Articles tagged “hotel distribution”

Online Travel

SiteMinder Gets Backing From Financial Giant Fidelity Ahead of Hotel Software IPO

SiteMinder minimized the pandemic's hit to revenue by selling new tools to help hotels with payments and digital marketing. No wonder Fidelity International wanted to invest ahead of the startup's likely initial public offering in 2022.

SiteMinder Gets Backing From Financial Giant Fidelity Ahead of Hotel Software IPO

Hotels

Don’t Call Us Oyo: Online Travel Veterans Launch Hotel Distribution Network With Distinct Model

Oyo made headlines for offering hotels a minimum revenue guarantee in exchange for taking control of hotel operations. Bob Diener and David Litman are doing it with a twist — trying to drive demand to select hotels to steal business from their peers in exchange for hefty margins on each sale.

Don’t Call Us Oyo: Online Travel Veterans Launch Hotel Distribution Network With Distinct Model

Online Travel

Travel Tech Firm RateGain to List as a Public Company in India

RateGain, a 15-year-old travel tech firm, wants to position itself for growth post-pandemic by raising capital. Its private equity sponsor TA Associates also wants a payday, and no wonder.

Travel Tech Firm RateGain to List as a Public Company in India

Hotels

Why This New Luxury Hotel in Venice Is Hopping on the NFT Frenzy

Ca' di Dio is the first Venetian luxury hotel to offer a reservation via the trendy asset class NFT, or non-fungible token. Smart hotels everywhere are trying fresh ways to appeal to niche audiences, instead of just rely on Booking.com & company.

Why This New Luxury Hotel in Venice Is Hopping on the NFT Frenzy

Coronavirus

Strategies for Hospitality Recovery: Spotlight on Europe

Oracle and Skift’s 2021 report, Back to Hospitality: Getting Smarter and More Profitable in a Post-Covid World, offers a playbook for the industry to come back better and stronger. In this article, we take a closer look at the report’s findings regarding the hotel environment in Europe.

Strategies for Hospitality Recovery: Spotlight on Europe

Coronavirus

Strategies for Hospitality Recovery: Spotlight on Latin America

Oracle and Skift’s 2021 report, Back to Hospitality: Getting Smarter and More Profitable in a Post-Covid World, offers a playbook for the industry to come back better and stronger. In this article, we take a closer look at the report’s findings regarding the hotel environment in Latin America.

Strategies for Hospitality Recovery: Spotlight on Latin America

Coronavirus

Hotel Direct Bookings Still a Challenge: New Skift Research

Despite years of marketing campaigns to drive direct bookings, our look at hotel distribution shows that little has changed for most hotels and that driving room nights via first-party channels remains a difficult uphill battle.

Hotel Direct Bookings Still a Challenge: New Skift Research

Hotels

Understanding the Hotel Direct Booking Landscape in 2021: New Skift Research

Despite years of hotels pushing direct booking campaigns, third parties remain a crucial part of hotel distribution strategy. Learn how many bookings each distribution channel delivers, at what cost, and the outlook for direct bookings in this report.

Understanding the Hotel Direct Booking Landscape in 2021: New Skift Research

Coronavirus

First and Only Leader of Hotelbeds Steps Aside for New CEO Charged With Amping Up Digitization

It's an occasion to pause and appreciate the accomplishment of Joan Vilà, who created Hotelbeds and led it to become the world's largest bedbank. But looking ahead, Hotelbeds must rev up its digital metabolism.

First and Only Leader of Hotelbeds Steps Aside for New CEO Charged With Amping Up Digitization

Online Travel

Hotels Switch to Next-Gen Tech to Sell Rooms Via Online Partners

It's taken years for hotels to adopt an array of new technologies and business practices to improve selling travel online. The metaphor is like shaking a bottle of ketchup. Little appears until a lot suddenly comes out. Similarly, hotel digital innovation may come rapidly after a long wait.

Hotels Switch to Next-Gen Tech to Sell Rooms Via Online Partners