This is the regular Tnooz roundup of product news from around the travel, tourism and hospitality industry, all with a technology, online and digital twist - Monday 18 July 2011.
- HolidayLettings introduces video and photo slideshows to vacation rental listings. The TripAdvisor-owned site is using the mothership's TripWow technology to power the new functionality, giving users a sequence of multimedia including detailed breakdown of location and home images, plus background music (!).
- Louvre Hotels Group implemented ExtraConnect, an integrated central reservation and channel management system from industry leaders Pegasus Solutions and RateTiger by eRevMax International. ExtraConnect allows Golden Tulip properties to manage rates and availability within the reservations process for its online distribution and marketing partners without the need for manually handling various extranets.