflect on reality. Read More
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News / Distribution
The hurdles in the way of NDC critical mass
By Linda Fox | September 13, 2021
Amadeus says there will be a number of years of transition before NDC gets to critical mass. Read More
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News / Technology
OYO adds self-service onboarding tool to boost supply
By Mitra Sorrells | September 3, 2021
OYO says its new OYO 360 tool reduces the time it takes to bring new hotels into its system from 15 days to just 30 minutes. Read More
YouTravel.Me raises $1M to expand its group travel matchmaking platform
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YouTravel.Me raises $1M to expand its group travel matchmaking platform
By Jill Menze | September 2, 2021
YouTravel.Me uses a matchmaking algorithm to connect like-minded travelers for small group adventure trips organized by travel experts. Read More
High-tech vs. high-touch: Emerging stronger amid crossroads of two hospitality trends
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High-tech vs. high-touch: Emerging stronger amid crossroads of two hospitality trends
By Dan O'Keefe - Amadeus Hospitality | September 2, 2021
New trends offer fresh hope for hospitality as sales and operational teams prepare for the new world of travel. Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Aeropaye uses blockchain to automate airline refunds
By Mitra Sorrells | August 31, 2021
 Aeropaye automates the processing of refunds for delayed or cancelled flights, using distributed ledger technology, smart contracts and NDC.   Read More
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News / Technology
Hotel tech bosses urge better multi-platform integration
By Kevin May | August 24, 2021
Over 80% of chief information officers, chief technology officers and chief operating officers of hotel brands wanted their PMS provider to concentrate on integrations. Read More
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News / Distribution
VTrips plans $250M acquisition spree following investment
By Linda Fox | August 16, 2021
    The company says it will leverage funds received via a significant minority equity investment from Hudson Hill Capital to speed up its acquisition strategy. Read More
American Airlines sues Sabre over fare display
News / Distribution
American Airlines sues Sabre over fare display
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | July 7, 2021
American claims that Sabre's New Airline Storefront biases search results toward Delta Air Lines. Read More