Reservation Systems


VIDEO: TourRadar on raising money and thinking about a big market
VIDEO: TourRadar on raising money and thinking about a big market
By Kevin May | March 28, 2019
TourRadar may not perhaps get quite the same level of attention as other consumer-facing players in the tours and activities sector. Read More
News | Online
Airlines missing millions group air
Airlines leave millions in profit on the table - and they don’t even know it
By Kenny Totten - Bacarai  | March 28, 2019
Nearly all group airfare is still sold offline, in a labor- and time-intensive fashion. Innovation will improve the customer experience and bring in more revenue for airlines. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Activity tech provider BookingKit secures multimillion-euro round
Activity tech provider BookingKit secures multimillion-euro round
By Kevin May | March 26, 2019
The investment in the Germany-based company comes just over a year after its Series B round from the same backers. Read More
News | Technology
REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
By PhocusWire | March 26, 2019
In this white paper, carried out in partnership with PROS, we look at the various stages of airlines in their journey to modern retailing and how they are addressing the challenges. Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
VIDEO: Why operators should still have a voice in tours and activities
VIDEO: Why operators should still have a voice in tours and activities
By Kevin May | March 25, 2019
Macro trends in tours and activities have created challenges and opportunities for those at the sharp end of the industry: those that provide a tour or activity and operators of attractions. Read More
News | Distribution
Guesty leads short-term rental software race with $35M raise
Guesty leads short-term rental software race with $35M raise
By Jill Menze | March 21, 2019
The property management platform’s funding now totals $60 million - the highest of any other software in the short-term rental space, according to the company. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Trekksoft on Google and a shifting market in activities
VIDEO: Trekksoft on Google and a shifting market in activities
By Kevin May | March 20, 2019
Software vendors for tour and activity suppliers have a unique spot in the sector - an ability to gauge their customer requirements and understand what consumers want. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Personalization and its impact on hotels - past, present and future
VIDEO: Personalization and its impact on hotels - past, present and future
By Kevin May | March 19, 2019
The road to personalization in travel has been a slow one, and now, it seems, with technology and 24/7 connections with guests, the opportunity is even greater. Read More
News | Technology
Marriott CEO Sorenson Senate panel cyber breach
Marriott CEO: Source of attack still unknown, encryption and decentralization may be future solution
By Mitra Sorrells | March 7, 2019
Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson testified before a U.S. Senate subcommittee regarding the cyber attack on Starwood's guest reservation system. Read More
News | Technology
Booking.com pivots BookingSuite into a hotel tech app store
Booking.com pivots BookingSuite into a hotel tech app store
By Kevin May | March 6, 2019
The BookingSuite App Store is a collection of currently 45 different services provided by software companies in the industry that cover a range of tools to help hoteliers with their day-to-day... Read More
News | Technology
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BookingPal lands $12M round to boost vacation rental distribution platform
By Linda Fox | March 4, 2019
Valor Capital Group with Altabix and a “new strategic investor” join Existing investors Amadeus Ventures, PAR Capital Management, Plug and Play Ventures and Thayer Ventures. Read More
News | Distribution
Ground transportation part 1 investors
Ground innovation, part 1: The investment path
By Mitra Sorrells | March 4, 2019
In part one in our ground transportation theme series, we talk to investors about startups in the category. Read More
News | Startups
Sounding Off: Voice-enabled devices in travel need to be given time
Sounding Off: Voice-enabled devices in travel need to be given time
By PhocusWire | March 1, 2019
A touch of the "information superhighway - it'll never catch on"-type reactions to voice tech failures should be put to one side. Read More
Interview | Technology
Amadeus reports growth across distribution and IT solutions units in 2018
Amadeus reports growth across distribution and IT solutions units in 2018
By Linda Fox | February 28, 2019
Amadeus sees revenue growth across businesses in 2018, hitting almost €5 billion total for the full year in 2018. Read More
News | Distribution
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IHG pilots attribute pricing as next stage of reservation system kicks in
By Linda Fox | February 27, 2019
IHG begins phase two of its Amadeus-built Guest Reservation System development, four years after the project first started. Read More
News | Technology