Articles tagged “guesty”

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Guesty Buys Two Hospitality Software Companies as Acquisition Spree Continues

Guesty, a startup that simplifies the operation and marketing of short-term rental and vacation rentals, said on Wednesday it had acquired two companies — Kigo and HiRUM — to expand the brand's position in Southern Europe and Australia. Guesty, based in the U.S. and Israel, didn’t disclose the transaction details. Kigo and HiRUM have "thousands of customers"…

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Guesty Buys YieldPlanet as Startups Serving Short-Term Rentals and Hotels  Consolidate

Guesty has acquired Yield Planet, a hotel-focused revenue and distribution management platform. The companies didn't disclose the deal terms. Guesty's software helps property managers operate and market their short-term rentals for travelers. In August, the U.S. and Israel-based firm said it had closed a $170 million Series E funding round. YieldPlanet, based in Bellevue, Washington,…

Hotels

Video: Technology’s Role in Reshaping Guest Experience and the Bottom Line

Watch a full session from our recent online event devoted to the short-term rental and outdoor industries.

Video: Technology’s Role in Reshaping Guest Experience and the Bottom Line

Online Travel

Startup Guesty Raises $50 Million for Tech Services for Short-Term Rentals

It's undoubtedly a boom time for Guesty, which helps streamline and automate key parts of short-term rental management. But what will happen when the publicly held tech giants enter the sector with their wares. Will they dominate, just like they've dominated the hotel tech sector?

Startup Guesty Raises $50 Million for Tech Services for Short-Term Rentals

Cruises

The Cruise Quandary and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top travel stories this week, we looked at the future of cruising, the looming easing of travel restrictions for UK citizens, the Hipmunk co-founders launching a new flight-search tool, and Emirates seeking to revolutionize the way it distributes airfares.

The Cruise Quandary and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Online Travel

Short-Term Rental Sector Sees More Consolidation as Tech Startup Guesty Buys Rival MyVR

Venture capitalists see compelling prospects in startups that serve property rental businesses. The latest merger among these startups underscores the broader boom in short-term rentals and vacation rentals.

Short-Term Rental Sector Sees More Consolidation as Tech Startup Guesty Buys Rival MyVR