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SiteMinder secures $74M funding round, plots public listing
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SiteMinder secures $74M funding round, plots public listing
September 14, 2021
Existing shareholders AustralianSuper and equity funds managed by BlackRock, Ellerston Capital and Pendal Group have also participated. Read More
In The Big Chair - Sankar Narayan of SiteMinder
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In The Big Chair - Sankar Narayan of SiteMinder
By Linda Fox | May 26, 2021
Sankar Narayan took up the reins at SiteMinder's first CEO in late 2018, joining from Xero, a cloud accounting software company. He previously held roles at technology and travel brands including Virgin... Read More
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Hotel direct channels gained share of bookings in 2020
By Mitra Sorrells | February 2, 2021
A new report from SiteMinder details the top booking revenue sources in markets around the world. Read More
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Opinion / Distribution
A reset in hotel bookings is happening right now
By Mike Ford - SiteMinder | November 4, 2020
The hotel booking cycle generally goes through five key stages until it resets into a different normal. Here's what to know. Read More
Future IPO a "strong possibility" for SiteMinder as it lands fresh funding
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Future IPO a "strong possibility" for SiteMinder as it lands fresh funding
By Linda Fox | January 16, 2020
SiteMinder lands significant fresh investment valuing the company at around $762 million and the prospect of a public listing in the future. Read More
SiteMinder HotelSwaps partnership
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SiteMinder partners with HotelSwaps to enable trade of unsold inventory
By Mitra Sorrells | September 11, 2019
SiteMinder's hotel clients can now use HotelSwaps, a hotel room exchange platform. Read More
Forget tech - Hoteliers are struggling with the law
From Our Partners / Technology
Forget tech - Hoteliers are struggling with the law
By Renee Robbie - SiteMinder  | July 8, 2019
This September, another European standard known as PSD2 (the second Payment Services Directive) and requiring Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) will come into play, changing online payments as we... Read More
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Meituan ramps up super-app's overseas hotel distribution, signs SiteMinder deal
By Kevin May | July 3, 2019
If the so-called "super-apps" are going to offer as much travel-related content to their users as they can, then sourcing product will be high on the list of priorities. Read More
As competition diversifies, Booking.com remains top hotel channel
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As competition diversifies, Booking.com remains top hotel channel
By Jill Menze | February 6, 2019
When it comes to bringing in booking revenue to hotels, Booking.com remains the channel on top - though new players are entering the space. Read More
Ryanair offers direct distribution for European hotels via Siteminder
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Ryanair offers direct distribution for European hotels via Siteminder
By Linda Fox | January 21, 2019
One element of Ryanair's "Amazon Of Travel" strategy remains - giving European hotels a direct distribution channel for its Ryanair Rooms brand. Read More
SiteMinder partners with RoomIt to connect hotels directly to TMC clients
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SiteMinder partners with RoomIt to connect hotels directly to TMC clients
By Jill Menze | January 9, 2019
Through a new partnership with RoomIt, the hotel distribution arm of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, SiteMinder is giving its hotel customers direct access to a travel management company’s clients for the... Read More
SiteMinder new CEO
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SiteMinder names tech industry veteran as CEO
By Mitra Sorrells | November 7, 2018
Hotel guest acquisition platform SiteMinder has appointed its first CEO.   Read More
BridgeStreet launches new platform for extended stays
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BridgeStreet launches new platform for extended stays
By Martin Cowen | September 12, 2018
Extended stay specialist BridgeStreet has ramped up its proposition to the corporate travel market with the launch of Six Ways to Stay. Its chief technology officer Aaron Turner told tnooz that the Read More
Can FOMO help capture hotel bookings?
Opinion / Online
Can FOMO help capture hotel bookings?
By Mike Ford - SiteMinder | August 2, 2018
Around 69% of millennials experience FOMO, and 60% make reactive purchases because of it. In other words, they’ll buy just because they feel they might miss out - even at hotels. Read More
Tujia SiteMinder partnership
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Chinese home rental platform Tujia adds SiteMinder property management for hosts
By Mitra Sorrells | July 24, 2018
Tujia, a vacation rental platform backed by Ctrip, has partnered with SiteMinder to offer its overseas accommodation providers an all-in-one management system.    Read More